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News brief: Primary results, Biden visits Buffalo, Elon Musk flips on Twitter

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Results are in from primary elections in five states. President Biden calls for unity during his visit to Buffalo after Saturday's shooting. Elon Musk expresses doubts about his deal to buy Twitter.

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News brief: Mariupol evacuation, Buffalo shooting, baby formula agreement

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Ukrainian soldiers are evacuated from a steel plant to Russian-held territory. President Biden will visit Buffalo after Saturday's mass shooting. FDA announces plans to ease the baby formula shortage.

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How vaccine misinformation made the COVID-19 death toll worse

Monday, May 16, 2022

As the U.S. nears one million deaths from COVID-19, analysis finds nearly a third of those deaths could have been prevented — if people had been vaccinated.

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News brief: Buffalo shooting, white replacement theory, COVID deaths near 1 million

Monday, May 16, 2022

Buffalo is reeling from a racist attack that killed 10 people. Investigators are looking at a statement posted online in relation to the shooting. The U.S. nears another grim COVID-19 milestone.

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Weaver and the Ruby Ridge standoff contributed to the evolution of the radical right

Friday, May 13, 2022

Randy Weaver, who was at the center of a standoff with federal agents decades ago that continues to inspire antigovernment and paramilitary sentiment on the far right, has died at age 74.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell defends Supreme Court on abortion

Friday, May 13, 2022

McConnell defends the Supreme Court's chance of issuing rulings in conflict with a majority of Americans' views on abortion rights — telling NPR it's a feature of the system.

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Biden marks 1 million deaths from COVID-19 in the United States

Thursday, May 12, 2022

President Biden is honoring the loss of at least 1 million deaths from COVID-19 Thursday morning. The ceremony comes as part of an international summit on the pandemic that the White House is hosting.

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News brief: NATO expansion, White House abortion battle, Las Vegas school violence

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Finland's president wants his country to join NATO. The White House faces pressure to protect abortion rights after a Senate bill failed. Schools in Las Vegas experience a sharp rise in violence.

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A Palestinian American journalist for Al Jazeera is killed in the West Bank

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Veteran journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh was killed during an Israeli arrest raid on a Palestinian refugee camp in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The U.S. Embassy is calling for an investigation.

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Rising prices are the talk around a lot of kitchen tables these days

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The latest consumer prices report is expected to show annual inflation in April was a little lower than the month before — cold comfort to people whose paychecks don't go as far as they used to.

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A big mystery of the war in Ukraine is Russia's failure to gain control of the sky

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Russia has an air force more than 10 times larger than Ukraine's. But Ukraine's fighter pilots and air defense crews still control the air space over most of the country.

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News brief: Ukraine airspace, Senate abortion-rights bill, New Mexico wildfire

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Russia's giant air force hasn't done it much good in Ukraine. The Senate is to vote on a bill codifying Roe V. Wade into law. Firefighters in New Mexico struggle to contain a wildfire.

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News brief: GOP abortion strategy, Nebraska primary, Sri Lanka protests

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Republicans jockey for options to restrict abortions nationwide. Nebraska voters will decide who will be their GOP candidate for governor. The prime minister of Sri Lanka resigns after protests.

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Illinois is preparing for a potential influx of people seeking abortions

Monday, May 09, 2022

Illinois is surrounded by states that plan on limiting or banning access to abortions. It's bracing for people who plan to cross state lines if proposed crackdown legislation become law.

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John Lee, a Beijing loyalist, is elected Hong Kong's next leader

Monday, May 09, 2022

Hong Kong's former security chief John Lee was elected as the city's next chief executive, replacing Carrie Lam. He was the only candidate on the ballot.

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News brief: Russia' Victory Day, Illinois abortion services, Philippine election

Monday, May 09, 2022

It's Victory Day in Russia, which marks the end of WW II. Illinois expect people from surrounding states to flock there if abortion becomes illegal. Philippine voters are selecting a new president.

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An unusually tight job market has a potential downside for the broader economy

Friday, May 06, 2022

The Labor Department reports on monthly job gains for April Friday morning. The month began with a record number of job openings, which is good for prospective employees.

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Latino homebuyers are most likely to use risky financing, survey finds

Friday, May 06, 2022

More than a third of the Latino households surveyed by the Pew Research Center said they'd used something other than a traditional mortgage. Alternative financing can come with high costs and risks.

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News brief: access to abortion, jobless report preview, Northern Ireland election

Friday, May 06, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is over turned, certain groups of people would be disproportionately affected. Unemployment data is released Friday. Results are expected Friday in Northern Ireland's election.

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Overturning Roe v. Wade could erode other rights such as same-sex marriage

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Democrats are warning that the draft opinion from Justice Samuel Alito that would strike down Roe v. Wade could threaten other rights rooted in privacy — including marriage and contraception.

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