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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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University of Idaho student murder probe: Investigators receive more than 260 digital submissions

CNN — Almost two weeks after the deaths of four University of Idaho students, police are still looking for clues and asking the public for help. Investigators are reviewing more than 260 digital submissions — including videos and photos — from the public to contact the FBI, the Moscow Police Department said Friday night. Detectives …

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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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Former FBI profiler thinks University of Idaho killer is ‘young man’

The killer who brutally butchered four University of Idaho students was likely a “younger” man and a first-time killer, noted former FBI profiler Jim Clemente said. Clemente, a criminal behavior expert and former New York state prosecutor, believes the man who killed Kayleigh Goncalves, 21, Ethan Chapin, 20, Xana Kernodle, 20, and Madison Mogen, 21 …

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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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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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Lindsey Graham testifies before Georgia grand jury investigating 2020 election implications

CNN — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham appeared Tuesday before a Georgia grand jury investigating attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Fulton County prosecutors investigating efforts by former President Donald Trump and his allies to sway the 2020 election results in the Peach State have long wanted to question Graham about calls he made to …

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