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Calling it the "Palin effect," the NRA's Diane Danielson said the former Alaska governor's vocal advocacy of gun rights is helping the group teach 10,000 new women a year to shoot.
A grand jury outlines the full contours of the federal case against the Tucson, Ariz., shooting suspect.
One hundred years ago, John Browning and Colt firearms produced a pistol for the U.S. military that would become ubiquitous in American culture and crime-fighting.
Most assumed Rep. Giffords' severe wound would keep her sidelined in 2012. But with the remarkable strides she's made, perhaps pundits should think twice.
Kelly, a Navy captain, will command Space Shuttle Endeavor on a two-week orbital mission to the International Space Station.
A Gallup poll asked about eight possible actions that Congress could take in 2011 and the two that got the biggest majorities across party lines were providing incentives to develop alternative energy and revamping the tax code.
In a sting set up by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, detectives discovered gun dealers in Phoenix who sold semi-automatic weapons to buyers who said they probably could not pass a background check.
Aaron Tribble, who lives in student housing, says a school rule mandating his guns be stored with campus police violates his constitutional rights.
The Browning semi-automatic pistol, invented 100 years ago, has long been used by the military, and is a source of pride to some Utah residents.
New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said a loophole in the reporting law on eligibility for handgun purchases should be tightened.
Nearly six of 10 Americans consider shooting incidents like the recent rampage in Arizona to be isolated acts committed by troubled individuals, and the incident has so far not generated significant changes in public views on gun control.
Feeling economically and socially dispossessed is supposed to fuel political extremism. But what happens when all Americans feel upended by difficult times?
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