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Nation Mar 28Bump stocks are turned in or destroyed as ban takes effect
One dealer held a "Viking funeral" for his last bump stock, pouring a can of beer on it and then melting it down with a flamethrower.
Politics Oct 31NRA’s election spending lower than previous campaigns
The NRA has put $11 million into midterm races this year — less than half what it spent four years ago in a campaign that gave Republicans full control of Congress.
Nation Apr 23Waffle House shooting suspect’s guns were seized but then returned, officials say
The father of the suspect in a shooting at a Waffle House in Tennessee "could potentially" face charges for giving weapons back to his son.
Politics Feb 23Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed
The idea of arming teachers to take out a shooter is alarming some law enforcement experts, who say it takes more than just being a good shot at a gun range.
Politics Jun 12Under President Trump, U.S. militias not ready to lay down arms
Experts says these militia groups could be a potential powder keg, if those feelings of having a kindred spirit in Trump erupt into a sense of betrayal if the president fails to deliver on his promises.
Politics Apr 29Trump to NRA: ‘You have a true friend in the White House’
The first sitting president to address the NRA since 1983, Trump made it clear in a stump-style speech that he wasn't wavering in his support for gun rights.
Nation Jan 11Pew survey: Officers feel more reluctant to use force, make stops
There has been a concern, largely shared in anecdotes, of officers holding back on stopping suspicious people or other policing out of concern that they'd be cast as racist. But the Pew survey provides the first national evidence that those…
Nation Dec 30Number of police officers shot, killed on the job rose sharply in 2016
Of those who were fatally shot, nearly two dozen were killed in ambush attacks often fueled by anger over police use of force involving minorities.
Politics Oct 14Police group’s endorsement of Trump stirs debate among ranks
A national police organization's endorsement of Donald Trump has exposed a divide within the ranks of law enforcement.
Politics Sep 28Where do the presidential candidates stand on guns?
The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S. But after a seemingly endless stretch of violence, Americans are confronting how far those rights extend, propelling gun issues to the forefront of this year's elections.