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‘Red flag’ laws may play role in preventing mass shootings, study finds

California researchers identified 21 cases where an order to stop gun possession was sought after threats.
Analysis

Trump stumbles onto a new justification for losing the popular vote: It’s Google’s fault

While watching TV, President Trump is introduced to a new theory about the 2016 vote. It requires a lot of skepticism.
Pranay Perumalla and Amrutha Varshini on their wedding day. (Moment Makers Photography)
Pranay Perumalla and Amrutha Varshini on their wedding day. (Moment Makers Photography)

A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins.

India is changing — but not fast enough for couples like Pranay Perumalla and Amrutha Varshini, whose marriage defied the caste system, an age-old social order that is still pervasive.
The job will be taken over by Kathleen Hawk Sawyer, who led the federal prison system from 1992 to 2003.
The letter revealed that the Israeli prime minister had long identified the fierce critics of Israeli policy on Palestinians as a problem for his government. 
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The Massachusetts Democrat, speaking at a Native American forum, seeks to pivot toward policies that she says will improve the lives of native communities.
Daniel Pantaleo was fired after a five-year fight over whether he used a chokehold on Garner before his death.
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From The Magazine

The startling political power of Carlos Cardona

How did a 29-year-old you’ve never heard of get so many presidential candidates to come to his house?
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(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
(Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Perspective

Redemption sounds nice, but disgraced pundit Mark Halperin doesn’t deserve it

The media commentator, credibly accused of sexual misconduct, is back with a Trump book
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(Daniel Hertzberg for The Post)
In Case You Missed It

The quantum revolution is coming, and Chinese scientists are at the forefront

China’s formidable investment in new technology which could transform information processing is helping it catch up with Western research and, in a few areas, pull ahead.
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