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Opinion: Anti-Asian violence must be charged as a hate crime

Prosecutors need to charge anti-Asian violence as hate crimes. While any violent crime impacts the victim, a crime motivated by hate can impact entire groups of people, be they of a particular race, religion, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

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Pro wrestling isn't just body slams and violence -- it's also art

Professional wrestling has historically gotten a bad rap as neither being a respected sport nor form of entertainment. To most, the pervading image of wrestling may still be beefed-up, baby-oiled behemoths like Hulk Hogan or John Cena competing in staged fights, or the over-the-top, spandex-clad comedy theatrics seen in Netflix's hit series "Glow."

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Pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar met with violence

Police opened fire on protesters in the Myanmar city of Mandalay, leaving at least two dead, according to volunteer emergency workers cited by Reuters and AFP news agencies who have reporters on the ground. Stringers for CNN confirm that live rounds and tear gas were used to disperse people at an anti-coup protest in the city. CNN's Selina Wang reports.

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Opinion: Biden shows he is the voice of presidential sanity

On Tuesday night, President Joe Biden joined CNN's Anderson Cooper for a town hall in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The conversation spanned everything from immigration to White supremacist violence to student loan debt to Covid-19, and Biden struck a markedly different tone than his predecessor. He was polite and empathetic. He was thoughtful, if at times a little rambling. There were no fireworks or insults. It was relatively boring television -- and reflective of much better governance.

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Biden calls on Congress to 'enact commonsense gun law reforms'

President Joe Biden on Sunday called on Congress to institute "commonsense gun law reforms," including widespread firearm sales background checks and a ban on assault weapons -- highlighting an "epidemic of gun violence" in the US on the third anniversary of the deadly Parkland school shooting.

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Opinion: If Trump is acquitted, then we may as well strike impeachment from the Constitution

In today's partisan political world, we often hear folks on both sides of the aisle say, "Elections have consequences," to explain policy shifts they support. Coming from Alabama, where we all too often have witnessed political figures using "dog whistle" style rhetoric to inflame passions and in many cases incite violence, I also remind people that words have consequences as well. And when those consequences include a violent insurrection in our nation's Capitol like the one on January 6, accountability is an absolute necessity, in order to protect our democracy.

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Trump lawyers have a lot to explain

On Day 3 of Trump Impeachment 2, the Democratic House managers provided compelling evidence that Donald Trump knew that what he was saying on Jan. 6 was highly incendiary. They showed how he had previously goaded his supporters to rage and violence at rallies across the country. The usual situation involved Trump urging the crowds to "go after" a heckler or protester. They routinely complied.

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Key moments from Day 2 of Trump's trial

The second day of former President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial brought sobering new security footage and police radio audio of the US Capitol insurrection as Democrats sought to connect the violence to Trump's repeated election fraud claims and his January 6 speech.

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Greene's history of dangerous conspiracy theories

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is facing intense backlash for indicating support for political violence and pushing wild conspiracy theories and extreme anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic comments before she was elected to Congress.

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How this Parkland survivor turned her trauma into action

Aalayah Eastmond was a high school junior when she survived the deadly 2018 Parkland shooting. She soon found her voice as an activist and immediately recognized the disproportionate impact of gun violence on Black communities. Watch to hear how she has transformed her trauma into action, both in the street and in the halls of Congress.

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