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Report: Over 194 Children Have Been Shot To Death Since Newtown
The NRA says arming more adults will protect kids—but most are killed at home, a Mother Jones investigation shows, often with unsecured guns. Read more...
We spoke with Dr. Mark Rosenberg, the scientist who led the government's research on guns before funding was cut. Read more...
Americans are "far" unhealthier than their counterparts in Canada, Australia, Japan, Britain, France, Portugal, Italy and Germany and eight other countries, according to a study from the National Academy of Sciences. These findings come even Read more...
Update: With today's shooting in Newtown, Conn., this article, first published July 24, 2012, unfortunately seems relevant again. Read more...
One month after Trayvon Martin's murder, thousands rally in Sanford for justice as thousands more join them in cities across the country. Read more...

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After Keith Olbermann running us through some of the recent news on various Occupy protests across the country, AlterNet's Joshua Holland joined the set of Countdown to discuss the latest from Occupy Oakland, where police are threatening to again evict the protesters there and whether the shooting nearby was being used as an excuse to justify the eviction. Read more...