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An ATF agent poses with homemade rifles, or "ghost guns," at an agency field office in Glendale, Calif. There's a growing industry of companies that sell gun kits, instructions and do-it-yourself components online to help people build their own guns. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Do-It-Yourself 'Ghost Guns' Bypass Background Checks And Firearm Registration

When Kevin Neal went on his deadly shooting rampage last week in California, he used "ghost guns": homemade weapons built from kits and instructions found on the Internet.

Gory police dog arrests are now viewable up close on body cameras, dashcams and other video. Police Body Camera/City of San Diego Police Department hide caption

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Criminal Justice Collaborative

Videos Reveal A Close, Gory View Of Police Dog Bites

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Videos Reveal A Close, Gory View Of Police Dog Bites

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A new report reveals how the industry influenced research in the 1960s to deflect concerns about the impact of sugar on health — including pulling the plug on a study it funded. Karen M. Romanko/Getty Images hide caption

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What The Industry Knew About Sugar's Health Effects, But Didn't Tell Us

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An ATF agent poses with homemade rifles, or "ghost guns," at an agency field office in Glendale, Calif. There's a growing industry of companies that sell gun kits, instructions and do-it-yourself components online to help people build their own guns. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Do-It-Yourself 'Ghost Guns' Bypass Background Checks And Firearm Registration

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Ruby Corado (left) with her friend and Casa Ruby board member Consuella Lopez on the porch of one of the transitional group homes Corado runs in Washington, D.C., in 2015. Lexey Swall/GRAIN for NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans

4 min

Health Care System Fails Many Transgender Americans

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A $25 Trump "gold coin bar bank" purchased from TrumpStore.com comes with a thank you card signed by Donald Trump's sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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New Online Store Is One More Way For Trump To Profit From Presidency, Critics Say

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Camille Miller (left) is still trying to adjust to her new life in a retirement community. She gets advice from Morris Gordon, who made a similar move earlier this year. Patti English; Nicole Acevedo hide caption

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Been There: Lessons From A Shared Experience

Adjusting To Life In A Retirement Home 'Not As Scary As I Thought'

6 min

Adjusting To Life In A Retirement Home 'Not As Scary As I Thought'

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