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Shelby Swan places a sign outside Youngs Asian Massage, where four people were shot and killed this week in Acworth, Ga. Another four people were fatally shot at two massage businesses in Atlanta, but authorities have not released their names. CREDIT: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

What We Know So Far About The Victims Of The Atlanta-Area Shootings

Four people were killed in the shooting at Youngs Asian Massage in Acworth, Ga., the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday. They have been identified as Delaina Ashley Yaun, Paul Andre Michels, Xiaojie Tan and Daoyou Feng. The sole survivor, Elcias R. Hernandez-Ortiz, remains hospitalized with injuries. Continue Reading What We Know So Far About The Victims Of The Atlanta-Area Shootings

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Crossing the border into Peace Arch State Park from Canada, at left, entails stepping across a ditch. CREDIT: Tom Banse/N3

Couples And Families Separated By U.S.-Canada Border Closure Find Oasis At Peace Arch Park

This coming Sunday, March 21, will mark one year since the U.S. and Canada closed their shared border to nonessential crossings due to the pandemic. It’s anybody’s guess when the border might reopen for discretionary trips. In the meantime, every weekend rain or shine, Peace Arch State Park in Blaine, Washington, becomes a happening meetup point for couples and families separated by the northern border. Continue Reading Couples And Families Separated By U.S.-Canada Border Closure Find Oasis At Peace Arch Park

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The U.S. and U.S. Capitol Police flags were flown at half-staff after the death of officer Brian Sicknick. On Sunday, the FBI arrested two men who are accused of spraying chemicals on Sicknick and others. CREDIT: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

U.S. Arrests 2 Men, Saying They Sprayed Police, Including Brian Sicknick, During Capitol Attack

Two men have been arrested for allegedly spraying a chemical on Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick and two other law enforcement officers, during the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol. Sicknick died one day later; officials have recently said they’re still determining what factors might have led to his death. Continue Reading U.S. Arrests 2 Men, Saying They Sprayed Police, Including Brian Sicknick, During Capitol Attack

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