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Gay Club Shooting Suspect Evaded Colorado’s Red Flag Gun Law

Gay Club Shooting Suspect Evaded Colorado’s Red Flag Gun Law

A year and a half before he was arrested in the Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting that left five people dead, Anderson Lee Aldrich allegedly threatened his mother with a homemade bomb, forcing neighbors in surrounding homes to evacuate while the bomb squad and crisis negotiators talked him into surrendering.

Lawmakers Urge Action After Report of Other High Court Leak

Lawmakers Urge Action After Report of Other High Court Leak

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said his panel is reviewing “serious allegations” in a report that a former anti-abortion leader knew in advance the outcome of a 2014 Supreme Court case involving health care coverage of contraception.

Musk Restores Trump’s Twitter Account After Online Poll

Musk Restores Trump’s Twitter Account After Online Poll

Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter on Saturday, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress was poised to certify Joe Biden’s election victory.

Pelosi Won’t Seek Leadership Role, Plans to Stay in Congress

Pelosi Won’t Seek Leadership Role, Plans to Stay in Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that she will not seek a leadership position in the new Congress, a pivotal realignment making way for a new generation of leaders after Democrats lost control of the House to Republicans in the midterm elections.

Poland, NATO Say Missile Strike Wasn’t a Russian Attack

Poland, NATO Say Missile Strike Wasn’t a Russian Attack

NATO member Poland and the head of the military alliance both said Wednesday that a missile strike in Polish farmland that killed two people appeared to be unintentional and was probably launched by air defenses in neighboring Ukraine. Russia had been bombarding Ukraine at the time in an attack that savaged its power grid.

Prosecutor: Witness Told Police U.Va. Suspect Targeted Victims

Prosecutor: Witness Told Police U.Va. Suspect Targeted Victims

A witness who saw a University of Virginia student open fire on a bus returning from a field trip described to police how the gunman targeted specific victims — many of them football players — shooting one as he slept, a prosecutor said in court Wednesday.

Trump Seeks White House Again

Trump Seeks White House Again

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched his third campaign for the White House just one week after a disappointing midterm showing for Republicans, forcing the party to again decide whether to embrace a candidate whose refusal to accept defeat in 2020 sparked an insurrection and pushed American democracy to the brink.

Florida’s Scott Takes on McConnell in Bid for Senate Leader

Florida’s Scott Takes on McConnell in Bid for Senate Leader

Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Tuesday that he will mount a long-shot bid to unseat Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, opening the latest front in an intraparty battle between allies of McConnell and former President Donald Trump over the direction of the GOP following a disappointing showing in last week’s midterm elections.

Dispute Averted Over Special Election to Fill Kiggans’ Seat

Dispute Averted Over Special Election to Fill Kiggans’ Seat

Virginia’s Republican Gov. Glenn Youngkin and a leader of the Democratic-controlled state Senate announced an agreement Tuesday to hold a special election in January to fill the seat of GOP state Sen. Jen Kiggans, who was elected to Congress this month.

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