John Hinckley, Who Shot President Reagan, Wins Unconditional Release

September 27, 2021 - 11:11am EDT
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A jury found John Hinckley Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity in 1982. On Monday, his lawyer said the "momentous event" of Hinckley's full release in June is appropriate and required by the law.

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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says it alerted officials to a security flaw on a state website. Gov. Mike Parson described it as a hack and opened an investigation that could cost taxpayers $50 million.

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As expected, Bannon was a no-show for his deposition with the committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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The pioneering educator and civil rights activist will be the first Black person to have a state-commissioned statue in Statuary Hall. The statue was unveiled this week in her home state of Florida.

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The legislation would give workers legal grounds to refuse COVID-19 vaccine mandates for "reasons of conscience." The law would enshrine Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order banning such mandates.

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Facebook is banning some types of content that degrades, sexualizes, and otherwise harasses elected officials, celebrities, activists, and journalists.

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Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says the Senate will vote next week on voting rights as Democrats try to advance much of President Biden's agenda.

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Global supply chain issues have hampered the economic recovery. The Biden administration is trying to fix some of those issues through deals with the private sector.

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Florida has imposed a $3.5 million fine on Leon County for requiring employees to be vaccinated. Gov. Ron DeSantis says that violates a law banning vaccine passports, and that more fines are coming.

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Putting off surgeries or routine treatments for serious illnesses has become common during the pandemic, a new NPR/Harvard poll finds.