Tuesday's top stories


Herschel Walker wins Georgia's GOP nomination for Senate

Herschel Walker. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Republicans parade Georgia's record early turnout

Illustration of several versions of the elephant from the Republican Party logo stampeding and kicking up dust.
Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

"What are we doing?": Murphy slams colleagues on Senate floor after Texas shooting

Andrew Solender
Updated May 24, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Five things to watch during Tuesday's primaries

Yard signs ahead of Georgia's primary. Photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

TikTok pressure machine is going viral

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
May 24, 2022 - World

The Justice Department takes on China's overseas repression

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

NOAA predicts as many as 6 major Atlantic hurricanes for 2022

Hurricane Ida nears landfall Aug. 29, 2021.
Satellite image of Hurricane Ida nearing landfall in southern Louisiana in late August 2021. Photo: CIRA/RAMMB

Dems' push to center abortion rights faces first test

Photo illustration: Gabriella Turrisi/Axios. Photos: Alastair Pike/AFP, Jordan Vonderhaar via Getty Images

Justice Department will direct federal agents to intervene if they see police abuse

Picture of Merrick Garland
Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

MSNBC announces new Jen Psaki streaming show

Photo: Oliver Contreras/Sipa/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Industry heavyweights unite in U.S. battery push

Illustration of a bald eagle clutching a lightning bolt in its talons. 
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios
Sara Fischer
May 24, 2022 - Technology

Free speech debate targets big media

Illustration of opposing hands pointing at two different speech bubbles.
Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Adriel Bettelheim
Updated May 24, 2022 - Health

U.S. birth rate rises for first time since 2014

Photo: Sarah Reingewirtz/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

Exclusive: Fox moving into lifestyle content

Sara Fischer and Lachlan Murdoch at the Fox Corp. and News Corp. offices in New York City. Photo: Brian Nick

Millennials drive remote work push

Illustration of a person clocking in on a time clock shaped like a house
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Tina Reed
May 24, 2022 - Health

The health care workforce shortage problem

Disabled workers are struggling to get jobs, even in a labor shortage

Axios Harris Poll 100: Friendly brands poisoned by politics

Illustration of a bottle of liquid with a label bearing the stars and stripes peeling off to reveal a poison label.
Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Larry Summers' new inflation target

Image of Larry Summers with wrinkled brow at a microphone
Photo: Andreas Solaro /AFP via Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
May 24, 2022 - World

In photos: Ukraine after 90 days of Russian military attacks

A local resident thanks volunteers delivering humanitarian food aid to isolated areas on May 23, 2022 in Vilkhivka, Ukraine.
A local resident thanks volunteers delivering humanitarian food aid to Vilkhivka, in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine, on May 23. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images
Rebecca Falconer
May 24, 2022 - World

Quad leaders discuss Russia, China tensions at Tokyo summit

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, President Biden, Japanese leader Fumio Kishida and Indian leaderNarendra Modi attend a Quad event on May 24 in Tokyo.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, President Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the Quad Fellowship Founding Celebration event in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday. Photo: Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images
Lewis Kamb
May 24, 2022 - Health

Health officials investigating possible monkeypox case in Washington

Dr.Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health -- Seattle & King County, announced the first presumptive case of monkeypox in Washington state.
Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer for public health for Seattle and King County. Photo: Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images

Perdue and Kemp make their closing arguments to Georgia voters

Pence and kemp
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Perdue closes primary run with racist attack on Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams PErdue
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