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Vow to Ban Assault Weapons Gives O’Rourke Debate Breakout

WASHINGTON — For a few moments anyway, there was a sense of what people once called "Beto-mania." Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke delivered a debate performance on Thursday in Houston that at times reminded a national audience why he became a Democra...
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Walmart to Stop Selling Certain Gun Ammunition

NEW YORK — Walmart says it will discontinue the sale of handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition and also publicly request that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in stores even where state laws a...

Protesters Chant as Trump Visits Dayton, El Paso

EL PASO, Texas — Aiming to play the traditional role of healer during national tragedy, President Donald Trump paid visits Wednesday to two cities reeling from mass shootings that left 31 dead and dozens more wounded. But his divisive words preceded him, large...
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31 Dead in 2 Mass Shootings – It Could Have Been Much Worse

It took just 30 seconds in Ohio and zero bullets in Texas for officers to stop two mass shootings this weekend, but not before 31 people were killed and about 50 injured in less than 24 hours. Though the attacks in Dayton and El Paso staggered a nation accu...