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UpdatePosted 06/23/2016 11:00AM

Democrats Sit-In at U.S. House for Gun Control: Everything You Need to Know About #NoBillNoBreak

Originally posted 06/23/2016 08:45AM

It's been nearly 24 hours since Democrats filed into the floor of the U.S. House to demand a vote on gun control. The sit-in, which is unprecedented in the history of the legislative body, has been marked by heated exchanges with Republican Congressmen, surprise appearances from several members of the "upper house" and "birthday donuts."

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133 Stars – Including Katy Perry and Ellen DeGeneres – Sign Billboard Petition Demanding Tighter Gun Control

Katy Perry, Ellen DeGeneres Among 133 Stars to Sign Billboard Petition Demanding Gun Control

Originally posted 06/23/2016 06:30AM

Hollywood's biggest influencers are calling attention against gun violence after the U.S. Senate rejected four new gun control proposals on Monday.

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Michigan Mom Tells PEOPLE She Was Horrified to Find 3-Year-Old Daughter Practicing Lockdown Drill: 'It Broke Me'

Horrified Michigan Mom Finds 3-Year-Old Daughter Practicing Lockdown Drill: 'It Broke Me'

Originally posted 06/22/2016 10:25AM

When Stacey Wehrman Feeley found her 3-year-old daughter standing on a toilet seat in her home, she took a photo to show her husband their child's silly antics.

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4-Year-Old Iowa Boy Fatally Shoots Himself in Head in Accident with No Adult Supervision: 'Our Hearts Are Shattered'

4-Year-Old Iowa Boy Fatally Shoots Himself in Head in Accident with No Adult Supervision: 'Our Hearts Are Shattered'

Originally posted 06/21/2016 12:25PM

An Iowa community is mourning the loss of a 4-year-old boy who fatally shot himself in the head Friday while left in a home without adult supervision.

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Orlando Shooting Survivor Sobs at Funeral for Mother-of-11 Who Saved His Life

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Orlando Shooting Survivor Sobs at Funeral for Mom Brenda Marquez McCool, Who Was Fatally Shot After Telling Him, 'Run, Just Go'

Originally posted 06/21/2016 10:40AM

Brenda Marquez McCool, one of 49 victims of last week's Orlando massacre, was honored by her 11 children as she was laid to rest on Monday at the First United Methodist Church of Orlando.

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Hollywood Airs Its Frustrations After Senate Blocks Four New Gun Control Measures

Hollywood Airs Its Frustrations After Senate Blocks Four New Gun Control Measures

Originally posted 06/20/2016 08:00PM

The U.S. Senate rejected four new gun control proposals on Monday, and Hollywood is not happy about it.

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Senate Blocks Gun Controls Pushed After Orlando Massacre: 'What Am I Going to Tell 49 Grieving Families?' Asks Florida Senator

Senate Blocks Gun Controls Pushed After Orlando Massacre: 'What Am I Going to Tell 49 Grieving Families?' Asks Florida Senator

Originally posted 06/20/2016 08:00PM

The U.S. Senate rejected four new gun control proposals on Monday evening, one week after the shooting attack in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people.

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FBI Releases Partial Transcripts of Orlando Nightclub Shooter's 911 Calls

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UpdatePosted 06/20/2016 05:15PM

FBI Releases Partial Transcripts of Orlando Nightclub Shooter's 911 Calls

Originally posted 06/20/2016 05:15PM

Update: On Monday afternoon, the FBI released unredacted transcripts and issued the following statement:

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Sandy Hook Mom Sheds Yet More Tears for Her Son as Senate Votes on New Gun Control Laws

Sandy Hook Mom Sheds Yet More Tears for Her Son as Senate Votes on New Gun Control Laws

Originally posted 06/20/2016 03:05PM

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy moved many last week when he concluded his 15-hour gun-control filibuster with an emotional tribute to 6-year-old Dylan Hockley, who was found in the arms of his teacher, Anne Marie Murphy, after they were both killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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Singer from Mexican Version of The Voice Dies After Being Shot on His Birthday

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Singer from Mexican Version of The Voice Dies After Being Shot on His Birthday

Originally posted 06/19/2016 11:55AM

A Chicago shooting victim has been identified as Alejandro "Jano" Fuentes, a former finalist on Mexico's version of The Voice, the Associated Press reports.

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