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School Rampage Shootings: How to Reduce the Carnage

Jack Levin, Ph.D. | Posted 10.08.2015 | Crime
Jack Levin, Ph.D.

In the aftermath of the massacre on the campus of Umpqua Community College, Americans are again debating the effectiveness of crime-fighting measures such as improved background checks and gun control laws.

Police In 3 Washington Towns Targeted By Gunfire

AP | Posted 10.17.2014 | Crime

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A day after dozens of gunshots were directed at police in three Snohomish County towns, law enforcement officials said litt...

Mass Murder on Both Sides of the Atlantic--Politics or Psychopathology?

Jack Levin, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2014 | Crime
Jack Levin, Ph.D.

Massacres in European countries tend to be politically motivated. American massacres tend to be motivated more by psychopathology than by politics. The killer fits a profile.

Are Mass Shootings Becoming More Frequent--and More Deadly?

Dr. Adam Lankford | Posted 09.22.2012 | Crime
Dr. Adam Lankford

Mass shootings are increasingly common and increasingly deadly. And there's no clear end in sight.

Massacre Story Sparks Both Outrage and Reflection

David Tereshchuk | Posted 05.16.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Amid the worldwide horror and revulsion over nine Afghan children and seven adults evidently murdered by a US soldier, it was remarkable how, in the wake of the shootings, the Afghan media were so restrained in their coverage.

Elephants Behaving Badly, And Animal Detectives Now Know Why

| Daniel Strain | Posted 02.24.2012 | Science

Elephants may give birth to live young, but they can still be bad eggs. A new study shows how seemingly good elephants turn rotten, at least from a hu...

WATCH: Irina Shayk Is Rampage's New Girl

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.07.2011 | Style

Irina Shayk is one busy lady. Not only did she make time to roll around in her undies for the new XTI footwear ads, she also has signed on as the n...

UFC 130 Results | Posted 07.27.2011 | Sports


Friday Talking Points [151] -- Obama's Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To honor the fallen this week, we're going to refrain from our usual heated political rhetoric here for a change. It's only fitting, really, after su...

Rampage Nation: The Press No Longer Cares About Epic Gun Violence

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The press now covers shooting sprees the way it covers killer tornadoes: They're one-day stories, they're acts of nature, and all people can do is try to stay out of the way.