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At a White House news conference, President Obama unveiled a series of executive actions meant to prevent gun violence, including proposed bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Ray Suarez reports on the set of far-ranging initiatives, which also touch…
Obama to Announce Proposal for Restricting Availability of Guns, Ammunition…
California Law That Aspires to Improve Mental Health Raises Coercion Concerns…
In other news Friday, Iraq suffered heavy violence from a string of bombings and shootings, leaving more than 90 people dead. Also, the South African government launched an investigation into deaths of platinum miners after a bloody confrontation with police.
Lawyers defending alleged shooter James Holmes stated Holmes sent a notebook with violent drawings of a mass killing to Lynne Fenton, a psychiatrist and schizophrenia expert, who met with Holmes in weeks prior to the shootings. Margaret Warner talks to…
Brooks, Dionne, Woodruff on Campaign Strategy, Outsourcing and Gun Control…
The attorney for the U.S. soldier charged with killing 17 Afghan civilians on March 11 told the NewsHour he is interested in learning what medications his client, Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, was taking at the time of the shootings.
Mohamed Merah, an accused gunman claiming ties to al-Qaida, was holed up Wednesday in an apartment in Toulouse, France. Merah is suspected in seven homicides. Margaret Warner and The New York Times' Steven Erlanger discuss France's latest terror concerns.
In an interview amid escalating U.S-Afghan tensions in the wake of Quran burnings and a civilian massacre allegedly at the hands of a U.S. soldier, Jeffrey Brown and the U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, discuss the killings and President…
Psychologist David Shern is the president and CEO of Mental Health America, an advocacy group formerly known as the National Mental Health Association.
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