The mass shooting at a dance studio in Monterey Park, Calif., is the latest in an endless string of gun violence tragedies.
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Even people who are only indirectly exposed to these repeat tragedies, such as first responders and those affected by media coverage, can experience profound and long-lasting grief.
Alec Baldwin accidentally shot and killed a cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins, in late 2021 while filming a movie in New Mexico.
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To convict Alec Baldwin of manslaughter for the on-set deadly shooting of Halyna Hutchins in 2021, prosecution will need to show that the actor was either reckless or criminally negligent.
The latest target in America’s gun crime epidemic.
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At least six people have been killed in an attack at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia. It happened amid a surge of mass shootings in the US.
The shooting in the leg of the former prime minister has seen his supporters take to the streets and the crisis in Pakistani politics deepen.
The latest mass shooting, at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, has plunged the country into yet another cycle of collective trauma.
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People who are directly affected by mass shootings may develop PTSD and depression. But those who are indirectly exposed to these tragedies can also experience profound and long-lasting grief.
Kevin Vickers, former House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms, receives the Star of Courage at Rideau Hall from Gov. Gen. David Johnston in February 2016 to pay tribute to security services members who responded to the 2014 shooting on Parliament Hill. Vickers was lauded as a hero.
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We do a disservice to survivors of major tragedies when we call them “heroes.” Instead, we should change our policies and attitudes to help them truly survive the disaster.
Mourners in Dayton, Ohio on Aug. 4, 2019 after a mass shooting there killed at least nine people.
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More than 40 percent of U.S. adults have a gun in their household, making it hard to get guns off the streets – even if new gun restrictions are passed.
Previous trauma, race and access to support all affect a survivor’s recovery.
The police are cracking down on UK gun owners - but is out-sourcing intelligence gathering to the general public the right course of action?
Armed officers patrol in London in late March 2017.
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Ask when, not if, police in the UK ‘shoot to kill’ under revised policy.
Outside the courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Two major trials in the killings of black victims in South Carolina start this week. Learn about the state’s past and present struggle with racial violence in this roundup.
Crocodiles are protected in Australia, but it wasn’t always so.
Should shooting crocs be allowed for elite hunters?
Once the pageantry is over, many Olympic athletes have to return to normal life – which means figuring out how to make a living.
A former Olympic gold medalist reflects on his own financial struggles as he trained and competed for the 1984 Games. Decades later, not much has changed for many Olympians.
Same as it ever was: Kyleakin Castle on Skye.
Why the ruling classes may think twice about landownership in Scotland.
How the UK tabloids covered the shooting.
When will the news media learn that by making atrocities seem special and memorable, they are playing into the killer’s game?
‘More of a trim and a prune than digging up the whole garden’
Scottish and English land rules look set to further diverge, but talk of a revolution north of the border is somewhat wide of the mark.
Despite declining gun fatalities, there should be no room for complacency in Australia, with an estimated 260,000 illegal guns in Australia – including this MP5K 9mm machine gun, seized in Queensland in 2013.
The rate of fatal shootings has fallen in Australia, the US and other nations in recent decades. Yet anti- and pro-gun ideology still makes it hard to have a sensible discussion about gun violence.
Through force of ritual practice and habit, Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers manages the emotions of a parliamentary ovation.
What makes a man return to work the day after killing someone? How does he manage to do his job in such circumstances and under public scrutiny? The day after mortally wounding Ottawa shooter Michael Zehaf-Bibeau…
Hen harrier causing trouble.
Across the open heather moors of upland Britain, last-minute preparations are being put in place for the start of the red grouse shooting season on August 12. On average about 200,000 grouse are shot every…
How many times can lead shot kill?
Despite the environment being, according to the Olympic Charter, the “third dimension of Olympism”, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has yet to act on the enormous tonnage of lead shot scattered…