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Light in Darkness • Mourners light candles at a makeshift memorial outside of Tops Friendly Market on May 16 where, the day before, an 18-year-old white, male gunman allegedly fired 50 shots outside and inside the grocery store, killing 10 people and wounding three. Police believe the attack was motivated by racial hatred and are investigating it as a hate crime. All 10 of the victims who died were Black, ranging in age from 32 to 86, and the suspect had etched the names of previous mass shooters and racial slurs on his gun.
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Putin Thinks Smaller • U.S. officials say captured documents show the Russian leader’s war ambitions—and options—have shrunk
Inflation First Aid • Near record-high prices are likely to stick around all year, experts say. Here are creative ways to save on the everyday items that have gone up the most
PRESIDENT DeSANTIS? • THE OUTSPOKEN, WOKE-BATTLING REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR OF FLORIDA COULD OUT-TRUMP TRUMP ALL THE WAY TO THE WHITE HOUSE
WHAT RON HAS WROUGHT • IT’S BEEN A BUSY YEAR for Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who has worked hard to position his state—and himself—as a leader in the cultural wars against a “woke” left. Here’s a look at key, often controversial, laws and regulations recently passed on his watch that are helping to define DeSantis for the nation’s voters.
GAINING GROUND • Though Donald Trump retains a commanding lead in polls that assess potential 2024 GOP primary matchups, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has emerged as the clear runner-up if the field includes the former president and the frontrunner if it does not—largely picking up support at the expense of former VP Mike Pence.
America’s Best Dentists 2022 • THE PROFESSIONALS MOST RESPECTED BY THEIR PEERS TO KEEP YOU SMILING
Out and Proud • Countries around the world are gearing up for Pride month, when the streets are transformed into rainbow havens filled with marches, parties and concerts in support of LGBTQIA+ people and rights. While held in June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Riots, this month isn’t the only time to pay tribute to queer icons and advocate for acceptance. From London bookstore Gay’s the Word to Berlin’s club SchwuZ, here are some of the places where inclusivity of all genders and sexual orientations is celebrated year round.
The Meryl Streep of TV • Jean Smart, star of HBO Max’s comedy Hacks, can play just about anything