Violence

In this March 30, 2018, photo, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Ryan Deitsch, left, and Alex Wind, talk during an interview with The Associated Press in Parkland, Fla. The students, along with others, are traveling around the country to talk about gun control. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
April 10, 2018 - 1:33 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey, Colorado, Los Angeles, Raleigh-Durham — the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students reel off their upcoming travel schedule at a dizzying pace. This is their new life, traveling the country advocating for gun control, all while trying to keep up with their...
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April 10, 2018 - 12:56 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students tick off the cities and states in their upcoming travel schedule at a dizzying pace. They will visit New Jersey, Colorado, Los Angeles and Raleigh-Durham. This is their new life, traveling the country advocating for gun control...
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April 10, 2018 - 8:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A conservative commentator who tweeted that he would use "a hot poker" to sexually assault a 17-year-old survivor of a Florida high school shooting has resigned from a St. Louis TV station. Sinclair Broadcast Group spokesman Ronn Torossian said in a statement Monday that Jamie...
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In this March 28, 2018, photo, trauma care specialist Brian Feist and Dr. Richard Sidwell lead a medical training session for teachers and staff at Southeast Polk High School in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. With school shootings a regular occurrence, educators across the country are learning techniques to help victims survive by stemming blood loss. Feist and Sidwell are among those helping educators learn skills in medical training through a nonprofit program, dubbed Stop the Bleed. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 09, 2018 - 2:34 pm
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession. Stafford didn't...
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In this March 28, 2018, photo, Dr. Richard Sidwell, right, talks with Mary Owens, center, and Samantha Wing during a medical training session for teachers and staff at Southeast Polk High School in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. With school shootings a regular occurrence, educators across the country are learning techniques to help victims survive by stemming blood loss. A Connecticut doctor helped launch the effort, dubbed Stop the Bleed. The nonprofit program has spread to all 50 states, with more than 125,000 teachers, counselors and school administrators learning skills. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 09, 2018 - 4:09 am
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession. Stafford didn't...
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In this March 28, 2018, photo, Dr. Richard Sidwell, right, talks with Mary Owens, center, and Samantha Wing during a medical training session for teachers and staff at Southeast Polk High School in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. With school shootings a regular occurrence, educators across the country are learning techniques to help victims survive by stemming blood loss. A Connecticut doctor helped launch the effort, dubbed Stop the Bleed. The nonprofit program has spread to all 50 states, with more than 125,000 teachers, counselors and school administrators learning skills. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 09, 2018 - 1:09 am
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession. Stafford didn't...
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This April 1, 2018, photo shows Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Mich. A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert at Pioneer High School in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state’s public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms. Michigan’s high court is set to hear arguments Wednesday, April 11. (AP Photo/Ed White)
April 08, 2018 - 10:57 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms. The case from Ann Arbor has...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Brad Ashford speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Ashford has changed his mind. But make no mistake, Ashford’s conversion comes as he’s being challenged aggressively in the primary by Kara Eastman, an ardent gun-control advocate who’s frustration with Congress failure to act is echoing throughout once safe GOP territory and illustrating the fast-emerging belief among Democrats that they cannot win in this supercharged environment without embracing gun control. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
April 07, 2018 - 9:21 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind. The former one-term congressman, now trying to win back an Omaha-area seat he lost in 2016, used to consider it futile to push for a ban while...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Brad Ashford speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Ashford has changed his mind. But make no mistake, Ashford’s conversion comes as he’s being challenged aggressively in the primary by Kara Eastman, an ardent gun-control advocate who’s frustration with Congress failure to act is echoing throughout once safe GOP territory and illustrating the fast-emerging belief among Democrats that they cannot win in this supercharged environment without embracing gun control. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
April 07, 2018 - 4:39 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind. The former one-term congressman, now trying to win back an Omaha-area seat he lost in 2016, used to consider it futile to push for a ban while...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2016, file photo, Brad Ashford speaks at a news conference in Omaha, Neb. Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Ashford has changed his mind. But make no mistake, Ashford’s conversion comes as he’s being challenged aggressively in the primary by Kara Eastman, an ardent gun-control advocate who’s frustration with Congress failure to act is echoing throughout once safe GOP territory and illustrating the fast-emerging belief among Democrats that they cannot win in this supercharged environment without embracing gun control. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
April 07, 2018 - 12:46 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Just 18 months after declaring his opposition to banning assault weapons, Nebraska Democrat Brad Ashford has changed his mind. The former one-term congressman, now trying to win back an Omaha-area seat he lost in 2016, used to consider it futile to push for a ban while...
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