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VOA: US Senators Reach Agreement to Tighten Gun Laws

A politically bipartisan group of 20 U.S. senators said Sunday they have reached agreement on tightening gun control laws in the United...

NPR: A bipartisan group of senators announces a deal for school safety and gun measures

A bipartisan group of Senate negotiators say they have reached a deal on a package of safety and gun-related measures narrowly focused...

CNN: 7 takeaways from Monday’s January 6 hearing

CNN —  The House committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol detailed Monday how those around...

NPR: Poll: Support for controlling gun violence hits its highest point in a decade

Following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, and an earlier one in Buffalo, N.Y., a majority of U.S. adults say it's more...

NPR: 5 key questions the Jan. 6 committee will tackle in its hearings

The House select committee on January 6 holds its first hearing on Thursday, in prime time at 8 p.m. EST, promising to weave...

NPR: How the newest federal prison became one of the deadliest

Bobby Everson was nearing the end of his decade-long federal prison sentence, but he feared he wouldn't make it home alive.

REUTERS: Uvalde begins to bury its dead in wake of school massacre

The grieving Texas town of Uvalde begins laying to rest the 21 children and teachers who were killed in a mass shooting...

VOA: Biden: With Mass Killings, Even Gun Control Opponents Want New Curbs

WASHINGTON —  U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday that mass shootings in the United States “have gotten so bad”...

NPR: Progressives take a leaf out of the conservative playbook to target school boards

A lot of people who run for school board are parents or teachers; 19-year-old Maryam Zafar is neither. "I...

VOA: Uvalde: Visitations, Funerals and Burials, One After Another 

It should have been the first day of a joyous week for Robb Elementary School students — the start of summer break....

VOA: Lincoln Memorial Turns 100

Dedicated on May 30, 1922, the stately Lincoln Memorial in Washington is a beloved symbol of the United States. It honors America's...

VOA: What is the Great Replacement Theory?

In a 180-page missive posted online before the May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, alleged gunman Payton Gendron wrote that...

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