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A new study on red flag laws, which help remove guns from people deemed a safety risk, shows the laws might help prevent violence. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Garen Wintemute, the study's author.

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Patrick Yoes, president of the National Fraternal Order of Police, about national implications of the firing of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, about the firing of the New York City police officer involved in her father's death.

The U.S. used to send a lot of its plastic waste to China to get recycled. But last year, China put the kibosh on imports of the world's waste. The policy, called National Sword, freaked out people in the U.S. — a huge market for plastic waste had just dried up.

Where was it all going to go now?

Italy's premier announced his resignation and blamed his far-right coalition partner for undermining the government.