school shootings

Software program could help prevent school shootings

In the wake of increasingly frequent school shootings, school districts across the country are using a combination of tools to try to prevent another tragedy. One of those is software that alerts administration officials to problematic social media posts.

White House unveils gun and school safety proposals

The Trump administration on Sunday night proposed providing some school personnel with "rigorous" firearms training and backed a bill to improve criminal background checks on gun buyers, but backpedaled on the idea of increasing the minimum age to buy certain firearms -- a policy President Donald Trump had said he would support.

Allies urge Trump to not go further on gun control measures

President Donald Trump's aides and outside allies are attempting to convince him that he has done enough when it comes to proposing gun safety measures in the wake of the Florida high school shooting, assuring him he doesn't need to go any further, a source inside the White House and a source outside tell CNN.