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  • Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales

    Facebook in talks to crack down on illegal gun sales
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is in talks with two gun control groups that are pressuring the giant social network to crack down on illegal gun sales and trades. "We are talking with a number of organizations around our policies on guns," a Facebook...
  • Bloomberg endorses Frosh for attorney general

    Bloomberg endorses Frosh for attorney general
    Maryland state Sen. Brian Frosh picked up the endorsement of outgoing New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg Wednesday in his 2014 campaign for attorney general. An announcement of Bloomberg’s endorsement focused on the Montgomery County Democrat’...
  • Chan Lowe: The Navy Yard shooting

    Chan Lowe: The Navy Yard shooting
    Maybe we should just give up. That’s what some gun control advocates have been saying. The Navy Yard massacre occurred on the heels of an election where two Colorado politicians were recalled for successfully pushing a gun control law through...
  • Database catalogs movie firearms

    This sturdy Austrian had supporting roles in the recent action movies "Skyfall" and "Zero Dark Thirty," the TV western "Justified" and the military video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter." The ubiquitous performer — actually a semiautomatic pistol...
  • ATF gun-tracking data a mystery

    ATF gun-tracking data a mystery
    When reporters asked Baltimore police and state agencies where the guns used in city crimes came from, no one could provide specific information. "I can tell you that the vast majority, 95 percent plus, are committed with illegal guns," Baltimore police...
  • Chicago at center of gun debate

    Chicago at center of gun debate
    The shooting death of Hadiya Pendleton has propelled Chicago to a central position in the national gun debate and prompted President Barack Obama to turn to his hometown for help in selling his anti-violence initiatives to the public. With the spotlight...
  • Obama: Victims of gun violence 'deserve a vote'

    Obama: Victims of gun violence 'deserve a vote'
    As Hadiya Pendleton's parents sat next to the first lady and listened, President Barack Obama told the nation Tuesday that his gun proposals deserve a vote in Congress because of victims like the slain Chicago teen. Delivering his State of the Union...
  • Slain teen's mom speaks out for gun control

    Slain teen's mom speaks out for gun control
    The mother of a murdered Chicago teenager whose death became the focus of the ongoing debate about gun control and gun violence on Chicago's streets is appearing in a video public service announcement asking Congress to work for "common sense" reform of...
  • 2 arrested in death of woman in North Chicago

    2 arrested in death of woman in North Chicago
    Two men are being questioned in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Chicago woman Friday, the same day her younger sister attended President Barack Obama's speech on gun violence, officials said. The pair, 18 and 20, are being...
  • Hadiya's parents talk of ordeal

    Hadiya's parents talk of ordeal
    Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton was never particularly interested in politics. She viewed the workings of Congress from afar, giving barely a passing thought to the policies being debated in Washington. Then her 15-year-old daughter, Hadiya Pendleton, was...
  • Irvine council tackles gun control

    Although Irvine's City Council didn't get to it until almost seven hours after the meeting started, 17 public speakers waited to weigh in on local gun-control measures. Tuesday's meeting started at 3 p.m., two hours earlier than usual, but the...