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Teenager Claims Body-Cams Show the Police Framed Him. What Do You See?

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN

Police body-camera footage raises questions about an arrest on Staten Island and offers an up-close look at a common kind of encounter the public seldom sees.

Police Report in Killing of Black Security Guard Is Criticized as Rushed

By MATTHEW HAAG

Illinois authorities defended an officer who killed the guard, Jemel Roberson, as he tried to stop a gunman at a bar. A Roberson family lawyer says the police are rushing to judgment.

Man Pleads Guilty to β€˜Swatting’ Hoax That Resulted in a Fatal Shooting

By MATT STEVENS and ANDREW R. CHOW

Tyler Barriss, 25, of Los Angeles, faces at least 20 years in prison for making a hoax call to Wichita, Kan., that lead to another man’s death.

Black Security Guard Responding to Shooting Is Killed by Police

By KAREN ZRAICK and JULIA JACOBS

The guard, Jemel Roberson, 26, wanted to become an officer himself. The police “saw a black man with a gun, and basically killed him,” a witness said.

Another Mass Shooting, but This Time House Democrats Promise Action

By EMILY COCHRANE and SHERYL GAY STOLBERG

The killing of 12 people in California came 24 hours after Democrats seized control of the House, leading to promises of a legislative response.

Sessions, in Last-Minute Act, Sharply Limits Use of Consent Decrees to Curb Police Abuses

By KATIE BENNER

Jeff Sessions, fired as attorney general, has expressed skepticism about Obama-era efforts to improve relations between the police and their communities, saying the pacts vilify law enforcement.

A Look at California Gun Laws, Among the Toughest in the Nation

By IAN URBINA

Thirty years ago, California became the first state to ban assault rifles. Here’s a look at its gun regulations, which have grown only stricter.

Eric Garner Died in a Police Chokehold. Why Has the Inquiry Taken So Long?

By J. DAVID GOODMAN

Federal prosecutors spent years weighing whether to charge the officer involved in the 2014 death. That left the local officials’ hands tied — until they decided it didn’t.

Parkland Activists Took On the N.R.A. Here’s How It Turned Out.

By AUDRA D. S. BURCH

The midterm elections yielded mixed results for the student gun control activists, showing that voters were still wrestling with guns and gun safety.

β€˜We’ll Dig Graves’: Brazil’s New Leaders Vow to Kill Criminals

By ERNESTO LONDOΓ‘O and MANUELA ANDREONI

A violence-weary electorate rewarded incoming President Jair Bolsonaro and other candidates who promised draconian measures to restore order in Brazil.

VIDEO SERIES: CONCEPTION: When Your Child’s Bogeyman Is Real

By MARGARET CHEATHAM WILLIAMS and ELLA DOBSON

She never told her son about what happened in their small town. After Parkland, he has trouble in public spaces. She wonders: Will he ever escape his fear?

At Butler High School in N.C., Bullying Led to Fatal Shooting of Student, Police Say

By SANDRA E. GARCIA, ANDREW R. CHOW and MATT STEVENS

One 16-year-old is charged with murdering another during a fight in a crowded hallway at David W. Butler High School in Matthews, N.C.

14 Children Stabbed in Attack on Kindergarten in China

By AUSTIN RAMZY

Mass shootings are rare in China, which has strict gun control. But attackers with knives sometimes carry out mass stabbings, and children are often the targets.

The Unreality of Racial Justice Cinema

By REGGIE UGWU

From “Black Panther” to “The Hate U Give,” new movies about the fight for black lives deliver powerful fantasies. But can they be truthful?

β€˜Democrat. Fighter. Mother.’ Lucy McBath Is Redefining Social Justice in Politics.

By ASTEAD W. HERNDON

The Black Lives Matter movement and the abuses and policy decisions it has highlighted have become an integral part of races that will decide control of Congress in November.

A Hurricane’s Chaos. A Cry of Looting. Then Gunfire.

By ALAN BLINDER and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

A day after Hurricane Michael struck Florida, a man appeared on Pinetree Road. In a few chaotic minutes, he was accused of looting, and then he was shot dead.

The Bullet Inside My Body

What’s it like to have a bullet lodged inside of you? We asked survivors of mass shootings, from Parkland to Pulse, to tell us how it feels to live with a constant reminder of the tragedy.

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