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

United States

El Paso shooting suspect admits to targeting Mexicans

Authorities believe that the accused shooter is the author of a racist screed published online shortly before attack.

El Paso shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

AJ Impact

Walmart pulls violent video game displays from its US stores

The company will also stop playing violent movies and shows on its TV screens in stores, but will continue to sell guns.

Walmart pulls violent video game displays from its US stores

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'

Inside Story

Can web-fuelled violence be stopped?

Shootings that killed dozens have been linked to radical hate manifestos posted online.

Can web-fuelled violence be stopped?

Gun violence

Is the US handling rising threats of white supremacy?

Despite growing white nationalist violence worldwide, US conservatives are pushing for antifa to be designated a "terrorist" group.

Is the US handling rising threats of white supremacy?

United States

In El Paso, fear and anger after deadly mass shooting

Amid fear and concern in the wake of attack, some local leaders say Trump directly fanned the flames of racist hatred.

In El Paso, fear and anger after deadly mass shooting

Mexico

Mexico urges tighter US gun control after deadly El Paso shooting

Eight Mexicans were killed in the gun attack in Texas, an act the Mexican government has called an 'act of terrorism'.

Mexico urges tighter US gun control after deadly El Paso shooting

United States

US mourns as Democrats blame Trump's rhetoric for shootings

Donald Trump orders flags flown at half-mast as critics say his language encourages violence against minorities.

US mourns as Democrats blame Trump's rhetoric for shootings

Gun violence

El Paso shooting to be probed as 'domestic terrorism'

US authorities say they will seek death penalty for suspect, 21-year-old Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas.

El Paso shooting to be probed as 'domestic terrorism'

Gun violence

Timeline: The deadliest mass shootings in the US

Thirty people die in two mass shootings within hours, shocking the country and prompting calls for tighter gun control.

US & Canada

US: Nine killed, 26 wounded in Dayton mass shooting

Dayton police say shooter is dead, in incident coming hours after mass shooting in El Paso kills at least 20 people.

Dayton shooting: Nine killed, 27 wounded, shooter also dead

United States

20 killed, dozens wounded in Texas mass shooting

Police probing possibility shooting near US-Mexico border was a hate crime after anti-immigrant screed posted online.

El Paso shooting: 20 killed, 26 wounded in Texas Walmart attack