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Jesus Jiménez / New York Times:
Four People, Including Gunman, Are Killed in Attack at Tulsa Medical Building, Police Say  —  Multiple people were shot and four people, including the gunman, were killed on Wednesday afternoon at a medical building in Tulsa, Okla., the Tulsa police said.  —  The assailant, who was armed with a rifle …
Washington Post:
Gunman who killed 4 at Tulsa hospital was patient of doctor who is among the dead  —  The gunman who killed four people at a Tulsa hospital on Wednesday blamed a doctor at the facility for ongoing pain after back surgery and vowed to kill him and anyone who got in his way, police said Thursday.
Tulsa World:
Victims of Tulsa mass shooting identified in breaking news update from Saint Francis  —  Two health care providers, a medical officer staffer and a patient receiving medical services were killed in a mass shooting Wednesday on the campus of Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa.
Discussion: KTVX-TV
Miranda Devine / New York Post:
Where are the men of courage? They're gone thanks to ‘toxic masculinity’
Discussion: The Western Journal
Chris Murphy / Fox News:
Uvalde school shooting demands action
Discussion: Mediaite
Lydia Saad / Gallup:
‘Pro-Choice’ Identification Rises to Near Record High in U.S.  —  WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Gallup poll conducted mostly after the draft of a Supreme Court decision addressing abortion rights was leaked finds a marked shift in public attitudes over the past year.
Discussion: The Hill and Opinion Today
Joan Walsh / The Nation:
Talk Me Down Here: Can This Country Be Saved?  —  A backward, oligarchal, misogynist minority is trampling the rights and will of the majority—and it's only getting worse.  —  May was an awful month.  From the leak of the draft Supreme Court ruling striking down abortion rights …
Catherine Lucey / Wall Street Journal:
Upholding Roe v. Wade Is Supported by Most Americans, WSJ Poll Finds  —  After decades of shifting attitudes, some 57% of respondents say a woman should be able to get an abortion for any reason  —  WASHINGTON—More than two-thirds of Americans want to uphold Roe v. Wade …
Discussion: New York Post and Political Wire
Mona Charen / The Bulwark:
Retire These Gun Myths  —  Too often the case against common-sense gun reforms rests on outdated claims and mistaken arguments.  —  (SHUTTERSTOCK)  —  The aftermath of a horrific mass shooting is not the time one would usually turn to a humor site, and yet, the Onion had an insightful take on Uvalde.
Washington Post:
What's missing from the House gun package  —  Good morning, Early Birds.  What's black and blue, and white all over?  This newsletter!  Thanks for waking up with us.  Tips:  —  In today's edition ... Poll Watch: What the nation thinks about inflation …
Emmanuel Felton / Washington Post:
California calls for ‘comprehensive reparations’ for Black Americans
Discussion: Breitbart and NPR
Betsy Woodruff Swan / Politico:
Pa. GOP gubernatorial nominee shares documents with Jan. 6 panel, agrees to interview  —  The Jan. 6 select committee received materials this week from Pennsylvania GOP gubernatorial nominee Doug Mastriano — and with them, perhaps, a new dilemma.  —  Mastriano's previously unreported cooperation …
Just Security:
Primer on the Hearings of the January 6th Select Committee
Discussion: The Blueprint
Sophia Cai / Axios:
Scoop: Blockbuster witness for Jan. 6 hearings
Discussion: CNN and The Hill
William M. Arkin / Newsweek:
Exclusive: Putin Treated for Cancer in April, U.S. Intelligence Report Says  —  Vladimir Putin's health is a subject of intense conversation inside the Biden administration after the intelligence community produced its fourth comprehensive assessment at the end of May. The classified U.S. report …
Ro Khanna / New York Times:
There Is Way More Biden Can Do to Lower Prices  —  Lupe Lopez, a grocery store owner in my district in California, recently showed me how devastating inflation has been for her and her customers.  Milk cost $4.95 a gallon, an increase of 38 percent since 2019, and tortilla packets were $3.07, up by 24 percent.
