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  1. awful things
    This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever ReadOne scheming, sinister man. A dozen unsuspecting victims. The ultimate Craigslist nightmare.
  2. disaster
    What We Know About the Deadly Bronx Apartment-Building FireDoors that did not self-close as they were supposed to appear to have played a primary role in allowing thick smoke to fill the building.
  3. extreme weather
    Many Feared Dead After Tornadoes Tear Through Central U.S.: UpdatesAt least 50 people may have been killed at a factory in Kentucky. More than 30 tornadoes struck at least six states overnight Friday.
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    U.S. Covered Up Airstrike That Killed Dozens of Civilians in Syria: ReportMore than 60 civilians, including many women and children, appear to have been killed, according to a new investigation.
  5. haiti
    Death Toll From Earthquake in Haiti Approaches 2,000Almost 10,000 more have been injured, as the nation faces intense rainfall from Tropical Storm Grace.
  6. mass shootings
    What We Know About the Boulder Supermarket ShootingMore details continue to emerge about the ten people who were killed in the attack, as well as the accused shooter — whose motive remains unclear.
  7. atlanta
    Attacks on Atlanta-Area Spas Leave 8 Dead, Including 6 Asian Women: What We KnowThe suspect has been charged with murder as leaders call for solidarity with the Asian American community.
  8. gun violence
    Everything We Know About the Dayton Mass ShootingNine people were killed and 27 were injured after a gunman opened fire in a packed nightlife district in Dayton, Ohio.
  9. gun violence
    Everything We Know About the El Paso Walmart MassacreMore details have emerged about the attack, its victims, and the anti-immigrant domestic terrorist who murdered 22 people.
  10. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Virginia Beach ShootingIt’s still not clear what motivated the gunman to indiscriminately murder his co-workers.
  11. explainer
    What to Know About the Tallahassee Yoga Studio AttackThe gunman, who shot six women, killing two, had a history of harassing young women and had expressed violently misogynistic and racist views online.
  12. pittsburgh synagogue shooting
    What to Know About the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting11 people are dead and six injured after a shooter attacked the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh during Saturday morning services.
  13. police shootings
    Ex-Police Officer Convicted of Murdering Unarmed Black TeenIt’s the first time since 1973 a Texas police officer has been convicted for killing someone in an on-duty shooting.
  14. international affairs
    Man Kills 1, Injures 4 in Paris Stabbing AttackThe ISIS-linked terrorist, who struck a popular neighborhood near the Paris Opera on Saturday night, was shot and killed by police.
  15. awful things
    Twin Suicide Bombings in Afghanistan Kill 29, Including JournalistsThe second bomber targeted people rushing to cover the first blast. AFP’s chief photographer in Afghanistan was among the seven journalists killed.
  16. awful things
    Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 57 Afghans in Attack on Would-Be VotersThe attack was one of several targeting recent efforts to register voters in the country.
  17. Shock and Grief After Gay-Rights Lawyer Lights Himself on Fire in BrooklynDavid Buckel left a suicide note protesting human destruction of the environment.
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    Suspected Chemical Weapon Attack Kills Dozens in SyriaIt’s not yet clear if the U.S. will retaliate against the Assad regime again.
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    3 Dead After Van Drives Into Crowd in Münster, GermanyThe driver committed suicide after ramming into a crowd of people outside a restaurant, but terrorism may not have been his motive.
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    Gunman, 3 Hostages Dead After Standoff at California Veterans CenterThe three female victims all worked at a facility which assisted vets with PTSD, and the shooter was a former patient.
  21. awful things
    Russian Airliner Crashes Near Moscow, Killing 71The cause of the crash is still unknown, but terrorism doesn’t seem to be suspected.
  22. awful things
    Death Toll in Sinai Mosque Attack Raised to 305Egypt suffered the deadliest terrorist attack in its modern history on Friday.
  23. awful things
    26 Dead After Mass Shooting at South Texas ChurchAnother 20 people were wounded when a lone gunman opened fire during Sunday services.
  24. awful things
    Terrorist Truck Bombings in Somalia Leave Hundreds DeadThe death toll is still rising after the deadliest terrorist attack in Somalia’s history.
