House Democrats had vowed not to go on break until they could vote on a gun bill. They continued for a while, even after the House voted to break until July 5, and pledged more protest when Congress resumed.
New information suggests that Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Orlando nightclub shooting, was on a terrorist watch list. And also that his wife tried to talk him out of his attack — but never notified law enforcement.
We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.
The past two days have been exceptionally hard for Shawn Ahmed, a gay Muslim in Toronto. It's also a moment that could potentially bring about tolerance.
Advocates in Orlando hope tragedy can lead to healing of divisions, for Latinos and for the nation.
President Obama has called the attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando both a hate crime and terrorism. Experts' opinions differ.
Google searches for phrases like "kill Muslims" and "hate Muslims" jumped more significantly than at any time since the Brussels attacks in March.
The City of Orlando is slowly releasing the names of the victims as IDs are made and family members are notified. Meanwhile, the death toll now stands at 49 victims plus the shooter.
Australia, Scotland and Finland changed gun laws after mass shootings.