Stacey Lennox /   Get Ready for $1 Per Egg: USDA Forecast Predicts Highest Food Inflation Since 1980
Nick Reynolds / Post and Courier:
Former House Speaker Paul Ryan campaigns for Tom Rice in Florence  —  FLORENCE — Former House Speaker Paul Ryan said he's willing to do “whatever it takes” to reelect Tom Rice to Congress as the embattled Republican incumbent faces a crowded primary over his vote to impeach then-President Donald Trump.
Discussion: Insider, The State and Political Wire
POLITICO Playbook: SCOOP: Biden gets squeezed on potential MBS meeting
New York Times:
How the Proud Boys Gripped the Miami-Dade Republican Party  —  It was once Jeb Bush's base of power.  But an influx of far-right activists and the radicalization of other members brought turmoil.  — Give this article- - - Read in app  —  MIAMI — At the iconic Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach …
Discussion: Raw Story and Election Law Blog
William Kristol / The Bulwark:
The New MAGA Establishment  —  Trumpism will outlast Trump.  Possibly for a very long time.  —  A couple of weeks ago, looking at the Republican primaries so far this year, Tim Miller discerned the rise of “the new MAGA establishment”: … Since Miller wrote those words …
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Trump's Insurrection Is Building Professionalized Institutions … Donald Trump's bid to win an unelected second term spectacularly failed.  But the effort he inspired is winning a longer-term campaign to reshape his party into an organ to advance his belief that Democratic election victories are inherently illegitimate.
CNN Exclusive: Republicans who texted Meadows with urgent pleas on January 6 say Trump could have stopped the violence  —  Washington (CNN)Within minutes of the US Capitol breach on January 6, 2021, messages began pouring into the cell phone of White House chief of staff Mark Meadows.
Dani Blum / New York Times:
Coffee Drinking Linked to Lower Mortality Risk, New Study Finds  —  The research found that those who drank moderate amounts of coffee, even with a little sugar, were up to 30 percent less likely to die during the study period than those who didn't drink coffee.
Discussion: Washington Examiner and The Hill
Lahav Harkov / Jerusalem Post:
Israel, Saudi Arabia agree: Security arrangements in Straits of Tiran for flyover rights  —  Only Israeli flights to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain can fly over Saudi Arabia.  —  Israel agreed to new security arrangements allowing Egypt to transfer control of two islands in the Straits …
Washington Post:
Patrick Marley joins The Post as democracy reporter for the Upper Midwest  —  Announcement from National Editor Matea Gold, Deputy National Editor Philip Rucker, Senior National Investigations Editor Peter Wallsten, Democracy Editor Griff Witte and Deputy Democracy Editor Jenna Johnson:
John F. Harris / Politico:
Bill Clinton and Tony Blair Have a Warning for Progressives  —  Bill Clinton and Tony Blair no longer have power, but they still have advice.  They perceive plenty of people in need of it.  —  The needy include progressives in the United Kingdom, where the Labour Party has not had power in a long while …
Financial Times:
Opec agrees to accelerate oil production following US pressure  —  Deal comes amid easing of tensions between White House and Saudi leadership  —  Opec and its allies on Thursday agreed to accelerate oil production in July and August, as the cartel's linchpin Saudi Arabia bowed to US pressure …
Judd Legum / Popular Information:
These 25 rainbow-flag waving companies donated $13 million to anti-gay politicians since 2021  —  Judd Legum, Tesnim Zekeria, and Rebecca Crosby  —  June is Pride Month, and this year's celebration has particular resonance.  Over the last year, anti-LGBTQ politicians have relentlessly targeted …
Discussion: Raw Story
Misty Severi / Washington Examiner:
World leaders honor Queen Elizabeth II in tributes celebrating her Platinum Jubilee  —  World leaders paid tribute to the longest-reigning British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, on Thursday as she begins a four-day Platinum Jubilee weekend, celebrating her seven decades as England's queen.
Wall Street Journal:
There Are Hundreds of Thousands of School-Shooting Survivors, Their Lives Forever Altered  —  Many struggle to cope with the trauma for decades, with shootings like the one in Uvalde, Texas, serving as painful reminders.  Some turn to other survivors to share the knowledge they have gained over time.
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Oriana Gonzalez / Axios:
Blue cities in red states say they won't help enforce abortion bans
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Detroit Free Press:
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Ryan J. Reilly / NBC News:
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