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Jul 05, 2022

Live updates: Gunman in Highland Park parade shooting planned the attack for weeks, police say
Police are holding Robert E. Crimo III, 21, in connection with the attack and say that he blended in with the terrified crowd to escape after opening fire.

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Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Police arrest ‘person of interest' after gunman killed 6 at parade
At least 40 people were hospitalized in the shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade Monday.

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Jul 05, 2022

There have been over 300 mass shootings so far in 2022
There hasn't been a single week in 2022 without a mass shooting. The July Fourth shooting in Highland Park, Ill., that left six people dead was one of fourteen mass shootings over the long weekend.

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Jul 05, 2022

Live updates: Highland Park reels from parade shooting as 22-year-old arrested
Many roads and businesses in Highland Park will remain closed Tuesday as the FBI conducts an investigation, the mayor said.

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Jul 05, 2022

Chaos at July Fourth events as fireworks are mistaken for gunshots
Hours after the Highland Park shooting, two officers were shot at a Philadelphia celebration, and crowds in three other cities fled events amid the sound of fireworks.

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Jul 05, 2022

Man arrested in Highland Park shooting depicted violence in music videos
Robert Crimo III, who went by "Awake the Rapper" online, posted dark videos but hadn't publicly expressed any clear ideological motives.

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Jul 05, 2022

Rapper arrested in Highland Park shooting depicted violence in video
Robert Crimo III, who went by "Awake the Rapper" online, posted dark videos but hadn't publicly expressed any clear ideological motives.

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Jul 05, 2022

Their dad was drowning. They saved him using CPR they saw in movie scenes.
"Daddy's not okay," Christian Hassig, 10, remembered yelling. "We were just focusing on saving our dad's life."

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Jul 05, 2022

Chaos at Fourth of July events as fireworks are mistaken for gunshots
Hours after the Highland Park shooting, two police officers were shot at a Philadelphia celebration, and crowds in three other cities fled events amid the sound of fireworks.

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Jul 05, 2022

Hogan orders relaxed rules for Maryland concealed handgun permits
Maryland State Police are told to suspend a key provision in the licensing regulations after a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

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Jul 05, 2022

Highland Park shooting suspect plotted ‘for several weeks,' police say
The 21-year-old suspect allegedly disguised himself in women's clothes when carryout out the shooting.

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Jul 04, 2022

Shooting disrupts Chicago suburb's Fourth of July parade
The Highland Park, Ill., Fourth of July parade was disrupted after reports of gunfire.

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Jul 04, 2022

Akron mayor declares curfew, state of emergency after protests of fatal shooting
Protests were largely peaceful most of Sunday after police released video of the fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker, but the mayor warned of "threats of violence and unrest" Monday morning.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 04, 2022

Florida teen's leg to be amputated after weekend of shark attacks
Addison Bethea's leg will be amputated above the knee, a hospital said, after a Fourth of July weekend that included at least three shark attacks in the U.S.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Police arrest ‘person of interest' after gunman killed six at parade
At least 40 people were hospitalized in the shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade Monday.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 04, 2022

As gunfire explodes in Chicago suburb, ‘nowhere is safe'
Residents had come to Highland Park to celebrate America — and confronted an explosion of violence now common in this nation.

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Jul 04, 2022

Garland weighs racial equity as he considers death penalty in Buffalo
Capital punishment is immoral, advocates say, and disproportionately affects minorities. Should it be levied against a white supremacist who massacred Black people in Buffalo?

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Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Police ID ‘person of interest' after gunman killed six at parade
At least 40 people were hospitalized in the shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade Monday.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 04, 2022

Clifford Alexander Jr., first Black secretary of Army, dies at 88
The Harlem-raised, Ivy League-educated lawyer spent his career seeking to shatter racial boundaries with statesmanlike calm.

