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The Buffalo Tops shooting.
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Gun violence is on the rise all over the country
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Vladimir Putin.
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Understanding the teen mental health crisis
A teenager on her phone.
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Pros and cons of adding Finland and Sweden to NATO
The NATO symbol.
Analysis

Pros and cons of adding Finland and Sweden to NATO

Both nations are stepping away from their long-held neutrality

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Biden reverses some Trump restrictions on Cuba
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Biden reverses some Trump restrictions on Cuba

FDA and Abbott reach agreement to reopen baby formula plant
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FDA and Abbott reach agreement to reopen baby formula plant

Trump announces stolen election book: The Crime of the Century
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Trump announces stolen election book: The Crime of the Century

COVID death toll hits 1 million, per CDC, as new cases spread
May 16, 2022

COVID death toll hits 1 million, per CDC, as new cases spread

JetBlue attempts hostile takeover of Spirit Airlines
May 16, 2022

JetBlue attempts hostile takeover of Spirit Airlines

Biden reverses Trump's order, redeploying Special Forces to Somalia
May 16, 2022

Biden reverses Trump's order, redeploying Special Forces to Somalia

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Hundreds hold vigil, protest in Buffalo at site of racist attack
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Hundreds hold vigil, protest in Buffalo at site of racist attack

Sweden's government backs applying to join NATO
2.

Sweden's government backs applying to join NATO

1 dead, 5 critically wounded in California church shooting
3.

1 dead, 5 critically wounded in California church shooting

McConnell expects vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid package this week
4.

McConnell expects vote on $40 billion Ukraine aid package this week

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A graveyard.
Briefing

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Would cameras in the Supreme Court help build trust?
A videocamera.
Brigid Kennedy

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The next Prohibition
Prohibition.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

The next Prohibition

The trouble with running against the 'MAGA King'
Donald Trump.
Samuel Goldman

The trouble with running against the 'MAGA King'

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Jason Momoa apologizes for taking photos in the Sistine Chapel
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Jason Momoa apologizes for taking photos in the Sistine Chapel

A new season of 'Black Mirror' is finally in the works
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A new season of 'Black Mirror' is finally in the works

David Tennant and Catherine Tate are returning to 'Doctor Who'
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David Tennant and Catherine Tate are returning to 'Doctor Who'

Pixar announces an original new movie called 'Elemental'
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Pixar announces an original new movie called 'Elemental'

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Dan Chaon's 6 favorite newly released books

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Taylor Swift.
Briefing

Why Taylor Swift keeps releasing all those re-recorded albums

Why Mario Batali was acquitted
Mario Batali.
Briefing

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Pleasure isn't anti-porn — it's anti-work
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Mark Asch

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Wheat prices jump after India bans exports
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Wheat prices jump after India bans exports

McDonald's to sell Russia business
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McDonald's to sell Russia business

Shanghai to let businesses resume limited operations 
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Shanghai to let businesses resume limited operations 

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