Photo of Bill Arsenault of Idaho Falls Fire Department

Agencies Try Hard to Stop Suicides of Wildland Firefighters

BOISE, Idaho — Shane Del Grosso spent some 30 summers crossing smoke-shrouded mountains and forests to fight increasingly devastating wildfires in the U.S. West. Toward the end, his skills and experience propelled him to lead a federal multi-agency team tha...
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US Judge Strikes Down California Ban on Handgun Ads

SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. judge on Tuesday struck down a nearly century-old California law that banned handgun ads at gun shops, saying the state failed to show it would prevent suicides or crime. "The Government may not restrict speech that persuades adults, ...
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Americans Own 46% of World’s Civilian Guns

There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men and women the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday. The Small Arms Survey sa...