Winners and losers of the May 17 primary elections

Winners and losers of the May 17 primary elections

CNN — Tuesday was the biggest day of the 2022 primary season so far, with five states — ranging from Pennsylvania in the east to Oregon in the west — voting for the Senate, Governor and House. I watched the results roll in – it’s still too close to call the Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary! … Read more

Are Americans deliberately moving alongside people who share their politics?

Are Americans deliberately moving alongside people who share their politics?

Democrats and Republicans are less likely to live next to each other than they were a generation ago. This political segregation is a phenomenon that journalist Bill Bishop wrote about in his book “The Big Sort,” which suggests that Americans are increasingly moving to places where neighbors share their political views. But are they doing … Read more

Takeaways from Tuesday’s primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

Takeaways from Tuesday's primaries in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

The winner of that race will face Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman, who entered the Democratic primary despite being hospitalized after suffering a stroke days earlier, in a race that both sides see as crucial in the battle for the Senate control. Pennsylvania was one of five states to hold primaries on Tuesday. In North Carolina, … Read more

Key lawmaker warns at UFO hearing: ‘Unidentified aerial phenomena are a potential threat to national security’

Key lawmaker warns at UFO hearing: 'Unidentified aerial phenomena are a potential threat to national security'

For many lawmakers and intelligence and military personnel working on unexplained aerial phenomena, the biggest concern with the episodes is not that extraterrestrial life is visiting Earth, but rather that a foreign adversary like Russia or China could to put some kind of next-gen technology into American airspace that the United States doesn’t know about. … Read more

Why the military wants to hear about more UFO sightings

'I do not have an explanation': Pentagon official shows video of unidentified object

The Air Force sent an astrophysicist, J. Allen Hynek of Northwestern University, Michigan to investigate. Today, the military is very careful not to appear flippant about UFOs. In fact, the number of UFO sightings recorded by the U.S. government near government property is on the rise, a U.S. Navy intelligence official told lawmakers Tuesday at … Read more

Democrats diverge on health policies in western US primary | 406 Politics

Democrats diverge on health policies in western US primary |  406 Politics

While Democratic candidates running in the new US West District of Montana all agree that lack of access to health care and child care is hampering families and the state economy, they all have different plans to solve the problems. The race is between Cora Neumann, a Bozeman nonprofit leader who has focused on public … Read more

Primary voters in key states navigate new voting rules

Primary voters in key states navigate new voting rules

CNN — A version of this story appeared in the CITIZEN BY CNN newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, subscribe for free here. Over the next week, voters in 10 states will head to the polls to choose candidates for this fall’s midterm elections. But pitched battles persist over how to conduct elections in … Read more

How to follow Tuesday’s primary elections

How to follow Tuesday's primary elections

Voters in Pennsylvania and North Carolina will choose their Senate candidates for the general election that could determine control of the chamber. There are also key gubernatorial primaries in Idaho and Oregon and crucial House party contests, held under new boundaries after redistricting after the 2020 census. Pennsylvania’s Republican Senate primary is seen as anyone’s … Read more

Buffalo supermarket shooting deepened ‘food desert’ in black neighborhood

Buffalo supermarket shooting deepened 'food desert' in black neighborhood

The accused shooter who killed 10 people and injured three others at a grocery store in a predominantly black Buffalo neighborhood was fueled by racism, authorities say. Its targeted location, a favorite place to buy fresh fruit, produce and groceries in an area with few options for food shoppers, was surrounded by a so-called food … Read more

Chinese cinemas are in trouble

Chinese cinemas are in trouble

The past few years have been difficult for Chinese cinemas. “Whenever there is an epidemic, cinemas are the first to be closed and the last to reopen,” said Qu Lei, a cinema manager in a city in Jiangsu province, who used an alias because she is not authorized to speak to the media. The 39-year-old … Read more