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Aug 8 2022:Brittney Griner for the Merchant of Death
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Aug 5 2022:Authoritarianism, baby!
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Aug 4 2022:Monkeypox is a queer emergency
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Aug 3 2022:Did Joe Manchin just save the planet?
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Aug 2 2022:Pelosi in Taiwan
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Aug 1 2022:America has Afghanistan’s money
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Jul 30 2022:The Island of Explained: Plant-based party
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Jul 29 2022:Fighting climate despair
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Jul 28 2022:Are we in a recession?
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Jul 27 2022:Riding in Cars with Robots
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Jul 26 2022:Replacing Boris Johnson
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Jul 25 2022:McMoscow
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Jul 22 2022:Wrestling with Vince McMahon
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Jul 21 2022:Dry Hot American Summer
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Jul 20 2022:FYI those telescope photos are kinda fake
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Jul 19 2022:BA.5 and DIY Covid
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Jul 18 2022:What the January 6 committee has found (so far)
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Jul 16 2022:The Island of Explained: The missing firefly
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Jul 15 2022:“To [REDACTED] a Mockingbird”
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Jul 14 2022:Shinzo Abe’s call to arms
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Jul 13 2022:The case of the fake Basquiats
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Jul 12 2022:Joe Biden’s Saudi vacation
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Jul 11 2022:Joe Biden’s tampon shortage
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Jul 8 2022:UFOMG
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Jul 7 2022:What if you could talk without speaking?
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Jul 6 2022:How the US learned to love sanctions
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Jul 1 2022:Ask for Jane
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Jun 30 2022:This country is a lot right now
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Jun 29 2022:Roe v. Wade v. God
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Jun 28 2022:Abortion pills
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Jun 27 2022:Trigger bans
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Jun 24 2022:The end of Roe v. Wade
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Jun 23 2022:Is Ukraine losing now?
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Jun 22 2022:The rise and fall of the “millennial lifestyle subsidy”
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Jun 21 2022:From Russia with cash
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Jun 17 2022:What if we saw the gunshot wounds?
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Jun 16 2022:A gun policy game-changer
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Jun 15 2022:Gun laws that work
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Jun 14 2022:Let’s untangle the Second Amendment
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Jun 13 2022:Has the gun control movement failed?
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Jun 10 2022:ConGRADulations, fellow kids
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Jun 9 2022:Adderall via Instagram
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Jun 8 2022:Ugraine
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Jun 7 2022:Boris Johnson presents: Motel Rwanda
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Jun 6 2022:Innocence is not enough
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Jun 3 2022:Let’s vent about guns
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Jun 2 2022:Why the economy feels bad right now
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Jun 1 2022:How often can you get Covid?
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May 31 2022:Can women fix the police?
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May 27 2022:The shooters were 18
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May 26 2022:Monkeypox!?!?
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May 25 2022:How to not give up on gun control
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May 24 2022:Why the internet hates Amber Heard
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May 23 2022:Finland and Sweden have entered the chat
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May 20 2022:Why the right is thirsty for Hungary
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May 19 2022:So I elected an autocrat
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May 18 2022:How to lose a democracy in 10,000 days
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May 17 2022:Formula None
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May 16 2022:Dr. Oz and the celebrity politician
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May 13 2022:Is abortion in the Constitution?
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May 12 2022:Sri Lankans have had enough
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May 11 2022:Dictator Jr.
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May 10 2022:Free Brittney (Griner)
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May 9 2022:A priest explains Putin’s “holy” war
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May 6 2022:A cure for sickle cell?
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May 5 2022:Why little kids don’t have vaccines
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May 4 2022:One man’s crusade against Roe v. Wade
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May 3 2022:Justice Alito’s opinion
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May 2 2022:Our (machine) gun problem
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Apr 29 2022:Trumpbilly Elegy
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Apr 28 2022:Twitter’s new Musk
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Apr 27 2022:The Senate’s age-old old age problem
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Apr 26 2022:ok groomer
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Apr 25 2022:El Salvador’s bet on bitcoin
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Apr 22 2022:A rough week for mask mandates
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Apr 21 2022:Russia’s mercenary army
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Apr 20 2022:@elonmusk
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Apr 19 2022:How Dylan got inflation wrong
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Apr 18 2022:The threat of Russian cyberwar
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Apr 15 2022:China’s grip on Hollywood
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Apr 14 2022:The end of January 6
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Apr 13 2022:Let’s talk about Hunter Biden
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Apr 12 2022:Pakistan’s vote of no Khanfidence
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Apr 11 2022:A grande victory for Starbucks workers
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Apr 8 2022:Canceling Russian culture
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Apr 7 2022:Buffalo Billions
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Apr 6 2022:Should Congress be able to trade stocks?
