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Mic Check: We Know Why the Navy Yard Shooter Killed 12 People, and the Evidence is Chilling

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Aaron Alexis Video: Footage Of Navy Yard Shooter Minutes Before His Rampage

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has released a video that depicts the gunman's activities shortly before beginning a mass shooting spree.
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Aaron Alexis' Mental Illness is a Sign of a Hidden Epidemic

Mental health is not an excuse, it's an epidemic.
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Eid Passport: How the Navy Screwed Up D.C. Navy Yard Security Big Time

A leaked audit of the Commander Navy Installations Command reveals a distinct lack of accountability for current contract security measures.
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The 15 Most Murderous Cities in the United States

Chicago and New York top the list the FBI released ranking the most murderous cities in America.
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More Guns Isn't the Answer to the Aaron Alexis Rampage

If security at the base worked like it should have, Alexis wouldn't have claimed his 12 victims. Putting more guns in the situation wouldn't have helped.

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NAVSEA Building 197 Was Hit Because Mentally Ill Aaron Alexis Could Buy a Gun

Despite a documented history of mental health problems, Alexis was able to quickly purchase a firearm.
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Violent Video Games Did Not Make Aaron Alexis a Mass Murderer

Aaron Alexis was a fan of violent video games, but they did not make him a mass murderer. America's culture of violence did.
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The One Thing That Would Have Kept Aaron Alexis From Getting a Gun, But Didn't

Why didn't Aaron Alexis's declared history of mental health problems keep him from buying weapons?
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Vincent Gray Divisively Blames D.C. Navy Yard Massacre On Sequester

DC's mayor points to the sequester cuts as a possible factor behind the tragedy.
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Washington Navy Yard Shooting LIVE: Lone Gunman Aaron Alexis is Dead

At least 13 individuals are reported dead after gunshots were fired on Monday morning inside the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard.
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Aaron Alexis Guns: The Weapons the Navy Yard Gunman Used

Aaron Alexis shot and killed 12 people on Monday morning while wounding several others at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
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Aaron Alexis Had Previous Angry, Gun-Related Incidents With Police

At least 13 individuals are reported dead after gunshots were fired on Monday morning inside the Washington, D.C. Navy Yard.
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DC Navy Gunman Identified: Who Is Aaron Alexis?

Aaron Alexis, one identified gunman in Washington DC's Navy Yard on Monday, died during a shootout with police.
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Washington Nationals Game Postponed After Mass Shooting

Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves has been rescheduled.

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Aaron Alexis ID'd As Deceased Shooter

Pete Williams of NBC has identified the dead gunman as Aaron Alexis.