In the past month, Americans saw three mass shootings in which seven or more people were killed, sparking renewed attention on the issue of gun violence in Washington and around the country.
By Gretchen Frazee
Gun violence is on top of Congress’ agenda when it returns to session next week, but data can help reveal why making significant reforms has been an uphill battle, politically speaking.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says if President Donald Trump favors background-checks legislation and McConnell knows "we will pass it and it'll become law."…
By Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press
The announcement comes just days after a mass shooting claimed seven lives in Odessa, Texas and follows two other back-to-back shootings last month, one of them at a Walmart store.
By Nick Perry, Associated Press
So far, owners have turned in more than 15,000 newly banned guns as well as 64,000 parts and accessories. In return, the government has handed them $20 million.
An FBI special agent said the suspected shooter "was on a long spiral down" before the shooting and that he went to work that day "in trouble."…
By Associated Press
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says the criminal history of a man who killed seven people in West Texas this weekend means "we must keep guns out of criminals' hands."…
The Odessa community is still treating the city as an active crime scene, a day after a shooting rampage injured at least 22 people and killed seven. The gunman was killed by police. Jake Bleiberg, criminal justice and law enforcement…
The police on Sunday identified the 36-year-old shooter who killed at least seven people and wounded over 20 more in a shooting rampage while driving from Midland to Odessa in Texas. NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson reports.
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