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This is how handguns and assault weapons affect the human body

Monday, June 06, 2022

The effect of assault weapons is much greater in children, as the surface area of their organs and arteries are smaller, said Dr. Joseph Sakran, a trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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2 women are killed at a church in Iowa, hours after a shooting near Milwaukee

Friday, June 03, 2022

The Story County Sheriff's Office in Ames, Iowa, received multiple 911 calls about shots being fired outside of Cornerstone Church at about 6:51 p.m., it said.

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U.S. will forgive $5.8 billion of loans to Corinthian Colleges students

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Students affected do not have to take any further action to secure their funds, and the Department of Education will begin notifying those students soon, the agency said.

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California cracks down on water use as it sees its most severe drought ever

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Water departments had the option to choose between an outdoor watering limit of one day per week or by volume of water used.

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Girl Scouts posthumously honor a 10-year-old Uvalde victim for heroism

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

The honor was presented to Amerie Jo Garza's family. The organization additionally gave a presentation of colors at Amerie's funeral Tuesday, it said.

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Arizona Cardinals player Jeff Gladney has been killed in a car crash at age 25

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Gladney played for Texas Christian University before being selected as a first-round NFL draft pick for the Minnesota Vikings in 2020.

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A plane carrying 22 passengers was found crashed on a mountain in central Nepal

Monday, May 30, 2022

Photos of the crash, released by the army, show the plane's parts scattered across a mountainside.

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Ted Cruz walks away from a reporter who asked why the U.S. has so many mass shootings

Friday, May 27, 2022

"Is this the moment to reform gun laws?" British reporter Mark Stone from Sky News asked the U.S. senator.

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The Uvalde school massacre lasted at least 40 minutes

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Local and state officials in Texas release more information, while Americans across the nation continue to express shock and grief at the massacre.

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The Miami Heat urges fans to call their senators about gun law reform

Thursday, May 26, 2022

A moment of silence was held before the announcement, made Wednesday night at a playoff game.

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In the 10 years since Sandy Hook, gun laws in the U.S. haven't changed much

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Ron Avi Astor, a mass shooting expert and UCLA professor, said the approach to gun law reform should begin at the community level, with discussions between parents, schools and residents.

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Atlanta officers won't face charges from 2020 arrest of 2 college students

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

On bodycam footage, officers are shown confronting two young Black adults, Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young, after the pair were out past curfew following protests over George Floyd's death.

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A record 100 million people have been forced from their homes

Monday, May 23, 2022

Violence and natural disasters are fueling the surge in the number of people displaced, the U.N. says in a new report.

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3 journalists have been killed over 3 days in Mexico

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

In 2021, seven reporters were killed in Mexico, making it the most dangerous country for journalists, according to data compiled by Reporters Without Borders.

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Senate passes bill to give police protection to families of Supreme Court justices

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The bill follows a leak last week of a draft Supreme Court opinion that, if unchanged, would overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that federally legalized abortions.

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The Biden administration is capping the cost of internet for low-income Americans

Monday, May 09, 2022

Twenty internet providers, including national companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon have committed to the program.

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Amber Heard accuses Johnny Depp of sexual assault

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Heard described a chaotic and violent night in 2015, during which she alleges Depp sexually assaulted her.

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U.S. would lag behind global abortion access if Roe v. Wade is undone, advocates say

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Human rights organizations say there is an international trend toward expanding abortion access, as countries such as Mexico and Argentina have worked to decriminalize the procedure.

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Dave Chappelle was physically attacked in the middle of his performance in LA

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

The incident comes months after Chappelle faced controversy over his 2021 Netflix special The Closer, in which he makes jokes about transgender women.

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Employees at another Apple store are unionizing, this time in Maryland

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Apple retail employees in Towson have formed CORE, the Coalition of Organized Retail Employees. They sent a letter to Apple's CEO saying the majority of employees at the store support forming a union.

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