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Jun 12th, 2016

Summary: Largest U.S. mass killings since 9/11 … After pledging allegiance to ISIS, Omar Saddiqui Mateen opened fire in Orlando’s gay Pulse nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in the deadliest shooting spree in U.S. history before dying in a hail of police gunfire.


Nov 14th, 2015

Summary: On Friday night, November 13, 2015, eight militants wearing explosive belts and armed with assault rifles, shotguns, and hand grenades attacked six sites in Paris, killing at least 129 people and wounding more than 350, including about 100 seriously injured. The dead include many French citizens, three Chileans, two Belgians, two Mexicans, two Spaniards, two Portuguese, an American, and a Briton. ISIS has claimed responsibility for this mass-casualty commando-style terrorist swarm attack. Swarm attacks are high-risk, coordinated assaults sometimes directed against multiple targets or building complexes, using mobile groups to circumvent security measures, allowing attackers to inflict casualties, garner news coverage, and inflict considerable damage prior to the neutralization of the assailants.


Nov 11th, 2008

Summary: NBC Today’s “American Story with Bob Dotson” comes from Arlington National Cemetery, where mothers remember their veteran sons who lost their lives in combat. … Video from the St. Cloud-area Veterans Day Parade.