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Mark Barden, father of a 7-year-old boy killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., holds a photo of his three children during his speech at the state's Democratic Convention, in Melville, N.Y., in 2014. Barden is one of 10 plaintiffs suing Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the assault rifle used in the mass murder. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Judge Weighs Newtown Families' Lawsuit Against AR-15 Maker

A judge is considering whether a suit filed by family members of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims can proceed. The plaintiffs argue that the rifle should not have been sold to civilians.

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Kiwi Maddog 20/20 Elliott Smith

Cleaners in Rio de Janeiro collect debris from Guanabara Bay that washed up onto the beach last December. The bay, which will host sailing events at the Olympics in August, is heavily polluted. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Olympic Sailors And Fishermen Alike, Rio's Dirty Bay Sets Off Alarms

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Java Lovers, Rejoice: Coffee Doesn't Pose A Cancer Risk, WHO Panel Says

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40 Cups of Coffee Ella Mae Morse & Dave Cavanaugh's Music
Set Fire to the Rain (Adele Cover - Instrumental) Gavin Mikhail

Mark Barden, father of a 7-year-old boy killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., holds a photo of his three children during his speech at the state's Democratic Convention, in Melville, N.Y., in 2014. Barden is one of 10 plaintiffs suing Remington Arms Co., the manufacturer of the assault rifle used in the mass murder. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Judge Weighs Newtown Families' Lawsuit Against AR-15 Maker

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Lost in Thought Jon Hopkins
Gumball Machine Weekend Yppah
Yellow Bird Pretty Lights

Flight deck crew members position F/A-18 jet fighters for a launch from the USS Truman aircraft carrier stationed in the eastern Mediterranean. The crew members wear different colored jerseys to identify their tasks. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR hide caption

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Even As It Heads Home, Aircraft Carrier Plays Key Role Fighting ISIS

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Damn Nightmares on Wax
Tie-Dye Ducktails

Family members wait near the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday for word from police about what would turn out to be the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP hide caption

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Bearing Witness To The Shootings In Orlando: How The Events Unfolded

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We Move Lightly Dustin O'Halloran
This One or That One? The Six Parts Seven
There Will Be Time Mumford & Sons & Baaba Maal
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Merchandise supporting Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sits on a table outside a campaign rally in Muscatine, Iowa, on Jan. 24. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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F-Bomb On A T-Shirt: At Trump Rallies, Profanity Comes Onstage And Off

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This Must Be the Place (N Talking Heads

Jamie Shupe, 52, was born male, married a woman and had a child. But Shupe felt neither male nor fully female. Now, an Oregon judge has allowed Shupe to identify as non-binary, believed to be a first in the United States. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB News hide caption

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Neither Male Nor Female: Oregon Resident Legally Recognized As Third Gender

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Always Alright Alabama Shakes
Insomniac Olympics Blockhead

A makeshift memorial for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting near Orlando Regional Medical Center on June 14 in Florida. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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'We Didn't Want You To Feel Alone': NPR's Ari Shapiro Recalls Time In Orlando

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Let the Sun Shine Milk & Sugar & Milk & Sugar All-Stars
I Am the Changer Cotton Jones

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