Democracy Dies in Darkness
AMERICAN ICONDeadly weapon, divided nation
A Medal of Valor ceremony in Colorado Springs, where many police officers now carry AR-15s.
America’s obsession with the AR-15 has consequences. In policing, the weapon on any given day can be an officer’s greatest threat or their most important tool.
“I would say we’ve gone about as far as we can go,” said Sen. John Cornyn (R-Tex.), a key negotiator of a bipartisan gun control package that passed last year.
Mike Hill and Katherine Koonce were among the six victims at the Covenant School. (AP)
He has experienced breathing difficulty and is seeking treatment for “a few days” at the Gemelli hospital in Rome.
Destruction lies in the wake of Friday’s EF4 tornado. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
In places where not everyone has a reliable cellphone or signal, especially in poor, rural communities, the sirens are considered crucial. But many Rolling Fork residents say they didn’t hear sirens before the deadly tornado.
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