"Journal analysis shows double-digit increases in 36 of 50 biggest cities amid pandemic, though other types of violent crime fell"
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A sharp rise in homicides this year is hitting large U.S. cities across the country, signaling a new public-safety risk unleashed during the coronavirus pandemic, and amid recession and a national backlash against police tactics. The murder rate is still low compared with previous decades, and other types of serious crime have dropped in the past few months.