In the U.S., the latest mass shootings all have something in common: the AR-15

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As of this week, seven of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have all happened since 2007. In the latest incidents — Newtown, Conn., in 2012; San Bernardino, Calif., in 2015; Orlando, Fla., in 2016; Las Vegas, 2017; Sutherland Springs, Texas, 2017 — the attackers primarily used AR-15 semiautomatic rifles.