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Beyond Parkland and other mass shootings, children are wounded and killed by guns daily: Study

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — In the days since 17 children and teachers were fatally shot at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, at least 21 other children have been killed by gun violence in the U.S., according to shootings tr…

Two killed in severe weather in the South

iStock/Thinkstock(SPRINGFIELD, Tenn.) — Two people were killed in the South on Saturday as the result of a reported tornado, officials told ABC News.An elderly woman was killed in her home in Logan County, Kentucky, the coroner there confirmed. The Lo…

Democrats release redacted memo pushing back on GOP claims of DOJ abuse of government surveillance powers

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee have released a redacted memo meant to push back on Republicans’ claims of DOJ and FBI abuse of government surveillance powers to spy on a former Trump campaign advi…

Mother walks through Texas high school without being stopped, calls for better security

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) — One mother made a statement to her local school district by filming herself walking inside of her daughter’s high school undetected.In the wake of last week’s deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, Stacey Alderete, whos…

Trump: Arming teachers in schools ‘up to States’

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday in support of arming teachers following this month’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, saying educators should have annual training and pr…

Why this Utah teacher says she supports arming teachers with guns in schools

ABC News(SALT LAKE CITY) — Kasey Hansen did not grow up with guns around the house, never mind owning one.By 2012, she was a new teacher and had maybe only fired a gun twice in her entire life. That all changed after the massacre at Sandy Hook Element…

World-famous evangelist Billy Graham’s body in 130-mile procession to his hometown

Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — The body of the Rev. Billy Graham, one of the world’s most famous Christian evangelists, will be brought back to his North Carolina hometown on Saturday in a 130-mile procession that is expected to draw t…

Finding mental health care where traditional healers still thrive

Christy Duan/ABC(KISORO, Uganda) — Before the sun rises, psychiatric nurse Immaculate Owembabazi makes her way to a small district hospital in the rural village of Kisoro, Uganda.Sister Immaculate, as everyone calls her, lives up to her namesake. Each…

Teachers say #ArmMeWith smaller classes and school supplies, but not guns

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Educators around the U.S. are protesting proposals to arm teachers by posting with a hashtag, #ArmMeWith, to ask for more school counselors, books, snacks for hungry students and other things they say schools need rather …

American men’s curling team wins gold medal for first time ever at Olympics

Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images(PYEONGCHANG, South Korea) — John Shuster and his “ragtag squad” made history for the United States by winning its first-ever gold medal in curling.”It feels almost unbelievable,” said curler Matt Hamilto…

Rep. Joe Kennedy III talks gun control after Fla. shooting

Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC(NEW YORK) — Rep. Joe Kennedy III thinks the U.S. needs to do more to stop gun violence in the wake of the recent mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school.Kennedy expressed strong opinions on the necessity of Congress…

Bernie Sanders’ son considering run for Congress from New Hampshire

Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — A new but familiar name might soon be added to the list of candidates running in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District race: Levi Sanders, the son of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.A senior advis…

Bernie Sanders’ son considering run for Congress from New Hampshire

Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic(WASHINGTON) — A new but familiar name might soon be added to the list of candidates running in New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District race: Levi Sanders, the son of 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.A senior advis…