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Some experts say the tragedy in Arizona, involving an instructor and 9 year-old girl firing an Uzi, highlights the dangers and implications of allowing children straddling childhood and adolescence to handle firearms.
Patrik Jonsson
The race pits a former Republican governor against the current Republican governor in a race that has already been nasty and expensive. The women's vote will be key.Linda Feldmann
Many Brazilians are still in dire need of state assistance, and teams of social workers – equipped with chainsaws, but no maps – are traveling to remote corners to find the poorest of the poor.Stephen Kurczy
The federal authorities have received a brief video clip from a man who lives near the site where Michael Brown was killed and which, the man’s lawyer says, inadvertently captured the sounds of the gunshots fired at Brown.Monica Davey and Michael S. Schmidt
Doug Ducey, the state’s treasurer and former chief executive of an international chain of ice cream parlors, defeated five opponents in the Republican primary for governor Tuesday, The Associated Press reported.Fernanda Santos
Some experts say the tragedy in Arizona, involving an instructor and 9 year-old girl firing an Uzi, highlights the dangers and implications of allowing children straddling childhood and adolescence to handle firearms.Patrik Jonsson
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he is working to "regain the trust" of the nation's veterans by improving their access to quality health care and education as he struggled to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs into the spotlight earlier this year.Kathleen Hennessey
An audio file obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday is believed to have captured the shooting of Michael Brown Jr. If authenticated, it would be the first recording of the incident to have surfaced since Brown's death on Aug. 9.Stephen Deere
Two federal appeals courts have struck down similar same-sex marriage bans in Utah, Oklahoma, and Virginia. The process sets the groundwork for an expected ultimate resolution at the US Supreme Court, as early as next year.Warren Richey
In the two decades since the United States Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act, domestic violence has declined dramatically.Stacy Teicher Khadaroo

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