As Buffalo Supermarket Reopens, Memories of Massacre Haunt Workers

Two months after 10 were killed at Tops Friendly Market, employees and Masten Park residents confront the pain of returning and remembering.

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Gun Control Advocates Have More Money Now, but Money Can’t Buy Zeal

After more mass shootings, one side is gaining donors and political will; the other is galvanized by gun rights. Will anything be different?

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Buffalo Shooting Suspect Charged With Federal Hate Crimes

The Justice Department has charged the suspect with 26 counts of hate crimes and weapons violations. Some charges could carry the death penalty.

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Democrats Failed to Extend Assault Weapons Ban in 2004. They Regret It.

A push to renew the ban is so unlikely to succeed that one Democratic aide likened it to trying to jam the world’s biggest genie back into the world’s smallest bottle.

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House Passes Red-Flag Bill as Senate Talks on Gun Violence Continue

The legislation stands little chance of enactment in its current form, but the idea of incentivizing states to allow guns to be taken from dangerous people is in play in bipartisan Senate talks.

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The Racist Researcher Cited in the Buffalo Gunman’s Manifesto

The work of Michael Woodley, a Briton who was cited by the teenager who killed 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo, included pseudoscientific theories that have been used to justify racism.

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As Survivors of Gun Violence Demand Action, House Passes Bill Doomed in the Senate

On a day of wrenching testimony from victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Democrats pushed through a gun control package facing solid G.O.P. opposition and no path in the Senate.

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As Survivors Demand Action, House Passes Gun Bill Doomed in the Senate

On a day of wrenching testimony from victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Democrats pushed through a gun control package facing solid G.O.P. opposition and no path in the Senate.

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Dispatcher Fired Over Mishandling 911 Call During Buffalo Shooting

A Tops supermarket office manager said a dispatcher yelled at her for whispering, as she hid during the shooting, and hung up on her.

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Buffalo Massacre Suspect Arraigned on Murder and Hate Crime Charges

The man is also the first to face charges under a new state law against terrorism motivated by hate, prosecutors said.

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Deadliest Mass Shootings Are Mostly by People 21 or Younger

Six of the nine deadliest mass shootings in the United States since 2018 were by people who were 21 or younger, a shift from earlier decades.

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Buffalo Shooting Suspect to Face Murder and Terrorism Charges

A 25-count indictment includes both first-degree murder charges and second-degree murder charges as hate crimes, as well as a single count of domestic terrorism.

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A Debate Over ‘Common Sense’ Gun Legislation

Conservative writer Charles C.W. Cooke and Times Opinion editor at large Alex Kingsbury on three frequently cited policies.

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Racist and Violent Ideas Jump From Web’s Fringes to Mainstream Sites

Despite some efforts by the largest tech companies to limit the spread of hateful content, it often remains only a click or two away.

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What the Racist Massacre in Buffalo Stole From One Family

Every mass shooting requires unique paths of mourning. Celestine Chaney’s family bid farewell to a mother, sister, grandparent and best friend.

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Mass Shootings in 2022: A Partial List

The attack at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, in which 14 children and a teacher were killed, was the country’s deadliest shooting this year.

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Black Buffalo Students Struggle to Process Racist Massacre

In a community already marked by segregation and poverty, Black students are mourning and demanding change.

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Broome County Contends With the Roots of a Racist Massacre

After a man from Conklin, N.Y., was charged with a mass killing at a Buffalo grocery store, the community where he grew up has been forced to wrestle with hard questions.

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Buffalo Mourns ‘Star in the Midst of Turmoil’ Killed in Racist Attack

Heyward Patterson, a 67-year-old church deacon whose life revolved around service and faith, was the first of 10 massacre victims to be laid to rest.

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Regulating Online Speech Can Be a Terrible Idea

Both sides are moving too hastily to regulate online speech.

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The Enduring Afterlife of a Mass Shooting’s Livestream Online

Dozens of recordings of a 2019 massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, remain online, in a sobering reminder of the internet’s permanence.

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Buffalo Massacre Suspect Appears in Court and Will Be Held Without Bail

The closely watched case against the man accused of carrying out a racist attack at a Tops supermarket over the weekend will proceed to a grand jury.

