Times Square is one of scores of "sensitive" places — including parks, churches and theaters — that will be off-limits for guns under a sweeping new state law going into effect Thursday.
Rapper A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has his arraignment in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday.
The bill raising the age limit is part of legislation that will restrict civilian purchases of bullet-resistant armor, and require new guns to be equipped with microstamping technology.
The president said the upper chamber needs to pass legislation approved by the House earlier this month, which would tighten gun laws including background checks.
As the U.S. faces a fight for racial justice in the aftermath of police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, some Black Americans are considering how they can best protect themselves.
Musician Shamarr Allen is offering youth trumpets and music books in exchange for guns — no questions asked. He hopes the instrument will impact kids in New Orleans today the way it did for him.
Gov. Ralph Northam said that "there are groups with malicious plans" and raised concerns about a reprise of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville in 2017.
The overall percentage of Americans who support tougher gun laws is on the rise, even as the partisan divide remains stark, according to a Pew Research Center survey.
Florida adopted a red flag law last year after the shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Since then, courts there have approved about 2,500 risk protection orders.
President Trump says he supports "really intelligent background checks." It's unclear what exactly that means, but support for universal background checks is near universal among Americans.