People leave flowers at a makeshift memorial for shooting victims at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart, in El Paso, Texas, on August 6th. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a resolution this week declaring the National Rifle Association (NRA) a domestic terro(...)

US president Donald  Trump: claims Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is “not playing with a full deck”. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

US president Donald Trump on Friday expressed confidence that new laws on background checks would be agreed in response to last weekend’s mass shootin(...)

A makeshift memorial outside Ned Peppers bar for victims of the mass shooting in th Dayton, Ohio, last weekend. Photograph: Maddie McGarvey/New York Times

With its trendy bars, bright boutiques and cobblestone streets, Dayton’s Oregon District has been a leading light in the Ohio city’s efforts to bring (...)

Australia’s federal election is two weeks away, but about half a million people have already cast their ballot. The opposition Labor Party says it’s b(...)

 Lynda Miller, Soona Buchanan and her son, Shadi,  attend a service for the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School of February 14th, 2018.  Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty

As most of America indulged in the annual dose of sentimentalism to mark St Valentine’s Day this week, for others February 14th will forever have anot(...)

US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

A defiant President Donald Trump has said he never directed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law. In a series of Twitter posts – in which(...)

Maria Butina, then leader of a pro-gun organisation in Russia, pictured on April 21st, 2013 speaking to a crowd during a rally in support of legalising the possession of handguns in Moscow. Photograph: AP

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina, suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and influence US policy toward Russia, is e(...)

The GLHF Game Bar, Florida, where David Katz killed three people including himself. Photograph:  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

It’s a long-standing argument: do violent videogames increase violent or aggressive behaviour in real life? After mass shootings, the shooter’s video (...)

epA man mocks Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega during an anti-government protest in Managua on August 11th. Photograph: Esteban Biba/EPA

Juan José is digging a latrine on the small, 8m by 25m plot the government of Daniel Ortega has given him to build a house. It is prime real estate, a(...)

A plastic pistol that was completely made on a 3D-printer at a home in Austin, Texas. File Photograph: Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP

A federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed (...)

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