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Washington state seeks to ban sale of 'assault weapons,' high capacity magazines

13 Dec 2019

The state of Washington on Thursday proposed bans on the sale of "assault weapons" and high capacity magazines, part of a package of gun laws meant to address a rising wave of U.S. mass shootings.

Washington state seeks to ban sale of 'assault weapons,' high capacity magazines

13 Dec 2019

The state of Washington on Thursday proposed bans on the sale of "assault weapons" and high capacity magazines, part of a package of gun laws meant to address a rising wave of U.S. mass shootings.

California congressman Duncan Hunter announces resignation after corruption plea

06 Dec 2019

U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter will resign from Congress following his guilty plea to a federal charge of conspiring to misuse campaign funds, he said on Friday.

U.S. Navy investigators search for motive in Pearl Harbor shooting rampage

05 Dec 2019

U.S. Navy investigators on Thursday were trying to determine what prompted a sailor to shoot three civilians working at the historic Pearl Harbor military base in Hawaii, killing two of them, before taking his own life with the same gun.

U.S. Navy sailor shoots dead two, then himself, at Pearl Harbor base

05 Dec 2019

A U.S. Navy sailor shot dead two civilians working at Hawaii's historic military base of Pearl Harbor on Wednesday and wounded a third before turning his gun on himself, military officials said. | Video

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter released from hospital

04 Dec 2019

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday where he had been undergoing treatment for a urinary tract infection, his spokeswoman said.

Top Los Angeles homeless official steps down as crisis deepens

02 Dec 2019

LOS ANGELES The chief of a top Los Angeles homeless agency announced his resignation on Monday, saying he was proud of its work even as America's second-largest city grapples with spiraling numbers of people living on the streets and rising home prices.

Teen in California high school shooting rampage used 'ghost gun' made from parts

22 Nov 2019

LOS ANGELES A 16-year-old boy who opened fire at his Southern California high school, killing two classmates and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head, used a "ghost gun" built from parts, the local sheriff said on Thursday. | Video

PG&E cuts power to 50,000 California homes and businesses during wildfire risk

20 Nov 2019

About 50,000 homes and businesses across Northern California were without power on Wednesday during the latest planned outage instituted by utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co to guard against risk of wildfire during dry, windy weather.

Police say victims of Fresno football party shooting were 'targeted'

19 Nov 2019

Gunmen who killed four men and wounded six others at a backyard football-viewing party of mostly ethnic Hmong had targeted the residence in Fresno, California, possibly in retaliation for a previous altercation, police said on Monday. | Video

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