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Texas, Trump, #MeToo: 5 things that happened Monday

Laura Torres, right, and Sonia Yanez visit a line of crosses before a vigil for the victims of Sunday's First Baptist Church shooting, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, in Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than 20 and wounding many. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Looking to get caught up on the news, fast? Here are five of the most important things that happened Monday, covered by the local stations you trust every day.

1. Details emerge about Texas shooting

A day after a gunman killed 26 and wounded 20, more details emerged about his past and that of the victims.

2. Trump visits Japanese Prime Minister

Kicking off his trip to Asia, President Donald Trump spent time with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan discussing North Korea and its nuclear armory.

3. #MeToo movement gathers speed

In the wake of sexual assault allegations against men of stature in Hollywood, scrutiny has shifted to the nation's most powerful lawmakers.

4. Congress turns focus to guns

Amid a rush to finalize Republican tax reform legislation, members of the House vocalized the need for stricter gun control after the deadly Texas church shooting.

5. Families identify some Texas victims

Though officials have yet to identify those shot in the Texas church attack, families have come forward to provide the media with the names, ages and stories of loved ones affected.


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