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Bang for the Buck
Attorney General Karl Racine alleges the gun group improperly siphoned millions of dollars from an affiliated foundation.
Year in Review
Reporting on a devastating year of gun violence in America.
Fifteen stories that challenged our perspectives, pushed us to dig deeper, and provided indelible looks at the human costs of the crisis we cover.
Coronavirus & Guns
In over a dozen cities, homicides rose by 50 percent or more this year. “It’s very likely that these increases are larger than any on record,” said one criminologist.
Police officer Valerie Martinez put her small department at the vanguard. Her inventive policies are spreading.
The National African American Gun Association was founded as a refuge from the discrimination and fear that often come with being Black and armed in America. Thousands of new members have joined its ranks in 2020.
Several financial firms have cut ties with gun companies, but this unusual move might require them to change tack.
The ruling rejects arguments the federal government has used to habitually block the release of figures tracing crime weapons to their prior owners.
Marilyn Thompson left the Little Rock Police after less than two years. She believes policing would be more compassionate — and effective — if police departments reflected their communities.
National Rifle Association
The streaming network lost money and never gained significant viewership, but it helped groom talking heads whose election conspiracies and other falsehoods now reach millions online.