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  • Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'

    Gabrielle Giffords three years later: 'I'm stronger now'
    Three years ago today, she was in the most mundane of places, a supermarket parking lot in Tucson. She was engaged in the most meaningful act in political life, talking to the people who had sent her to Washington. Then a bullet pierced Gabrielle...
  • 'Walking Dead' zombie actress takes plea deal in Obama ricin plot

    A Texas actress who played a zombie on the TV show "The Walking Dead" has struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors after being accused of trying to frame her husband for sending poison letters to President Obama and New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg....
  • Advocates remember victims on anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy

    Advocates remember victims on anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy
    On the anniversary of the Newtown schoolhouse massacre, dozens of people stood in a Baltimore church Saturday and solemnly shook bells, an audible symbol of their enduring concern about gun violence in America. A year ago, 20 children and six adults...
  • Gun control advocates take new look at strategy

    Gun control advocates take new look at strategy
    WASHINGTON — After a year that produced limited results, at best, for their cause, advocates of new gun-safety laws are recalibrating strategy, hoping to find more success at the ballot box and upset the conventional wisdom that opponents of gun...
  • 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’...
  • Gun control group goes after Rubio with new ad

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio — and his presidential ambitions — are the targets of a new attack ad running in Florida this week that looks to pressure the Florida Republican on his gun stance. The ad, seen here, accuses the...
  • 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...
  • Arizona gun shop won't sell assault weapon to Mark Kelly

    Arizona gun shop won't sell assault weapon to Mark Kelly
    A gun shop in Tucson, Ariz., has canceled an effort by retired astronaut Mark Kelly, an outspoken gun-control advocate, to buy a semiautomatic rifle as a way of demonstrating how easy it is to buy powerful weapons. Kelly, the husband of former Rep....
  • Obama makes impassioned plea for gun control legislation

    Obama makes impassioned plea for gun control legislation
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama attempted on Thursday to inject fresh momentum into efforts to pass gun-control legislation, pleading with U.S. lawmakers not to forget those shot to death in Newtown, Connecticut three months ago. Amid...
  • 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...