• Mass shootings are getting deadlier. And the latest ones all have something new in common: The AR-15

    6 monthes ago - By LA Times

    When a gunman attacked a high school in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, killing 17 people, the event marked a depressingly familiar milestone. As of this week, seven of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in modern U.S. history have all happened since 2007. The Parkland massacre is now the eighth-deadliest...
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  • Can you keep track of which school shooting was the last before Parkland? | Guest editorial

    6 monthes ago - By LA Times

    If you started typing “school shooting” into Google search Wednesday afternoon, you might have noticed that auto-fill took over and anticipated the next word: “today.” So even the bloodless algorithms within Google recognize that, when one tries to find information about a fresh school shooting,...
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