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The NRA wants more children to be gun owners.  Caroline Starks was 2 years old. Her 5-year-old brother was… Read More

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15 people killed in Boko Haram attack on market vendors in Borno state. Nearly 20 suspected Boko Haram gunmen opened… Read More

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Hallmark has responded to the trend of wishing single moms a happy Father's Day with special holiday cards. Some love it, while others think it's… Read More

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Boko Haram has become increasingly violent, bold, and ruthless.  Since the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls… Read More

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Poverty and blight in Detroit has caused it to have the nation's highest infant mortality rate. Detroit’s… Read More

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