Gunman’s targets included political leaders, officials say

Nelita Collins

Wisconsin gunman’s targets included Evers, other political leaders The gunman suspected of killing a retired judge had a list of targets that included Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, officials said. A gunman suspected of fatally shooting a retired county judge at […]

Pandemic politics force out hundreds of public health officials

Nelita Collins

Lee Norman, Kansas’ top health official, was blunt in his public assessments of the coronavirus pandemic. He delivered daily briefings with stark warnings about Covid-19, which often put him at odds with the state’s GOP-controlled Legislature, which recently stripped Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly of her ability to impose statewide restrictions. […]