"Canadians need more than thoughts and prayers," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
By Rob Gillies, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is congratulating his forces for major gains in the country’s last rebel strongholds. The Russian-backed blitz has recaptured Aleppo and much of Idlib province -- and driven nearly 900,000 people to…
These guns, magazines and gear were legal in Texas and Ohio. But that wasn’t always the case.
By Laura Santhanam
What exactly is on the table legislatively in Washington when it come to changing gun laws and school safety?…
By Lisa Desjardins
By Associated Press
Seven states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws banning assault weapons. The others are California, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey, according to the Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
By PBS NewsHour
The AR-15 is the most popular rifle in America, and the most reviled. A civilian variant of the U.S. military’s standard-issue M16, the AR-15 has gained recent notoriety for its use in mass shootings in Newtown, Aurora, San Bernardino and…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
At a rally for his presidential campaign Saturday, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders addressed the recent rash of shootings on American college campuses and recommended policies to curb gun violence, including an assault weapons ban.
Lacking Strong Democratic Support, Senate Pulls Plug on Assault Weapons Ban…
In other news Thursday, the Democratic-led Senate Judiciary Committee approved a new ban on assault weapons. Also, President Barack Obama met with both Senate Republicans and House Democrats on Capitol Hill to push a long-term budget agreement.
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