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The State Department was working on streamlining rules about how small arms could be exported -- until last December.

A year after Newtown, nothing's happened on the federal level. Advocates say they're playing a long game.

Obama wants to tackle mental health as part of his response to Newtown. Here's the research he should know.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 16, 2013
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School shootings are, thankfully, rare. But when they do erupt, they often occur in otherwise peaceful small towns. Sociologist Katherine Newman spent years trying to figure out why this was—and discovered some ways to help avert future tragedies.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Dec 18, 2012
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From concealed carry in schools to legal shotgun ownership at age 8, here are six of the most insanely lenient state gun laws on the books.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Dec 16, 2012
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