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Jul 04, 2022

50 people arrested in Akron protests after police released shooting video
Protests were largely peaceful most of Sunday after police released video of the fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker, but the mayor warned of "threats of violence and unrest" Monday morning.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 04, 2022

Highland Park shooting: Gunman at large after killing at least six in July 4 parade
At least 24 people were hospitalized in the shooting at the Highland Park Fourth of July parade Monday.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 03, 2022

Akron police to release video showing police killing of Black man
Police reportedly fired nearly 100 rounds at Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, after he fled a traffic stop.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 03, 2022

These high school seniors raced away from graduation to fight a fire
The six students are active members of the Port Jefferson Fire Department in New York.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 03, 2022

The Rainbow Family comes to Colorado, bringing peace, love and anxiety
The 50th anniversary of the gathering has drawn thousands but set off conflicts with environmental groups worried that the influx will harm vulnerable species in the Colorado national forest.

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Jul 03, 2022

Akron police release video of officers shooting Black man dozens of times
Police reportedly fired nearly 100 rounds at Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, after he fled a traffic stop.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

Florida teen seriously injured by shark bite in holiday attack
Addison Bethea's father said that while her brother, Rhett Willingham, saved her life on Thursday, the long-term outlook for the 17-year-old's right leg was "not good."

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

Oklahoma plans to execute an inmate nearly every month until 2025
Oklahoma has been at the heart of the nation's death penalty debate after botched lethal injections that led to a more than five-year execution moratorium.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

Texas Supreme Court blocks order that allowed abortions to resume
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has said he is committed to making the state "fully pro-life."

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Jul 02, 2022

She died in a Manhattan penthouse but was buried on an island for the poor
Hart Island, the nation's largest public cemetery, was created for the poor, but increasingly serves a surprising range of people as the pandemic has fueled a surge in unclaimed bodies.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

Jan. 6 inquiry thrusts Secret Service back into center of controversy
Hart Island, the nation's largest public cemetery, was created for the poor, but increasingly serves a surprising range of people as the pandemic has fueled a surge in unclaimed bodies.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

Jan. 6 showed two identities of Secret Service: Gutsy heroes vs. Trump yes-men
Hart Island, the nation's largest public cemetery, was created for the poor, but increasingly serves a surprising range of people as the pandemic has fueled a surge in unclaimed bodies.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

One dead after ‘jet truck' crash at Michigan air show, police say
Videos show an explosion on the track before the truck veers off and crashes.

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Jul 02, 2022

Millions of angry bees swarm over highway after semitrailer crash
More than 25 million bees were released when a semi-trailer truck crashed on Interstate 80 in Utah, said Julie Arthur, president of the Wasatch Beekeepers Association.

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Jul 02, 2022

Uvalde schools police chief resigns from city council post
Pedro "Pete" Arredondo, whose response as police chief of Uvalde schools has been roundly criticized, is stepping down from an elected post on the city council.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

N.Y. passes law on guns, starts abortion rights process after Supreme Court rulings
Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) pushed lawmakers to act after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a state gun-control law and overturned Roe v. Wade.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

N.Y. passes laws on guns and abortion rights after Supreme Court rulings
Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) pushed lawmakers to act after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a state gun-control law and overturned Roe v. Wade.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 02, 2022

July Fourth travelers face thousands of flight delays, cancellations
More than 2,600 flights within, into or out of the United States were delayed as of Saturday afternoon, according to the flight-tracking website FlightAware.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

A Pride Month marked by grief, rage and resilient joy
For many LGBTQ individuals and communities across the nation, Pride 2022 has been unlike any other in recent memory.

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Jul 01, 2022

New York tightens gun laws, revisits abortion rights after SCOTUS rulings
Gov. Kathy Hochul pushed lawmakers to act after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a state gun-control law and overturned Roe v. Wade.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

‘Technoblade,' a star Minecraft gamer on Youtube, dies of cancer at 23
The popular American online gamer prepared a message for his 11 million YouTube followers before his death — and finally revealed his real name, Alex.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

Yellowstone bison gores visitor — again — in second incident this week
It's the third time in a month that a visitor has been gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park after getting too close to the animal.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

Yellowstone visitor again gored by bison; second incident this week
It's the third time in a month that a visitor has been gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park after getting too close to the animal.

