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Late-night hosts balance comedy and tragedy after Texas school rampage
Seth Meyers said it was hard addressing millions of viewers about a mass shooting at an elementary school —but dropping his kids off at school was harder.
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Uvalde’s congressman dodges gun-control questions after shooting: ‘Not today’
Republican Rep. Tony Gonzales, who represents Uvalde, Tex., declined to discuss gun control on "CBS Mornings."
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Photos since Columbine show cycle of gun violence in schools
At least 185 children, teachers and other people have lost their lives in school shootings since the Columbine High School massacre in 1999, according to a Washington Post database. Over 23 years, the photographs that follow when first responders rush to a massacre begin to look eerily similar.
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‘Abbott Elementary’ creator rejects calls for school shooting episode
Quinta Brunson called on viewers to demand action from politicians, not entertainers: "we’re not okay."
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After Texas shooting, Republicans face online anger over NRA money
Nineteen current or recent Republican senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and Sens. Mitt Romney (Utah), Rob Portman (Ohio) and Joni Ernst (Iowa), have taken at least $1 million in campaign contributions from the NRA over their careers, according to data compiled by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence in 2019.
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Here’s how to help those affected by the Uvalde school shooting
From mental health support to blood donations, here's what you can do to help the victims of the Uvalde elementary school shooting.
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Trump to speak at NRA meeting in Texas days after school shooting
Trump is set to address the NRA event in Houston on Friday that's billed as a “celebration of American freedom.”
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Iraqi man plotted to kill George W. Bush, FBI says
An Iraqi man has been arrested and accused of plotting to kill former president George W. Bush because he was "responsible for killing many Iraqis."
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‘I just want to scream’: Parents aghast after another school shooting
Across America, parents were raw with anger, despair and hopelessness after learning of the 19 children and two adults shot to death at Robb Elementary School. They thought of the families hearing the worst possible news. And they thought especially of the number of times it had happened before.
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Weakened gun laws put Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on the defensive
Abbott insisted Wednesday that he had worked to make Texas schools safer, even as he spoke near the site where 19 students and 2 teachers were slain by gunfire.
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On 2nd anniversary of Floyd’s death, fading momentum for police reform
The sense of hope after the murder conviction of a former Minneapolis police officer has been replaced by disappointment that the demand for police reform is fading.
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They hoped she was hiding in the Uvalde school. Instead, she was gone.
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For five years, they were co-teachers. Then they were gunned down.
Irma Garcia and Eva Mireles, veteran teachers at Robb Elementary, were shot and killed alongside their students.
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World leaders ‘horrified’ by ‘murder of innocent children’ in Texas shooting
The Uvalde, Tex., elementary school shooting is the latest in a U.S. epidemic, as gun violence in many other developed countries is far less common.
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A Jewish teen put her baby up for adoption in WWII. They just reunited.
For Gerda's Cole’s 98th birthday, her 79-year-old daughter flew to Toronto to meet her long-lost mother.
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Live updates: Texas school shooting leaves 21 dead, renews U.S. gun control calls
The gunman, armed with a rifle and body armor, killed 19 children and two teachers at a Uvalde, Tex., elementary school.
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What we know about the victims of the Uvalde, Texas school shooting
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Gunman was bullied as a child, grew increasingly violent, friends say
Relatives and classmates of the 18-year-old shooter described a fraught relationship with his mother and a troubling pattern of acting out.
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Two years after Floyd’s death, protesters reflect on what changed
We returned to some of the people who marched in Minneapolis two years ago to ask how Floyd's death continues to resonate in their lives.
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In a polarized America, Justice Dept. police reform unfolds slowly
How the longtime civil rights advocates who now hold top jobs in President Biden's Justice Department are trying to strike a middle ground on policing.
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