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5 Years After A Murder, Calif. Hospital Still Struggles With Violence

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When Social Media Fuels Gang Violence

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When Deciding To Live Means Avoiding Guns

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Crime Interrupts A Baltimore Doctor's Reform Efforts

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Can A 32-Year-Old Doctor Cure Baltimore's Ills?

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Ruby Corado, second from right, and Selena Cruz whip their hair around playfully while joking with Lazema Mills, left, and Giselle Gartzog, right, at Casa Ruby, a drop-in and service center for transgender people in Washington, D.C. Through the center, Corado helps people find housing, medical care and get food. Lexey Swall/GRAIN for NPR hide caption

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Trans In Transition: Finding Friends And Community In D.C.

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

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In 2010, Omar Thornton killed eight colleagues in Manchester, Conn., before killing himself. Private employers used to create their own rules about guns on their property. But over the past five years, many states have adopted laws that allow employees to keep firearms in their vehicles at work. Douglas Healey/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Guns On The Premises Make Workplaces Safer?

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The Divide Over Involuntary Mental Health Treatment

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Honduras Claims Unwanted Title Of World's Murder Capital

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