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You. I'm Liz Anderson Matt small as our producer, the top stories we're following for you today. The commander in chief is wrapping up visits as campaigner in chief over the last several days on the West Coast, CBS News correspondent Skyler Henry has more. He's got a real set of accomplishments and he needs people to know that. George Washington University professor Todd bell says the president's victory lap is equal parts campaign strategy and old fashioned political stumping, and in states where races at the top of the ticket are tightly contested, some say a Biden presence based on his approval rating could make or break the outcome. Other senior party officials are expected to hit the campaign trail as midterms draw closer, including former president Barack Obama on behalf of Democrats and former president Donald Trump to rally Republicans. Meanwhile, the current president will appear Tuesday night in the district for a speech with abortion rights in the spotlight. President Biden will speak at a Democratic National Committee event at the Howard theater Tuesday night with three weeks left before midterms, the president and other Democrats are trying to make abortion rights as central focus of the campaign in the wake of the Supreme Court's Dobbs V Jackson ruling in June. Police and Stockton California say they've arrested a man, they believe to be responsible for killing at least 6 men and wounding one woman. 43 year old Wesley brownlee was apprehended, dressed in black with a mask around his neck and carrying a semi-automatic handgun. Stockton mayor, Kevin Lincoln. We will use every resource at our disposal to make sure the people of our city are protected. It feels safe. Police believe brownlee is responsible for the shooting deaths of 5 men in Stockton between July 8th and September 27th, authorities say they've also linked him to another fatal shooting in Oakland last year and the wounding of a homeless woman one week after that. We still don't know why a 15 year old male went on a shooting rampage Thursday in Raleigh, North Carolina, when it was over 5 people were dead, including the alleged shooter's brother. 9-1-1 calls released late Friday capture the horror when according to police, a 15 year old opened fire in a residential neighborhood in Raleigh North Carolina. What kind of clothing is he wearing? He looks like he's like 13. Authorities say 5 people were killed, including the suspect 16 year old brother, and an off duty police officer, who was on his way to work. At CBS Elise Preston, after his arrest, the teenage suspect was hospitalized in critical condition from an apparently self inflicted gunshot wound. And investigation continues in oak Magi, Oklahoma after the bodies of four men were found in a river, Mark and Billy Chastain, Mike sparks, and Alex Stevens were reported missing by relatives Monday night, but the bodies recovered have not yet been identified. Police say all four are close friends and are believed to have left Billy Chastain's home on bicycles last Sunday Night around 8 and have not been seen since. A medical examiner in Tulsa will ID the bodies. Police say they do suspect foul play in the deaths of those found in the river. Armored vehicles and other supplies from the U.S. and Canada have arrived in Haiti to help police their fight a powerful gang. This comes amid a pending request from the Haitian government for the immediate deployment of foreign troops. The U.S. State Department says the equipment was bought by Haiti's government, but it didn't provide additional details on the supplies loan to the capital of Port-au-Prince. Russia's defense ministry says two men fired at other troops at a Russian military firing range near Ukraine, the shootings left 11 dead and 15 others wounded. The two attackers were also killed. The ministry said in a statement that the shootings on Saturday took place in the Belgrade region in southwestern Russia that borders Ukraine. It said that the two men from an unnamed former Soviet nation fired on other soldiers during target practice and were killed by return fire. Russian officials call the incident a terrorist attack. And Elon Musk apparently likes the letter X that's what he calls the son he shares with the singer Grimes and that's what he named the company he created to buy Twitter ex holdings. His racket company is naturally spaced X as well. Now he apparently intends to morph Twitter into an everything app he calls X the AP report reports Musk has expressed interest in creating his own version

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