Good afternoon: Today's PM — edited by Justin Green — is 489 words, a 2 minute read.
If there's anything we've learned from two decades of mass shootings, it's that people forget, or at least move on, after the initial rush of coverage.
Why it matters: Even the most horrific attacks tend to fade from public interest over time, relieving pressure on lawmakers to address the underlying issues.
The big picture: Online, mass shootings increasingly blend together.
What to watch: Searches for "mass shooting" have been steadily growing beyond the spikes that immediately follow attacks, Stef and Sara report.
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Members of the medical profession gather to protest against Hong Kong police brutality at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP
Greta Thunberg’s 2-week voyage to the United States won't exactly be pleasure yacht material, lacking a toilet or fixed shower and with a diet of freeze dried food, the AP reports: