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TOPSHOT - People sit on the curb outside of Robb Elementary School as State troopers guard the area in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24, 2022. - An 18-year-old gunman killed 14 children and a teacher at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday, according to the state's governor, in the nation's deadliest school shooting in years.  Allison Dinner / AFP via Getty Images

The Uvalde school massacre lasted at least 40 minutes

The Uvalde school massacre lasted at least 40 minutes
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States divided on tightening restrictions on guns, even as mass shootings rise

Several measures are likely going nowhere in Congress, and they also have become increasingly scarce in most states.

By Rachel La Corte and Andrew DeMillo/The Associated Press

Companies blanket Pa. with ads about how to get a medical marijuana card, but doctors are silenced

Pennsylvania physicians can approve patients for the program but they are banned from advertising that power.

By Ed Mahon

Onlookers urged police to charge into Texas school as law enforcement worked to track the massacre

Investigators worked to track the massacre that lasted upwards of 40 minutes and ended when the 18-year-old shooter was killed by a Border Patrol team.

By Jake Bleiberg, Jim Vertuno, and Elliot Spagat/The Associated Press

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