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Colorado Roundup

Colorado sheriffs critical of state ‘Red Flag’ law now use it

“Most of the time when we have people who have extreme mental health crises, unfortunately, there’s an outcome of either suicide or homicide,” said Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock. “The four cases that we’ve done, all four of those individuals are alive today and are productive members of our society and are working toward a healthier life.”


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The top stories from around the globe you'll be talking about today in a 60-second clip

Court leaves dwindling paths for Biden’s climate mission

A Supreme Court ruling Thursday not only limited the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate climate pollution by power plants, but also suggests the court is poised to block other efforts by Biden and federal agencies to limit the climate-wrecking fumes emitted by oil, gas and coal.

Russian missiles kill at least 19 in Ukraine’s Odesa region

Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 19 people, authorities reported, a day after Russian forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island.



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National Biz

Nuclear industry hopes to expand output with new reactors

The U.S. nuclear industry is generating less electricity as reactors retire, but now plant operators are hoping to nearly double their output over the next three decades, according to the industry's trade association.


Fact Check

FACT CHECK: Gaping holes, no evidence in movie claim of 2K...

CLAIM: In Philadelphia alone, True the Vote identified 1,155 "mules" who illegally collected and dropped off ballots for money. THE FACTS: No, it didn't. The group hasn't offered any evidence of any sort of paid ballot harvesting scheme in Philadelphia.

Real Fake News

Report: Social media manipulation affects even US senators

"We've seen how easy it is for foreign adversaries to use social media as a tool to manipulate election campaigns and stoke political unrest," Murphy said. "It's clear that social media companies are not doing enough to combat misinformation and paid manipulation on their own platforms and more needs to be done to prevent abuse."

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Gun Control Debate

Setting gridlock aside, Congress set to OK gun violence bill

A bipartisan gun violence bill that seemed unimaginable a month ago is on the verge of winning final congressional approval, a vote that will produce lawmakers' most sweeping answer in decades to brutal mass shootings that have come to shock yet not surprise Americans.

National Politics

Biden: Court ruling on Roe ‘destabilizing,’ US still leading

"America is better positioned to lead the world than we ever have been," Biden said. "But one thing that has been destabilizing is the outrageous behavior of the Supreme Court of United States in overruling not only Roe v. Wade, but essentially challenging the right to privacy."