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5/28/21: Mother of Capitol Police Officer Who Died After Jan. 6 Attack Meets with Lawmakers
13 Republicans Refuse to Meet with Gladys Sicknick; 22-Year-Old Wins Ohio Lottery Incentive Aimed to Get People Vaxxed; Memorial Day Travel to Show Pre-Pandemic Traffic; Colorado Bans Legacy Admissions; Howard University to Name School After Chadwick Boseman
5/27/21: FBI Investigating Shooting at San Jose, CA Railyard
Deadly Shooting at Railyard in San Jose, California; White House Calls For Further Investigation into COVID-19 Origin; Rise in Attacks Against Flight Attendants As Pandemic Travels Increase; John Cena Apologizes to China for Referring to Taiwan as a Country; Tasmanian Devils Return to Australia After More Than 3,000 Years
5/26/21: Grand Jury Called to Hear Evidence in Trump Investigation
Manhattan D.A. Summons Grand Jury in Trump Criminal Probe; Petition Calls on GOP Leaders to Expel Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene; Texas Governor Set to Sign Permit-Free Gun Carrying Bill; ACLU Sues Arkansas for Anti-Trans Bill; Lego Reveals Biggest Set to Date
5/25/21: One Year Since George Floyd’s Death
President Biden Holds Private Meeting With Floyd’s Family; Belarus Faces EU Punishment for Journalist’s Dramatic Arrest; Secretary of State Blinken Visits the Middle East; Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Death Row Case; “Charlie Bit My Finger” Sells for Hundreds of Thousands
5/24/21: A Conversation with Rep. Adam Kinzinger
Congressman Adam Kinzinger is a rarity in the Republican Party for how he calls out his colleague’s lies and for how he speaks out against former President Trump. He talks to NowThis about what the future looks like for the Republican Party.
5/21/21: Israel and Hamas Reach a Ceasefire
Ceasefire Agreement Signed after 11 Days of Violence; COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act Signed into Law; Protests at UNC Over Journalist’s Tenure Denial; Tiger King’s Cats Seized; LGBTQ+ Legos
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