NRA convention in Houston, Texas begins, prompts rallies outside | USA TODAY

The NRA convention in Houston, Texas is underway. Beto O’Rourke joins the protesters outside, while Ted Cruz speaks at the event. RELATED: UK reporter presses Sen. Cruz on gun control https://bit.ly/3t419Lj The NRA is the largest gun rights organization in…

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Texas police commit errors in response to Uvalde school shooting | USA TODAY

79 minutes passed between the time when the gunman in Uvalde, Texas, began shooting inside an elementary school and when police shot him dead. RELATED: Texas officials say Uvalde officers should’ve entered classroom sooner https://bit.ly/3wRIPaE » Subscribe to USA TODAY:…

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How to deal with mass shooting trauma: Counselor gives advice | USA TODAY

When a community is ravaged by a mass school shooting, a crisis counselor for Sandy Hook Elementary School said individuals need to rely on one another for support. RELATED: Texas officials say Uvalde officers should’ve entered classroom sooner https://bit.ly/3lPafHF »…

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Johnny Depp’s libel case against Amber Heard rests with the jury | USA TODAY

Depp is suing Heard for $50 million over a 2018 op-ed where she described herself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse.” RELATED: Jury in Depp, Heard libel trial hear closing arguments https://bit.ly/3PRaMXI Friday marked closing arguments in the case:…

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Watch live: Closing arguments in Johnny Depp, Amber Heard libel trial | USA TODAY

A jury is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in Johnny Depp’s high-profile libel lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. RELATED: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxogIERL_30 Each side will have two hours to summarize their case in a trial that has stretched on for six…

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