Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party staked its future Tuesday with Armin Laschet, a veteran politician who will seek to succeed her after more than 16 years. A day earlier, Germany’s Greens named Anelena Baerbock as their pick.
Seniors wait for their second vaccine dose on April 1 in a seniors residence in Toronto. (Cole Burston/Getty Images)
All U.S. states have expanded vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said every Canadian who wants a vaccine will have one by the end of September.
A June 2019 march to call for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous women in Concho, Okla. (Sue Ogrocki/AP)
Tribes have no jurisdiction over missing and murdered cases. Annita Lucchesi (Cheyenne), executive director of the Sovereign Bodies Institute, said that’s a problem: Other countries are consulted when their citizens are murdered on U.S. soil, and that should be the case when it comes to tribal nations.
Despite the “concerning materials” police found last year, Brandon Hole's behavior did not trigger a petition under Indiana’s red-flag law, which could have prevented him from obtaining the guns he used to kill eight people and himself April 15.
But even as the company sets a date to vote on an Alden Global Capital deal, Maryland’s Stewart Bainum seeks new partners to help him counter the offer.
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