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America’s gun epidemic is deadlier than ever, and there are huge disparities in who dies

CNN — Gun deaths have increased in the US during the Covid-19 pandemic, killing a record number of people in 2021. But as America’s gun epidemic worsens, its severity is unequaled. A new study published Tuesday in JAMA Network Open analyzed gun deaths over the past three decades — a total of more than 1 …

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Iran has threatened the families of the World Cup soccer team, according to a security source

CNN — The families of Iran’s World Cup soccer team have been threatened with prison and torture if the players do not “behave” ahead of Tuesday’s game against the United States, a source involved in Games security said. After Iranian players refused to sing the nation’s national anthem in their opening game against England on …

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A pilot and a passenger were rescued after a small plane crashed into power lines in Maryland

CNN — [Breaking news update, published at 12:59 a.m. ET] The pilot and passenger who were trapped in a plane for hours after it crashed into power lines in Montgomery County, Maryland, on Sunday have been rescued, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein said early Monday morning. Both were taken to hospital with …

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Morocco v Belgium: Big World Cup upset as Atlas Lions shock Red Devils and Costa Rica beat Japan

CNN — It was a day of major upsets at the World Cup as Belgium and Japan succumbed to shock defeats to Morocco and Costa Rica respectively. Morocco won their first World Cup match since 1998 – and third in their history – securing a sensational 2-0 victory over heavyweights Belgium to ensure they can …

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Multiple storm systems make for a messy holiday weekend

CNN — Whether you’re out shopping for Black Friday deals, exercising after your Thanksgiving holiday, or commuting back home, rain and thunderstorms can cause some delays and headaches. Friday morning’s frontal system brings widespread rain showers from the northeast down to the Gulf Coast. This is just the first storm system that could cause travel …

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Multiple storm systems make for a messy holiday weekend

CNN — Whether you’re out shopping for Black Friday deals, exercising after your Thanksgiving holiday, or commuting back home, rain and thunderstorms can cause some delays and headaches. Friday morning’s frontal system brings widespread rain showers from the northeast down to the Gulf Coast. This is just the first storm system that could cause travel …

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Walmart mass shooting: Motive behind Chesapeake, Virginia attack unclear

CNN — After an ordinary workday turned deadly at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, survivors and investigators spend the Thanksgiving holiday questioning the motive of an employee who opened fire on co-workers, killing six, before fatally turning the gun on himself. Employees were preparing for a night shift when a manager opened fire with a …

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Colorado Springs shooting: The suspect in the Colorado Springs LGBTQ club shooting is scheduled to appear in court today as prosecutors work to finalize formal charges

CNN — The 22-year-old accused of carrying out a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo., over the weekend is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for the first time since the attack that left five dead and more than a dozen injured. Anderson Lee Aldrich is expected to attend the initial …

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Suspect in Colorado Springs shooting: Details emerge about alleged Club Q shooter

CNN — The suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado had a tumultuous upbringing where he was bullied as a teenager and raised for a time by his grandmother, according to an emerging portrait of the alleged gunman gathered by CNN. Anderson Lee Aldrich found himself in the care of his …

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Details are emerging about the alleged gunman who killed five people at an LGBTQ nightclub

CNN — The suspect in the mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado had a tumultuous upbringing where he was bullied as a teenager and raised for a time by his grandmother, according to an emerging portrait of the alleged gunman gathered by CNN. Anderson Lee Aldrich found himself in the care of his …

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