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A Trumpet Made Of Bullets And The Kids Who Inspired It Take Hope Around The Country

The Instrument of Hope, a trumpet made partly of bullets and inspired by the survivors of the 2018 Parkland, Fla., ...
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Firearms Museum Focuses On Gun Safety, History And Culture

The Cody Firearms Museum in northwest Wyoming just got a makeover. It’s moved away from being a monument to guns ...
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To Forward Progressive Agenda, Harry Reid Says The Filibuster Must Go

Even in retirement, the former Senate majority leader is calling to change the rules. Reid tells NPR the filibuster is ...
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Trump’s Track Record On Family Detentions

This week the Trump administration published rules that would allow the indefinite detention of migrant children with their parents. Critics ...
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Houses Of Worship Find New Life After Congregations Downsize

As the percentage of Americans who belong to a church, mosque or synagogue declines, congregations are selling their buildings. Some ...
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DOJ Says Psychologist Removed Jeffrey Epstein From Suicide Watch

The financier’s suicide had created a demand for answers from the senior officials in charge of his care. He was ...
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Florida Man Found Guilty Of Manslaughter Despite ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense

Michael Drejka, who is white, shot and killed Markeis McGlockton, an unarmed black man, after a dispute over a handicapped ...
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DOJ Increases Power Of Agency Running Immigration Court System

The changes follow the Trump administration’s efforts to decertify the immigration judges’ union and speed up deportations. (Image credit: Susan ...
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Friend Of Dayton Shooter Will Remain In Jail After Judge Denies Motion For Release

Lawyers for Ethan Kollie asked the court to consider “less restrictive” options than jail. Law enforcement officials say he purchased ...
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Court Says Idaho Must Provide Gender Confirmation Surgery To Transgender Inmate

Friday a panel of judges ruled that in denying a transgender inmate gender confirmation surgery, the state violated the Eighth ...
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Keystone Pipeline’s Alternate Route Gets The Go-Ahead From Nebraska Court

A group of activists, Native American tribes and local landowners had challenged the controversial pipeline’s 2017 approval. But the state ...
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Lengthy Detention Of Migrant Children May Create Lasting Trauma, Say Researchers

The Trump administration is trying to legalize indefinite detention of migrant families. But detention can be emotionally crushing for kids, ...
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Dow Drops 623 Points After Trump Lashes Out At China Over New Tariffs

The president vowed to respond after China said it will slap tariffs on $75 billion of autos and other U.S ...
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When His Mom Was Deported In 2008, A Certainty Shattered: ‘Where Is Home?’

Pedro Lopez, a 24-year-old born in Mexico, recalls when ICE agents raided the meatpacking plant in Iowa where his parents ...
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Tide Rolls Back In: Alabama Hopes To Not Squander Last Year’s Championship ‘Failure’

Clemson walloped the University of Alabama in college football’s national championship last season. Now perennial powerhouse Alabama is trying to ...
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Web host Hostinger says data breach may affect 14 million customers

Hostinger said it has reset user passwords as a “precautionary measure” after it detected unauthorized access to a database containing information on millions of its ...
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The risks of amoral A.I.

Kyle Dent Contributor Kyle Dent is a Research Area Manager for PARC, a Xerox Company, focused on the interplay between people and technology. He also ...
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Week in Review: Google rips out its sweet tooth

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds ...
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