“Bipartisan, Life-Saving”: US Senate Passes Gun Control Bill After Decades

The Act includes more background checks for buyers under 21 Washington: US senators advanced a bipartisan bill late Thursday addressing the epidemic of gun violence convulsing the country, approving a narrow package of new firearms restrictions and billions of dollars in mental health and school security funding. The reforms — which are almost certain to … Read more

Mass shooting in Harlem, New York leaves college basketball star dead, 8 others wounded

NEW YORK — A 21-year-old college basketball star was killed and eight others shot when gunfire erupted in Harlem overnight Monday. Seven men and two women ranging in age from 21 to 42 were struck in a park along the East River in the area of Fifth Avenue and East 139th Street just after 12:35 … Read more