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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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Chicago ARC connects the dots between healthcare innovation and community support

A newly formed venture collaboration in Chicago aims to bring together health systems, corporate partners, innovative startups and community resources to address health disparities. Much of the conversation in health innovation these days centers around new partnerships to address health equity. In Chicago, a unique venture collaboration is building these partnerships between health systems and …

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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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Pence says Trump ‘mistaken’ for dinner with Holocaust denier

CNN — Former Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Donald Trump was “wrong” to recently dine with white nationalist and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes and rapper Kanye West at his Florida resort and that the former president should apologize. “President Trump was wrong to give a seat at the table to a white nationalist, …

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Apple has a huge problem at Foxconn’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business — A furious workers’ riot at the world’s biggest iPhone factory this week in central China further roiled Apple’s strained supply chain and underscored how the country’s strict zero-Covid policy is hurting global tech firms. Trouble began last month when workers walked out of the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital …

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Hong Kong found Cardinal Joseph Zen guilty of pro-democracy protest fund

Hong Kong CNN — A 90-year-old former bishop and outspoken critic of China’s ruling Communist Party was found guilty on Friday of charges related to his role in a fund to help Hong Kong’s 2019 pro-democracy protests. Cardinal Joseph Zen and five others, including Cantopop singer Denise Ho, breached the Societies Ordinance by failing to …

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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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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of …

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Foxconn protests: iPhone factory offers to pay workers to walk out and leave Zhengzhou campus

Hong Kong CNN Business — Foxconn has offered to pay newly hired workers 10,000 yuan ($1,400) to leave the world’s largest iPhone assembly factory in a bid to quell protests that saw hundreds clash with security forces at the complex in central China. The Apple supplier made the offer on Wednesday after dramatic scenes of …

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Opinion: He killed Hollywood movies about women. But he couldn’t bury this one

Editor’s note: Jill Filipovich is a New York-based journalist and author of OK Boomer, Let’s Talk: How My Generation Got Left Behind. Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this comment are hers alone. See more opinions on CNN. CNN — Once upon a time, Rebecca Solnit wrote in a lyric column: “There was …

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