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  1. A Record 9,000 People Were Called For Jury Duty In The Aurora The...

    In the past week, two high-profile mass-killing trials began, as many trials do, with jury selection. In Boston, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is accused of assisting his brother in the planning and execution of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which left three...

    Blog | January 21, 2015
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  3. Support For Gun Control Slips As Media Loses Interest

    Gun control advocates had hoped the Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown, Connecticut, would spark a movement for stricter gun laws. And support for gun control did initially rise. But as we approach the two-year anniversary of the massacre, it's support ...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  4. Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin makes profound impact in Philadel...

    Ashley Fox

    Eagles linebacker Connor Barwin is making an impact in Philadelphia by helping to restore an inner-city park, Ashley Fox writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  5. LeBron James, others comment on Ferguson decision

    Dave McMenamin

    LeBron James said the decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer responsible for the shooting death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, "hit home for me" and also spoke out about the violent aftermath that occurred in the wake of the announcement.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2014
  6. Background Checks For Gun Sales Look Likely To Pass In Washington...

    Do you want expanded background checks for gun purchases? Do you not want expanded background checks for gun purchases? will be on the ballot in Washington on Nov. 4. But they won't be stated so clearly, and earlier this year it looked like v...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  7. In the Papers: Gun Control, Gender Equality and Taxes

    Every Monday, the , a nonprofit organization made up of some of North America's most respected economists, releases its latest batch of working papers. The papers aren't peer-reviewed, so their conclusions are preliminary (and occ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  8. Ctrl + ← The Alphabet, Deadly Diseases and NFL Waistlines

    This is Ctrl + ←, our weekly data journalism roundup. You'll find the most-read FiveThirtyEight articles of the past week, as well as gems we spotted elsewhere on the Internet. : Most English-speakers learn early on&...

    Blog | June 08, 2014
  9. espnW -- As the Oscar Pistorius trial wraps up, what have we lear...

    Robin Herman

    As Oscar Pistorius' murder trial winds down, one big question remains: What have we learned about guns and violence against women?

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  10. Athletes, guns and the AFC North

    Jamison Hensley

    ESPN's "Outside The Lines" put together an intriguing segment on athletes and guns, featuring two AFC North players. Ravens cornerback Chris Johnson and Browns safety T.J. Ward both lost loved ones to gun violence and both have tattoos to remember...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  11. Bob Costas wishes he had more time for nuanced conversation on gu...

    Bob Costas isn't backing down from his halftime comments on gun violence, but he wishes he had more time.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  12. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose trying to 'be positive' for Chicago k...

    Derrick Rose might be out of the NBA spotlight as he rehabs from knee surgery, but the Chicago Bulls star said he is trying to stay visible and offer a positive image for kids in his native Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  13. Burress speaks out against gun violence

    Matt Mosley

    Busy day for Plaxico Burress, who held a news conference to announce his new affiliation with the National Urban League and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence. He stood up at a podium next to Tony Dungy and said he spent some of his 20 months i...

    Blog | June 13, 2011
  14. Ex-New York Giant Plaxico Burress joins anti-violence programs

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Plaxico Burress will work with the National Urban League and Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence after spending nearly two years in prison on a weapon possession charge.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2011
  15. Bulls' Wilson loses another brother to gun violence

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett In a story that is as tragic as it is senseless, South Florida linebacker Kion Wilson has had another brother killed by a shooting in Miami. In March, 24-year-old Kellon "Herbie" Wilson was shot and ki...

    Blog | June 05, 2009
  16. Brother of former Charger reportedly shot

    Former San Diego Chargers wide receiver Mark Seay, wounded in a drive-by shooting nearly two decades ago, has reportedly lost a second brother to gun violence.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2006
  17. Sixers, Philly cops to begin 'Guns for Tickets' program

    The 76ers and police officials announced a program aimed at curbing gun violence by exchanging tickets for guns.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2006