Students hold a moment of silence during a rally while taking part in National School Walkout Day to protest school violence on April 20th, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. Photograph: Jim Young/Getty Images

Students across the US have streamed out of their schools in the latest round of gun control protests following the February shooting at a high school(...)

 Singer Miley Cyrus calls for action on gun control during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, DC on Saturday.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of the US capital to call for tighter gun laws in one of the biggest mass protests se(...)

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(...)

A high school student places a candle representing one of the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School outside the North Carolina State Capitol building during a demonstration calling for safer gun laws. Photograph: Jonathan Drake/Reuters

The armed sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead has resigned rather than face suspension after an intern(...)

Police escort a suspect into the Broward Jail after checking him at the hospital following a shooting incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

The teenager who allegedly opened fire inside a Florida high school Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, was a former student who had been expelled (...)

 Video screen grab of suspect Nikolas Cruz at Broward County Jail in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photograph: Miguel Guttierez/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has said Wednesday’s mass shooting turned a Florida school into a “scene of terrible violence, hatred and evil”. Mr Trump w(...)