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Apr 5 2022:The isolation of Vladimir Putin
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Apr 4 2022:Did we just invent telepathy?
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Apr 1 2022:Umami Mama
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Mar 31 2022:Microdosing goes mainstream
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Mar 30 2022:Ukrainians (and Russians) meet US Border Patrol
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Mar 29 2022:The National Guard is tired
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Mar 28 2022:“The greatest night in the history of television”
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Mar 25 2022:Is the war in Ukraine unwinnable?
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Mar 24 2022:(Ukrainian) refugees welcome!
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Mar 23 2022:Mariupol under siege
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Mar 22 2022:Permanent daylight saving time?
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Mar 21 2022:The Americans fighting for Ukraine
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Mar 18 2022:South Korea’s incoming “anti-feminist” president
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Mar 17 2022:“Don’t Say Gay”
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Mar 16 2022:Why Ukraine won’t quit
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Mar 15 2022:Defunding Covid-19
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Mar 14 2022:Beware the Madness of March
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Mar 11 2022:Radio, someone still loves you
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Mar 10 2022:Putin’s war spills into space
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Mar 9 2022:From Kabul’s airport to Virginia’s burbs
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Mar 8 2022:Banning Russian oil
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Mar 7 2022:Breaking Russia’s banks
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Mar 4 2022:Volodymyr vs. Vladimir
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Mar 3 2022:The Texas transgender panic
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Mar 2 2022:Why Ukraine has to fight Russia alone
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Mar 1 2022:What Russians think of Putin’s war
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Feb 28 2022:Ketanji Brown Jackson
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Feb 25 2022:The real and imagined history of Ukraine
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Feb 24 2022:A phone call from Ukraine
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Feb 23 2022:Why Ukraine matters
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Feb 22 2022:The Olympics on thin ice
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Feb 18 2022:Weapons of cash destruction
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Feb 17 2022:Bitcoin Bonnie and Clyde
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Feb 16 2022:All-American divorce
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Feb 15 2022:What the truck is happening in Canada?
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Feb 14 2022:Sarah Palin v. The New York Times
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Feb 11 2022:The best and worst of Tom Brady
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Feb 10 2022:How Brett Kavanaugh views time
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Feb 9 2022:Why America loves a Jackass
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Feb 8 2022:How this Syria raid was different
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Feb 7 2022:RIP SAT
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Feb 4 2022:Is everything trauma now?
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Feb 3 2022:The case against masks
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Feb 2 2022:Throwing money at the migrant crisis
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Feb 1 2022:Spotify’s Joe Rogan problem
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Jan 31 2022:Honey, I shrunk the kids’ tax credit
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Jan 28 2022:Ukraine’s pipeline problem
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Jan 27 2022:Breyer to Reteyer
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Jan 26 2022:Joe Biden, r u ok?
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Jan 25 2022:A Syrian war criminal is actually going to prison
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Jan 24 2022:China’s Winter Olympics (feat. Covid-19)
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Jan 21 2022:10 Downer Street
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Jan 20 2022:The man with a pig heart
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Jan 19 2022:The James Webb Time Machine
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Jan 18 2022:The James Webb Space Telescope
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Jan 14 2022:Chile’s millennial president
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Jan 13 2022:Why Russia sent its janky version of NATO to Kazakhstan
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Jan 12 2022:"Break the Senate"
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Jan 11 2022:Novax Djokovic
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Jan 10 2022:No substitutes for the substitutes
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Jan 7 2022:The high cost of cheap clothes
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Jan 6 2022:Life on the Russia-Ukraine border
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Jan 5 2022:Theranope
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Jan 4 2022:Will omicron speed up the pandemic’s end?
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Jan 3 2022:America still can’t agree on its insurrection
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Dec 30 2021:2021
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Dec 29 2021:Giannis Antetokounmpo’s American dream
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Dec 28 2021:Taylor’s version
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Dec 27 2021:The spike in gun violence
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Dec 23 2021:Four days of work?
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Dec 22 2021:Good news
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Dec 21 2021:Vanessa Nakate’s climate optimism
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Dec 20 2021:We scored Biden’s first year
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Dec 17 2021:Who killed Malcolm X?
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Dec 16 2021:The blood diamond of batteries
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Dec 15 2021:(Some) omicron answers
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Dec 14 2021:Operation Flex
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Dec 13 2021:Why we still can't predict tornadoes
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Dec 10 2021:The new meth
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Dec 9 2021:The fastest economic collapse ever
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Dec 8 2021:Are you vaxxed, fellow kids?
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Dec 7 2021:The shooter's parents
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