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The United States has morphed into a place of constant fear, where the next place for a mass shooting could be anywhere; bullet-proof backpacks are now on back to school shelves, active shooter drills at school and in workplaces are standard, and educators are learning how to treat gunshot wounds.
Halima Aden, a Somali-American, made history as the first model to grace the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue cover in a hijab and burkini – a first for the magazine that was founded 65 years ago.
Female genital mutilation, a procedure that cuts young girls’ genitalia for social, cultural and religious reasons, has been banned in the United States for more than 20 years – until a recent ruling from a federal judge in Michigan.