Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to end the gun lobby's grip on Washington.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
"I have used my voice to bring about change. I use my influence on social media to advocate for what I believe is right. I will fight for those who are no longer able to do so," writes teacher Sarah…
By Sarah Lerner
A year after a gunman killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the lives and outlooks of students across the country are also permanently altered. The NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs spoke to several of them about…
By Student Reporting Labs
During the last school year, more than 4 million students participated in at least one lockdown, most often in response to a perceived gun or violent threat, a Washington Post report found. And these perceived threats, psychologists say are causing…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Jan. 27, government employees prepare to head back to work while the deadlock for funding a border wall continues, and a new Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the deadliest in the…
By Don Babwin, Associated Press
Footage from surveillance or body cameras could explain whether Roberson was clearly identifiable as a security guard. Audio could determine what, if anything, was said to the officer before the shooting.
A sheriff’s deputy about to retire, an aspiring soldier, a Marine Corps veteran, a survivor of the Las Vegas massacre and a Pepperdine University freshman were among the dead in Wednesday night’s mass shooting at a bar in Thousands Oaks,…
By Associated Press
Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the February 2018 attack, approached Kavanaugh after he rose from the witness table for a lunch break. He put out his hand to Kavanaugh, who paused for a moment before turning away as…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Kelly Forsythe's latest collection “Perennial” imagines a different kind of narrative in the wake of the Columbine High School shooting -- a “coming-of-age” story about what it means when feeling safe has drastically changed.
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