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A shooter opened fire during a baby naming ceremony at a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing a number of people and wounding six others including four police officers.

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Ten people were shot Sunday evening at an apartment complex in San Bernardino, Calif., KABC-TV reports. The injured men and women were transported to three hospitals; three people are listed in “extremely critical” condition, according to Capt. Rich Lawhead, spokesman for the San Bernardino Police Department

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Mass Shooting, Mass Shootings, News, Parkland, parkland high school shooting, parkland mass shooting, Parkland Massacre, Parkland Students, Top Stories, Video, Zachary Cruz -

  As Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students prepare to head back to class, a newly released interview with police details the gunman’s reasons for killing 17 people in the Parkland Fla., school, the Washington Post reports.   Nikolas Cruz, 19, confessed to the mass killing and injuring 17 others, saying that “demons” in his head directed him to […]

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SEATTLE (AP) — Recent mass shootings have spurred Congress to try to improve the nation’s […]

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Thursday was another TV day, so if you get a chance to check out Around The Horn, please do so. I pulled a bit of a prank, so let me know how that goes over. i see your 280-character disdain and raise you AN INTENSE AND DEEP HATRED FOR TWITTER'S NEW TAB ASTERISK pic.twitter.com/8uRFZ5Lz9z — […]

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"Lone wolf," authorities called him earlier this morning.

No - just no.

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Black Lives Matter, Called to Rise: A Life in Faithful Service to the Community That Made Me, David Brown, Mass Shootings, Police Shootings -

DALLAS — The events of July 7, 2016, will forever haunt former Dallas Police Chief David Brown. That was the day Micah Xavier Johnson ambushed and killed four policemen with the Dallas Police Department (DPD) and one policeman with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system after a peaceful Black Lives Matter (BLM) event in […]

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Akyra Murray, High School Sports, Mass Shootings -

After the captains met at midcourt, Morgan Kennedy, the lone senior on the girls basketball team at West Catholic Preparatory High School in Philadelphia, was sobbing. She gathered herself together during the pregame prayer before audibly losing it again, head shaking, lips quivering, during the national anthem. Beautiful Murray-Bey, a sophomore forward, squeezed Kennedy’s shoulder. […]

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All Day, Black Lives Matter, Dylann Roof, Mass Shootings -

The man who walked into a Charleston, South Carolina, church and massacred nine people has been found guilty by a jury in the federal trial on the shootings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June 2015. This case had enough twists to make a reasonable person believe that, even with a confession on […]

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The number of Americans seeking gun permits ahead of this year’s contentious presidential election has […]

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Alton Sterling, International Association of Chiefs of Police, Mass Shootings, Michael Jordan, NAACP, Philando Castile, Police Shootings -

Their missions have intersected but, before this month, the presidents of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the International Association of Chiefs of Police, had never met. But on July 10 the leaders of the two groups sat together on a panel on Face the Nation, just days after the shooting deaths of Philando Castile […]

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Alton Sterling, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Mass Shootings, Michael Jordan, Most Undefeated 2016, NBA, Philando Castile, Police Shootings -

As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers. I grieve with the families […]

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Alton Sterling, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Mass Shootings, Michael Jordan, NBA, Philando Castile, Police Shootings -

Michael Jordan, widely considered the greatest basketball player in NBA history and the lone African-American majority owner of a franchise, has decided to speak out on the country’s growing racial and social unrest. “As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I […]

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Baton Rouge, Black Lives Matter, Gun Violence, Louisiana, Mass Shootings, Montrell Jackson -

Montrell Jackson, 32, was a 10-year veteran of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Police Department who was one of three police officers gunned down and killed on Sunday. His Facebook post on July 8 that mourned the deaths of fellow Baton Rouge resident Alton Sterling and five Dallas police officers and expressed his distress at the […]

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Alton Sterling, Barack Obama, Mass Shootings, Philando Castile, POTUS Town Hall -

President Barack Obama confronted a familiar challenge as he strode before the cameras at Washington, D.C.’s, Studio Theater Thursday to address a nationally televised town hall meeting on the combustible subject of race and policing. Arrayed before him were 140 people, many of them antagonists on the front lines of the nation’s most divisive racial […]

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Alton Sterling, Barack Obama, Mass Shootings, Philando Castile, POTUS Town Hall -

Inside a Washington, D.C., theater Thursday, a video played of the moment leading up to Alton Sterling being shot to death by police last week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His son, 15-year-old Cameron Sterling, bowed his head and when the clip ended, he pleaded with President Barack Obama, who sat less than 10 feet away. […]

