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By Ryan J. Foley, Margery A. Beck, Associated Press
Bail was denied Wednesday for the gunman who confessed to the July 4 massacre in Highland Park, Illinois that left seven people dead. Authorities also revealed new information about the gunman, raising questions about how he was able to get…
By Amna Nawaz, Shoshana Dubnow
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down a New York handgun law, expanding the constitutional right to carry a gun outside the home. The ruling has far-reaching implications across the country, and comes as recent mass shootings have renewed the…
By John Yang, Harry Zahn
While Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on gun restrictions is expected to affect laws in only seven states and Washington, D.C., those states are home to nearly 90 million people, or more than a quarter of the population. Three other states…
Congress appears poised to deliver the biggest overhaul to the nation’s gun laws in nearly three decades. It’s a development few observers believed possible, even as mass shootings like those in Buffalo and Uvalde shook the country. Congressional correspondent Lisa…
Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart and Washington Post opinion columnist Michael Gerson join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including new revelations after the third public hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack and a framework for…
By Stephanie Sy, Nicole Ellis, Casey Kuhn
Teachers from around the country told our team of producers they have long been frustrated with the larger public response to shootings and school safety and many have been particularly angry about the way this has long played out in…
If Congress approves a bipartisan agreement on guns and school safety, it would provide new resources to try and prevent shootings like the massacre in Uvalde. That would likely mean new money for mental health care, violence prevention and training…
After weeks of mounting pressure to see action on guns, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have come to an agreement on a framework for gun legislation. NewsHour's political correspondent Lisa Desjardins has the details.
By William Brangham, Sam Lane
Even if the proposed framework for gun safety legislation is signed into law, the U.S. will likely still struggle with far too many mass shootings. Researchers are trying to better understand what's behind these shootings. Dr. Jillian Peterson and Dr.
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