"Chi-Raq," the latest film from Spike Lee, uses satire to explore the problem of gun violence in America. The movie is set in Chicago, a city that's been wracked by tensions with police as well as a very high number…
By PBS NewsHour
South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeals on Thursday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013, a move that overturns a former, less severe conviction of manslaughter.
By Yena Oh
No matter how you define a mass shooting, one thing is clear: data suggests this brand of violence has grown worse in the United States.
By Laura Santhanam and Megan Crigger
Along with high-profile cases like the shooting at Emmanuel AME in Charleston and some of the killings of unarmed individuals by police, cities across the U.S. are experiencing a significant surge in gun violence. Gwen Ifill discusses this trend with…
By PBS NewsHour
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Real estate heir Robert Durst, the subject of an HBO documentary series 'The Jinx,' was arrested Sunday in New Orleans on a murder warrant issued by Los Angeles authorities.
By Laura Santhanam
Seven people were shot dead in rural Missouri before the alleged gunman turned his weapon on himself in a parked car early Friday, media reports said.
By Justin Scuiletti
The Associated Press and WPVI-TV Philadelphia are reporting that SWAT teams are surrounding a home in Souderton, Pennsylvania, where police say the suspect has barricaded himself. The house, according to police, is where two of the victims were shot…
In our news wrap Friday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel argued that waiting to sign a security deal until the next Afghan president is in office won't give U.S. forces enough time to plan for keeping troops in the country. Also,…
News Wrap: Military Court Sentences Fort Hood Shooter Nidal Hasan to Death…
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