The costly aftermath of a workplace shooting

Jun 26, 2019
Hundreds of employees die in workplace shootings every year. The aftermath is even more costly when companies aren’t prepared for potential violence.
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Violent video games have come under scrutiny... again

Mar 19, 2018
The game industry is reacting after scrutiny from the White House.
An Xbox One controller is used at the Microsoft Xbox booth during the Electronics Expo 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. 
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How a Salvadoran theater is giving women a second chance at life

Oct 20, 2017
At La Cachada Teatro, 5 single mothers from violent neighborhoods tell their stories.
Wendy Hernández, right, from La Cachada Teatro, with her daughter Gabi in San Salvador.
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Why it's difficult to "always remember"

Sep 12, 2017
Maintaining memorials over decades can be a challenge for many communities.
Jane Thomas, collections manager at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, tends to one of the chairs representing the 168 people killed in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building the day prior to the 10th anniversary of the explosion.
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Merck executive resigns from president's council, and Trump lashes out

Aug 14, 2017
The council has shrunk since it was formed earlier this year.
President Donald Trump meets with Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman and CEO of Merck & Co. (L) and other representatives from PhRMA, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 31, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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After Charlottesville, future of funding to counter homegrown extremism worries experts

Aug 14, 2017
The Obama administration program designed to target homegrown extremism, Countering Violent Extremism, has seen grants diverted from community partnership programs to law enforcement.
 A vigil is held in downtown Philadelphia on Sunday in support of the victims of violence at the "Unite the Right" rally In Charlottesville, Virginia this weekend. 
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Correction officers shortage: a danger to inmates?

Aug 30, 2016
Florida's shortage means delayed showers, cancelled classes and increased violence.
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