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May 27, 2022

Trump, Cruz address delegates at NRA convention
One by one, they took the stage at the National Rifle Association's annual convention and denounced the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school across the state. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Man pleads guilty in plot to firebomb California Democratic HQ after Donald Trump lost 2020 election
Ian Rogers, 46, of Napa faces up to nine years in federal prison after conspiring to attack Democratic targets following Donald Trump's 2020 loss.       

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May 27, 2022

Today in History for May 28th
Novelist Ian Fleming is born. Baseball's National League approves moving the Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles. Duke fo Windsor dies. (May 28)      

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May 27, 2022

Thousands attend NRA Convention despite shooting
Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston Friday despite the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, just three days earlier (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

NRA convention kicks off in Houston, turns talks of mass shootings to inner-city violence
The NRA convention in Houston, Texas is underway. Beto O'Rourke joins the protesters outside, while Ted Cruz speaks at the event.       

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May 27, 2022

New Zealand and California sign climate agreement
New Zealand and California pledged to work together to confront climate change by sharing technology and importing Calfornia electric vehicles into New Zealand (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Phoenix police find stolen catalytic converters
An Arizona man is facing multiple theft charges after detectives found a huge stash of stolen catalytic converters packed into a storage unit in Phoenix. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Stunning revelations about Texas school shooting fill intense Friday press conference
Police outlined a series of stunning developments in the investigation into the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.       

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May 27, 2022

How a community can heal from trauma following a mass shooting
When a community is ravaged by a mass school shooting, a crisis counselor for Sandy Hook Elementary School said individuals need to rely on one another for support.       

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May 27, 2022

NASA's Hubble telescope captures stunning image of galaxy twice the size of our Milky Way
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning new image of, NGC 474, an elliptical galaxy that's 2.5 times larger than our Milky Way.       

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May 27, 2022

Town reacts to police delay in school shooting
Some in Uvalde have questions after learning students trapped inside a classroom repeatedly called 911 during this week's attack on an elementary school. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

'It could be you': Mass shooters often warn people before they kill. What you can do to stop them
Before mass shootings, gunmen often share their plans. But too many people don't take them seriously enough.       

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May 27, 2022

Changing stories on Texas shooting: What Abbott, DPS said over 3 different press conferences
The official story shifted from "running toward gunfire" to "there was not an officer readily available." Here's a look at the week's changing statements.       

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May 27, 2022

After Texas school shooting, officials offered differing accounts of how events unfolded
Texas officials, including Governor Greg Abbott, offered contradictory narratives over two days after the school shooting in Uvalde that left 19 students and 2 teachers dead.       

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May 27, 2022

Texas authorities present timeline of Uvalde shooting
The Texas Department of Public Safety gave reporters a timeline of the events on May 24th in which 21 people were shot and killed at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. (May 27)       

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May 27, 2022

Mother of Texas school gunman begs for forgiveness
The mother of a teenage gunman who shot and killed 21 people at a Texas elementary school is apologizing on behalf of her son and begging victims to forgive her. Adriana Martínez Reyes was emotional during her first public comments. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Recount begins in PA's GOP primary for Senate
Pennsylvania election workers have begun recounting ballots in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate that remains too close to call since last week's voting. Roughly 900 votes separate the two leading candidates. (May 27)       

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May 27, 2022

An open door, missed opportunity, 'wrong decision': List of what went wrong in Texas school massacre grows
Numerous instances of mistakes, misjudgments or misfortune allowed the massacre of 19 children and two teachers in a Texas school to continue.      

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May 27, 2022

Official: School shooting officers made wrong decision
Official: School shooting officers made wrong decision       

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May 27, 2022

The NRA scaled back conference after Columbine out of sympathy; today, full steam ahead
The NRA convention in Houston comes days after a gunman murdered children in Uvalde, several hours away, similar to what unfolded near Columbine.       

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May 27, 2022

Blinken: Confident Finland, Sweden will join NATO
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he is confident that Finland and Sweden application to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will move forward despite objections from Turkey.       

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May 27, 2022

NRA convention in Houston draws large protests following shooting in Uvalde, Texas
The National Rifle Association kicked off its annual meeting at George R. Brown Convention Center on Friday.       

