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People sing as they take part in a prayer vigil at the site where two police officers were shot to death in the Brooklyn borough of New York this weekend. Carlow Allegri/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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NYC Police Deaths: Details On Suspect; Rift Between Mayor And Police

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In 2010, Omar Thornton killed eight colleagues in Manchester, Conn., before killing himself. Private employers used to create their own rules about guns on their property. But over the past five years, many states have adopted laws that allow employees to keep firearms in their vehicles at work. Douglas Healey/Getty Images hide caption

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Do Guns On The Premises Make Workplaces Safer?

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Community members and students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School gather for a vigil at the Grove Church in Marysville, Wash., Friday night. Two students died in the violence, including the gunman. Several more were wounded. David Ryder/Getty Images hide caption

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Surrendered handguns are piled in a bin during a gun buyback event in Los Angeles on May 31, 2014. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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To Counter Gun Violence, Researchers Seek Deeper Data

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Fifth-graders from the Bradwell School of Excellence in Chicago's South Shore area wrote an op-ed piece for The Chicago Tribune this week, explaining how they see their neighborhood. Google hide caption

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'You Don't Really Know Us,' Chicago Kids Tell News Media

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Police cordon off the area around a shooting in Chicago Wednesday. The violence broke out down the street from where NPR's David Schaper was conducting an interview about urban renewal efforts. David Schaper /NPR hide caption

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'Oh My Jesus!': Shots Fired During NPR Interview In Chicago

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A makeshift memorial sits in front of IV Deli Mart, where part of Friday night's mass shooting took place in the Isla Vista, Calif., community. The parents of Elliot Rodger, accused of killing six people, were reportedly rushing to try to stop their son when they heard about the violence. Chris Carlson/AP hide caption

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Michael Dunn reacts after the verdict is read in Jacksonville, Fla., on Saturday. Dunn was convicted of attempted murder in the shooting death of a teenager over an argument over loud music, but jurors could not agree on the most serious charge of first-degree murder. Bob Mack/The Florida Times-Union/AP Pool hide caption

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A police officer walks out of the Electrical Engineering Building on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., Tuesday. One person was killed in a classroom by a gunman who surrendered to a police officer within minutes of the attack, officials said. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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An image from a Connecticut State Police report on the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School shows a scene at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, Conn., where Adam Lanza killed his mother before driving to the school and killing 26 students and staff last December. AP hide caption

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Theodore P. Wafer, 54, charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Renisha McBride, appears at his arraignment in Dearborn Heights, Mich., on Friday. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Sarah Cwiek Reports For 'All Things Considered'

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