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"Ask if your comfort means that 'round the corner a man is dead because a cop mistook his body for a gun," says spoken word artist Danez Smith. 

July 21 2016 1:59 PM

Deeniquia Dodds died Wednesday after having been shot July 4; police failed to disclose that a trans woman had been attacked for over a week. 

July 16 2016 10:01 PM

Nearly one year after the horrific mass shooting at a South Carolina church that took her mother, two cousins and six others, Rev. Sharon Risher joined gun control advocates on Capitol Hill.

June 16 2016 4:24 PM

Watch the president angrily denounce the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, then Trump tell a North Carolina rally Obama should have saved that outrage for the Orlando killer.

June 14 2016 10:28 PM

This is still the country, Lynch said, "that had draped the White House in a rainbow flag."

June 14 2016 9:23 PM

Although the House speaker was quick to criticize the president, he broke with Donald Trump in declaring, "I do not think a Muslim ban is in our country's interests."

June 14 2016 12:55 PM

James Comey told reporters the killer had been investigated twice since 2013, but there was insufficient evidence to charge the 29-year-old security guard with a crime.

June 13 2016 2:38 PM Updated
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