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Abortion Poll, Buffalo Hearing, Russian Soldier On Trial In Ukraine

A new poll finds that two-thirds of Americans oppose reversing abortion rights. The white 18-year old accused of a racist shooting rampage in Buffalo, New York appears in court today in a first glimpse of the evidence against him. And a Russian soldier pleads guilty in a Kyiv courtroom to killing an unarmed Ukrainian a few days after the war began.

Abortion Poll, Buffalo Hearing, Russian Soldier On Trial In Ukraine

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Primaries, Biden Visits Buffalo, Elon Musk Flips on Twitter

Results are in from primary elections in five states, including heated contests in North Carolina and Pennsylvania. And Elon Musk is expressing doubts about his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter. Shell-shocked residents of Buffalo, New York are reeling from the killings and still grappling with how to feel safe again, even after President Biden's visit during which he called for unity.

Primaries, Biden Visits Buffalo, Elon Musk Flips on Twitter

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Mariupol Plant Evacuation, Buffalo Shooting Update, Baby Formula Shortage

Ukrainian fighters are evacuated from a steel plant to Russian-controlled areas, where they may be subjected to a prisoner exchange with Russia. Families of the Buffalo shooting victims mourn the dead as President Biden and the first lady visit the city. And major U.S. infant formula manufacturer Abbott has clinched a deal with the FDA to get a Michigan factory up and running again in order to stem a nationwide shortage.

Mariupol Plant Evacuation, Buffalo Shooting Update, Baby Formula Shortage

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Buffalo Shooting, White Supremacy Theory, One Million COVID Deaths

The city of Buffalo is reeling from a racist attack that left 10 people dead at a grocery store. The shooter posted writing online that puts a spotlight on racist talking points embraced by many people on the mainstream right. And nearly one million people have died from COVID in the U.S.

Buffalo Shooting, White Supremacy Theory, One Million COVID Deaths

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School Colors: There Is No Plan

The acclaimed podcast School Colors is back with a new season. In their quest to understand how race, class and power shape American cities and schools, hosts Max Freedman and Mark Winston Griffith head to Queens, N.Y. and dive into a fierce debate over a "diversity plan." The fight that ensues exposes hidden inequities and invisible dividing lines in one of the most diverse places in the world. Listen to the rest of the series on School Colors, in the Code Switch feed.

School Colors: There Is No Plan

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One Million U.S. Deaths, Ukraine Prosecutes War Crimes, Marches For Abortion Rights

The U.S. is facing a death toll of one million so far in the pandemic while infections again surge. Ukraine is prosecuting a Russian soldier for killing an unarmed civilian. Supporters of abortion rights are gathering across the country.

One Million U.S. Deaths, Ukraine Prosecutes War Crimes, Marches For Abortion Rights

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McConnell Speaks With NPR, Five House Republicans Subpoenaed, Wall Street Sell-Off

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tells NPR that Democrats and Republicans are united in helping Ukraine fight Russia. The Congressional committee investigating the January 6 attack on the US Capitol has subpoenaed five House Republicans, including top GOP leader Kevin McCarthy. And worries over inflation and fears of a recession have triggered a sell-off on Wall Street.

McConnell Speaks With NPR, Five House Republicans Subpoenaed, Wall Street Sell-Off

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Finland To Join NATO, White House Abortion Options, Las Vegas School Violence

Finland wants to join NATO; the country has a long border with Russia and has remained neutral in wartime since WWII. The White House faces pressure to protect abortion rights nationwide after legislation failed in the US Senate. And Las Vegas faces a series of violent school incidents involving both students and parents.

Finland To Join NATO, White House Abortion Options, Las Vegas School Violence

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Russian Air Force Troubles, Dems Seek Federal Abortion Rights Law, New Mexico Fires

Russia fails to control one of Ukraine's largest cities and the air space, despite having an air force that's 10 times larger. U.S. senators prepare to vote on a bill to protect abortion rights under federal law. And firefighters in New Mexico struggle to contain a massive wildfire.

Russian Air Force Troubles, Dems Seek Federal Abortion Rights Law, New Mexico Fires

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GOP Abortion Strategy, Nebraska Republican Primaries, Sri Lankan PM Resigns

Republican leaders want to restrict abortions nationwide, but they lack wide public support. Voters in Nebraska cast ballots today to decide who will be their Republican candidate for governor in a race seen as the latest test of former President Trump's influence in the party. And the prime minister of Sri Lanka is resigning after weeks of protest against his government.

GOP Abortion Strategy, Nebraska Republican Primaries, Sri Lankan PM Resigns

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