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A makeshift memorial of flowers and a photo of victim Heather Heyer sits in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 13, 2017. Heyer died when a car rammed into a group of people who were protesting white supremacists who had gathered in the city for a rally. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Charlottesville Victims Use Post-Slavery KKK Law To Go After Hate Groups

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Women attend the closing ceremony of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls on Monday in Gatineau, Quebec. Chris Wattie/Reuters hide caption

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Alejandro Aparicio Santiago appears in a photograph issued by the Oaxaca state government. The newly elected mayor of the town of Tlaxiaco was killed within hours of taking office. Facebook.com/AlejandroAparicioMorena hide caption

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People crowd into a church in the town of Henganofi in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea for a meeting to end violence resulting from sorcery accusations. In the Eastern Highlands, the accusation of sorcery is a vigilante's rallying cry. Nationally, it's believed to be responsible for dozens of deaths every year. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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In Papua New Guinea's Sorcery Wars, A Peacemaker Takes On Her Toughest Case

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To figure out the best ways to help young black and Latino men heal, a nonprofit will train young men in New York City to conduct interviews with other young men of color. JDawnInk/iStock/Getty Images hide caption

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Fishermen in Papua New Guinea, living on their boats, wait for the tide to change before going out to fish. Tuberculosis is a major health threat in the Pacific Ocean nation. Jason South/The AGE/Fairfax Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Safe Streets outreach coordinator Dante Barksdale says right after a shooting, the injured almost always talk. "Some of them want revenge, right then and there," he says. "Some of them are afraid. They're thinking about their brother or their homeboy. 'Is my man all right? He was with me!' They're real vulnerable. They got questions." Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Baltimore Sees Hospitals As Key To Breaking A Cycle Of Violence

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A shuttle bus exits a secure gate at Napa State Hospital after a media tour in 2011. J.L. Sousa/ZUMAPRESS.com/Corbis hide caption

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5 Years After A Murder, Calif. Hospital Still Struggles With Violence

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When Social Media Fuels Gang Violence

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A policeman detains a suspected member of the MS-13 gang at a checkpoint in San Salvador during a ban on public transport imposed by the gangs. Encarni Pindado for NPR hide caption

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People who have easy access to firearms are about three times more likely to kill themselves than people who don't have access to guns, a recent study from the University of California, San Francisco indicates. iStockphoto hide caption

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When Deciding To Live Means Avoiding Guns

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