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Debate Over New Gun Control Laws in the Wake of the Orlando Mass Shooting

The Senate votes on several gun control bills after the mass shooting in Orlando. What's in the proposals, the likelihood they’ll pass and what's ahead for the debate over solutions to gun violence.

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Montgomery County Police: Latino Youth Gang Violence On The Rise In Recent Months

Latino youth gang violence — including nine gang-related murders — has expanded alarmingly in Montgomery County over the past eight months, according to a new report from Montgomery County police.

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Progress And Challenges In The LGBT Community

The mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando comes at a time when America's LGBT community is experiencing major gains in legal rights and social acceptance. But as a group they're also one of the biggest targets of violent hate crimes. Challenges of being LGBT in the U.S. and abroad.

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The Orlando Massacre And Ongoing Debate Over America's Cultural Diversity And Security

Many of the victims of the Orlando massacre were young, gay and Latino. Please join us to discuss the latest on the investigation and the ongoing debate over America's tradition of cultural diversity and the threat of terrorism.

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'Our Spaces Are No Longer Safe,' Say LGBTQ Latinos In D.C. Area

Violence against LGBTQ community is all too common, especially among members of color. The recent attack in Orlando has made some question whether their rare safe spaces are really safe.

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National And International Reaction To The Mass Shooting In Orlando, Florida

The latest on the investigation into the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. And public debate over terrorism and gun violence, as presidential candidates weigh in.

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Attack In Orlando Casts Shadow Over D.C. Pride Events

Sunday marked the last day of two weeks of D.C. Pride events, but the deadly attacks in Orlando dampened spirits among the city's LGBT community.

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The Stanford Sexual Assault Case And Why It's Sparking Public Outrage

A former Stanford student's six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman has sparked outrage across the country. The growing number of reported sex assaults on campuses and how courts and colleges are responding.

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Developer To Pay $1.3 Million Over Shoddy House-Flipping Claims In D.C.

A couple accused of overseeing the shoddy renovation of dozens of D.C. homes they later sold has agreed to pay $1.3 million in restitution to buyers. They will also be banned from doing any future construction, renovations or sales of any properties in the city.
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Reporting A Rape On Metro

An alleged rape occurred on a Metro train in mid-April. Why wasn't it in the news until this week?

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