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The AR-15 has been the weapon of choice in some recent high-profile mass killings. It shoots accurately and tends to come with a high-capacity magazine.
June 13, 2016
Some see the shooters as seeking maximum publicity. Others say the Islamic State is inspiring terrorist attacks in the U.S. and in Europe, and needs to be routed as quickly as possible.
June 13, 2016
The United States has had many devastating mass killings. But modern mass shootings have a emerged as a category all their own.
June 13, 2016
A few months ago, health officials published a map that made it look like a big part of the U.S. was at high risk for Zika. Now they've released a new map that paints a very different picture.
June 13, 2016
"The only reason the killer was in America in the first place is because we allowed his family to come here," Trump said.
June 13, 2016
Since the tragic attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, many queer Muslims have spoken out about living at the intersection of two marginalized identities. Here's what some folks had to say.
June 13, 2016
We rounded up some of the sharpest, most poignant reactions to the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
June 13, 2016
The court ruled Monday that a Puerto Rican law to restructure its debt goes against the Federal Bankruptcy Code. Now it's up to Congress to help the island.
June 13, 2016
Clinton laid out options including enhanced intelligence sharing, additional training for first responders, and more aggressive international efforts to freeze terrorists' resources.
June 13, 2016
A new study reveals the full extent of globalization in our food supply. More than two-thirds of the crops that underpin national diets originally came from somewhere else — often far away.
June 13, 2016
Walgreens was Theranos' largest revenue source. It cited problems that federal regulators have had with Theranos' lab testing in deciding to end the relationship.
June 13, 2016
The gunman whose attack on a nightclub resulted in 49 deaths bought his guns legally, James Comey says. The gunman also had three different contacts with the local 911 dispatcher, he says.
June 13, 2016
Less manual labor may be why today's young adults have weaker grips than their counterparts did 30 years ago. The change augurs limper handshakes and fewer opened jars for 20-somethings.
June 13, 2016
President Obama spoke Monday after being briefed by his national security team about Sunday morning's mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
June 13, 2016
In an interview with NPR, Hillary Clinton said expanding the terror watch and No-Fly lists might be appropriate. She also said federal-local coordination needs to be improved.
June 13, 2016
Considering humans' millennia-long struggle with famine, it's surprising anyone spent time or resources cultivating low-calorie celery. But the vegetable's original use had nothing to do with food.
June 13, 2016
The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee talks with Steve Inskeep about the Orlando attack. Her proposals include a team "exclusively dedicated to detecting and preventing lone-wolf attacks."
June 13, 2016
It was Peru's first win over Brazil in 30 years, but a critical play is being hotly debated, as the goal seemingly relied on a Peruvian player using his arm to deflect the ball.
June 13, 2016
Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, shares the latest on what's known about the gunman in Orlando.
June 13, 2016
The shadow of a mass shooting in Orlando cast a pall over the 70th Annual Tony Awards broadcast, but host James Corden offered a spirited paean to "every Broadway would-be."
June 13, 2016

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