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May 27, 2022

AP Top Stories May 27 P
Here's the latest for Friday, May 27: Officers waited before entering classroom after shooting; National Rifle Association convention begins in Texas; President Biden addresses Naval Academy grads; Closing arguments in Johnny Depp libel trial.      

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May 27, 2022

New imagery from Mars helicopter's furthest flight
Imagery has come down from Mars, capturing a recent flight in which the rotorcraft flew farther and faster than ever before. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

What's open and closed on Memorial Day? What to know about mail delivery, store hours
Memorial Day is on Monday. Here's what you need to know about what's open and closed on the holiday, from banks to schools and stores.       

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May 27, 2022

'Wrong decision': Police should have confronted Texas school gunman sooner, official says
The head of the Texas Department of Public Safety said at a press conference that police officers should have entered the school sooner in Uvalde.       

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May 27, 2022

What is the National Rifle Association? What we know about the powerful gun rights group
The National Rifle Association is the largest and most powerful gun rights lobbying organization in the U.S. - often working against gun control laws.       

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May 27, 2022

Why do we observe Memorial Day? Here's the true history of the holiday
Declared a national holiday through an act of Congress in 1971, the tradition of honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War.      

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May 27, 2022

Biden to Naval Academy grads Putin 'NATO-ized Europe'
President Joe Biden told Naval Academy graduates Friday that they will be "representatives and defenders of our democracy," as free societies are under threat from Russia's invasion of Ukraine to China's maritime expansion. (May 27)       

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May 27, 2022

Cast bids farewell to 'Jurassic World' in London
"Jurassic World Dominion" cast Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, DeWanda Wise, and Mamoudou Athie join director Colin Trevorrow in Londons Trafalgar Square to say farewell to the dinosaur franchise. (May 27)       

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May 27, 2022

AP Top Stories May 27
Here's the latest for Friday May 27th: Chechen leader warns Poland; Houston mayor says city is obligated to host NRA convention; rally for gun control legislation held in Washington; Museums celebrate centenary of the birth of Peanuts comic creator.       

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May 27, 2022

Police on scene made 'wrong' decisions, slowing response to Texas school shooting, official says: Live updates
Rep. Joaquin Castro said he wants the FBI to investigate the timeline of events of the shooting and law enforcement's interactions with the shooter.       

USATODAY National News
May 27, 2022

Five people killed, two injured in Pennsylvania house explosion
A small town located 40 miles outside of Philadelphia experienced devastation on Thursday from a house explosion that killed five and injured two.       

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May 27, 2022

It's not just Uvalde, Texas — gunfire on school grounds is at historic high in the US
Gunfire on school property is at an all-time high, according to the K-12 School Shooting Database at the Naval Postgraduate School.       

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May 27, 2022

Parents plead for police to enter Texas school
New video outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas shows desperate parents being held back by police officers. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Mother goes viral on TikTok after grabbing toddler chasing a black bear: 'I just panicked'
Samantha Martin said the baby bear was eating seeds from her now-destroyed bird feeder in their yard.       

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May 27, 2022

Mother saves daughter chasing after bear in Washington backyard
A mother grabbed her daughter and carried her inside to safety after a black bear jumped into their Redmond, Washington backyard.       

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May 27, 2022

Man points apparent gun at Chicago news crew during live segment about school shooting
Chicago police reported the unidentified man passed behind reporter, flashed what appeared to be a gun toward the cameraman and walked away.       

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May 27, 2022

Southern Baptist Convention leaders publish long-secret list of ministers accused of abuse
Southern Baptist Convention officials released a list maintained in secret, one of the first major steps after an explosive report this week.       

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May 27, 2022

AP Top Stories May 27 A
Here's the latest for Friday May 27th: Chechen leader warns Poland; Houston mayor says city is obligated to host NRA convention; rally for gun control legislation held in Washington; Museums celebrate centenary of the birth of Peanuts comic creator.      

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May 27, 2022

Before Texas school shooting, Mexican Americans fought for decades to improve school system
Five decades before the shooting at Robb Elementary School, Uvalde schools were the site of one of the longest school walkouts in Texas history.       

