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Lauren Hodges

A common sentiment after a mass shooting is something like “this is the last place you’d expect this to happen.” But what can those sentiments tell us about how society assigns empathy?
Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble.
Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid says FBI Director James Comey violated the Hatch Act — a law barring public officials from influencing elections.
The city agreed to the settlement Monday in a civil rights suit brought by Rice’s family. The 12-year-old boy was shot and killed by a police officer in November 2014.