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Jul 01, 2022

Texas education board rejects proposal to call slavery ‘involuntary relocation'
The Texas State Board of Education said it told the work group advising on changes to the social studies curriculum to "revisit" the language.

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Jul 01, 2022

Former ‘Cryptoqueen' is now one of 10 most-wanted fugitives
Ruja Ignatova vanished in 2017, three years after allegedly masterminding a global pyramid scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $4 billion.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

‘Tiger King' star charged with animal trafficking and money laundering
"Tiger King" star Bhagavan "Doc" Antle, along with four others, was indicted this week on charges of animal trafficking.

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Jul 01, 2022

She's 2½. She took an IQ test and became Mensa's youngest member.
Isla McNabb's parents suspected their daughter was highly intelligent when, at less than 2½, she learned hundreds of words by sounding them out phonetically.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

She's 2½. She took an IQ test and just got her Mensa membership card.
Isla McNabb's parents suspected their daughter was highly intelligent when, at less than 2½, she learned hundreds of words by sounding them out phonetically.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

He threatened to kill Joe Biden. His family says he's a casualty of war.
A veteran with severe PTSD is charged with threatening President Biden. Caught in the federal justice system, is Scott Merryman beyond help?

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

Trauma physicians have become depressingly prepared for mass shootings
Groups like the American Medical Association have been calling gun violence a public health crisis for years and said the recent effort by Congress doesn't go far enough.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

Debunking myths about vasectomies as their popularity increases post-Roe
Physicians spoke to The Washington Post about vasectomies as people rush to schedule them after last week's Supreme Court decision overturned Roe v. Wade.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

Man arrested after taking ‘Star Wars' R2-D2 droid at Disney, police say
David Proudfoot, 44, is facing criminal charges after impersonating a Disney World hotel guest and an employee and taking numerous items, including a $10,000 "Star Wars" R2-D2 droid, authorities said.

Washington Post Nation
Jul 01, 2022

After a Black man is killed by police, a city cancels its July Fourth celebration
Autopsy records show that officers fired more than 90 rounds at Jayland Walker, with more than 60 striking his body, Bobby DiCello, one of the family's attorneys, told The Washington Post.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Post Politics Now: Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in to Supreme Court, making history
Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate in April but had been waiting for Justice Stephen G. Breyer to conclude his tenure.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Emmett Till's family calls for woman's arrest after finding 1955 warrant
Carolyn Bryant Donham, who is White, had accused the 14-year-old Till of making improper advances at a family store in Money, Miss., in August 1955 — an accusation that started the chain of events that led to Till's lynching.

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Jun 30, 2022

Post Politics Now: Biden endorses scrapping Senate filibuster to codify abortion, privacy rights
Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed by the Senate in April but has been waiting for Justice Stephen G. Breyer to conclude his tenure.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Sonny Barger, biker outlaw and founder of Hells Angels, dies at 83
For decades, he was the public face of a nationwide counterculture tribe of bearded, denim-clad road warriors memorialized in literature and film.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

How a song by the Chainsmokers became TikTok's abortion rights anthem
The lyric "If we go down, we go down together" from the Chainsmokers' song "Paris" has become a rallying cry for efforts to support women seeking abortions.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Killing of mother, 20, pushing baby in stroller enflames N.Y. gun debate
The shooting victim was pushing her 3-month-old baby in a stroller, police said.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

A woman sought help from her sheriff. He's now charged with raping her.
Addison County Sheriff Peter Newton faces life in prison if convicted of either of the sexual assault charges.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Post Politics Now: Ketanji Brown Jackson to be sworn in as Supreme Court justice, making history
President Biden's nominee was confirmed by the Senate in April but has been waiting for Justice Stephen G. Breyer to conclude his tenure.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Woman accused of killing pro cyclist in love triangle captured in Costa Rica
Kaitlin Armstrong, a Texas woman accused of killing professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson, was captured by U.S. Marshals Service at a Costa Rican hostel on Wednesday.

