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National

Blaming Victims For Mail Bombs Carries Echoes Of Civil Rights Bombings

The speculation surrounding a string of mail bombs harks back to another era in American history, when bombs were a tool of political intimidation and when bombings were blamed on the victims.

National

Pittsburgh Shooting Update

3 min

Pittsburgh Shooting Update

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National Security

Cesar Sayoc: What We Know

4 min

Cesar Sayoc: What We Know

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President Trump speaks during a "Make America Great" rally in Missoula, Mont., on Oct. 18. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Simon Says

Opinion: Trump's White House, A Bully's Pulpit

2 min

Opinion: Trump's White House, A Bully's Pulpit

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A plaque marks the gravesite of Emmett Till at Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill. The 14-year-old was killed in Mississippi in 1955. The FBI has reopened the investigation into his lynching. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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A Brutal Lynching And A Possible Confession, Decades Later

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Pop Culture

'Wait Wait' Turns 20

4 min

'Wait Wait' Turns 20

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Music Interviews

A 'Cosmic Connection' Between 2 Violinists

8 min

A 'Cosmic Connection' Between 2 Violinists

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A white casket containing the body of 14-year-old Carol Robertson, one of four young African-American girls killed in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing by Ku Klux Klan members, is carried in for funeral services in 1963 in Birmingham, Ala. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive via Getty Images hide caption

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Blaming Victims For Mail Bombs Carries Echoes Of Civil Rights Bombings

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