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Even with increasing violence, there’s little enthusiasm for gun control

Even with increasing violence, there’s little enthusiasm for gun control

Gun control advocates sputter at their own impotence. The National Rifle Association is politically ascendant. And Barack Obama‚Äôs White House pledges to safeguard the Second Amendment in its first official…

What do about the increasing gun violence: The debate goes beyond weapons control

What do about the increasing gun violence:  The debate goes beyond weapons control

On the morning of the latest mass shooting, in a place that has become synonymous with tragedy, Tom Mauser’s phone started ringing at 5 a.m. When he turned on the…

Survivors recall a night of hell in Colorado

Survivors recall a night of hell in Colorado

One man remembers the moment he knew his friend’s life was ebbing away as she lay bleeding on the floor beside him. Another remembers the shock reflected on people’s faces…

How did a brilliant science student become a suspect in mass murder?

How did a brilliant science student become a suspect in mass murder?

James Eagen Holmes came from a well-tended San Diego enclave of two-story homes with red-tiled roofs, where neighbors recall him as a clean-cut, studious young man of sparing words. Tall…

After the massacre: A search for clues, answers

After the massacre: A search for clues, answers

A Colorado suburb shocked and saddened by a deadly shooting spree at a midnight unveiling of the latest Batman movie grieved for the victims while authorities sought a motive and…

Colorado massacre puts damper on campaign rhetoric

Colorado massacre puts damper on campaign rhetoric

The deadly shootings at a movie theater in Colorado have briefly silenced the presidential campaign, prompting both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney to cut short their schedules…

Obama, Romney trade barbs on health care, jobs

Obama, Romney trade barbs on health care, jobs

President Barack Obama is warning Florida retirees that Republican challenger Mitt Romney would undercut the new health care law and alter Medicare, a play for voters in one of the…

Romney on the attack as tax return debate haunts his campaign

Romney on the attack as tax return debate haunts his campaign

Mitt Romney plans to stay on the attack in the race for the White House, but growing pressure from across the political spectrum to release his personal tax returns threatens…

Will Romney outspend Obama? Sure looks like it

Will Romney outspend Obama?  Sure looks like it

Barack Obama was the first presidential candidate to raise more than $100 million in a month and in 2008 was the first to forgo public money for his campaign. Now,…

States could face blowback if they reject Obamacare

States could face blowback if they reject Obamacare

For Gov. Rick Perry, saying “no” to the federal health care law could also mean turning away up to 1.3 million Texans, nearly half the uninsured people who could be…