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It may not be a coincidence that several mass shootings took place in one week. Research shows perpetrators are often inspired by media coverage of other shootings.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Canadians and rights groups have challenged the country's U.S. asylum accord, as migrants continue to head north over the border seeking refuge.
Aug. 6, 2019
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In war-torn Yemen, mothers who bring a sickly baby to the hospital are often reporting that they are unable to breastfeed.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Studies are revealing new, unintended threats that neonicotinoid pesticides pose to insects. The chemicals, widely used by farmers, are difficult to control because they persist in the environment.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Austria's top court says Gerlinde Pommer should receive $908,000 from the government in exchange for the property. "Part of the house should be used for educational purposes," a local historian says.
Aug. 6, 2019
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NPR's newsroom is reducing some jobs as part of a restructuring move that is also adding positions in other areas, NPR's editorial chief announced Tuesday.
Aug. 6, 2019
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For anyone struggling to use "they" as a singular pronoun, linguist Geoff Nunberg says: Just practice. He believes human language processing capacity is far more adaptable than people realize.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Gun control groups say the National Rifle Association has been "distracted" by recent investigations, financial troubles and turnover. But the organization clearly still holds sway in Washington, D.C.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Bessie Smith could wrap the blues around anything. She was the voice of freedom and of dislocation, heard by black audiences on the vaudeville circuit and white ones at Manhattan parties.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Federal judges said a lower court was wrong to dismiss the former vice presidential candidate's lawsuit against the newspaper over an editorial that linked her to a 2011 mass shooting.
Aug. 6, 2019
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President Trump wants to expand laws that allow courts to intervene when someone shows signs of pending violence, and lawmakers are getting behind the idea. But are these laws effective?
Aug. 6, 2019
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The president struck a somber tone about the latest round of mass shootings in this country and talked about pushing for an end to them. But tone is one thing; action is another.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Morrison was the author of Beloved, Song of Solomon and The Bluest Eye. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Speaking in the capital, a spokesman for China's Hong Kong affairs office said protesters will be "held accountable" and said that Beijing had "tremendous power" to put down the protests.
Aug. 6, 2019
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An international consortium planning the Thirty Meter Telescope still prefers to site it atop the Big Island's Mauna Kea. But local protests may drive the project to the Canary Islands.
Aug. 6, 2019

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