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In 'Obama's Guantanamo,' Detainees' Lawyers Share Stories Of Disappointment

NPR's Scott Simon talks to writer Jonathan Hafetz, editor of a collection of essays by lawyers representing Guantanamo Bay detainees. It's called "Obama's Guantanamo, Stories from an Enduring Prison."
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Orlando Shooter Update: Few Warning Signs Point To Radicalization

While the investigation continues, officials say it is possible the shooter in this week's attack on an Orlando gay nightclub mentioned ISIS to cover for the real reason for the attack.
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Competing Gun Control Proposals That Could Reach Senate Floor

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) about the shooting in Orlando and efforts in the Senate to pass bipartisan gun control legislation after Wednesday's filibuster.
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51 State Department Employees Sign Memo Objecting To U.S. Policy In Syria

State department employees have signed a memo objecting to the U.S. policy in Syria, calling for tougher action against the Syrian regime.
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Investigators Provide More Background On Orlando Nightclub Shooter

As investigators continue to delve into the life of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, the evidence is beginning to suggest the killings may have more in common with a traditional mass shooting than an ISIS-inspired terrorist attack.
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Senator Says Orlando Shooter Posted Pro-ISIS Messages On Facebook

The gunman in Sunday's attack at a gay nightclub used Facebook to search for and post terrorism-related content before and even during the assault, according to Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.
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Even As It Heads Home, Aircraft Carrier Plays Key Role Fighting ISIS

Part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is seaborne. The Navy's USS Truman has been in the Persian Gulf but now is in the Mediterranean, on its way home to Virginia.
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Donald Trump Teases That He Could Buck The NRA On One Aspect Of Guns

In a tweet Wednesday, the presumptive Republican nominee said he plans to meet with the National Rifle Association to talk about banning suspected terrorists from buying guns.
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Orlando Shooting Gets Pulled Into The National Political Spotlight

Without naming him, President Obama lit into Donald Trump for his comments about Muslims following the attack in Orlando early Sunday morning. Trump hit back at Obama at a rally in Greensboro, N.C.
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Authorities Move To Pin Down Motive For Orlando Shooting Spree

Details are emerging about Omar Mateen, the man authorities say killed 49 people in Orlando. David Greene talks to Clint Van Zandt, a ex-behaviorist with the FBI who helped profile the Unabomber.

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