North Carolina school district plans to put AR-15s in every school

A North Carolina school district said Friday it plans to put AR-15 guns in every school in the event of a future mass shooting.Why it matters: The topic of arming teachers and school staff members...

Sandy Hook parents: Alex Jones claims created 'living hell'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a 6-year-old killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting described being put through a “living hell” of death threats, harassment and ongoing...

EXPLAINER: Is Alex Jones’ trial about free speech rights?

CHICAGO (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones arrived at a Texas courthouse for his defamation trial for calling the Sandy Hook Elementary School attack a hoax with the words “Save the 1st”...

Psychiatrist says Sandy Hook parents fear for their lives

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim live with a complex form of post-traumatic stress disorder and a constant fear that followers of conspiracy...

The Free Market Responds to America's School Shootings

The Free Market Responds to America's School Shootings  Bloomberg

The Free Market Responds to America’s School Shootings

Hardened doors, bulletproof backpacks and classroom panic rooms — how companies are filling the school safety void of gun control.

Sympathetic portrayal of Alex Jones rebuked as 'hypocrisy'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A producer for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones’s media company tried to paint a sympathetic portrait of him Thursday as a jury decides how much in financial damages he should...

A deadly elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Photo by ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images Uvalde joins America’s long list of horrific school shootings. An 18-year-old gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at Robb Elementary...

3 takeaways from Texas’s investigation of the Uvalde school shooting

Mementos decorate a makeshift memorial to the victims of a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on June 30, 2022. | Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images These preventable...

Penalty phase begins for man facing death for Florida mass school shooting

By Brian Ellsworth MIAMI -The prosecutor began opening arguments on Monday in the penalty phase of the trial of the man who killed 17 people at a Florida high school on Valentine's Day in 2018 by...

Teacher shortage is ‘the worst I’ve ever seen’

The American Federation of Teachers found that 79% of preK-12 grade educators are dissatisfied with their jobs. Randi Weingarten, AFT president, joined Yahoo Finance Live (video above) to discuss...

Damning report, new footage show chaos of Uvalde response

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A damning report and hours of body camera footage further laid bare the chaotic response to a mass shooting at a Uvalde elementary school, where hundreds of law enforcement...

Their Son Seems Unstable. He’s Talking About School Shootings. Should Parents Call the Police?

For parents faced with potentially violent behavior, reporting their children for an act they might commit is a wrenching decision. ‘I had to save all of us from what could happen in the future.’

House Holds Hearing on Gun Violence: Watch Live

Shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, have spurred a national debate on gun control and the response of police in school shootings.

50 years later, woman from iconic 'Napalm Girl' photo shares message about Ukraine, school shootings

Kim Phuc Phan Thi, Vietnam’s “Napalm Girl,” is offering a message of hope with the world 50 years after the iconic photo that featured her was taken. The “Napalm Girl” photo was taken in Trảng...

Texas Gov. excludes gun control from special session on school shootings

Abbott's letter listed school safety, mental health and social media as some areas of focus for the session.

School shooting survivors fear sending kids to class after Uvalde

For survivors of school shootings who have grown up to have children, the massacre in Uvalde, Texas, inflames anxieties about sending kids to class.

Fact-Checking Trump and Cruz at the N.R.A. Convention

The former president and the Texas senator made inaccurate or misleading claims about the efficacy of gun restrictions, gun ownership trends and school shootings.

The U.S. is wrapped in 'collective grief' from school shootings and the pandemic

The shooting in Uvalde, Texas, left 19 children and two teachers dead. For many, the tragedy brought on an unwelcome and all-too-familiar constellation of emotions. Losing a loved one involves a...

Uvalde gunman threatened rapes and school shootings on social media app Yubo in weeks leading up to the massacre,...

Salvador Ramos told girls he would rape them, showed off a rifle he bought, and threatened to shoot up schools in livestreams on the social media app Yubo, according to several users who witnessed...

Here are the political realities that have stalled action after school shootings

The Uvalde, Texas, school shooting is part of America’s larger failure to protect children

In ways big and small — in schools, in homes, in every facet of life — the United States fails to protect and support its children. School shootings, like the massacre in Uvalde, Texas, that...

Popular Security Strategies Have Not Stopped School Mass Shootings

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been spent to protect students from school shootings. Massacres keep happening.

Warriors coach Steve Kerr angrily condemns senators for inaction on guns after Texas school shooting

Steve Kerr made the remarks hours after a gunman killed 19 children at an elementary school in the west Texas town of Uvalde. The coach and former NBA player singled out Republican Senate Leader...

Jennifer and Ethan Crumbley texted about "new gun" day before Michigan school mass shooting

The case is highly unusual because parents are rarely held criminally responsible for teens accused in mass school shootings.

Tsunami' of woes: U.S. school shootings spike amid pandemic stress

Signs are emerging that the challenges of the pandemic are worsening gun violence in American schools. Researchers studying the phenomenon worry it will only grow.

School plotters often were bullied, suffered from depression

The warning signs are all there. Students who were making plans to attack schools showed the same types of troubled histories as those who carried them out. The study by the Secret Service’s...

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