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Day: July 8, 2016

‘Bomb Robot’ Takes Down Dallas Gunman, but Raises Enforcement Questions

Photo The scene following the sniper shooting in Dallas on Thursday. Police said they used the department’s bomb robot early Friday to kill a suspect. Credit Laura Buckman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Dallas police ended a standoff with the gunman suspected of killing five officers with a tactic that by all accounts appears to […]

Police officers killed in Dallas shooting ID'd

The five Dallas police officers killed in a sniper ambush on Thursday night were publicly identified by officials or relatives. They included a newlywed and a navy veteran of three tours in Iraq. Seven police officers and two civilians were wounded when a sniper opened fire during a protest over this week’s killing of two black […]

7 lives that mattered: Reflections on a deadly week

For a few hours early Friday, the rolling catastrophe that 2016 seems to have become stunned the nation into silence. With the murders of five Dallas officers following the deaths of two black men at the hands of police, the United States had at last reached a situation so acute that even Donald Trump, who […]

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