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The New York Times

Here’s a Way to Control Guns

NEARLY three years ago, in the days after the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama went to Newtown, Conn., to speak at a vigil for the victims. He spoke movingly, and seemed to embody the nation’s outrage and its determination to reduce the number of people killed with guns in America. “Do not lose heart,” he told the families of the victims. He said he would use “whatever power this office holds.”

Author: 
DAVID K. BRAWLEY, OTIS MOSS III, DAVID BENKE and JOEL MOSBAC
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Smart Guns Save Lives. So Where Are They?

BOULDER, Colo. — JUST after Christmas, Veronica Rutledge of Blackfoot, Idaho, took her 2-year-old son to a Walmart store to spend holiday gift cards. As they strolled by the electronics section, according to news reports, the toddler reached into his mom’s purse and pulled out a handgun that she legally carried. He pulled the trigger once and killed her.

Author: 
Nicholas Kristof
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Governor Says It’s All Settled but the Money

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s staff claims that $100 million next year will jump-start prekindergarten, but most estimates indicate that New York City alone needs much more than that.

Author: 
MICHAEL POWELL
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Before Games, Workers Win a Big Event

LONDON — Enveloped in a warm, glimmering haze, the Olympic Stadium looks like a vast, silvery spaceship come to unlikely rest in the working-class East End.

Author: 
MICHAEL POWELL