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The House is swiftly working to put its stamp on gun legislation in response to mass shootings in Texas and New York

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The reparations movement hit a watershed moment Wednesday with the release of an exhaustive report detailing California’s role in perpetuating discrimination against African Americans, a major step toward educating the public and setting the stage for an official government apology

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Georgia candidates will help decide which party controls the U.S. Senate this year as football legend Herschel Walker takes on Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnockj in the November election

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The USS Oregon, a fast attack submarine, which can dive to depths greater than 800 feet (240 meters), officially joined the U.S. Navy fleet on Saturday, marking the first submarine named after the Beaver State in more than a century

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We asked political scientists Monika McDermott and David Jones to help readers understand why further restrictions never pass

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Most of Biden's order is focused on federal law enforcement agencies — for example, requiring them to review and revise policies on use of force. It will also create a database to help track officer misconduct

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A final report is due to Congress by Oct. 1, and will include the costs of removing and changing the names.

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People react outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas Tuesday, May 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills) 

Law enforcement officers eventually broke into the classroom and killed the gunman, who used an AR-style rifle.

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The high court’s ruling severely diminishes opportunities for inmates to claim ineffective assistance of counsel even if attorneys failed to represent their clients properly.

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The news comes after months of anxious waiting by parents desperate to vaccinate their babies, toddlers and preschoolers, especially as COVID-19 cases once again are rising.

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