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May 27, 2022

Hazel, a crisis animal response dog, is bringing much-needed smiles to Uvalde, Texas
The Crisis Animal Response Team is in Uvalde, Texas helping comfort those grieving from the school shooting.      

USATODAY National News
May 27, 2022

San Francisco schools ban 'chief' from occupational titles after Native American concerns
The district's leadership team agreed that, given that Native American members of our community have expressed concerns over the use of the title.       

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May 27, 2022

What animal could you beat in a combat fight? 6% believe they could take grizzly bear, poll finds
Think you could defeat a grizzly bear in a hand-to-hand combat fight? Or an elephant? Or alligator? Some Americans do, according to a YouGov poll.      

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May 27, 2022

LGTBQ community concerns over monkeypox stigma
With one of Europe's largest gay pride celebrations right around the corner, Spain's LGBTQ community is worried that the outbreaks of monkeypox on the continent could lead to an increase of homophobic sentiment based on misunderstandings of the disease      

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May 27, 2022

Thick fog envelops Sydney
The skyscrapers of Sydney peered out through a thick blanket of fog as Australia's largest city woke up in a shroud on Friday      

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May 27, 2022

Texas shooter inside school for an hour, remembering Ray Liotta: 5 Things podcast
More questions about the slow police response to the Uvalde shooter, tips on dealing with narcissistic people, remembering Ray Liotta: 5 Things podcast       

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May 27, 2022

Surfer's 'one last wave' helps grieving families
Rhode Island surfer Dan Fischer is using the healing power of the ocean to help families coping with a loss. He etches their loved one's name onto one of his surfboards and takes them out into the ocean for "one last wave." (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Exhibits honor 'Peanuts' creator at 100th birthday
New exhibits at museums in Ohio and California are celebrating the upcoming centenary of the birth of Charles "Sparky" Schulz, the man who created the comic strip Peanuts. At its height Peanuts ran in more than 2,600 newspapers worldwide. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Four people killed, two injured in Pennsylvania house explosion
A small town located 40 miles outside of Philadelphia experienced devastation on Thursday from a house explosion that killed four and injured two.       

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May 27, 2022

Michigan law threatens ex-hockey star's home care
Former Detroit Red Wings star Vladimir Konstantinov is in danger of losing the 24/7 care he has had for two-plus decades (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Deadly house explosion rocks Pottstown, Pennsylvania, killing 4
At least four people were killed when a home exploded in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, on the evening of May 26, according to local officials.      

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May 27, 2022

ShowBiz Minute: Liotta, ABBA, amfAR
"Goodfellas" co-stars, many others pay tribute to Ray Liotta; Stars and royalty watch ABBA's return in digital stage show; Stars light up Cannes amfAR gala. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Ewan McGregor on 'Star Wars' prequels: The kids 'really like them'
Ewan McGregor reflects on reception to his "Star Wars" trilogy as he launches "Obi-Wan Kenobi" series at fan event in California. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

These miniature remote-controlled robot crabs may someday be used in heart surgeries
The smallest ever remote controlled walking robot has been designed by engineers at Northwestern University. It's the size of a flea and looks like a miniature crab.       

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May 27, 2022

Why do we celebrate Memorial Day? Here's the true history of the holiday
Declared a national holiday through an act of Congress in 1971, the tradition of honoring fallen soldiers on Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War.      

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May 27, 2022

Warwick Davis made his return to 'Willow' a family affair
52-year-old actor Warwick Davis performed alongside his real-life daughter and had his teenage son as his stunt double in the upcoming Disney Plus series, a sequel to Ron Howard's 1988 fantasy hit. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

On This Day: 27 May 2003
Stars including Mark Wahlberg and Jason Statham motored to Los Angeles for the premiere of "The Italian Job," a remake of the much-loved British classic heist movie. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

'Stranger Things' fans celebrate new season with NY event
"Stranger Things" fans gathered at Empire State Building for a glimpse into the Upside Down ahead of the hit show's new season. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Congressman calls for FBI to investigate police response in Texas shooting; victims mourned in ceremonies: Live updates
Rep. Joaquin Castro said he wants the FBI to investigate the timeline of events of the shooting and law enforcement's interactions with the shooter.       

