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Virginia attack puts spotlight on the growing threat of domestic terrorism

The Kansas City Star

Graphic content warning: Bystander records vehicle plowing into people in Charlottesville, Va.

During Charlottesville, Va., protests, a vehicle crashed into a group of people, killing one and injuring at least 10. Video of the vehicle running into people was made public. Brennan Gilmore captured video of the vehicle plowing into people and
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During Charlottesville, Va., protests, a vehicle crashed into a group of people, killing one and injuring at least 10. Video of the vehicle running into people was made public. Brennan Gilmore captured video of the vehicle plowing into people and

On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the weekend attack in Charlottesville, Va., that killed one person and injured at least 19 met the legal definition of an act of domestic terrorism.

While the United States understandably focused its attention on international terrorists after the Sept. 11 attacks, it’s been clear for some time that the country faces serious threats from within.

The Star’s Judy L. Thomas has been covering the issue for several years. Here are some of those reports.

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