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Obama on mass shooting: ‘Somehow, this has become routine’

October 2, 2015
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama said Thursday evening that the "routine" nature of mass shootings in America will continue unless the country's politics changes.
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When a shooter’s violent video goes viral

August 27, 2015
A shocking, televised murder in Virginia has provoked a wide array of questions about the shooter and how horrific images go viral online. Gwen Ifill speaks with Deborah Potter of NewsLab, Lance Ulanoff, chief correspondent and editor-at-large at Mashable, and Barry Rosenfeld of Fordham University.
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Obama Transformed

July 1, 2015
John Dickerson | Slate
The remarkable week that roused the president from dejection and inspired a stirring call to action.
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How New Yorkers feel about the NYPD

December 24, 2014
Karen Tumulty | The Washington Post
Right now, New Yorkers' attitudes toward their police force seem to provide still more evidence of a divided city. But not so long ago, a lofty regard for the New York Police Department united residents instead.
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Delta Worker Allegedly Helped Smuggle Guns on Planes

December 24, 2014
Pete Williams | NBC News
A Delta baggage handler was arrested Monday for allegedly smuggling firearms — some loaded — into the Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta, where he handed them off to an accomplice who flew to New York, federal law enforcement officials said.
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Guns Intentionally Being Made Untraceable

December 22, 2014
Pete Williams | NBC News
Untraceable "ghost guns" are being sold to dangerous drug dealers and presenting a problem for law enforcement.
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New gun-control fight brewing in the Senate

July 9, 2014
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Fifteen months since gun legislation stalled on Capitol Hill, the Senate is on the verge of a new fight over whether to expand gun rights, an unanticipated development at a moment of already high tension in the fractured chamber.
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Chicago grapples with how to curb gun violence after deadly weekend

July 8, 2014
In Chicago, about a dozen people were killed and up to 80 people were in injured in shootings during the city's most violent weekend of the year thus far. The city has made some progress in reducing the number of murders, but it’s still struggling to control gun violence. Gwen Ifill learns more from Paris Schutz of WTTW.
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