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"It might happen again": Uvalde's kid survivors tell their stories

Picture of children visiting a memorial for the victims of the Uvalde shooting
Mourners visit a memorial for the vitcims of Tuesday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas on May 26, 2022. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images
Jacob Knutson
Updated May 27, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Texas official says police made "the wrong decision" during Uvalde shooting

Police officers outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27.
Police officers outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

Judge tosses Trump suit against New York AG that aimed to halt investigation

 Former President Trump speaking in Austin, Texas, on May 14.
Former President Trump speaking in Austin, Texas, on May 14. Photo: Brandon Bell/Getty Images

House Oversight panel investigates gun makers after Uvalde mass shooting

A police officer walking past a memorial outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27.
A police officer walking past a memorial outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on May 27. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

BlackRock's gun money

 Illustration of a gun target with bullet holes forming a dollar sign.
Illustration: Shoshana Gordon/Axios

California and the West face a summer of power outages

Hans Nichols
Updated May 27, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Scoop: Manchin serious about Schumer talks

Manchin walking
Sen. Joe Manchin walks out of the Capitol on Thursday after casting his last vote before the Memorial Day recess. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The last anti-abortion Democrats

Illustration of two buttons, with one featuring a "no" icon in blue
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Southern Baptist Convention publishes list of accused sex abusers

 A small group of protesters fighting various forms of abuse within the church engage passersby outside at the Southern Baptist Convention meeting on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.
A group of protesters outside the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Dallas, Texas. Photo: Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

The rise of aspirational capitalism

Illustration of a coffee mug with the Axios logo with steam forming a thought bubble
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios