The return of mass shootings in America was felt over the Fourth of July weekend, as cities from Illinois to Texas were gripped by gun violence.
There were three mass shootings on Sunday alone.
The video shows a 10-year-old girl huddling over her younger brother. The children were not injured, the New York Police Department said.
The fake commencement stunt was orchestrated by Manuel and Patricia Oliver, whose son Joaquin "Guac" died in the 2018 Parkland shooting.
Biden zeroed in on gun sellers who violate existing law, saying that the administration would have a "zero tolerance" approach to such incidents.
The shootings in Savannah, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Cleveland; and Chicago left six dead and 33 injured.
With 225 mass shootings by the end of May, the US is on track to have more mass shootings in 2021 than any recent year on record.
Retired New York City police detective Pat Brosnan claimed mass shooters 'probably got vaccinated' in response to a shooting in San Jose.
President Joe Biden called for an ambitious pandemic economic recovery plan focused on jobs, infrastructure, and childcare.
"When you see people getting killed, I mean, in this last month, it's just been horrifying what's happened," Fauci said on CNN's "State of the Union."
Community members in Knoxville, Tennessee, are calling for the release of body camera footage from Anthony Thompson's death.
A gunman killed eight people and injured others after opening fire in a FedEx facility on Thursday, the latest in a string of recent mass shootings.
"Today, we're taking steps to confront not just the gun crisis, but what is actually a public health crisis," Biden said Thursday.
The actions, which do not require approval from Congress, come in the wake of recent mass shootings and homicide spikes in US cities.
Wilmington Police said officers responded to a house party early Saturday morning and found seven people had been shot.
There were 19,379 gun violence deaths in the US in 2020, according to data from the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive.
Kennedy suggested that the issue of gun violence is overblown, after mass shootings have killed 18 people in the country in the past week.