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Jun 30, 2022

Liz Cheney says Republicans face a choice: Trump or the Constitution
As the Jan. 6 committee continues to present its findings, Liz Cheney said Republicans face a choice between Trump and the Constitution.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

One woman dominated a local fair's food contest. The internet went looking for her.
Linda Skeens won dozens of categories, earning her a huge fan base and deepening the mystery of her whereabouts.

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Jun 30, 2022

Florida judge to block law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks
Judge says the measure violates the privacy provision of the state's constitution.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Justice Dept. investigating how NYPD handles sex-assault crimes
Meanwhile, President Biden chastised the Supreme Court for "outrageous behavior" and said he would support an exception to the Senate's filibuster rules to make it easier to write abortion protections into law.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Black women celebrate Jackson's swearing in: ‘We needed this happy'
Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black female U.S. Supreme Court justice on Thursday.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Woman accused of killing pro cyclist captured in Costa Rica, authorities say
Kaitlin Armstrong, a Texas woman accused of killing professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson, was captured by U.S. Marshals Service at a Costa Rican hostel on Wednesday.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Florida judge to block new law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks
Judge says the measure violates the privacy provision of the state's Constitution.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Texas lunges into the center of battles over personal freedom
The state passed an early abortion ban and now Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R) indicated he might move against gay rights.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Texas thrusts itself into the center of battles over personal freedom
The state passed an early abortion ban and now Atty. Gen. Ken Paxton (R) indicated he might move against gay rights.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Miss. lawmaker says 12-year-old incest victims should carry pregnancies to term
"I believe life begins at conception," Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn (R) said.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Post Politics Now: Now a justice, Jackson eager to be ‘part of the promise of our great Nation'
Meanwhile, President Biden chastised the Supreme Court for "outrageous behavior" and said he would support an exception to the Senate's filibuster rules to make it easier to write abortion protections into law.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 30, 2022

Florida judge blocks new law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks
A Florida judge on Thursday announced he will block a new law to ban abortions in the state after 15 weeks of pregnancy, saying the measure is unconstitutional because it violates the privacy provision of the state's constitution.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Primaries: Mike Flood (R) is projected to win special House contest to replace Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.)
New York, Illinois and Colorado choose their nominees for governor; Oklahoma decides on Senate nominees and House primaries in Illinois pit members against each other.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Two Michigan prosecutors say they'll enforce 1931 abortion ban despite injunction
"If a case is brought in front of our clients, at least, they've indicated to us and the media that they'll look at it," said David Kallman, a lawyer with the conservative Great Lakes Justice Center. "And if the facts are there, they'll charge, because the law is the law and it's in effect."

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Two workers fired for not attending company's prayers, lawsuit says


Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Yellowstone bison gores visitor in second attack in a month, park says
It's unclear how close the Colorado man was before the attack, but the Park Service said it was another case of a visitor getting "too close to the animal."

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Yellowstone visitor gored in second bison attack in a month, park says
It's unclear how close the Colorado man was before the attack, but the Park Service said it was another case of a visitor getting "too close to the animal."

