Nine people were killed and 40 more were injured in Chicago gun violence over the weekend, LAX was evacuated after police received false reports of gunshots, the US accepts its 10,000th Syrian refugee, and more.
The effects of mass shootings are felt long after media attention has faded.
"Guns are everywhere in my neighborhood. I want my community to know what bullets can do—and how they can exercise their rights."
A relatively calm week by national standards was still a bloody one.
The tragedies in Baton Rouge, Minnesota, and Dallas were made fresh and sharp by how easy it was to watch the horrific footage.
Share the Safety is a vicious, bleak joke, but it's the only kind of joke you can make about the debate over guns in the US.
During a week in which the Senate considered and rejected gun control measures, America witnessed nine mass shootings that left six dead and 31 wounded.
Incidents involving kids get outsized attention, while those that feature convicted criminals fall by the wayside.
But one weekend of tragedies doesn't tell us much about the summer ahead.
At least 95 people were shot across the country this weekend.
We often hear about men killed by drive-by shootings and at nightclubs, but women and children account for an outsized share of mass shooting victims in the United States.
It's just one of at least a dozen key facts about the US criminal justice system that remain murky at best.
A relatively quiet week for American mass gun violence still saw more casualties than usual. Is it a spring thing?
"It was a noise that I'll never forget."
Camiella Williams bought her first gun in sixth grade. She mourned her first dead friend in high school. Now, she is fighting to save other Chicago kids, however long the odds.
Last week, police called for laws surrounding antique guns to be tightened. But how big of a threat do they really pose?
The mothers of Miami shooting victims are determined to protect the identities of people who talk to cops. But some fear a new law would deny suspects the right to face their accuser.
Policing the gangs of South Africa's Cape Flats is as much of a nightmare on a political level as it is on the ground.
Seven days brought seven mass shootings, but most of the carnage was confined to three events in or near night spots last weekend.
Why Gun Owners of America is betting on it.
I spent an evening with staff from London's Air Ambulance, the team tasked with treating the capital's most gravely wounded.
New York City seems safer and richer than ever, but gang violence continues to stump local law enforcement.
Last year saw record homicides and near-constant shootings in Charm City, especially after Freddie Gray died in police custody. Will 2016 be any different?
We've been here before.