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Sep. 12, 4:23 p.m.On the twentieth anniversary of the assault weapons ban, a look at why politicians and the public support a policy that showed no evidence of saving lives.
Sep. 9, 1:16 p.m.A decade after the ban expired, gun control groups say that focusing on other policies will save more American lives.
Sep. 5, 10:59 a.m.Thousands of Americans in high-violence neighborhoods have developed post-traumatic stress. 24-year-old Aireana and her children are among the few who've been able to get treatment.
Aug. 15, 1:07 p.m.A day-by-day chronology of what happened in Ferguson, drawn from the best reporting by journalists and witnesses on the ground.
June 24, 2:17 p.m.What happens to children and teenagers exposed to violence in their own neighborhoods.
June 13, 1:59 p.m.The companies that sell information about how much money you make — and whether you’re pregnant, divorced, or trying to lose weight — are facing new scrutiny.
June 10, 3:30 p.m.A Q&A with an expert who studies the relationship between mental illness and violence.
May 28, 4:17 p.m.In the wake of last week’s shooting, we’ve laid out the most revealing reporting about guns.
May 21, 10:26 a.m.New legislation would increase CDC funding for gun violence research from zero dollars to $10 million. The NRA calls the push “unethical” and an “abuse of taxpayer funds.”
May 14, 3:07 p.m.Has nonfatal gun violence increased or decreased over the past 10 years? No one really knows.
April 22, 12:13 p.m.Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going.
April 21, 2:50 p.m.Giving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention money for gun violence research is a “request to fund propaganda,” a Georgia congressman says.
March 4, 12:05 p.m.We asked 21 top-level trauma centers in cities with the nation's highest murder rates whether they screen injured patients for signs of PTSD.
March 4, 11:26 a.m.More than 20 percent of civilians with traumatic injuries may develop PTSD. Trauma surgeons explain why many hospitals aren’t doing anything about it.
Feb. 3, 3:21 p.m.Americans in violent neighborhoods are developing PTSD at rates similar to combat veterans. Why aren’t hospitals screening them? It costs money.
June 3, 2013, 8:45 a.m.In a decades-long campaign to deny cities the power to regulate guns, even the smallest local rules are now coming under attack.
May 3, 2013, 3:20 p.m.Gov. Brownback tells Attorney General Holder to respect the “sovereign will” of Kansas, which passed a law that makes enforcing federal gun laws a crime.
May 2, 2013, 2:01 p.m.The NRA has remained quiet while legislation to nullify federal gun laws has been introduced in dozens of states.
April 10, 2013, 12:15 p.m.If the IRS is not well-suited to investigate these “plain vanilla criminal cases,” the U.S. Department of Justice should, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said.
April 9, 2013, 7 a.m.The 2012 Obama campaign set the bar for the use of voter data. The Republicans aren't interested in being beaten again.
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