A hearing will be held Tuesday to determine whether a portion of Maryland's extensive new gun law will go into effect.
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Kojo explores the impact of the rapidly developing standoff in Nairobi, Kenya, -- and what it means for efforts to combat terrorism in East Africa and around the world.
David Hawkings talks about reports that the Capitol Police were initially ordered to "stand down" during this week's Navy Yard shooting.
Officers with a specialized unit trained to respond to mass shooting events are asking why they were told to stand down during Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard.
This school year will be the first in which the city's new anti-bullying policy goes into effect.
We visit the set of a a new interactive video aiming to smooth out the hiring process for veterans transitioning to civilian life.
Monday's shooting in D.C.'s Navy Yard was followed by shock, horror, and, for many, a new call for tougher gun control.
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