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Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:37 AM EST

Turning Anger Into Activism

Turning Anger Into Activism

Survivors of the Florida high school shooting are turning their anger into activism, by calling for politicians to pass gun control legislation. NBC10's Dray Clark is following the conversation over firearms.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:54 PM EST

Fla. Shooting Survivors Flood Capital, Push for Assault-Style Rifle Ban

Fla. Shooting Survivors Flood Capital, Push for Assault-Style Rifle Ban

Students who survived the Parkland school tragedy prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:33 AM EST

'No Reason for Assault Rifles': US Biathletes Call for Gun Control

'No Reason for Assault Rifles': US Biathletes Call for Gun Control

Four-time Olympian Lowell Bailey shoots a .22 caliber rifle for a living, but following a spate of mass shootings he said he wants the U.S. to "wake up" and ban ordinary citizens from owning assault rifles...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 08:56 PM EST

North Korea Cancels Meeting With Pence at Olympics

North Korea Cancels Meeting With Pence at Olympics

Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 05:18 PM EST

Trump Proposes ‘Bump Stock’ Ban

Trump Proposes ‘Bump Stock’ Ban

During the Public Safety Medal of Valor award ceremony, President Trump said that he has been in discussions with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on a proposal to ban “bump stocks,” devices that...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:07 AM EST

Local Politicians Announce Efforts to Prevent Mass Shootings

Local Politicians Announce Efforts to Prevent Mass Shootings

Politicians in New Jersey and Pennsylvania are announcing new efforts to prevent future mass shootings in the aftermath of the massacre at a Florida high school. NBC10's Brandon Hudson takes a look at the...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 05:02 PM EST

White House Admits Russia Meddled in Election, Maintains There Wasn’t Collusion

White House Admits Russia Meddled in Election, Maintains There Wasn’t Collusion

Following a series of tweets President Trump sent over the weekend in response to the Parkland, Florida, shooting and the indictment of 13 Russian nationals who tried to sow discord in the 2016 U.S. election,...

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:27 AM EST

Trump Says More Must be Done, Proposes Bump Stock Ban

Trump Says More Must be Done, Proposes Bump Stock Ban

As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 01:13 PM EST

Trump Pushes Insurance Sans Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

Trump Pushes Insurance Sans Pre-Existing Condition Coverage

The Trump administration announced Tuesday that it is moving to expand the use of low-budget temporary insurance, which could offer customers a cut-rate alternative to plans on the Affordable Care Act's...

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 at 12:33 PM EST

Florida School Shooting Sparks Gun Debate Around U.S.

Florida School Shooting Sparks Gun Debate Around U.S.

NBC10's Dray Clark breaks down the gun control debate following the Florida school massacre.

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