US faces second mass shooting in under a week

March 23, 2021

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A police officer is shown wearing a face mask amidst broken glass and other remnants of a shooting with Boulder Police baracades in the nearground.

Police work on the scene outside of a King Soopers grocery store where authorities say multiple people were killed in a shooting in Boulder, Colorado, March 22, 2021.

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Another city, another tragic shooting in the United States, this time in a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado, on Monday. The shooter killed 10 people in a horrific mass shooting, again capturing the global spotlight less than a week after a shooting in Atlanta left eight dead. And, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has withdrawn his country from a treaty protecting women from gender-based violence. Also, The World remembers Nawal El Saadawi, an Egyptian feminist, writer, doctor and activist who passed away on Sunday.

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