Opinion

Las Vegas massacre reveals a troublesome, global truth

The US love affair with the Second Amendment right to bear arms is not just an American issue, it impacts us all.

Iain Overton

by Iain Overton

Iain Overton

Opinion

When does a 'crime' become 'terrorism'?

If Stephen Paddock was not part of a network, but a 'lone wolf', can he still be classified as a terrorist?

David Canter

by David Canter

David Canter

Gun violence

Republicans open to banning bump stocks after Las Vegas shooting

Some Republicans are considering backing a push by the Democrats to ban devices known as bump stocks. They are used to make guns fire more rapidly.

Opinion

Mass murder in America: A deadly pantomime

An all-too-familiar scenario plays out in the US once again...

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Opinion

The gun lobby is global: From Yemen to Las Vegas

The Saudis, the Israelis, the Myanmar military and all-American shooters in the US use the same guns to kill innocents.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

US & Canada

Americans and their guns

The US has higher civilian gun ownership per person than any other country in the world.

Americans and their guns

United States

Las Vegas attacker had '42-weapon arsenal'

US police dig into ex-accountant's history to establish a motive, as Las Vegas residents honour mass shooting's victims.

US & Canada

Las Vegas massacre: 59 dead, more than 500 injured

Gunman opens fire on concert-goers on the popular Las Vegas Strip in the deadliest US mass shooting in modern history.

US & Canada

Timeline: Twenty years of mass shootings in the US

More than 50 people were killed in an attack in Las Vegas, making it the deadliest US mass shooting since 1949.

United States

20 dead, 100 wounded in Las Vegas shooting rampage

Suspect killed by police after using an automatic weapon to target concert-goers at Vegas' popular gambling area.

Deadly shooting hits famous Las Vegas Strip

United States

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 hurt

The FBI said it has opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ.

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 hurt

Latin America

Mexico violence peaks with over 2,200 murders in June

Official data shows authorities nationwide recorded more than 12,100 homicide probes in the first six months of 2017.

Mexico violence peaks with over 2,200 murders in June

US & Canada

US police 'covered up' 2014 shooting of black teen

Three Chicago officers charged with conspiracy in the death of a black teen, who died after police shot him 16 times.

Chicago officers indicted in Laquan McDonald shooting

US & Canada

US politician critical condition after Virginia attack

Congressman Steve Scalise to undergo surgery for internal injuries as concern grows over bitter partisan politics.

Virginia shooting: Steve Scalise in critical condition

US & Canada

Mississippi shooting rampage leaves eight dead

A suspect was arrested after shootings at three homes that apparently followed a dispute with his wife and in-laws.

Mississippi shooting rampage leaves eight dead