Obama: Trayvon Martin Death a Tragedy for AmericaPresident Barack Obama says the death of Trayvon Martin was a tragedy for America.
Lieberman: Boston Bombings Could Have Been Stopped Former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman says failures by national security agencies tainted investigations into the Boston bombing plotters — and says the scheme could have been discovered beforehand.
Officials: US Wars Against Muslims Fueled Marathon Suspects U.S. officials say the surviving suspect in last week's attack on the Boston Marathon has told investigators he and his brother were angry about U.S. wars in Muslim countries.
Kerry: 'Part Of The Way There' In Delivering Justice For Boston Secretary of State John Kerry says "we are part of the way there" in finding those responsible for the Boston bombing and bringing them to justice.
Boston's Beloved Day, Dissolved In Chaos And Tears It dawned chilly, clear and blue, a parsimonious but perfect serving of New England springtime that — because it came on the third Monday in April — unquestionably called for a celebration.
Giffords Ad Urges Support For Background Checks On Gun PurchasesFormer Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.
Miller: Turning Schools Into Armed Fortresses Not The Answer Post-NewtownThe top Democrat on the House education committee says any discussion about school safety needs to be coupled with "common sense strategies to keep guns out of the hands of those who intend harm."
Obama Stands Firm On Gun Control Despite Long OddsPresident Barack Obama declared Monday on his first trip outside Washington to promote gun control that a consensus is emerging for universal background checks for purchasers, though he conceded a tough road lay ahead to pass an assault weapons ban over formidable opposition in Congress.
Background Checks On Guns Peak In Week After Newtown ShootingThe FBI said Monday it conducted more background checks for firearms sales and permits to carry guns the week following the Newtown, Conn., shooting massacre that it has in any other one-week period since 1998.
Visits Like Newtown Becoming Too Regular For ObamaFor President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence.
Bloomberg: President's Top Priority Should Be Guns Mayor Michael Bloomberg says President Barack Obama's first priority in his second term should be to lead the country on gun control.
Feinstein To Introduce Assault Weapons Ban In CongressThe school shooting in Newtown, Conn., is expected to bring about a bill calling for a ban on assault weapons at the start of the new Congress.

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