Michelle Rossi and her fourteen-year-old daughter Olivia  attended the march. Olivia, an eighth-grader from Maryland, has had her own experience with gun crime.  Photograph: Suzanne Lynch/The Irish Times

They came in their thousands. Shortly before noon on Saturday, students, parents and ordinary citizens from across the United States descended on Wash(...)

A student from Great Mills High School in Maryland  is comforted by a guardian a shooting there at on Tuesday. Photograph:  Win McNamee/Getty Images

A 17-year-old student shot and critically wounded two fellow students at a Maryland high school on Tuesday morning before dying after exchanging gunf(...)

Anna, Kayley and Aleisha,  former students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

As a warm breeze drifts in from the Atlantic, exclusive houses peep behind picket fences. Here, under the impossibly blue skies, one of the deadliest (...)

Scott Rollf, a seller at the  Florida Gun Show. Rollf says he approves of raising the age minimum and is fine with banning bump stocks and other attachments that boost firing speeds. Photograph: Zack Wittman/The New York Times

The lines of pick-up trucks and SUVs snake into the RP Funding Center on the outskirts of Lakeland, Florida. In the busy car park shoppers pile up the(...)

White House disarray: Trump has felt isolated, angry and ready to lash out.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

The god of giant metaphors struck on Friday. Winds of 100km/h battered Washington, DC, uprooting trees, cutting power to nearly 500,000 people and for(...)

President Donald Trump  speaks as (from left)  Brian Mast (Republican), senator Christopher Murphy (Democrat), Senate majority whip John Cornyn (Republican) and senator Dianne Feinstein (Democrat) listen during a meeting at the White House to discuss school and community safety. Photograph:  Alex Wong/Getty Images

Donald Trump has made his strongest call yet for restrictions on gun sales, urging US lawmakers to take action in the wake of the recent Florida schoo(...)

A Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Georgia. Photograph: Epa

Dick’s Sporting Goods, a prominent seller of guns in the United States, said on Wednesday it will permanently stop selling assault-style rifles after (...)

House speaker Paul Ryan: shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school revealed a “big breakdown in the system”. Photograph: Al Drago/New York Times

Senior Republican figures played down expectations of significant gun reform legislation in the wake of the Florida shooting, as members of Congress r(...)

US president Donald Trump during a business session with state governors on Monday. “We’re going to have to start talking about mental institutions,”  Mr Trump said. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump on Monday criticised the officers who allegedly failed to enter a Florida school while a mass shooting was under way, claim(...)

Students arrive at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  in support of the victims of the mass shooting on campus in Parkland, Florida. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

United and Delta airlines have both said they will end discount programmes with members of the National Rifle Association (NRA), following the second-(...)

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