The most common causes of death among children renew concerns about the American health care system, access to guns and vehicle safety.
San Francisco public defender Jeff Adachi calls new gun-possession charges against Jose Ines Garcia Zarate "ridiculous" and politically motivated.
Two civilians are also hurt as deputies respond to noise-related disturbance south of Denver.
San Francisco, New York City and Philadelphia argue that military service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren’t reported to the national background check system.
He was out on bail for a charge of stabbing a neighbor and had been the subject of a domestic violence call the day before the attack.
The Air Force’s apparent failure to send the criminal records of the airman behind Sunday’s mass killings in Texas to civilian authorities allowed him to obtain guns.
Texas’ relaxed gun control laws are the result of a majority-Republican legislature that shares views with the NRA on gun regulation.
Part of the lethal problem is that the firearms industry and the National Rifle Association have cultivated a culture of gun-powered macho fantasies.
Thought significant resources are spent targeting those caught with illegal guns, there is little hope of thwarting the illicit gun markets.
The 2001 program, begun under President George W. Bush, emphasizes aggressive prosecution of gun and gang crimes.