"As the new year approaches, the media is looking back on 2013, highlighting the news and culture stories that made headlines. Gawker, however, looked back at “The Year in Mass Shootings,” highlighting the horrible events that represent “a fraction of all U.S. victims of gun violence.” The term “mass shooting” is widely debated and has no set definition or criteria. According to the FBI, a “mass murder” is considered a single incident in which the perpetrator kills at least four people, not including him/herself, with no distinct period of time between the murders. Mother Jones classifies a “mass shooting” with the following criteria..."
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