Disney World

  • AR-15 rifles line a shelf in the gun library at the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms National Tracing Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia December 15, 2015. The guns represent many of the models the ATF has come across in their investigations, and are collected through seizures from criminals or donations from manufacturers and members of the public.  Picture taken December 15, 2015.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX21L2J
    June 15, 2016  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, Democrats mounted a filibuster on the Senate floor, demanding tougher gun controls in the aftermath of the Orlando shooting, including a ban on selling weapons to people on the terror watchlist. Also, another tragedy played out in the Orlando area as authorities found the body of a two-year-old boy who was killed by an alligator at the Seven Seas Lagoon in Disney World. Continue reading

  • January 19, 2012  

    In other news Thursday, President Obama used Walt Disney World as a backdrop to announce efforts to let more foreign tourists into the U.S., especially Florida — a state hit hard by unemployment and foreclosures. Also, the federal government shut down one of the world’s largest file-sharing sites, megaupload.com. Continue reading