firearms

States requiring universal background checks less likely to see guns in schools

High school students in states that require universal background checks on all prospective gun buyers are less likely to carry guns compared to students in states that require background checks only on sales through federally licensed firearms dealers, according to a study published Monday in the medical journal Pediatrics.

Dick's shares soar 18% on strong sales

Shares of Dick's Sporting Goods soared 18% in early trading after the company reported strong earnings and raised its guidance for the third time this year.

Hong Kong protester shot by police speaks out

The 21-year-old unarmed protester who was shot and critically injured by a police officer in Hong Kong has spoken out for the first time since the incident, describing democracy as a basic human right -- and not something people should have to die for.