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Armed Citizens Project

A Gun Giveaway Program, Coming to a City Near You

A Houston nonprofit wants to test the theory that a fully armed neighborhood is a safer one.

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Preachers Exiled from Bourbon Street: This Week in Bans

Also, daddies are forbidden to dance with daughters in Rhode Island and doggy-steroid doping becomes illegal in Tucson.

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Minimizing the Urban Heat Island Effect Could Reduce Rainfall

White roofs help bring down the heat, but researchers worry they could also stop the rain.

This Week in Bans: 'Gay Lifestyles' Outlawed in St. Petersburg, Russia

Plus, Tucson kills its Mexican American Studies program to comply with state law; Gulfport, Mississippi, clears out lawn couches; a meat thief is banned in Britain.