Uber, the convenient ride-sharing app, confirmed that 45-year-old Jason Brian Dalton was an employee with the company, stating he also passed a background check.
The trend has been studied closely for a number of years, showing a slow increase in gun-related deaths.
“An act of heroism a lot bigger than we should expect from any 15-year-old,” Obama said of the teenager.
Invoking Martin Luther King Jr., the president said the country needs to possess a "fierce urgency of now" to combat gun violence and not only discuss the latest mass shooting, but prevent it.
During the program, President Obama is slated to talk about the negative impact that gun violence has had on our country and will take questions from attendees.
President Obama is set to announce an executive action on gun sales at the top of the new year.
President Jerry Falwell Jr. of Liberty University, one of the largest Christian universities in the world, is being criticized for urging students to get concealed weapons to "end those Muslims."
Families in Savannah, Ga. were left reeling after at least two gunmen opened fire, wounding three men and killing a woman early Wednesday morning.
Gun control has been a lingering issue within our country, but that didn’t stop scores of people from purchasing firearms during Black Friday.
Ja’Mecca Smith was found dead at the home of Demarqo Smith early Saturday morning. The 25-year-old father was not home when the police arrived. He briefly fled the scene before returning to speak to the police.