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Racists Once Scoured This Georgia County. Now It Proves Racists Wrong.

The slow return of diversity to an area that brutally drove out its Black residents has been accompanied by a boom that gives the lie to “Great Replacement” conspiracy theories.

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911 Dispatcher May Be Fired Over Handling of Buffalo Shooting Call

Erie County began an investigation after a supermarket worker said the dispatcher hung up on her when she called during the attack.

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House, Acting After Buffalo Rampage, Moves to Combat Domestic Terrorism

Democrats advanced the legislation on a nearly party-line vote, but with Republicans opposed, it faces an uphill battle in the Senate.

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Tired of Massacres? Get Rid of the Guns.

Deadly mass shootings have something in common.

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Hochul Vows to Crack Down on Extremist Acts of Violence in New York

Gov. Kathy Hochul issued orders to strengthen the state’s “red-flag” law and create new units to target violent extremism online, following the Buffalo shooting that left 10 dead.

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For Hochul, Shooting in Buffalo Is a Hometown Tragedy

The governor grew up in the Buffalo suburbs and lives in the city now. The shooting has taken on political overtones in the 2022 race for governor of New York.

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Congress Is Paralyzed on Guns. Here’s Why Chris Murphy Is Still Hopeful.

The Democrat from Connecticut, who has spent his decade in the Senate trying and failing to enact gun safety bills, says his party should make the issue the core of its 2022 midterm message.

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U.S. Gun Production Triples Since 2000, Fueled by Handgun Purchases

The A.T.F. released a trove of gun manufacturing data on Tuesday, the first comprehensive survey of firearms commerce data in decades.

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Before the Buffalo Shooting Began, Suspect Invited Others to Review Plans on Discord.

The man accused of killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket permitted a small group to join his private chatroom about 30 minutes before the massacre.

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The Right Weaponizes America Against Itself

You cannot defend the ideal of E pluribus unum by deleting pluribus.

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‘Racism’ Has Too Many Definitions. We Need Another Term.

The word belongs in a discussion about the Buffalo tragedy. Something else should describe racial disparities.

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The Right’s Violence Problem

The Buffalo killings are part of a pattern: Most extremist violence in the U.S. comes from the political right.

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The Slaughter in Buffalo Hasn’t Quieted the Great Replacement Caucus

Neither did the slaughter in Pittsburgh or El Paso.

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Biden Heads to Buffalo to Mourn Shooting Victims

The challenge for a president who came to office preaching unity may be how to take on those preaching hate.

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The Buffalo Shooting Was Not a Random Act of Violence

The Buffalo killings are an extreme expression of a worldview that has become increasingly central to the identity of the Republican Party.

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Buffalo Shooting Highlights Rise of Hate Crimes Against Black Americans

The federal data shows a recent spike in assaults, threats and incidents of bias.

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They Were at Tops When the Shooting Started. This Is How They Survived.

Workers at the East Buffalo grocery store were tending to customers when a car pulled up, and a mass shooting began.

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New York’s ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law Was Not Invoked Against Buffalo Shooting Suspect

Questions have been raised about why the law was not invoked against the Buffalo shooting suspect, Payton S. Gendron.

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The Buffalo Massacre: A Deadly Mix of Racism and Guns

After another massacre, readers urge not only gun control but also addressing domestic terrorism. Also: A Covid death; lawmakers need to govern; Republican contortions.

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Grief and Anger Sweep Through Buffalo a Day After a Racist Massacre

New details about the accused gunman’s path and past began to emerge, as Gov. Hochul vowed to act on hate speech.

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What We Know About the Buffalo Shooting Victims

Friends and relatives shared remembrances of the people killed in the massacre, including a security guard who returned fire and shoppers running routine errands.

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Gunman Targeted Black Neighborhood Shaped by Decades of Segregation

In an online manifesto, the suspected gunman said he opened fire at Tops supermarket because it served a mostly Black neighborhood.

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Mass Shooting in Buffalo

A massacre at a Buffalo supermarket was the deadliest in the U.S. this year.

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