'Hot Mic' podcast: Alexandria shooting, London apartment fire, new U.S. poet laureate

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Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Thursday, June 15:

1. Officials have identified the man who shot at Republican members of Congress as they practiced for a charity baseball game.

2. A massive fire broke out in a London apartment on Wednesday, killing more than 12 people and hospitalizing more than 50.

3. The Library of Congress announced the new U.S. poet laureate.

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Abu Zafar

Abu Zafar is a studio technician and podcast producer at Mic. He is based in New York and can be reached at abu@mic.com.

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