Anthony J. Thompson Jr., 17, a student at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn., was fatally shot during a struggle, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.
One of the actions taken by President Biden to curb gun violence was to crack down on the proliferation of firearms that are assembled from kits and do not have serial numbers.
President Biden spent decades pushing for gun control. In the early days of his presidency, he’s taking a far less aggressive approach.
After Columbine, the media faced criticism for focusing on the assailants rather than on the victims. A lot has changed since 1999 — except the need to cover the tragedies in the first place.
A University of Colorado Boulder graduate recalls two victims of the shooting who helped a grocery shopping novice.
“Children Under Fire,” by the Washington Post reporter John Woodrow Cox, homes in on the often overlooked suffering of children who have witnessed a shooting or lost a loved one to it.
Cities across the country have tried to adopt their own regulations. Boulder’s ordinance was blocked in court shortly before a mass shooting left 10 people dead.
In the last five years, there have been at least 29 shootings with four or more fatalities, according to a database compiled by the Violence Project.
Ten people were killed in the attack at a supermarket in Boulder, Colo., including a police officer, the authorities said.
Dozens of police officers in Boulder, Colo., were responding to reports of a shooting at a grocery store on Monday.
A group of young Afghans studying for college entrance exams must risk suicide attacks by the Islamic State and the looming threat of a Taliban return.
Northern Nigeria’s kidnap-for-ransom industry is growing, and it’s not just the well-off who are at risk. The new targets are poor villagers and ordinary schoolchildren.
The shooting took place at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Arkansas. The injured student’s condition was not immediately clear.
Kidnappers in the West African country once targeted people with money or power. But increasingly, they are abducting people with neither — like schoolchildren.
She’s the latest descendant in a lineage of Republican women who embrace a boffo radicalism.
A Nigerian official said all of the abducted boys were released Thursday evening and would be reunited with their parents in the morning.
Hundreds of Nigerian students are feared missing after gunmen raided a secondary school in the northern state of Katsina. The military later exchanged fire with the attackers in a forest.
With the Americans scheduled to leave Afghanistan under a deal with the Taliban, the carnage at Kabul University seemed to erase the nation’s hope.
Several assailants with rifles opened fire in the historic heart of the city, and the police killed one of them. There was no official word on a motive.
For generations, public schools assimilated immigrant children into French society by instilling the nation’s ideals. The beheading of a teacher has raised doubts about whether that model still works.
The suspect, a Russian immigrant, was angered by a classroom display of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad and sought help identifying the teacher involved.
A new book from a controversial former executive accuses the National Rifle Association of “appealing to the paranoia and darkest side of our members.”
If I’m asked to return, I’ll have to walk away.
The shooting happened early Sunday morning in the city’s Uptown neighborhood, near the site of protests over the death of George Floyd.
From abolition to reinforcement, there are a lot of different ways to think through the problem.
School resource officers were supposed to prevent mass shootings and juvenile crime. But some students and teachers see the officers themselves as a greater danger.
A complaint to the Federal Trade Commission by a parent and two advocacy groups says the company “attracts, encourages and facilitates mass shooters.”
The gunman was killed, and a member of the security force was injured in the attack at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, the authorities said.
Gregory McMichael and Travis McMichael were arrested in connection with the killing of Mr. Arbery, which had led to protests in Georgia.
This country seems resigned to preventable firearm deaths. It appears that the same is starting to happen with fatalities from the pandemic.
Mr. Zanis, a carpenter who traveled the country honoring the dead, made over 26,000 wooden memorials over the past two decades.
Americans advance a lot of theories for why they have so many more gun deaths than other countries do. The answer is lying in plain sight.