  25. awful things
    Murders of Two Black Men in Baton Rouge Were Likely Racially MotivatedPolice are holding a 23-year-old white man as a person of interest in the crime.
  26. tropical storm harvey
    Catastrophic Flooding in Houston As Harvey Stalls Over TexasWith days of additional rain forecast for the region, the disaster is likely to get worse.
  27. awful things
    9 Immigrants Dead From Heat Exposure Inside Tractor-Trailer in TexasAnother 30 people were found alive, but many may have suffered permanent brain damage from their injuries.
  28. awful things
    McCain’s Former Primary Foe Calls for Him to Resign, Citing Cancer DiagnosisShe also offered to take his seat. Her remarks didn’t go over very well.
  29. international affairs
    London Terrorist Attack Leaves 7 Dead and 48 WoundedThe three assailants drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge, then started stabbing people before being shot and killed by police.
  30. ‘Is This Even About Seth Rich at All?’Before he was a murder victim and the subject of politically motivated conspiracy theories, Seth Rich was a real person with a real life.
  31. jordan edwards
    Texas Police Officer Who Shot Black Teen Arrested for MurderThe private funeral for 15-year-old Jordan Edwards was held on Saturday.
  32. awful things
    Palm Sunday Bombings at Coptic Churches in Egypt Kill at Least 40ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which are but the latest violence to strike Egypt’s Christian minority.
  33. awful things
    Hundreds Dead, Many Missing After Floodwaters and Mudslides Hit Colombian CityIt’s the worst natural disaster the country has faced in decades.
  34. awful things
    U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Air Strike That May Have Killed HundredsAs many as 200 civilians may have been killed when three houses collapsed after a coalition attack on ISIS militants in the area.
  35. Machete Attacker Shot Outside Louvre, Prompting Trump TweetCalled a “terrorist” incident, the attack resulted in a lockdown at the museum, but no deaths.
  36. awful things
    Video of Fort Lauderdale Airport Attack Emerges, Shooter’s Motive Still UnknownThe gunman, an Iraq War veteran with a history of mental illness and domestic violence, could face the death penalty.
  37. ISIS Calls Istanbul Shooter a ‘Heroic Soldier’ As Manhunt ContinuesPolice have arrested eight in connection with the attack but the shooter is not among them.
  38. awful things
    Istanbul Nightclub Attack Kills 39, Gunman Still at LargeA lone attacker opened fire inside an affluent club a little more than an hour after partygoers had celebrated the new year.
  39. awful things
    Death Toll Still Climbing After Explosion Engulfs Major Mexican Firework MarketAt least 27 people are dead and 70 have been injured.
  40. Oakland Fire Likely Caused by an Overloaded Electrical SystemThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is expected to announce the findings of their investigation on Tuesday.
  41. awful things
    At Least 25 Killed in Egypt Cathedral BlastThe bomb, packed with shrapnel, tore through a women’s worship hall at one of Cairo’s more important Coptic churches.
  42. awful things
    Brooklyn Man Who Grabbed Woman’s Hijab Is Charged With a Hate CrimeThe incident happened last month.
  43. awful things
    Scores Dead After Undersea Earthquake Strikes IndonesiaThere is no danger of a tsunami.
  44. awful things
    36 Confirmed Dead in Oakland Inferno As D.A. Mulls Criminal ChargesThe fire was among the most deadly in California’s modern history.
  45. awful things
    Fire at Oakland Warehouse Party Leaves Dozens Dead or MissingAn illegally converted warehouse and artists’ collective became a death trap on account of its haphazard and mazelike interior.
  46. plane crash
    Plane Carrying a Brazilian Soccer Team Crashes in ColombiaOfficials say there are at least six survivors.
  47. Hundreds of Hate Crimes Have Been Reported Since the ElectionAccording to a Gallup poll, 42 percent of Americans say they are afraid.
  48. awful things
    Suspected Serial Killer Charged With Four Murders in South CarolinaThe bizarre Superbike Motorsports murders are now solved, after 13 years.
  49. Man Bids on Queens Storage Unit, Gets 40 Frozen CatsThey were stacked in a freezer.
  50. Derrick Rose Testifies That NBA Teaches Players to Get Rid of Their Used CondomsRose is accused of raping a woman in 2013 with two other men.
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