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Room 211: The masacre at Virginia Tech remembered 10 years later
On the morning of April 16, 2007, 32 people died at the hands of a mass shooter at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg. With the 10-year anniversary of the second deadliest school shooting in U.S. history days away, two people who survived the assault in Norris Hall
Arms and Airports: Ft. Lauderdale Renews Concerns Over Guns in the Terminal
Not only is it legal in America to transport unloaded, cased and locked firearms as checked luggage on airlines, but to the dismay of airport security officers it is also legal to carry a loaded weapon into 11 of the top 20 major airports including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Phoenix and Las Vegas --
4 Years After Sandy Hook, Obama Leaves a Legacy of Little Progress on Gun Laws
During his eight years in the White House, President Barack Obama has addressed a nation confronted with the latest mass shooting no fewer than 14 times – a somber task he has had to endure more than any of his predecessors. On each occasion, from the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, when Rep. Gabby
Record Number of Gun Background Checks Ahead of Election
Government data shows the number of people looking for gun permits is surging before Election Day -- the 18th straight month of record numbers, according to the system for tracking background checks on gun sales. A total of 2.3 million background checks for gun-related purchases were processed in
09/26/16: First Presidential Debate
Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet at Hofstra University.
Presidential Nominees Debate Race Relations, Police-Involved Shootings in the US
Remove and our next segment talking about America's direction and let's start by talking about race. The share of Americans who say race relations are bad in this country is a high suspend decades much of an amplified by shootings of African Americans by police. As we've seen recently in Charlotte
Rep. Xavier Becerra on Zika Virus, Trump and Congressional Republicans
ABC News' John Parkinson interviews Rep. Xavier Becerra after House democrats hold a news conference.
President Obama: Hillary Clinton 'Has Never Forgotten Who She Is Fighting For'
At the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Obama praises Clinton's dedication to the American people.
FULL TEXT: President Barack Obama's 2016 Democratic National Convention Speech
Below is the full text of President Barack Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention in Cleveland, July 27, 2016. Thank you, everybody. Thank you. I love you back. Hello, America. Hello Democrats. So, 12 years ago, tonight, I addressed this convention for the very first time. You met my
Obama Tells DNC 'We Don't Look to Be Ruled' in Shot at Trump
President Obama delivered a resounding defense of the state of the country at the Democratic Convention Wednesday night.