A screen grab from a security camera video released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows a gunman walking up to sheriff's deputies and opening fire without warning or provocation in Compton, Calif., on Sept. 12.
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In his new book, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., outlines the history of the Second Amendment and why gun violence is as bad as it is today. Above, Murphy listens during during a Senate hearing on June 30, 2020.
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Hurricane Laura formed early Tuesday morning and has shown signs of becoming better organized as it crosses the Gulf of Mexico. Laura is forecast to make landfall along the Gulf Coast as a Category 3 storm.
Tropical Storm Laura could become a hurricane early next week — around the same time another storm develops into a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico. The system is forecast to bring rain and flooding to Caribbean islands on its way to the U.S. mainland.
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A street artist spray-paints a protective face mask over an old mural featuring a Venezuelan Indigenous man in Caracas, Venezuela, on Saturday. Globally, new daily cases hit an all-time high on Saturday, the World Health Organization reports.
Graffiti from recent demonstrations covers an area outside the Mark O. Hatfield Federal Courthouse in Portland on July 8. Protesters are facing off against the Portland police as well as a group of federal agents.