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Sometimes it can feel like there is a terrorist attack on the news every other week. But how much attention an attack receives has a lot to do with one factor: the religion of the perpetrator. David McNew /AFP/Getty Images David McNew/ AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Weight of Our Words

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A journalist looks at the remains of motorcycles at a bomb blast site outside a hospital in Ahmedabad on July 27, 2008. The bombing is one of several attributed to Abdul Subhan Qureshi, known as "India's Bin Laden." AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A runner moves past a group of police officers gathered near the finish line of the New York City Marathon on Nov. 6, 2016. Authorities are increasing the number of officers and other law enforcement personnel for this year's race, in the wake of Tuesday's terrorist attack in the city, in which a truck struck and killed eight bicyclists. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Authorities stand near a damaged truck after an attacker drove onto a bike path in New York City, striking and killing eight people Tuesday. The Islamic State has been calling on supporters to use vehicles to carry out attacks for the past year. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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A makeshift memorial stands on a bike path in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday. Eight people on the path were killed in a truck attack Tuesday. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Crime scene tape surrounds the Mandalay Hotel in Las Vegas after a gunman in one of its rooms killed at least 58 people, with more than 500 others injured, when he opened fire on a country music concert late Sunday. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Is, And Isn't, Considered Domestic Terrorism

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Members of the local Muslim community gather along with relatives of young men believed responsible for the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils to denounce terrorism in Ripoll, Spain, on Aug. 20. Francisco Seco/AP hide caption

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'Not A Textbook Case': Barcelona Attackers' Hometown Wonders How It Bred Terrorists

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People hold a banner reading "I am not afraid" in the Catalan language during an Aug. 26 demonstration condemning the attacks that killed 16 people last month in Barcelona. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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After Barcelona Attacks, Catalans Look Ahead To Independence Vote

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A van registered in Spain sits near the concert venue Maassilo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where a rock concert set for Wednesday night was canceled because of a terror threat. The driver of the van, which contained some gas bottles, was arrested. Arie Kievit/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Spain's King Felipe and Queen Letizia and other dignitaries attend a solemn Mass at Barcelona's Sagrada Familia Basilica on Sunday for the victims of the terror attacks that killed 14 people and wounded over 120 in Barcelona, Spain. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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