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Supreme Court Rejects Several Gun Rights Cases for Next Term

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday passed up several challenges to federal and state gun control laws, over the dissent of two conservative justices. Gun rights advocates had hoped the court would expand the constitutional right to “keep and bear arms...
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Las Vegas Massacre Anniversary Sparks Debate on Gun Control

LAS VEGAS — In the two years since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the federal government and states have tightened some gun regulations. “You cannot go to the grocery store. You cannot go to your place of worship. You can’t even go to sch...
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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...

Schools Turn to Apps, Other Tech to Guard Against Shootings

LOS ANGELES — Schools trying to protect kids from mass shootings are turning to gunshot detection systems, cellphone apps and artificial intelligence — a high-tech approach designed to reduce the number of victims. "We've kind of reached this state of frust...