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Illinois becomes last state to allow ‘concealed carry’

9 July 2013 Last updated at 21:45 ET The mother of a Chicago murder victim says too many people have access to guns Illinois has become the last state in the US to allow residents to carry concealed handguns, after lawmakers ov...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Though Acceptance for Gay Americans Is Growing, Discrimination Persists

A new survey by the Pew Research Center offers a complex view of what it’s like to be an LGBT American. The survey found that while 92 percent of LGBT Americans say society is more accepting, 53 percent say they still fac...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Death Toll From Devastating Tornado Revised Down

 Mark Memmott and EYDER PERALTA May 21, 2013 6:00 AM A day after a monster EF-5 tornado pummeled Moore, Okla., the focus turned to the victims. NPR’s Wade Goodwyn spent the day in the city talking to survivors. Christi...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Programs at Risk From Sequester Spending Cuts

Communities Prepare for Sequester Cuts to Staffing and Social Programs With no compromise in sight, communities across the country are bracing for sequester to kick in during the coming weeks. Ray Suarez looks at effects for wo...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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The Boston Bombers: Who Knew What When

One of the most devastating revelations in the wake of 9/11 was that U.S. intelligence agencies had key pieces of information on the would-be hijackers — but didn’t share them with each other in time to prevent the attack. ...
by Michael Cadenhead