The latest target in America’s gun crime epidemic.
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At least six people have been killed in an attack at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. It happened amid a surge of mass shootings in the US.
Wilma Mankiller served in the top leadership role of the Cherokee Nation from 1985 to 1995.
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Wilma Mankiller’s groundbreaking tenure as chief of the Cherokee Nation introduced the US to the power of Indigenous women’s leadership.
Voters in the midterm elections decided that the GOP would run the House, while the Democrats would run the Senate.
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Lots has been said about the 2022 US midterm elections. But a scholar of democracy says there’s really only one conclusion that can be made about how voters behaved.
Club Q co-owners Nic Grzecka, left, and Matthew Haynes listen during a police news conference on Nov. 21, 2022, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Bias-motivated attacks became a distinct crime in the 1980s. But police investigate only a fraction of the roughly 200,000 hate crimes reported each year – and even fewer ever make it to court.
Fans watch the World Cup opening match between Qatar and Ecuador on Nov. 20, 2022, in Doha.
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Migrant workers’ rights are indeed an ongoing issue in Qatar – but the country has passed reforms to improve workers’ rights, and it isn’t the only issue to define Qatar.
Young activists have been pushing to keep a 1.5-Celsius limit, knowing their future is at stake.
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A leading climate scientist explains why going over 1.5 degrees Celsius puts the world in a danger zone.
Flowers at a memorial near Club Q
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Colorado is one of 19 states that have laws in place to prevent individuals believed to pose a threat from obtaining guns. But a preventive order needs to be petitioned before it can be issued.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry closes COP27 in the early hours of Nov. 19, 2022.
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It’s a landmark agreement, acknowledging for the first time that wealthy countries bear some responsibility to help. But it leaves many unanswered questions.
Takeoff performs onstage in Atlanta on Oct. 8, 2022. He was killed less than a month later.
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The death of popular rapper Takeoff underscores a uniquely American problem – gun violence.
How long should a solar subsidies, or any subsidy, last?
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Start high, drop fast and avoid the free-riders: How to design subsidies that can boost clean energy in the US and elsewhere.
An anti-abortion activist prays in front of a Planned Parenthood center in Philadelphia in September 2022.
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Abortion referendums in such states as California and Kentucky provide a way to protect abortion rights at the state level – but voting limitations could undermine the power of the ballot box.
Nancy Pelosi’s stepping aside will leave the door open for others.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced she will step aside from senior leadership. It could lead to generational change in the Democratic Party.
People gather to celebrate LGBTQ pride week in Washington, D.C. in June 2021.
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The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that protect same-sex marriage by a wide margin– thanks to support from 12 Republicans. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
A prominent GOP poll said Democratic U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire would lose her re-election bid to a Republican. Hassan won by 9 percentage points.
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Polling for the 2022 midterms was more accurate than the dramatically wrong predictions of 2016 and 2020, leading one pollster to boast, ‘The death of polling has been greatly exaggerated.’
Former President Barack Obama raises hands with Stacey Abrams and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock at a Oct. 28, 2022, campaign event in Georgia.
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Runoff elections in Georgia have a racist past, but the contest between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker for US Senate is a sign of progress.
Methane can leak from pipelines, oil and gas wells, even burners on your stove.
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130 countries have signed a pledge to cut methane emissions by 30%. Success could have a swift impact on global warming.
Former US President Donald Trump speaks in Palm Beach, Florida, on Nov.15, 2022.
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The former president made little mention of his personal legal battles as he announced his bid to retake the White House.
It’s the first year that most drug arrests were not for marijuana possession.
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Arrest numbers reflect a nearly 40% decline from 2019, but the statistics come with some caveats.
Inside COP27, young activists like Luisa Neubauer spoke to the media to press their case.
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Activists aren’t necessarily more aggressive than in the past, but they are using creative and sometime shocking new tactics that quickly go viral.
Police officers gather at the site where offcials say a Russian-made missile fell.
Polish authorities are investigating what they initially believed to be a Russian-made missile blast close to the border with Ukraine. Later, the country’s president said it was likely to have been an accident.
Members of the media prepare for Donald Trump’s announcement that he is running for president in 2024.
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There is a lot about Donald Trump that makes him attractive to the public, and alluring to the media. A scholar of political journalism has some suggestions about how to cover him.
One in 10 American voters listed guns as their top concern.
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Two states had guns directly on the ballot in midterm election initiatives. Voters moved state laws in opposite directions.
Despite intimidation both current and historical, American voters turned out in near-record numbers on Nov. 8, 2022.
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Any behavior reasonably calculated to dissuade a person from participating in an election is intimidation.
Developing countries are calling for more funding and for changes at the World Bank.
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The biggest issues at COP27 involve financing for low-income countries hit hard by climate change. A former World Bank official describes some promising signs she’s starting to see.
Photographs capture images of women in war-torn regions of the world.
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Pictures of women in war play a pivotal role in the battlefield of political ideas, argues a feminist historian who examines how images and attire are used and seen in war zones and occupied lands.