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President Barack Obama faces a difficult challenge Thursday when he hosts a town hall aimed at engaging the country in a conversation about the combustible issue of race and policing after a series of horrifying and violent incidents last week. The killings of African-American men by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban Minneapolis, followed […]

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Alton Sterling, Commentary, Mass Shootings, Philando Castile -

My wife owns jewelry and watches that belonged to her grandmother. My parents have the American flags that were draped on the coffins of their military veteran fathers. I have some watches and a quilt my mother made for me. At some point, our three children will inherit these and pass them on to their […]

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Perhaps my favorite excerpt of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book Between the World and Me is on pages 81 and 82. It’s after he details how his friend, Prince Jones, was killed by a police officer years ago and it describes just some of what is lost after a black life is claimed by law enforcement: Think […]

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Black Lives Matter, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Mass Shootings, Shetamia Taylor -

Shetamia Taylor went into straight mother mode when a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas last Thursday night became fatal. She was shot in her leg trying to escape gunfire while protecting her children. The 37-year-old mother of four sons said she completely covered the body of her young son. Taylor survived and said she […]

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Commentary, Donald Trump, Gun Violence, Mass Shootings, NRA -

My father was born in a Nevada boomtown, the grandson of an early 1900s Union Pacific Corp. conductor. He got his first Winchester .22-caliber rifle at the age of 16; took me pheasant hunting when I was just 6; and hand-carved a wooden play rifle for me, painting the stock brown and the barrel black. […]

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Sometimes the smallest signs can completely change someone’s day. That’s exactly what happened on Sunday evening when a full rainbow formed over a mass vigil for the victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. Downtown Orlando’s Lake Eola Park lit up as an estimated 50,000 people paid their respects to the 49 […]

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@AP, Barack Obama, Charleston Church Massacre, Domestic Terrorism, Gun Control, Mass Shootings, Orlando Nightclub shooting, Politics -

WASHINGTON (AP) — Was it homegrown terrorism, hatred or random gun violence? Americans searching for answers after the Orlando shootings are finding no easy solutions from President Barack Obama, who is conceding that a deadly mix of extremism and easy gun access have made future tragedies almost a foregone conclusion. -One Year Since Charleston Shooting, […]

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All Day, Baltimore, Barack Obama, Black Lives Matter, Daily Dose, Freddie Gray, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Mass Shootings, NBA Playoffs, O.J.:Made In America -

We’re coming down to the tail end of O.J.: Made in America, and Wesdnesday night was Part 3. It might have been the most shocking installment yet for many viewers. Our interview with director Ezra Edelman and ESPN analyst and Los Angeles native Marcellus Wiley about the episode is here. The case of Freddie Gray […]

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Antonio Davon Brown, Florida A&M University, Mass Shootings -

When she heard about the terrorist attack that shook Orlando, Florida, and the entire nation on Sunday, Elizabeth McGhee said she sent a text message to Antonio Davon Brown. No reply. Then, she frantically tried to call him. Left a message. No callback. Then, McGhee heard the tragic news Monday regarding the diligent and caring […]

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All Day, All Day Podcast, Kyrie Irving, Mass Shootings, NBA Playoffs, O.J. Simpson, O.J.:Made In America, Stephen Curry -

We’re back with another edition of our podcast today, after two of us were on the road for some time. To start things off, we caught up with both my vacation and Jill’s trip to Cleveland for the NBA Finals. Then, we tackled a couple different topics. First, we took at look at Part 2 […]

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FBI director James Comey had two drastically different initial statement involving mass murders. One perpetrator […]

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2016 Elections, All Day, Daily Dose, Donald Trump, Draymond Green, Hillary Clinton, Mass Shootings, NBA Playoffs -

Monday was my 23rd birthday and the Golden State Warriors lost. While I’m not necessarily Warriors fan, I was hoping that they’d be able to clinch a NBA Finals win as a special present to me, because I’m not sure how much more of this series I can take. None of the five games have […]

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His & Hers, Mass Shootings -

The mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando shocked the nation. As they mourn for the loss of life, Michael and Jemele discuss the need for action to ensure a tragedy like this doesn’t happen again.

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All Day, Daily Dose, LGBTQ, Mass Shootings -

Our thoughts, condolences and prayers this morning go out to the families and friends of the victims in Sunday’s massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The tragedy exposes — again — the horrific reality of gun culture and gun violence in this country. Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Century 16 movie theater, Sandy […]

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