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  • There's no safety in our vast numbers of guns

    In 2009, when I was trying to figure out why gun sales were so brisk, I visited a couple of gun shops in Riverside and Corona. Back then, part of the reason people were arming themselves, they told me, was that President Obama had recently taken office,...
  • Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?

    Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?
    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords came to Newtown last week for a private meeting with family members of the victims of the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Giffords was a victim of a mass shooting, too, on Jan. 8, 2011....
  • Goldberg: The politicization of violence

    Goldberg: The politicization of violence
    If it hasn't completely vanished down the memory hole, you might recall that last week a man walked into the headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council with a backpack of Chick-fil-A sandwiches and bullets, said something like "I don't...
  • McManus: Gun control, DOA

    McManus: Gun control, DOA
    President Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in Connecticut and tighten the nation's gun laws. "Shame on us if we've forgotten," he said. "Don't get squishy." But four months after the...
  • McManus: Newtown, politics and gun control

     McManus: Newtown, politics and gun control
    If you're thinking that last week's tragedy in Newtown, Conn., makes it likely that Congress will soon pass stricter federal gun laws, remember this: People thought the same thing in 2011, after a gunman shot into a Tucson crowd, killing six and...
  • Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story

    Daum: Attack of the flesh-eating bacteria story
    What spreads almost as fast as necrotizing fasciitis, a.k.a. flesh-eating infection? News stories about it. Surely by now you've heard about the horrifying case of Aimee Copeland, the 24-year-old Georgia graduate student who cut her leg on May 1 and...
  • Goldberg: Brian Ross' brain cramp

    Goldberg: Brian Ross' brain cramp
    If ABC News does fire Brian Ross, he could always find a job working for Aaron Sorkin. Ross, a veteran investigative reporter for ABC News, blew it Friday morning when he suggested that the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect, Jim Holmes, might be...
  • 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.

     
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Four years after riding a wave of optimism into the White House, President Obama offered a sobering message as he asked Americans for another term to help complete the country’s recovery from the worst economic crisis since...
  • Space shuttle Endeavour flyovers generate social media buzz

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour is generating excitement Thursday as it flies from Texas to Edwards Air Force Base in California's Mojave Desert. People took to Twitter, Facebook and other social media (see below) as the shuttle departed Houston and made a......
  • Space shuttle Endeavour lands in California

     
    Space shuttle Endeavour, carried atop a modified 747, has landed in California at Edwards Air Force Base, the latest stop in its cross-country trek from Kennedy Space Center in Florida....
  • Space shuttle Endeavour leaves Houston for California

     
    California, here it comes....
  • Shuttle Endeavour to honor Gabrielle Giffords with Tucson flyover

     
    There was a slight change of plans for space shuttle Endeavour as it made its way from Houston to Edwards Air Force Base Thursday....