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  • A deadly terrorist attack in Spain sent shock waves around the world Thursday. As many as 14 people were killed and 100 others hurt after a van veered onto a busy promenade and mowed down pedestrians. University of Chicago’s Walker Gunning discusse

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  • Work to remove confederate memorials continued Thursday from Tampa, Florida to a cemetery in Wisconsin.

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  • A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a picturesque tourist destination into a bloody killing zone. Thirteen people were killed

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