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Name Against the Same is part of Stephanie Mercedes' A Sky of Shattered Glass Reflected by the Sun exhibition at Culture House in Washington, D.C. Stephanie Mercedes hide caption

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Stephanie Mercedes

Art & Design

Melting guns and bullet casings, this artist turns weapons into bells

At a time when mass shootings are regularly rocking the country, Stephanie Mercedes is takes guns and bullet casings and turns them into instruments of mourning. Some look like primitive relics.

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LaShonia Ingram was one of 28 Medicaid beneficiaries in Tennessee charged with TennCare fraud last year. The District Attorney dropped the felony charges. Brad Vest/WPLN hide caption

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In Tennessee, a Medicaid mix-up could land you on a 'most wanted' list

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Under the leadership of its new CEO Joe Hinrichs, CSX struck a deal with two rail unions offering paid sick leave to about 5,000 workers. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Rail workers never stopped fighting for paid sick days. Now persistence is paying off

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O'Connor won the National Junior Fiddle Championship four years in a row, 1974-77, in Weiser, Ida. Marty O'Connor/Mark O'Connor hide caption

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Prodigious fiddler Mark O'Connor celebrates 50 years of music with memoir

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Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks in the briefing room of the State Department in Washington, Jan. 7, 2022. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Blinken has a lot on his plate including tensions with China and the war in Ukraine

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Blinken has a lot on his plate including tensions with China and the war in Ukraine

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Name Against the Same is part of Stephanie Mercedes' A Sky of Shattered Glass Reflected by the Sun exhibition at Culture House in Washington, D.C. Stephanie Mercedes hide caption

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Stephanie Mercedes

Melting guns and bullet casings, this artist turns weapons into bells

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