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Texas state officials lower blast death toll
Officials revise number of people killed in blast at fertiliser plant from 15 to 14 as search for survivors continues.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2013 09:09 GMT
'Homeland security': The trillion-dollar concept that no one can define
Unlike the Pentagon, the DHS draws no attention even though the US has spent $791bn on "homeland security" since 9/11.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013 10:33 GMT
Obama announces US gun control policies
US president calls on assault weapons ban and background checks hours after gun lobby ad features his two daughters.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 00:31 GMT
Gunslinging in America
Gun control is only one part of a larger problem that America is facing.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2012 14:25 GMT
US Attorney General held 'in contempt'
House of Representatives votes to hold Eric Holder in contempt for failing to release documents about gun-running probe.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2012 00:05 GMT
More than 68,000 US guns seized in Mexico
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms says many guns involved in Mexican violence were sourced from the US.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2012 23:58 GMT
Agents find US-Mexico 'crime tunnels'
US agent tells legislators about the many elaborate passageways between the US and its southern neighbour.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 22:53 GMT
Shoot first, ask questions never
The NRA is responsible for fomenting much of the gun violence found in the US.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2011 15:12 GMT
Tickets to the gun show
In the US a legal loophole exists that enables anyone who desires to purchase firearms without a background check.
Last updated: 18 Oct 2010 13:12 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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