Amid the many questions swirling around the New Zealand mosque shootings is whether Facebook and other digital platforms acted swiftly enough to stop video footage of the attacks from circulating. These social media giants are already facing scrutiny for enabling…
By Kristen Gelineau, Juliet Williams, Stephen Wright, Associated Press
They came together as one, more than 1,000 students from rival Christchurch schools and different religions, joining voices to honor the 50 lives lost in a massacre that has deeply wounded the cozy New Zealand city.
By Associated Press
An attack on a New Zealand mosque took the lives of 49 worshippers Friday and left dozens more wounded when a white supremacist opened fire and live-streamed the shootings. Here are the stories of the lives lost and those who…
By Maea Lenei Buhre
As details about the shooting continue to emerge and the victims are identified, here are some ways you can help their families and communities.
By Nick Perry, Associated Press
When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn’t hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machine, and ran outside screaming “Come here!”…
By Juliet Williams, Nick Perry, Associated Press
Some offered rides to the grocery store or volunteered to walk with their Muslim neighbors if they felt unsafe. In online forums, people discussed Muslim food restrictions as they prepared to drop off meals for those affected.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
President Trump expressed sympathy for the victims who died at "places of worship turned into scenes of evil killing." But he declined to join expressions of mounting concern about white nationalism.
Christchurch, New Zealand’s second-largest city, was the site of horrific carnage Friday, as a gunman stormed two mosques during Friday prayers, killing at least 49 people and injuring dozens more. Police arrested the alleged shooter, who cited other mass killings…
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to analyze the week's news, including hate and tragedy in New Zealand, President Trump’s aggressive and “reckless” rhetoric and the latest updates from the field of…
By Associated Press
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said earlier Friday that the terrorist attack marked "one of New Zealand's darkest days."…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.