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A gun is discharged in a US school about once a week: advocacy group analysis
The gun violence at a California elementary school last week is hardly uncommon in the U.S., which has seen an estimated 220 shootings -- including suicides and accidents -- in schools and colleges since the start of 2013, according to Everytown for Gun Safety, a nonprofit that advocates for gun
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
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The Only Two Living US Mass School Shooters Who Are Not Incarcerated
Adam Lanza killed himself. So did Seung-Hui Cho at Virginia Tech. And so did Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold in Columbine . And Christopher Harper-Mercer in Roseburg. And Elliot Rodger in Isla Vista. If you go down the list of mass shootings at U.S. schools, most of the killers turned the guns on
Meet the Activists Using Social Media to Turn Hashtags Into Rallying Cries
When 20-year-old Sergio Mejia stood on a busy street corner in southern California raising his arms in prayer for Syria, Iraq and Lebanon, he quickly drew a crowd. In the YouTube video of Mejia’s public plea for peace, passersby can be seen reacting with surprisingly strong emotions. “Thank you for
President Obama Tears Up Recalling Mass Shooting Victims
Obama unveiled several measures intended to advance his gun safety agenda, as we look back on America's gun history.
President Obama Takes on Gun Control With Executive Action
Critics take aim at the President, who is hoping to use executive action to close the so-called gun show loophole.
Oregon College Shooting: More Details Emerge on Gunman
The Umpqua Community College massacre on Thursday left ten people dead and at least seven people injured.
After Shooting, Alleged Gunman Details Grievances in ‘Suicide Notes’
A man claiming to be Bryce Williams called ABC News over the last few weeks, saying he wanted to pitch a story, and wanted to fax information. He never told ABC News what the story was. This morning, a fax was in the machine (time stamped 8:26 a.m.) almost two hours after the shooting. A little
Columbine Shootings' Grim Legacy: More Than 50 School Attacks, Plots
ABC News Tracks the Aftermath in the Years Since 1999 Colorado School Shooting