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Cleanup Crews Roll Through Baton Rouge After Louisiana Flooding

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'I'm Petrified For My Children': Will Racism And Guns Lead To America's Ruin?

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Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, speaks to the delegates on start of the first day of the Republican National Convention. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama makes a statement at the White House about the deadly shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday. A day later, he sent an open letter to the nation's law enforcement officers expressing his condolences and support. Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Cops Under Tremendous Stress After High-Profile Killings

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This frame grab made from a video posted on YouTube on July 10, 2016, shows Gavin Eugene Long speaking as his online persona Cosmo Setepenra. Long killed law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday, July 17, 2016. AP hide caption

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A photo provided by Trenisha Jackson shows her husband, Montrell Jackson, holding his son, Mason, at a Father's Day event for police officers in Baton Rouge, La. Montrell Jackson and two other law enforcement officers were killed Sunday. AP hide caption

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'Let's Put An End To All This Madness,' Says Brother Of Slain Police Officer

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Speaking at the White House, President Obama called for unity after the killing of police officers in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday. Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Baton Rouge police block Airline Highway after police were shot in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday. Several law enforcement officers were killed and several injured in a shooting in Baton Rouge on Sunday morning. Max Becherer/AP hide caption

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A memorial for Alton Sterling at the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge. Sterling was fatally shot by a Louisiana police officer last week. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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In Baton Rouge, Simmering Mistrust Divides Police, Community

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Louisiana state Rep. Patricia Haynes Smith speaks during a rally at City Hall on Friday in Baton Rouge, La. The local NAACP is calling for a boycott of Walmart and two local shopping malls. Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images hide caption

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Videos Make Everyone A Witness To Police Shootings

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Members of the Living Faith Christian Center congregation sing a hymn at a prayer vigil for Alton Sterling on Thursday. Sterling, 37, was shot and killed on Tuesday outside a convenience store where he was selling CDs. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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The Triple S convenience store was the scene of a shooting shortly after midnight Tuesday — and the site of protests later that day, after video of a police-involved shooting circulated. Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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