Pres. Biden Announces 'Zero-Tolerance' Gun Violence Policy
White House plan gives no leeway to gun dealers who fail to comply with federal laws.
President Biden is announcing a "zero-tolerance" policy to address gun violence.
White House officials say it gives no leeway to gun dealers who fail to comply with federal law.
The president is pushing for cities to use billions in federal funding to develop community programs for school children this summer, and make policing more efficient.
The White House is also hosting a bipartisan meeting of law enforcement officials, politicians, activists and prosecutors to discuss funding for violence intervention initiatives.
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Monterey Park memorial visitors honor victims, call for gun reform
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The average rate for a 30-year mortgage dropped slightly by 0.04% to 6.09%.By John Raoux / AP
China: Balloon over US skies is for research, wind pushed it off track
The Pentagon decided not to shoot down the balloon because of concerns about hurting people on the ground.By Larry Mayer/The Billings Gazette via AP