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May 27, 2022

A 'gun celebration' in the shadow of a massacre: NRA convention capitalizes on Uvalde, critics say
The NRA convention in Houston comes days after a gunman murdered children in Uvalde, several hours away, similar to what unfolded near Columbine.       

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May 27, 2022

Christensen - 'means a lot' to be back as Vader
Hayden Christensen reflects on his time away from Hollywood, is grateful to return to the "Star Wars" universe as he launches "Obi-Wan Kenobi" series. (May 27)      

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May 27, 2022

Seven dead in Russian shelling of Kharkiv
The governor of Kharkiv region said seven people died and 17 were injured on Thursday in the northeastern city as result of Russian forces shelling. (May 27)      

USATODAY National News
May 26, 2022

Family recalls victim of Texas shooting as 'sweet'
Vincent Salazar said his 11-year-old daughter, Layla, loved to swim and dance. The family called her "sweet, energetic and super nice." Layla was one of 19 children and two teachers who were gunned at a school in the Texas town of Uvalde. (May 27)      

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May 26, 2022

Vigil in honor of Uvalde victims in Connecticut
A vigil was held Thursday in Newton, Connecticut for victims of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting. The event was held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in honor of the 19 children and two teachers killed at the Texas elementary school on Tuesday. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Today in History for May 27th
Golden Gate Bridge opens to the public; U.N. Tribunal indicts Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic; the British Navy sinks Nazi Germany's battleship Bismarck; Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed. (May 27)      

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May 26, 2022

Mom: Slain Uvalde girl honored for academics
The mother of a 10-year-old girl who was killed in the shooting at an Uvalde, Texas elementary school wants her daughter to be remembered for her academic potential. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

'There are no words': Families mourn as names of Texas school shooting victims begin to emerge
The names of victims in Texas' deadliest school shooting in modern history began to emerge Wednesday. These are their names.      

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May 26, 2022

'The pain doesn't stop': Grieving husband of slain Texas teacher dies suddenly after visiting wife's memorial
Joe Garcia's wife, Irma Garcia, was one of two teachers who — along with 19 children — died Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.       

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May 26, 2022

A-list extravganza at amfAR gala
Stars including Milla Jovovich, Cara Delevingne, Ricky Martin, Ashley Graham and Cynthia Erivo arrive at the amfAR gala on French Riviera. (may 26)      

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May 26, 2022

More Americans plan to travel over Memorial Day
To drive, or not to drive? This Memorial Day weekend, with surging gas prices that are redefining pain at the pump, that is the question for many Americans as a new COVID-19 surge also spreads across the country.      

USATODAY National News
May 26, 2022

Protests across country demand stronger gun control after shootings
A nationwide planned walkout held Thursday came days after a mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas killed 19 students and two teachers.      

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May 26, 2022

WH's impassioned plea to address gun violence
WH press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, the parent of an elementary school student, delivers an impassioned plea for lawmakers to come together to address gun violence. "They should be losing their first teeth not losing their lives," she said.(May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

329 years later, last Salem 'witch' exonerated by Massachusetts lawmakers
Lawmakers in Boston formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was caught up in the infamous Salem Witch Trials.      

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May 26, 2022

'The pain doesn't stop': Husband of Texas teacher killed in school shooting dies of heart attack, nephew says
Joe Garcia's wife, Irma Garcia, was one of two teachers who — along with 19 children — died Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.       

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May 26, 2022

'It's cool to have each other': Growing up on 'Stranger Things'
The young stars of "Stranger Things" discuss the highly anticipated fourth season of the hit Netflix show and discuss their favorite things about the 1980s. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Millie Bobby Brown: 'Focus on your mental health and focus on you'
"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown embraces self-care to deal with media coverage. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

ABBA reunite in London
Swedish pop icons ABBA walk the red carpet in London ahead of the premiere of their digital show, which features avatars of themselves created by George Lucas' special-effects company, Industrial Light and Magic. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

AP Top Stories May 26 P
Here's the latest for Thursday, May 26: Officials say Texas school shooter entered through unlocked door; Michigan students walk out to show their support; Shelling in Kharkiv kills at least seven; Kevin Spacey faces new charges in the U.K.      

