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  • Politicians shed crocodile tears over Charleston tragedy

     Politicians shed crocodile tears over Charleston tragedy
    In the days since a white man gunned down nine black people who were studying the Bible in a historic Charleston church, we've been bombarded with words, some spoken, some written, some kind and sensible, some abhorrent. We've heard the height of...
  • NY gun law critic says registration data show low compliance

    A group opposed to New York's two-year-old gun law says registration data show few owners complied with the requirement to register firearms reclassified as assault weapons. NY2A, which advocates for Second Amendment rights, says newly reported data show...
  • NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag after massacre

    Confederate flags are as easy to find at NASCAR races as cutoff jeans, cowboy hats and beer. They fly over motorhomes. They adorn clothing. They are regular fixtures, just like Ford and Chevrolet, and that is unlikely to change any time soon. NASCAR...
  • Latest on church shooting: Marchers gather in Charleston

    11 p.m. Approximately 200 people, including members of the New Black Panther party, staged a march and rally in front of the Charleston, South Carolina, church where nine people attending a Bible study were shot to death last week. The march began at...
  • Sometimes There Are Signs Before The Rampage

    Sometimes There Are Signs Before The Rampage
    The murders of nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., last week raises the same difficult question that the Newtown school massacre of 2012 posed in Connecticut: Is it possible to stop a lone-wolf killer? From what is known about 21-...
  • Correction: Dallas Police Headquarters-Shooting story

    In a story June 14 about a shooting at Dallas police headquarters, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the mother of James Boulware, who authorities have preliminarily identified as the gunman, is named Jeannine Howard. Her last name is...
  • Pat Toomey to receive award from Sandy Hook group

    Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, who will be honored Tuesday evening for his efforts to expand gun background checks, says stronger rules are still needed to keep guns away from criminals and the mentally ill.  In a statement released by Toomey's office,...
  • After Charleston shootings, gun curbs dormant in Congress

    This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years — remote for now, according to lawmakers and activists on both sides of the issue. Conceding that...
  • Are we giving up on gun laws?

    Witnesses say that the white gunman who killed nine people at Charleston's historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was quite vocal about his motives: He wanted to kill black people. Quoting a survivor of the horror, Sylvia Johnson, whose...
  • For Organ Recipient, Donor Family, Father's Day Has Special Meaning

    For Organ Recipient, Donor Family, Father's Day Has Special Meaning
    Jim Hodrinsky did not expect to be around for this Father's Day — or the last one, or the one before that. Diagnosed with cardiomyopathy in 2005, Hodrinsky, 69, spent years in poor health, losing 65 pounds, undergoing six open heart surgeries in...
  • 'We as a country will have to reckon': Obama echoes gun violence worries

    'We as a country will have to reckon': Obama echoes gun violence worries
    Addressing the shooting deaths at a black church in Charleston, S.C., President Obama condemned the politics surrounding gun control legislation and called for Americans to do something about gun violence.  It’s a call he’s made before....