US & Canada

New US gun law may allow firearm seizures

National inaction has moved individual states to push forward with their own gun laws.

AJ IMPACT

Walmart to stop selling certain gun ammunition in the US

The decision comes after several mass shootings in the US, including one at a Walmart store in Texas.

Walmart to stop selling certain gun ammunition in the US

Gun violence

Odessa shooting: Gunman fired from job, called FBI before rampage

Police say 36-year-old Seth Aaron Ator 'was on a long spiral down' before Saturday's mass shooting in West Texas.

Odessa shooting: Gunman fired from job, called FBI before rampage

Tennis

US tennis player fined $10,000 for making gun gesture

The match was played hours after a man in Texas shot dead seven people and wounded 22 others.

Tennis player Mike Bryan fined $10,000 for US Open gun gesture

Gun violence

Death toll in Texas shooting rises to seven

The attacker, who has not yet been publicly identified by the police, also wounded 22 people.

Death toll in Texas shooting rises to seven

Gun violence

Odessa shooting: At least 5 dead, Texas police say

Police say the suspected gunman, who was shot and killed, opened fire at random, hitting more than 20 people.

Odessa shooting: At least 5 dead, Texas police say

Gun violence

US authorities seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue attack

US prosecutors list substantial planning, the number of victims, and religious hostility motivation as justification.

US authorities seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue attack

Gun violence

Alleged workplace attack threats prompt arrests in two US states

Authorities in California and Wisconsin arrest individuals who allegedly made threats to attack their workplaces.

Alleged workplace attack threats prompt arrests in two US states

Gun control

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures

Trump provides no details but says administration in 'meaningful' talks on legislation after mass shootings in the US.

Trump says administration talking to Democrats about gun measures

Donald Trump

Trump attacks Omar, Tlaib at packed campaign rally

The US president also addresses the New Hampshire crowd on gun control and defends his trade war with China.

Trump's campaign rally: Omar, Tlaib, gun control and trade war

United States

Philadelphia suspect in custody after standoff with police

Six officers wounded in standoff that began after gunman shot police officers seeking to serve felony narcotics warrant.

Philadelphia suspect in custody after standoff with police

United States

Trump says he wants 'very meaningful background checks' for guns

The question is whether the US president be able to get past the powerful gun lobby led by the NRA to make it happen.

Trump says he wants 'very meaningful background checks' for guns

Gun control

US Senate likely to discuss gun control laws, checks next month

Senate majority leader McConnell is also open to discussing extending background checks and other gun laws.

US Senate likely to discuss gun control laws, checks next month

Opinion

Mass shootings: The most American way to kill and die

Racism, corruption and arms proliferation are fuelling America's mass shooting epidemic.

David A Love

by David A Love

David A Love

United States

Amnesty issues travel warning for US over 'rampant gun violence'

Rights groups cautions visitors to the US, saying Washington is 'unwilling to ensure protection against gun violence'.

Amnesty issues travel warning for US over 'rampant gun violence'