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Black man paralyzed after abrupt stop in police van, attorneys say
A 36-year-old man was paralyzed from the "chest down" after being transported in a New Haven, Conn., police van, according to his attorneys.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

A Boy Scout escaped Amtrak wreckage and comforted a dying truck driver
Four people were killed and more than 100 injured after an Amtrak train crashed into a dump truck and derailed in rural Missouri, officials said.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

A Boy Scout escaped Amtrak wreckage to comfort a dying truck driver
Four people were killed and more than 100 injured after an Amtrak train crashed into a dump truck and derailed in rural Missouri, officials said.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Nats fan tracks pitchers' poor starts, one stinker at a time
Jeff Kabacinski, a 51-year-old law student, used a bit of pungent humor in creating a Twitter account dedicated to non-quality starts in 2013.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Elmo gets coronavirus shot, sparks another Muppet feud with Ted Cruz
This isn't the first time Texas Republican Cruz has tangled with a high-profile Sesame Street Muppet over vaccines.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Elmo gets covid vaccine, sparks another muppet feud with Ted Cruz
This isn't the first time Texas Republican Cruz has tangled with a high-profile Sesame Street muppet over vaccines.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Antiabortion lawmakers want to block patients from crossing state lines
Some advocacy groups and their allies are crafting legislative language that could be adopted in Republican-led state capitals.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Thieves broke in and took her dogs. Her community rallied to get them back.
One of the dogs was trained in therapy and often accompanied her to her job as a children's speech pathologist.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Ex-GOP congressman Jeff Fortenberry gets probation for lying to FBI
In March, the congressman was found guilty of lying to federal investigators about illegal campaign contributions from a foreign billionaire.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Men rush to get vasectomies after Roe ruling
The push for vasectomies comes as some physicians and patients are facing confusion and fear in a post-Roe world.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Texas AG says he'd defend sodomy law if Supreme Court revisits 2003 ruling
When asked whether the Texas legislature would pass a sodomy law, and if he would defend it and bring it to the Supreme Court, Attorney General Ken Paxton suggested he would be comfortable supporting a law outlawing intimate same-sex relationships.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Texas AG says he'd defend sodomy law if Supreme Court revisits ruling
Attorney General Ken Paxton suggested he would be comfortable supporting a law outlawing intimate same-sex relationships.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 29, 2022

Hershel Williams, last Medal of Honor recipient from WWII, dies at 98
He received the nation's highest military award for valor for his actions at the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

Primaries live updates: Trump-backed Rep. Mary E. Miller (R) is projected to beat Rep. Rodney Davis (R) in Illinois's 15th District
New York, Illinois and Colorado choose their nominees for governor; Oklahoma decides on Senate nominees and House primaries in Illinois pit members against each other.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

Death toll rises to 50 in San Antonio migrant tractor-trailer tragedy
The number of migrants dead in a suspected smuggling operation rose to 50 Tuesday, the Mexican consulate reported, a day after dozens of bodies were found lifeless in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

GOP Rep. Boebert: ‘I'm tired of this separation of church and state junk'
The Colorado congresswoman made the remarks in a church service in which she welcomed the overturning of Roe v. Wade and thanked Donald Trump.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

Gen Z is influencing the abortion debate — from TikTok
Here is how two influencers on opposing ends of the abortion debate — Savannah Craven and Olivia Julianna — have risen as youth activists on TikTok.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

‘ER' actress Mary Mara dies after apparent drowning in New York river
The 61-year-old character actress was best known for her roles on "ER," "Nash Bridges," "Dexter" and "Ray Donovan."

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

R. Kelly fan accused of planning to ‘storm' prosecutors' offices
On Monday, federal authorities charged Christopher Gunn with making threats against prosecutors in R. Kelly's New York trial.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

The scene in Texas after 46 migrants were found dead in a sweltering tractor-trailer
The bodies of 46 migrants were found in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, the deadliest smuggling incident of its kind in U.S. history.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

The scene in Texas after dozens of migrants were found dead in a sweltering tractor-trailer
The number of migrants dead in a suspected smuggling operation rose to 50 on Tuesday, the Mexican consulate reported, a day after dozens of bodies were found lifeless in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio.

Washington Post Nation
Jun 28, 2022

Harris says she ‘never believed' Kavanaugh, Gorsuch would uphold Roe
Justice Clarence Thomas, who called on Supreme Court to reexamine LGBTQ rights and contraception cases, "said the quiet part out loud," Harris said.

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