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The conversation around gun violence in the U.S. usually focuses on homicides, urban crime and mass shootings. But the overwhelming majority of gun deaths are suicides. Nicole Xu for NPR hide caption

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Sharp Increase In Gun Suicides Signals Growing Public Health Crisis

The overwhelming majority of gun deaths in America don't involve bad guys with guns — they're caused by people deliberately harming themselves. The U.S. experiences more than 60 gun suicides daily.

Workers weld drawers on the assembly line at the Metal Box International toolbox factory in Franklin Park, Ill. Many analysts estimate that U.S. economic growth picked up in the second quarter. Tim Aeppel/Reuters hide caption

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How Fast Did The Economy Grow? Forecasts Are All Over The Place

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In Dog-Eat-Dog World Of Congress, 2 GOP Lawmakers Spar Over Canine Training Facility

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The conversation around gun violence in the U.S. usually focuses on homicides, urban crime and mass shootings. But the overwhelming majority of gun deaths are suicides. Nicole Xu for NPR hide caption

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Sharp Increase In Gun Suicides Signals Growing Public Health Crisis

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All day, unmarked white vans and chartered buses carrying the migrant children released from shelters across the country roll into the parking lot of the Port Isabel Detention Center in south Texas. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Under Deadline, Government Scrambles To Reunite Migrant Families

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The U.S. Census Bureau hosts public meetings of its advisory committees at the agency's headquarters in Suitland, Md. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Census Bureau Stops Plans For 2020 Census Advisory Committee

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