Mexico's government said it considers a shooting at a crowded department store in El Paso, Texas that left seven of its citizens dead an "act of terrorism" against Mexicans and hopes it will lead to changes in U.S. gun laws.
By Christopher J. Ferguson, The Conversation
"There is no evidence to support these claims that violent media and real-world violence are connected."…
By Associated Press
A hospital official says another victim of the weekend mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, has died.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Another Texas Republican congressman, Rep. Kenny Marchant, announced his retirement Monday as the party's mounting departures made it increasingly unlikely it will be able to regain the House majority in next year's elections.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death penalty.
President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as barbaric crimes "against all humanity" and called for bipartisan cooperation to respond to an epidemic of gun violence.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump claimed Monday he wants legislation providing "strong background checks" for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to strengthen gun laws after mass shootings.
By Megan Thompson, Melanie Saltzman
Investigators of the El Paso mass shooting, which left 20 people dead and wounded at least 26 others, are treating the massacre as a case of domestic terrorism and will file capital murder charges against the suspect, now in custody.
By PBS NewsHour
A gunman, now in custody, opened fire at a shopping center in El Paso, Texas on Saturday, killing 20, and wounding dozens of others. Texas Tribune reporter Julian Aguilar joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from El Paso for more on…
By Michael Biesecker, Reese Dunklin, Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press
About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an “invasion” of Hispanics coming across the southern border.
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