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In Ahmaud Arbery's Name, Georgia Repeals Citizen's Arrest Law

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| Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed a law repealing citizen's arrest in the state. The white men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery are using citizen's arrest as part of their defense.

At Least 8 Dead In School Shooting In Russia

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Officials say a 19-year-old former student at a school in the Russian city of Kazan opened fire there Tuesday, killing at least seven eighth-grade students and a teacher.

Government Housing Vouchers Are Hard To Get, And Hard To Use

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The federal government plans to release another $5 billion to help those at risk of homelessness. But even without that assistance, low-income tenants struggle to use housing vouchers.

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Maryland Governor Grants Posthumous Pardons To 34 Black Lynching Victims

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Maryland is the first state to issue a comprehensive set of pardons to the victims of lynching. Across the U.S., more than 4,000 Black people were lynched in acts of racial terror.

7 Dead Including Gunman In Colorado Birthday Party Shooting

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Police on Sunday hadn't released the identities of the shooter or victims. Children at the Colorado Springs attack weren't hurt and were placed with relatives.

Bombing Near Kabul School Kills At Least 30, Many Of Them Girls

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Many of the victims were young students. No group has claimed responsibility. The U.S. and NATO are in the process of removing all troops from the country, raising fears of increased attacks.

There's Big Money In Stolen Catalytic Converters

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Catalytic converters on the underside of vehicles help reduce emissions. But rising prices for some metals has led to a jump in them being stolen — and some unique theft prevention methods.

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How Using Videos At Chauvin Trial And Others Impacts Criminal Justice

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The video of George Floyd's death was critical evidence in the murder trial of convicted ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. That video and others are changing trials and police training.

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Banking On Busy Summer Travel Season, Airlines Add More Flights And New Routes

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Amid a sudden surge in demand for domestic travel, especially to beach destinations and national parks, decimated airlines are adding service to new markets as they try to inch back to profitability.

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