Lafayette theater shooter: John 'Rusty' Houser identified strongly with far-right issues, according to what appear to be his social media accounts. An AM radio host recalls some guest appearances Mr. Houser made in the 1990s.
After the killing of nine churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., President Obama urged a ‘greater sense of urgency’ on gun control. But an FBI mistake – not weak laws – allowed alleged shooter Dylann Roof to buy a gun.
In South Carolina, the aftermath of the Charleston shootings will be remembered not for rancor and division, but for a display of love and unity of purpose. On Friday, the Confederate battle flag was removed from the State House grounds.
The promise of tax revenue and improved safety have left only three states with fireworks bans, down from nearly 30. On Fourth of July, some say it’s a win for heritage celebration; others see it as an unnecessary risk to people and property.
To some on the pro-Confederate side, the flag is a symbol of the South, depicting valor and also representing opposition to political tyranny. But South Carolina may have the votes to remove the flag from State House grounds.
A protester removed a Confederate flag from a pole on the grounds of the state capitol in Columbia, S.C., Saturday and was promptly arrested. It was one of several acts aimed at Confederate flags and memorials.
For some, police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and elsewhere have emboldened criminals to resist police authority. Others say the Ferguson effect describes a political movement where oppressed black Americans stand up for their rights.
Now that some states have decided that residents can carry weapons even at the airport, Americans have watched a steady stream of primarily white males testing the boundaries of what is acceptable when it comes to guns in public places.
A day after the shooting of a terror suspect, Boston police met with community leaders and shared footage from the shooting. At least one person at the meeting suggested such a tactic could become a national model.
Thousands of friends, family members, and strangers have been searching for those missing after torrential rain and flooding in Texas. 'Over the past few days, we’ve been absolutely amazed and overwhelmed by the generosity of others,' said one family member.