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US & Canada · Uvalde

Texas school district locked down amid reports of shooter

67% Center coverage: 77 sources
The Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District says an active shooter was reported at Robb Elementary School. There are no immediate reports of injuries. Robb Elementary has an enrollment of just under 600 students. The district said that all schools in the district were locked down because of gunshots in the area.See the Story
Business · Menlo Park

Facebook, Instagram to Reveal More on How Ads Target Users

67% Center coverage: 65 sources
Facebook parent Meta says it will start publicly providing more details about how advertisers target people with political ads. The company will also share how much advertisers spent in an effort to target people in certain states. The new details could shed more light on how politicians spread misleading or controversial political messages.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

1st increase in births reported in 7 years, CDC finds

74% Center coverage: 68 sources
There were 86,000 fewer U.S. births last year than in 2019, a government report says. That's a rebound from 2020, the first year of the coronavirus pandemic. Birth rates rose 1% for Hispanic women and 3% for white women. But they fell 1% for Asian women, 3% for Black women, and 4% Native American and Alaska Native women. See the Story
George W. Bush · Columbus

Iraqi citizen living in Ohio arrested after allegedly plotting to assassinate former President George W. Bush

61% Center coverage: 44 sources
Court documents show the FBI is investigating an alleged plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush. CNN: The FBI requested a search warrant for his phone records. The FBI stated in the documents it believes he wanted to smuggle people into the country to kill Bush. He allegedly went to Dallas to conduct surveillance on the former president's home.See the Story
Crime · Washington

Search for Supreme Court leaker falls to former Army colonel

66% Center coverage: 48 sources
Gail Curley is the court's 11th marshal and the second woman to hold the post. Leaks to Politico suggest that the court seems ready to overturn Roe v. Wade. Experts say leaking the draft opinion likely wasn't a crime. Curley's investigative tools are limited.See the Story
US & Canada · Augusta

Southern Baptist leaders to release names of alleged sex abusers

74% Center coverage: 39 sources
Top administrative leaders for the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, said Tuesday that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse. See the Story
Mehmet Oz · Pennsylvania

GOP takes Dr. Oz's side in Pennsylvania Senate race vote-counting lawsuit

62% Center coverage: 24 sources
Tuesday is the deadline for counties to report their unofficial results to the state. Oz has led McCormick in a race close enough to trigger Pennsylvania's automatic recount law. McCormick wants a state court to require counties to count mail-in ballots that lack a required handwritten date on the return envelope.See the Story
US & Canada

TOO CUTE! Watch this T-ball player's hilarious walk up dance

92% Center coverage: 12 sources
Need something to make you smile? Maybe a good chuckle? How about an 'Awww' moment? Well, this TikTok video has it all.See the Story
Georgia Tech

Pitt uses 8-run inning to beat Georgia Tech in ACC baseball tournament

67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Pittsburgh (28-26) faces No. 2 seed Louisville on Wednesday and Georgia Tech (33-22) plays the Cardinals on Thursday. Ron Washington Jr. homered and drove in four runs, Jeffrey Wehler added three RBIs. Pitt lost three straight games at home to Georgia Tech last week by a combined score of 40-17.See the Story

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