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Chicago police officers arrive at the scene of a May 19 mass shooting outside a McDonald's restaurant. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times hide caption

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Investigations

In Chicago, handguns turned into high-capacity machine guns fuel deadly violence

A thumbnail-size "switch" turns a gun from semi-automatic to automatic. Authorities see a correlation between an uptick in mass shootings and the rise of switch-equipped guns and extended magazines.

Chicago police officers arrive at the scene of a May 19 mass shooting outside a McDonald's restaurant. Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times hide caption

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Investigations

In Chicago, handguns turned into high-capacity machine guns fuel deadly violence

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In Chicago, handguns turned into high-capacity machine guns fuel deadly violence

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Houston's Minute Maid Park is ready for the World Series which gets underway Friday. The Astros are taking on the Philadelphia Phillies in the best-of-seven series. Bob Levey/Getty Images hide caption

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The World Series begins with upstart Philly taking on Houston, the tainted juggernaut

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Dry Cleaning. Front, center: Florence Shaw. Rear, from left: Guitarist Tom Dowse, bassist Lewis Maynard and drummer Nick Buxton. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Florence Shaw of the group Dry Cleaning is a very different kind of rock star

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Advocates for some survivors of abuse in prison are asking for their freedom and preparing petitions under a program known as compassionate release. Chalermphon Kumchai/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Advocates seek compassionate release for women sexually abused while incarcerated

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