US president Joe Biden speaking about gun-control measures at the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Photograph: Amr Alfiky/New York Times

US president Joe Biden announced several executive actions at tightening rules around gun ownership as he described the gun violence epidemic in the U(...)

Shoppers are evacuated from a King Soopers grocery store after a gunman opened fire in Boulder, Colorado. Photograph: Chet Strange/Getty Images

A shooting at a Colorado supermarket killed 10 people, including a police officer who was the first to respond to the scene, authorities said. Police(...)

In this photo from the Twitter page of the Nashville Fire Department, damage is seen on a street after an explosion in Nashville, Tennessee on December 25th. Photograph: Nashville Fire Department/AFP via Getty Images

A motor home parked on a street exploded in downtown Nashville at dawn on Friday, moments after a recorded message emanating from the vehicle warned o(...)

Damage from an explosion that officials believe was an intentional act in Nashville. Photograph: Nashville Police Department/EPA

An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of central Nashville, in the US, early Christmas morning, shattering windows, damaging buildings and w(...)

Agents from the US  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents on patrol after a shooting in Perryman, Maryland, on Thursday in which a number of people were killed. Photograph: Scott Serio/EPA

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire on Thursday at a Maryland distribution centre for the Rite Aid pharmacy chain, killing three people and woun(...)

Police respond to a shooting at the offices of the Capital Gazette, in Annapolis, Maryland, the US. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The gunman who killed five people and gravely injured several more in a Maryland newsroom had a long-running feud with the newspaper. Suspect Jarred (...)

Travis Reinking: the suspected gunman  killed four people in a shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville. Photograph: AFP/Metropolitan Nashville Police Department

The suspect in a quadruple homicide at a US restaurant has been taken into custody, police said on Monday. Authorities had mounted a massive manhunt (...)

Austin police chief Brian Manley briefing the media on  Wednesday in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Texas. Photograph:  Eric Gay/AP

A man suspected of being the bomber behind a series of explosions across central Texas blew himself up as a swat team approached, police have confirme(...)

 Police tape marks off the neighbourhood where a package bomb went off on Monday in Austin, Texas. Photograph: Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images

A package bomb blew up at a FedEx Corp distribution centre near San Antonio on Tuesday, officials said, and the FBI was investigating whether it was (...)

The Flint Hills Gun Works of Manhattan, Kansas, whose weapons and munitions Michael Ryan attempted to export illegally to Cork and Mallow.

Gardaí have welcomed the jailing of a gun dealer in America after he was convicted of gunrunning to several countries, including Ireland. The convic(...)

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