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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
 
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August 21, 2014 | KWMU · The violence at night in Ferguson, Mo., has calmed down for now. However, there have been more than 160 people arrested since the protests began. Police records offer a sense of who they are.
 
August 21, 2014 | NPR · The aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., has focused attention on police-involved killings more broadly in the U.S. But statistics on shootings by police are scarce. To learn why, Audie Cornish speaks with David Klinger, an associate professor at the University of Missouri in St. Louis.
 
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August 21, 2014 | NPR · The hunt is on to identify the man in the James Foley execution video who speaks with a British accent. An estimated 2,000 Europeans have left home to join the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Jun 11, 2014 — Authorities say Jared Michael Padgett stole an "AR-15-type" rifle that was locked up in his home, as well as a semi-automatic handgun and nine magazines of ammunition.
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Jun 10, 2014 — President Obama addressed the issue of gun control hours after another school shooting left two dead. He said Washington should be "ashamed" of its inability to pass gun control legislation.
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Jun 10, 2014 — Police said the shooter entered Reynolds High School with a rifle, killing a student and injuring a teacher. Police later found the shooter dead; the circumstances are unclear.
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Jan 25, 2014 — The suspect was charged with murder early Saturday in connection with Friday's killing of Brandon Robinson, a member of the school's football team.
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Jan 24, 2014 — The shooting took place at a dormitory around 1:30 p.m. The Orangeburg, S.C., campus was locked down for hours afterward; a search for the suspects is still underway off-campus, officials said.
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Jan 18, 2014 — The shooting injured two fellow students. Police say teens may have been playing with a gun when it went off.
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Jan 14, 2014 — Police say the suspected shooter has been taken into custody. Two students were injured.
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Dec 21, 2013 — Davis was shot at point blank range with a shotgun on Dec. 13 and had been hospitalized in critical condition. The family announced her death "with unspeakable sadness," but also thanked the community for its outpouring of support.
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Dec 14, 2013 — After a gunman burst onto a Centennial, Colo., high school, the community is asking a familiar question: Why? In
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Dec 13, 2013 — Police say the gunman was a student who killed himself at Arapahoe High School near Littleton, Colo., the site of the 1999 Columbine massacre.
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