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United States

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on comedy show

One of the Republican politicians on the comedy series, 'Who is America?', later said he was against arming of children.

US Republicans endorse arming toddlers on Sacha Baron Cohen show

Media

'Yes, we're putting out a damn paper'

Maryland newspaper publishes Friday edition just hours after four of its journalists and one staffer were shot dead.

Capital Gazette: Victims remembered in first edition after attack

United States

Five killed in 'targeted' attack on Annapolis newspaper

Gunman kills at least five in one of deadliest recorded attacks on US media.

United States

Video: Dancing FBI agent backflips, accidentally shoots bystander

Police are investigating unnamed agent, who dropped his gun and discharged a round while attempting to retrieve it.

Video: Dancing FBI agent backflips, accidentally shoots bystander

Canada

'It's a weapon of war; not a toy or hunting rifle'

Muslim community, still coping with last year's deadly shooting, calls for outright ban on assault rifles in Canada.

Quebec mosque attack survivors demand ban on assault weapons

Pakistan

Thousands gather for Pakistani student killed in Texas

Sabika Sheikh hoped to one day join Pakistan's foreign service and become a diplomat before being killed in US shooting.

 Sante Fe attack: Funeral for Pakistani student killed in Texas

Opinion

How we grew arrogant enough to believe we have the right to kill

After Santa Fe, we must be honest with ourselves about the role violence plays in our politics.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Asia

Pakistani exchange student killed in US school shooting

Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among at least 10 schoolchildren killed when a gunman opened fire at the Sante Fe High School.

United States

Teen, 17, charged after deadly shooting in Texas school

At least 10 people are killed and 10 others are wounded after gunman opens fire at school in US state of Texas.

Texas teen charged after deadly shooting in Santa Fe school

US & Canada

'Step up and act': US students demand tougher gun laws

Protesters call for tighter gun control legislation and for voters to punish recalcitrant politicians at the ballot box.

US students stage class walkout to demand tougher gun laws

Gun violence

Meet the 16-year-old behind the National School Walkout

Lane Murdock says she dreamed up Friday's walkout because she was tired of government inaction over gun violence.

National School Walkout: Meet the 16-year-old behind the protest

Opinion

America's guns: Made in the US, killing in Mexico

Last year, more Mexicans were killed with guns than in any year on record. Most of those guns came from the US.

John Lindsay-Poland

by John Lindsay-Poland

John Lindsay-Poland

US & Canada

Alton Sterling shooting: No charges for police officers

Family of Alton Sterling expresses frustration after decision to not pursue criminal charges against police officers.

Al Jazeera Selects

Seeking Justice in Mexico, US and Turkey

Mothers march against US police violence; activists lobby for change in Turkey; friends search for Mexico's disappeared.

Reporter's Notebook

'Nearly everyone had a story about gun violence'

Hundreds of thousands of people attended the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, DC, calling for strict gun control law.

March for Our Lives: 'Nearly everyone had a story about gun violence'