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The Breakthrough DNA Technique That Led Cops to the Golden State Killer Suspect Is Exciting—and Terrifying

Golden State Killer suspect Joseph DeAngelo (left) and a police sketch of the suspected serial killerSacramento County Sheriff’s Department/FBI/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. When the serial murderer now known as the Golden State Killer committed his crimes across California in the 1970s and ’80s, he was extremely careful not…

Democrats Recruited Two Sandy Hook Parents to Run for Congress. They Both Decided It Wasn’t Worth It.

Hockley, Barden, and other Sandy Hook parents ask New Jersey lawmakers to limit ammunition magazines to 10 bullets in 2013.Julio Cortez/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For weeks, western Connecticut residents and national Democrats have been watching and waiting, speculating which of the two parents who lost their sons in the 2012 shooting at…

Most Americans Think Teachers Deserve More Money

Some 50,000 educators marched on the Arizona State Capitol on Thursday.Jeff Brown/ZUMA Wire Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. This week, thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado descended on statehouses to demand better pay and school funding. It appears many Americans agree with them—and support their efforts to shut down…