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Americans Agree On Some Gun Restrictions, Pew Survey Finds

Americans Agree On Some Gun Restrictions, Pew Survey Finds

| June 22, 2017

Americans’ relationship with guns is complicated and often contentious. But they do agree on restricting sales to people with mental illness or on watch lists.

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Trump: ‘I Did Not Make, And Do Not Have’ Recordings Of Comey

Trump: ‘I Did Not Make, And Do Not Have’ Recordings Of Comey

| June 22, 2017

After it was leaked that Trump allegedly asked former FBI director James Comey for loyalty during a private dinner, Trump suggested there may have been “tapes” of their conversations.

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FCC Moves To Streamline Emergency ‘Blue Alerts’ For Threats To Law Enforcement

FCC Moves To Streamline Emergency ‘Blue Alerts’ For Threats To Law Enforcement

| June 22, 2017

Created in 2015, Blue Alerts are similar to Amber Alerts, but aim to catch people who threaten or harm police officers. The DOJ asked the FCC to add a special code to the broadcast emergency system.

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Supreme Court Overturns Lower Court On Grounds For Stripping U.S. Citizenship

Supreme Court Overturns Lower Court On Grounds For Stripping U.S. Citizenship

| June 22, 2017

“We have never read a statute to strip citizenship from someone who met the legal criteria for acquiring it,” Justice Elena Kagan wrote. “We will not start now.”

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China’s Doggy Debate: Dog Meat Lovers Vs. Dog Lovers

China’s Doggy Debate: Dog Meat Lovers Vs. Dog Lovers

| June 22, 2017

The country’s changing attitudes toward pets are highlighted by the annual dog meat festival in Yulin City. The government issues a ban on dog meat sale, then promptly reversed it.

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Church Of England ‘Colluded And Concealed’ Bishop’s Sex Abuse, Leader Says

Church Of England ‘Colluded And Concealed’ Bishop’s Sex Abuse, Leader Says

| June 22, 2017

The archbishop of Canterbury offered “an unreserved apology” for how the church handled a bishop’s crimes against young men. The apology followed the release of a “harrowing” report on the incidents.

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Senate Republicans Reveal Long-Awaited Affordable Care Act Repeal Bill

| June 22, 2017

The Senate’s long-awaited “Better Care Reconciliation Act” was written largely in secret, with even many Senate Republicans unaware of what was in it.

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Humanitarian Aid Is ‘Broken,’ Says Former U.N. Official

Humanitarian Aid Is ‘Broken,’ Says Former U.N. Official

| June 22, 2017

The way we offer assistance to people fleeing conflict no longer works, says Paul Spiegel, a former director of program management at the U.N. refugee agency. He has a few ideas about how to fix it.

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