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How to discuss anti-Semitism in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

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It is difficult to know how to react to any act of gun violence, but particularly a mass shooting or a hate crime. Use this NewsHour lesson to help you discuss the shooting at the Pittsburgh synagogue with your students in a safe way. Continue reading

Candidates cite security qualifications after weekend attacks

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Following pipe bomb attacks over the weekend, the presidential candidates each took a moment to assure voters of their national security qualifications. Continue reading

How one violent extremist decided to change course

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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

How the U.S. combats violent extremism and propaganda

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Recent acts of violence committed by extremists who were radicalized while living in the United States have raised concerns over the threat of home-grown terrorism. Continue reading

France searches for answers to Paris attacks

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The city of Paris is trying to come to terms with a series of violent attacks on a scale France has not seen since World War II. Continue reading

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