Tag: Violence

316 people are shot every day in America. Here are 5 stories

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They panic if a balloon pops. They hold dying family members. They push their wounded bodies to heal and scroll longingly through photos and...

Correction: War on Drugs story

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In a story published July 21, 2021, about the history and effects of the war on drugs, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the...

316 people are shot every day in America. Here are 5 stories

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They panic if a balloon pops. They hold dying family members. They push their wounded bodies to heal and scroll longingly through photos and...

Garland launches gun trafficking strike forces in 5 cities

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WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is launching an effort in five cities in the U.S. to reduce spiking gun violence by addressing illegal trafficking...

Fighting among prison gangs in Ecuador kills 18, dozens hurt

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QUITO, Ecuador — Rival gangs of inmates fought in two prisons in Ecuador, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens, authorities said Thursday....

Violence overshadows memorial Mass for slain Haitian leader

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — A priest told mourners at a memorial service Thursday for slain President Jovenel Moïse that too much blood is being shed...

Violence overshadows memorial Mass for slain Haitian leader

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CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti — A priest told mourners at a memorial service Thursday for slain President Jovenel Moïse that too much blood is being shed...

Memorial for Sandy Hook massacre victims nears construction

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NEWTOWN, Conn. — After nearly eight years of discussion and planning, a memorial to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is...

Boca Juniors players stuck in Brazil after stadium brawl

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Players of Argentina’s Boca Juniors spent the night in a bus outside a police station in the Brazilian city of...

Indictment: Man who hates women planned shooting at sorority

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CLEVELAND — A man who identifies with a group that despises women appeared in federal court in Cincinnati on Wednesday on charges related to...