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May 26, 2022

Tau Herculid meteor shower could dazzle with thousands of shooting stars Monday night
Sky watchers could be in for a memorable spectacle Monday night and early Tuesday thanks to a meteor shower with thousands of shooting stars per hour.       

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May 26, 2022

Police: School shooter walked in unimpeded
A Texas law enforcement official says the 18-year-old gunman who slaughtered 21 people at an elementary school entered the building "unobstructed' (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

As questions mount over Texas school shooting response time, officer says police moved quickly: Live updates
A Texas officer sought to reassure the public that immediate efforts were made to stop a gunman. Live Uvalde, Texas, school shooting updates.      

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May 26, 2022

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' star, dies
Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in "Goodfellas" and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Field of Dreams," has died. He was 67. Liotta's most iconic role, as real life mobster Henry Hill in Martin Scorsese's "Goodfellas" came in 1990. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Father of Texas victim: police didn't act quickly
Javier Cazares, whose fourth-grade daughter Jacklyn Cazares, 9, was killed in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, faulted police for a slow response and doing nothing while parents urged them to go inside. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Texas school shooter lived in Uvalde: What we know about gunman, motive and how weapons were obtained
The massacre at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, is one of the deadliest shootings at a U.S. grade school. Here's what we know about gunman.       

USATODAY National News
May 26, 2022

Oxford students walk out in support of Uvalde
Students at Oxford High School in Michigan walked out to show their support for students and families in Uvalde, Texas (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

'Flags-In' ceremony held at Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day
More than 1,000 service members placed 250,000 flags in front of headstones at Arlington National Cemetery in Thursday's 'Flags-In' ceremony.      

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May 26, 2022

Camille A. Brown celebrates Tony noms; Kenita Miller on performing while pregnant
Camille A. Brown and Kenita Miller discuss Tony nominations with Miller describing how it feels to perform while pregnant in the Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf." (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Blinken: US to counter China's threat to world order
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the Biden administration aims to lead the international bloc opposed to Russia's invasion of Ukraine into a broader coalition to counter what it sees as a long-term threat to global order from China. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Frustrated onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school; most victims shot within minutes: Live shooting updates
Frustrated community members outside Robb Elementary School urged police to charge in. Live Uvalde, Texas school shooting updates.      

USATODAY National News
May 26, 2022

Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault in UK
British prosecutors have charged actor Kevin Spacey with four counts of sexual assault against three men. The charges were announced as Spacey was in a New York courtroom in an unrelated case. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

Democrat leaders demand stricter gun laws after Uvalde shooting left 19 children dead
Democrat leaders called out Republican senators as they make the case for stricter gun laws following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.       

USATODAY National News
May 26, 2022

A look at Queen Elizabeth II's style
Queen Elizabeth II just might have the hardest working wardrobe on the planet. From her tiaras, hats and handbags and even to her umbrellas, the queen's style has been hyper-documented from her birth. (May 26)      

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May 26, 2022

'They're so young:' A grandfather in Uvalde, Texas, mourns 10-year old Jayce Luevanos
There were many things to love about 10-year-old Jayce Luevanos. On the day after the Uvalde shooting, his grandfather remembered.       

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May 26, 2022

This is America: The cultural significance behind these emojis
That emoji may not necessarily mean what you think. Read about the significance of these emojis to Japanese culture.       

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May 26, 2022

The day in pictures
A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.       

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May 26, 2022

What is a derecho? These 'inland hurricanes' can cause tremendous damage
Sometimes referred to as an inland hurricane, derechos are among weather's most destructive phenomena. Here is what you need to know.      

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May 26, 2022

'Red flags for November': Some voters in Georgia primaries frustrated by election changes
Some voters faced challenges to voting in Georgia's primary, including being sent to multiple voting locations and delayed poll openings.      

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May 26, 2022

Baz Luhrmann gets family approval for his 'Elvis'
"Elvis" director Baz Luhrmann says praise from the Presley family for his biopic about the late rock 'n' roll legend is the "greatest review" of his life. (May 26)       

USATODAY National News
May 26, 2022

Boeing capsule returns to Earth from space station
Boeing's crew taxi returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Wednesday, completing a repeat test flight before NASA astronauts climb aboard. (May 26)      

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