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President Donald Trump heard a series of heartfelt stories and pleas for change during a meeting Wednesday with people affected by some of the nation's highest-profile deadly school shootings, including the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre and last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. [Read More]
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Huge crowds gathered in Washington and other cities to protest the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., and the everyday gunfire that scars kids' lives. [Read More]
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Gonzalez abruptly went silent for minutes to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. Emma Gonzalez got the March for Our Lives audience riled up. She named the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida. The crowd was ready to hear more. Then, silence — for minutes. "Since the time that I came out here, it has been 6 minutes and 20 seconds," Gonzalez said, breaking her silence. "The shooter has ceased shooting, and will soon abandon his rifle, blend in with the students as they escape, and walk free... [Read More]
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The lights came from the One World Trade Center's 408-foot spire, which Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered to be lit orange in honor of the marches. [Read More]
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Chanting "never again," hundreds of thousands of young Americans and their supporters answered a call to action from survivors of last month's Florida high school massacre and rallied across the country on Saturday to demand tighter gun laws. [Read More]
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An Iowa family of four found dead at their vacation condominium in a Mexican seaside resort suffocated from gas, according to autopsies, local authorities said on Saturday. [Read More]
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Loyola has stunned America once again, beating Kansas State and sealing a berth in the Final Four with a victory Saturday night. [Read More]
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The young people, as they seized the nation's attention, vowed that their grief about school shootings and their frustration with adults' inaction would power a new generation of activism. [Read More]
REUTERS/Thomas Hodel Switzerland hasn't had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself. The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 homicides with firearms. The country's overall murder rate is near zero. The National Rifle Association often points to Switzerland to argue that more rules on gun ownership aren't necessary. In 2016, the NRA said on its blog that the European country had one of the lowest murder rates... [Read More]
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She led a long moment of silence that concluded her first 6 minutes, 20 seconds on stage... [Read More]
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Cast members from the television show "Parks and Recreation" marched together against gun violence on Saturday.Actor Natalie Morales posted the photo on Twitter, writing #ParksForParkland in honor of the Parkland,... [Read More]
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Survivors of the Florida school shooting are marching in Washington for stricter gun laws and sibling marches are organized around the country in solidarity. Follow here for the latest. [Read More]
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It only took 6 minutes and 20 seconds, Gonzalez said, for a gunman and an AR-15 to extinguish the lives of the 17 students and faculty had died. [Read More]
Parkland Fla. shooting survivor David Hogg criticized Fox News by name on Saturday for misrepresenting his views on gun control, accusing the right-leaning news network of portraying him as against the second amendment.... [Read More]
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To hear the National Rifle Association tell it, Saturday's March for Our Lives was orchestrated by billionaires and Hollywood to push an anti-gun agenda. [Read More]
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They're meant to be a jab at Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and the National Rifle Association. [Read More]
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Pink has been forced to postpone her concert in Detroit because she says she's still too sick to perform. [Read More]
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A satellite camera captured photos showing the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the "March for our Lives" rally against gun violence.A Digital Globe satellite captured the photo over Washington, D.C., around 11 a.m. on Saturday. 01_march_for_our_lives_washington_dc_24march2018_wv2_.jpg satellite image... [Read More]
After last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, many in the US are wondering what sort of gun-control measures could prevent more gun violence. Despite some restrictions on gun research, scientists have sought to evaluate whether specific policies effectively reduce gun deaths. Policies that seem to reduce rates of gun violence include stricter background checks, limiting access to dangerous weapons, and prohibiting domestic abusers from owning weapons. There are close to as many guns in the US as there are people. There may be more, or there may be fewer, depending on which study... [Read More]
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Whoa. [Read More]