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Student opens fire at Mexican private school; 4 wounded before gunman kills himself

MONTERREY, Mexico – A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. 579 more words


A New Partnership To Reduce Gun Suicides Which Might Help.

How many people die annually from gun violence?  If you’re a gun-control advocate, you’ll usually say that it’s somewhere around 31,000.  On the other hand, if you’re pro-gun, you’ll say it’s 11,000, give or take a few. 641 more words


Trump Education Nominee Betsy DeVos Bizarrely Cited Bears As A Reason To Allow Guns In Schools

On Tuesday, Betsy DeVos landed in the Senate conformation hearing hotseat for her appointed role as secretary of education. It did not go well for a few demonstrable reasons, including the above video, which shows Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut asking DeVos about guns in schools. 377 more words

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Why I'm Scared to go to the Inauguration

By Lindsey Collins

For 18 years, I have lived a mere 15 minutes from the Washington, D.C. border. For years I heard my mother call the area we live in “ground zero”: a place of great importance that was surely to be under some kind of attack most of the time. 942 more words

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Cops and Robbers

Cops and Robbers, Spiderman and the Green Goblin, Cowboys and Indians. Our children’s young lives are filled with games and stories about good versus bad, or good triumphing against evil. 1,260 more words


Turkey Nightclub Shooter Captured

ISTANBUL (AP) — A gunman suspected of killing 39 people during a New Year’s attack on an Istanbul nightclub has been caught in a police operation, Turkish media reports said early Tuesday. 511 more words

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Orlando Nightclub Shooter's Wife Arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday. 493 more words