Update: 2nd hour of debate derailed by tech problems

2020 Campaign 06/26/19, 21:25

The Latest on the Democratic presidential debates (all times local): ___ 10:10 p.m. The second hour of the first Democratic presidential debate has been derailed by technical difficulties. As debate moderators Rachel Maddow and Chuck Todd took over Wednesday for the next round of ...

More than 50 shot in weekend violence in Chicago

U.S. 06/04/19, 12:35

One of Chicago's sunniest and warmest weekends of the year was also the most violent as police said Monday, June 3, that the weekend ended with eight people killed by gunfire and 44 more suffering gunshot injuries. Eddie Johnson, Chicago ...

Harlem march highlights gun violence against minorities

New York 06/01/19, 16:46

Demonstrators are calling for the end of gun violence on the streets of New York City.The National Action Network joined other activists Saturday for a march in Harlem to call for peace and unity.The event highlighted gun violence among minorities ...

Some research shows school shootings dropped after Columbine

U.S. 04/17/19, 00:49

The deadly attack at Columbine High School in 1999 seemed to usher in a new era of school shootings.Two decades later, polls consistently capture growing fears among American parents that their children face imminent danger whenever they go to school. ...

House approves domestic violence law amid dispute over guns

Politics 04/04/19, 12:12

The House voted Thursday to reauthorize a 25-year-old law that helps victims of domestic and sexual violence, despite complaints by Republicans that Democrats were politicizing the popular law by expanding gun control. The bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act ...

House approves bill to expand gun-sale background checks

Politics 02/27/19, 16:27

The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years. Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to end ...

Students track fatal child shootings since Parkland killings

U.S. 02/14/19, 16:59

A student journalism project has concluded that at least 1,149 children and teenagers died from a shooting in the year since the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Around 200 teenage reporters from across the country worked to document the ...

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