In One Day, Washington Goes in Two Directions on Guns

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 20:33
The Supreme Court delivered a victory for gun rights, while the Senate passed a gun control bill for the first time in decades.
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Here’s What Is In the Senate’s Gun Bill — And What Was Left Out

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 20:26
The Senate passed the most substantial gun safety measure in decades. It includes enhanced background checks for younger buyers and money for mental health and school safety.
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FDA Orders Juul to Remove E-Cigarette Products from U.S. Market

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 20:19
The agency ruled against the company’s application to stay on the market, a decisive blow to a once-popular vaping brand that appealed to teenagers.
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Amtrak Awards Contract to Expand Penn Station Train Tracks

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 19:47
As debate rages on a plan to renovate the nation’s busiest hub, Amtrak awarded a contract to design a $12 billion expansion that would add train capacity.
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In Afghan Quake: ‘I Did Not Expect to Survive’

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 19:27
As aid workers and volunteers rushed to help, survivors told harrowing tales of death and destruction.
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Panel Provides New Evidence That G.O.P. Members of Congress Sought Pardons

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 19:22
The House Jan. 6 committee played testimony from former Trump aides who said at least half a dozen Republicans had pre-emptively sought clemency.
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Harry Gesner, Architect of Soaring California Style, Dies at 97

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 19:09
His houses cantilevered from cliffs, straddled canyons and sprung from mountains; they would come to define the Southern California landscape.
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Cleveland High teachers resign to protest principal’s departure, call for her reinstatement

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 18:58

Cleveland High School educators are resigning to protest Seattle Public Schools' decision to remove the school's principal for revealing COVID protocol changes.
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How I Learned to Love Finishing Last

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 18:36
In a sport that rewards speed, sometimes it’s healthier to be the tortoise than to be the hare.
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Seattle planners ask for public input on growth plans

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 18:27

Seattle city planners are seeking public input on the city's 20-year growth plan.
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7 Tips for House Plant Care

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:51
If you are known to turn a lush house plant into a rotting carcass, here are a few expert tips for making greenery thrive.
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Nancy Pelosi’s husband charged with DUI in California

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:30

Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, has been charged with driving under the influence by prosecutors in Northern California.
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Maine’s End Run Around the Supreme Court Is an Example for Other States

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 17:19
The move in a religion case offers hopes to those worried about the dominance of the court’s conservative majority.
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Rockslide damages pier in historical Alaska cruise ship port

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:58

A rockslide early Thursday damaged part of a cruise ship dock in the historic Klondike Gold Rush community of Skagway in southeast Alaska.
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U.S. Supreme Court ruling won’t directly affect WA concealed carry, but delivers a blow to gun-safety efforts, state officials say

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:51

In response to the Supreme Court decision, Gov. Jay Inslee committed Thursday to upholding the state's relatively stringent gun control efforts.
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The Stranded Sons of Shakhtar Donetsk

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:28
One of Ukraine’s top soccer teams rushed its youth academy players out of the path of war in February. Months later, many of the boys are stuck in a lonely limbo.
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To Catch a Snake: Largest Python Found in Everglades Signals a Threat

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:24
The Burmese python caught by a team of trackers breaks a record and shows the invasive species surviving in Florida’s ecosystem despite efforts to remove those snakes.
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Scientists Discover the Largest Bacteria Ever Seen

N.Y. Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:15
Researchers found bacterial cells so large they are easily visible to the naked eye, challenging ideas about how large microbes can get.
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Police: Man arrested in YMCA child sex abuse incident

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:13

Police say officers arrested a convicted sex offender in southern Oregon after a child was sexually touched at a YMCA swimming pool.
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Lawsuit says Sweeney should advance in Alaska US House race

Seattle Times - Thu, 06/23/2022 - 16:08

A state court judge says he is tentatively inclined to agree with the state elections office that the fifth-place finisher in a special primary for Alaska’s U.S. House seat cannot replace a candidate who abruptly dropped out.
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