Two of these tragedies drew more sustained national media attention than any American mass shooting since Nathan Desai's late September rampage in Houston.
Cooler weather has brought a welcome drop-off in mass gun violence, but that doesn't mean we can stop paying attention.
The new film Newtown documents how three families tried to make sense of unspeakable loss due to gun violence.
Four dead and 14 wounded in one week of mass gun violence is still unacceptable.
We talked to a constitutional law professor about how far a new Democratic president's gun-control policies could go—and whether they would be effective in reducing violent deaths.
As usual, the seemingly random mass shootings in unusual locations drowned out the more routine ones often set in communities of color.
Machine-gun lovers of all ages gathered in Casper, Wyoming, this spring to share in the joy of fully automatic rifles and artillery.
Authorities say they have a teenage suspect in custody, and the two children sustained injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening. A female teacher was also wounded and taken away by ambulance.
As America debated police brutality after two new tragedies, mass gun violence continued to much less media fanfare.
Trump calls medical treatment for bomb suspect a "sad situation," George H. W. Bush reportedly plans to vote for Clinton in November, North Korea says it's preparing to launch a satellite, and more.
I can only imagine what my roommate saw, because I blew my face off.
Ohio teenager Tyre King was chased by cops after a man told a 9-1-1 dispatcher he'd been robbed of ten bucks.
The robots are coming for our guns.
The 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks saw seven mass shootings—the most of any single day in 2016.
The disparity in coverage of shootings this past week just speaks to a disturbing tendency in America to write off lives and tragedies that lack narrative resonance.
At least 4,100 people were killed. More than 8,650 were wounded. But this year the death toll came with the stirring of a national conversation about the communities gun violence affects most.
The agency gets more than 1,000 requests for gun traces each day. But even small-town libraries have better record-keeping systems.
After a cop killed his son, Nicholas Heyward Sr. became a mentor to the Black Lives Matter movement. His crusade may finally pay off.
And more people have died in mass shootings than were killed by last fall's horrific landslide in Guatemala.
They're still selling guns—but it could still be a big development.
When four or more people get shot, even if no one dies, that's a mass shooting—and we should call it one.
"Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do—and how they can exercise their rights."
Tourists don't need to be armed to the teeth to visit our friends to the north.
A relatively calm week by national standards was still a bloody one.