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Trump Vows Action After Shootings, But Gives Few Details

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday condemned weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio as barbaric crimes “against all humanity” and called for bipartisan cooperation to respond to an epidemic of gun violence. He blamed mental illness and video games but made no mention of more limits on sales of firearms. Trump said he… Read More

Research Finds Mobile Voting Increased Voter Turnout

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Research has found that West Virginia’s mobile voting app for overseas residents has increased voter turnout. The Herald-Dispatch cites research done by University of Chicago associate professor Anthony Fowler. Fowler presented this month at the Election Science, Reform & Administration Conference at the University of Pennsylvania. Fowler found the app increased… Read More

Classmates: Dayton Shooter Kept a ‘Hit List’ and a ‘Rape List’

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a “hit list” of those he wanted to kill and a “rape list” of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after police said… Read More