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Researchers say there's been an uptick in mass shootings at stores. Here members of the FBI and other law enforcement investigate the site of a fatal shooting in a Walmart on Nov. 23, 2022, that killed six, including the suspected gunman. (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)

Rampage at Virginia Walmart follows upward trend in supermarket gun attacks

BY: and - November 28, 2022

A gun rampage at a Walmart in Virginia is the latest amid a rise in mass shootings in general in the U.S., and mass shootings at grocery and retail stores in particular. Multiple people including the gunman were killed in the incident on Nov. 22, 2022, at an outlet of the retailer in Chesapeake. It […]

A voter makes his choices in at a New Orleans Garden District polling place on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022. (Greg LaRose/Louisiana Illuminator)

The story behind why Louisiana voted against a ban on slavery

BY: - November 17, 2022

Last week, Louisiana voters struck down an amendment to its constitution that would have prohibited  slavery and involuntary servitude. The four other states where slavery was on the ballot – Alabama, Oregon, Tennessee and Vermont – approved similar referenda. . Louisiana was put in the national spotlight for rejecting the change. Trevor Noah did an […]