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Navy Yard Gunman Convincingly Lied To Doctors At The VA

Navy Yard Gunman Convincingly Lied To Doctors At The VA

01.31.2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The gunman who killed 12 people in last year's rampage at Washington's Navy Yard convinced Veterans Affairs doctors...
Expanding Background Checks Necessary, But Not Enough

Expanding Background Checks Necessary, But Not Enough

01. 7.2014
Merely expanding background checks is not enough. We must strengthen the system itself so that individuals with a history of dangerous...
2013: What's Behind the Headlines?

2013: What's Behind the Headlines?

12.31.2013
A look back at the sand slipping through the hourglass that was 2013 and very few of the headlines circulating reflect on a positive year....
Boston Bombing Suspect Reportedly Heard Voices In His Head

Boston Bombing Suspect Reportedly Heard Voices In His Head

Emily Thomas  12.16.2013
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the 26-year-old suspected Boston Marathon bomber, was haunted by voices and feared that someone was gaining control...

From Dallas to Sandy Hook: Lord Have Mercy

11.25.2013
This week we mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as we prepare to mark the one-year anniversary...

Shooting After Shooting, Congress Does Nothing Towards Gun Control

11.20.2013
It's obvious at this point that the gun lobby is doing everything in its ability to kick the can down the road. But as we have seen, time...
Honoring Our Littlest Warriors

Honoring Our Littlest Warriors

11. 8.2013
Survey results consistently find that four out of five military children deal with increased stress and anxiety when a parent is deployed...

When Guns Do Kill People

11. 3.2013
America's love affair with guns has now reached a zenith (or a nadir, depending on how you look at it), wherein no amount of carnage seems...
Senators Question Security Clearance Process

Senators Question Security Clearance Process

10.31.2013
By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - U.S. senators on Thursday questioned the government's security clearance...
Senate To Examine Security Clearances In Wake Of Navy Yard Shooting

Senate To Examine Security Clearances In Wake Of Navy Yard Shooting

10.31.2013
WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials say they are retooling aspects of the nation's security clearance system, including...

The Truth Behind 10 Popular Crime Myths

10.29.2013
Myth #6: Fingerprints can definitively match a person to a crime scene.

The Conspiracy Theory the NRA Hates

10. 9.2013
Insurrectionist rhetoric might work well in marketing firearms to civilians on the far right wing of American politics. But with police...

Married to the Mob

10. 1.2013
A week ago, 12 people got up and went to work, probably like they did every workday. It was a Monday morning, and we all know how hard...
Navy Yard Workers Affected By Shooting Won't Face Furlough

Navy Yard Workers Affected By Shooting Won't Face Furlough

Luke Johnson  09.30.2013
WASHINGTON -- The Navy said Monday that civilians in the building where a gunman killed 12 people two weeks ago will not be subject to...