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Your Turn: Aftermath Of The Navy Yard Shootings

On Monday, a rampage by a former Navy reservist and military consultant left 13 dead, including the shooter. The incident raised questions about mental health services and overall security at military facilities. The week also brought a U.N. report on chemical weapons use in Syria and more political fallout from leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. And Congressional gridlock could lead to a government shutdown if a budget deal isnt reached by Sept. 30th. It's your turn to weigh in with questions, comments and thoughts on the week's headlines.

Weigh In On The Week's Headlines

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