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We asked 5 students: What inspired you to become a gun control activist?

President Joe Biden signed the first major gun reform legislation in decades on Saturday. The move came one month after a gunman in Uvalde, Texas, killed 19 elementary school students and two teachers. While Congress may be getting the attention right now, students around the country have been working to push legislation like this for... go to Article >

What parents, teachers and students should know about the CDC's new COVID guidelines

4 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

The new school year is underway and so are new federal guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated recommendations on Thursday, largely loosening virus protocols and leaving much of... read more

‘THIS is what we need’: Liberals swoon over Beto O’Rourke calling an Abbott supporter ‘motherf*cker’

5 Days ago Tech Source: Dailydot.com

The room was silent save for the sound of Beto O'Rourke's voice. The Democratic nominee for Texas governor delivered a detailed description of the purpose and effect an AR-15, the weapon the Uvalde school shooter used to slaughter 19 children... read more

This group's wiped out $6.7 billion in medical debt, and it's just getting started

1 Day ago News Source: Npr.org

Soon after giving birth to a daughter two months premature, Terri Logan received a bill from the hospital. She recoiled from the string of numbers separated by commas. Logan, who was a high school math teacher in Georgia, shoved it aside and... read more

Music for a college classroom: A Texas school will soon offer a Harry Styles class

26 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

A new college history course at Texas State University will focus on Harry Styles and the culture of celebrity. Starting next spring, roughly 20 lucky undergraduate students will get to learn how — as the pop star so famously put it — "it's not... read more

More people are opting to get sterilized — and some are being turned away

18 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

In July, a handful of people gathered in the shade of a large pine tree in Helena, Montana for a going-away party of sorts. Their friend, Dani Marietti, was going to have her fallopian tubes removed. It was a decision she had made after a draft... read more

Trump didn't act and didn't want to, plus 4 other takeaways from the Jan. 6 hearings

25 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

In the early evening of Jan. 6, after former President Donald Trump finally and reluctantly put out a video telling rioters to go home, after hours of staffers urging him to do so, he had only one thing to say. "Mike Pence let me down," Trump told... read more

What we know so far about the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

83 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

A reported 21 people were killed in an attack by a lone gunman at an elementary school in the small town of Uvalde, Texas. At least 19 students and two adults at were killed, according to The Associated Press. The gunman was killed by police,... read more

Matthew McConaughey calls for 'gun responsibility' not gun control, goes on to demand gun control

71 Days ago News Source: Theblaze.com

Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey attempted to appeal to both sides of the gun control debate this week by issuing a call for nationwide "gun responsibility" rather than gun control in an op-ed for USA Today. Yet, while not going... read more

As gun violence rises in Canada, weapons from the U.S. complicate gun control efforts

38 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

TORONTO, Canada — A few weeks ago, the Rev. Sky Starr led a funeral in northwest Toronto for a 24-year-old shooting victim. Among the mourners, she noticed a young man. "I saw this youth was kneeling at the casket, he was praying," Starr recalls.... read more

What some gun owners are saying in the wake of America's latest mass shooting

80 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

America's latest mass shooting, at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, has claimed the lives of 19 children and two adults. The 18-year-old gunman legally purchased two AR-15-style rifles before the attack, thus catapulting conversations about... read more