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By William Brangham, Frank Carlson, Sam Lane, Sam Weber
For the first time in seven years, the federal government has a Senate-confirmed director in charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the agency better known as ATF. Steven Dettelbach was recently sworn in as its leader…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Feb. 16, Pope Francis defrocks former U.S. cardinal and archbishop Theodore McCarrick for sex abuse, the latest on violent protests in Haiti, victims of the Aurora, Illinois mass shooting are identified, and the story of…
The father of a man killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings said Tuesday he is running for a state Senate seat so he can bring his personal campaign for middle-class values and gun control to the Legislature.
By James Anderson, Associated Press
A judge formally sentenced James Holmes, who shot and killed 12 people and wounded 70 others at a movie theater in Aurora, C.O. in 2012, to life in prison with no parole on Wednesday.
By Corinne Segal
In our news wrap Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tried to rally his Syriza party to back a new austerity bill. Paul Mason of Independent Television News reports on the hesitation, and outright rebellion, among many lawmakers. Also, attorneys…
The trial for accused shooter James Holmes got underway with opening arguments nearly three years since the mass killing at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Holmes has pleaded not guilty to charges of murdering 12 people and injuring dozens…
By Joshua Barajas
Prosecutors and defense lawyers will make their opening statements today at the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire and killed 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado nearly three years ago.
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