The Morning Buzz | Gun Control and the Media

At the Washington Post, George Washington University professor Danny Hayes argues that politicians will have to give the media a reason to continue to focus on gun control issues. A slim majority of Americans favor passing stricter gun control laws.

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The Morning Buzz | Return of the Jedi?

According to the British Census, the “Jedi” religion is the seventh most popular faith in Britain.

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The Morning Buzz | What Happens if We Go Over the Fiscal Cliff?

Commentators are talking about the fiscal cliff in apocalyptic terms, but what will happen if it does, indeed, come to pass? For what it’s worth, most Americans favor a balanced approach to the budget deficit, with a combination of tax increases and cu… [Read more…]

The Morning Buzz | Oklahomans Can Now Carry Guns in the Open

Today, anyone in Oklahoma who holds a license to carry a concealed firearm can carry a weapon out in the open, thanks to a new law that just went into effect.

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The Morning Buzz | Will Hurricane Sandy Push Climate Change into the Headlines?

The very expensive aftermath of Hurricane Sandy is leading some commentators to wonder whether this storm will change the way we talk about climate change, which has mostly been sidelined during the presidential campaign. Nearly 6-in-10 (58%) Americans… [Read more…]

The Morning Buzz | DC Comics Unveils Muslim Superhero

Last week, DC Comics unveiled a Muslim superhero in a special edition which references the 9/11 attacks.

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The Morning Buzz | Attacks Against American Muslims Spiked During Ramadan

Attacks against Muslims in the U.S. spiked during the holy month of Ramadan, which ended this weekend.

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The Morning Buzz | Gunman Opens Fire on Security Guard at Family Research Council

A gunman opened fire on a security guard at the headquarters of the conservative Family Research Council’s main office in Washington, DC, only to be subdued by the injured security guard.

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Americans Divided on How to Prevent Mass Shootings

There is little consensus among Americans about the best way to prevent mass shootings.

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New Attacks Raise Questions About Americans’ Attitudes Toward Muslims

Do Americans see the values of Islam as compatible with American values?

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