The political debate over gun control in the U.S. has been reignited by the tragedy in Las Vegas. Judy Woodruff speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about the use of bump stocks in the attack and how Washington might respond,…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi accused Republicans in Congress of being "a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Rifle Association and Gun Owners of America" as she and other Democrats bemoaned the lack of action by the GOP majority…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Republican-led House Appropriations Committee passed a $20 billion spending bill Thursday to fund the Treasury Department, the Judiciary and other federal agencies.
By Stephen Ohlemacher and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Starting Saturday, concealed guns will be permitted at college campuses in Georgia and Kansas, more public areas in Tennessee, and at the Iowa state Capitol.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
By Eric Tucker and Erica Werner, Associated Press
Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise was upgraded from "critical" to "serious condition" Saturday and continued to show signs of improvement after he was wounded in a shooting at a Republican baseball practice outside Washington.
By John Hanna, Associated Press
Kansas lawmakers bucked the National Rifle Association by approving a measure meant to keep concealed guns out of hospitals.
By PBS NewsHour
In 1966, America’s first mass school shooting took place at the University of Texas, Austin, leaving 16 dead. Today, Texas is one of eight states that allows concealed weapons to be carried on public college campuses, prompting vigorous debate. With…
By Jason Dearen, Associated Press
The man police say opened fire with a gun from his checked baggage at a Florida airport had a history of mental health problems, some of which followed his military service in Iraq, relatives said.
By Megan Thielking, STAT
Gun violence in Chicago spreads like an infectious disease — and now, researchers have figured out a way to predict who’s most likely get sick next.
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