A man walks down a street past a handmade sign posted in the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois, United States, July 29, 2015. Residents put the signs up in the area which has a high level of gun violence in hopes of reducing crime. REUTERS/Jim Young   - RTX1MCAH

Chicago community groups look for solutions to frequent gun violence


Despite targeted efforts to reduce gun violence, the city of Chicago has already experienced 500 homicides in 2016 — the most in a single year in over two decades. Continue reading


How one violent extremist decided to change course


In 2012, Jesse Morton, a young man born and raised in in the U.S., was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for his role in running a pro-jihadist website. The site inspired a number of terrorist plots, according to the FBI. Continue reading


Trump and Clinton talk jobs, economy on Labor Day


Labor Day kicked off the start of the final two-month phase of the presidential campaign season as both candidates make their last push for the White House.
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Why #Election2016 is confounding many voters


For an inside view into the choice facing voters, six Northern Virginia residents shared their thoughts on the presidential election, including whether or not the U.S. will become more unified in years to come. Continue reading


Summer academy helps refugee children prepare for life in the U.S.


A program that helps refugee children from 29 countries acclimate to life in the United States met again this summer in New York City. Continue reading

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