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U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (left), D-Calif., joined by shooting survivor and former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona, holds a news conference about his proposed gun background check legislation, on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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House Passes Most Significant Gun Bill In 2 Decades

The legislation mandates background checks be performed on all gun sales, including firearm purchases made privately. The Senate is unlikely to take it up.

Pakistani soldiers stand next to what Pakistan says is the wreckage of an Indian fighter jet shot down in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir in the Bhimber district near the Line of Control on Wednesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Pakistan Says It's Holding Indian Pilot After Jet Shot Down In Cross-Border Airstrike

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U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (left), D-Calif., joined by shooting survivor and former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona, holds a news conference about his proposed gun background check legislation, on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters hide caption

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House Passes Sweeping Gun Bill

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Hundreds of health care providers around the United States allow their patients to use Apple's Health app to store their medical records. Apple hide caption

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Storing Health Records On Your Phone: Can Apple Live Up To Its Privacy Values?

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