Gun violence

One dead, nine wounded in New Orleans shooting

Two arrested after late-night shooting in French Quarter where thousands had gathered for an American football game.

Gun control

Gun sales on the rise in anticipation of a Clinton win

Gun sellers report increasing sales as voters prepare for possibility of president who backs firearms restrictions.


Stray Bullets: Guns in the Philippines

As the new Philippines government takes an uncompromising line on crime, will it finally end rampant gun violence?


Documenting America's white nationalists

A photographer followed members of the National Socialist Movement for a year, until her project came to a dramatic end.

Fault Lines

The Taser Cases

As US police increase the use of tasers, we find out how the "less lethal" weapons have been linked to injury and death.

United States

Gunman on the run after five killed in US shopping mall

Police say gunman is still at large after five people shot dead in shopping mall rampage.

US & Canada

Shooting scare forces evacuation of JFK terminal

Operator of New York's international airport says no bullet shells found but action taken out of "abundance of caution".

US & Canada

Imam and associate shot to death on New York street

Bangladeshi community wants incident treated as a hate crime as police look for man who fled scene with gun in his hand.


Attackers kill 13 at busy market in India's Assam

At least 10,000 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in Assam state in the past three decades.

Gun violence

Is gun violence in the US infectious?

When an epidemiologist studied maps of shootings in Chicago, the pattern resembled the spread of infectious diseases.


Munich shooter 'planned attack for year'

Investigators say he likely chose victims at random and are trying to determine how he circumvented strict gun laws.

US & Canada

'I wonder if this city loves me,' slain US police asked

One of the three slain officers had written in Facebook of the difficulties being both a policeman and a black man.

The Cure

Treating gun violence as an infectious disease

In the US, an epidemiologist explains why gun violence should be treated as a contagious disease.

United States

Muslim doctor 'shot and stabbed' at Texas mosque

Man stabbed and shot twice while heading to morning prayers in US city of Houston, witnesses say.


Thousands of Americans to stage anti-bigotry rally

American Muslims to be joined by interfaith leaders in a stand against gun violence, bigotry and "extremism".