Obama's gun measures wouldn't have prevented major recent mass shootings

Jan 6, 2016

Obama's gun measures wouldn't have prevented major recent mass shootings

The gun control measures that a tearful President Barack Obama announced Tuesday would not have prevented the slaughter of 20 first-graders at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, or 14 county workers at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California. Obama’s executive action ...

Dec 31, 2015

Neighbor of San Bernardino gunman indicted on terrorism charge

A former neighbor accused of supplying assault rifles to the couple who massacred 14 people in San Bernardino, California, was indicted Wednesday on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists. The indictment accuses Enrique Marquez, 24, with conspiring with San Bernardio gunman ...

Family ties can help shield terrorists from detection

Dec 20, 2015

Family ties can help shield terrorists from detection

The attack in San Bernardino, California, that left 14 people dead represented a type of extremist plot law enforcement authorities consider exceedingly difficult to detect: a conspiracy between close family members. While investigators are still trying to piece together the details of the plot, ...

On Sandy Hook anniversary, U.S. activists call for gun restrictions

Dec 15, 2015

On Sandy Hook anniversary, U.S. activists call for gun restrictions

U.S. gun control activists called for expanded background checks for firearms purchasers and for a ban on sales to people on federal watch lists on Monday, in a protest marking the third anniversary of the massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. Speakers including U.S. ...

Dec 12, 2015

Armed 'patriots' in U.S. turn protests toward Muslim-Americans

They are known as “Three Percenters,” followers of a movement that has rallied against gun control efforts nationwide, patrolled the U.S. border with Mexico and recently begun confronting Muslim-Americans. Followers describe themselves as armed “patriots.” But some of their leaders have been blamed for ...