WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association president says Congress is not likely to pass a new ban on assault weapons.
David Keene tells CNN's "State of the Union" that right now the powerful gun lobby has the support in Congress to block a new assault weapons ban, but he's not discounting any proposal backed by the full power of the White House.
Senior members of Congress have pledged to ban assault weapons and limit the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines like the one used to kill 27 people, most of them children, in Newtown, Conn., last month.
Vice President Joe Biden is expected to send a comprehensive package of recommendations for curbing gun violence to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, including universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
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Kevin Durant pledged $1 million for tornado relief through his foundation on Tuesday, eager to help a devastated area begin to rebuild. But he didn't stop there.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Jonathan Gray pitched a three-hit shutout and fourth-seeded Oklahoma opened the Big 12 tournament with a 2-0 win against Baylor on Thursday.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is heading home to Oklahoma to help anyway he can in the aftermath of the deadly tornado.
Three members of a Michigan city council have abstained from voting on a measure that would have prevented them from abstaining on future votes.