WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered…
By Michael Boulter
Churches have often been a place for people on the margins to come in and feel welcomed. But that openness can also be a threat.
Devin Patrick Kelley, the man who attacked worshippers at a south Texas church Sunday, was found guilty of domestic violence in 2012, while serving in the military.
By Associated Press
The top prosecutors warned that proposals being debated on Capitol Hill "will lead to the death of police officers and civilians, the proliferation of gun traffickers, and acts of terrorism and other mass violence."…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
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 Stephen Ohlemacher and 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 David A. Lieb, 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 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 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.
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