A nation plagued by a wrenching loop of mass school shootings watched the latest horror play out in this small Southeast Texas town Friday morning, as a young man armed with a shotgun and a .38 revolver smuggled under his coat opened fire on his high school campus, killing 10 people, many of them his fellow students, and wounding 10 more, the authorities said.
A female suspect opened fire at the headquarters of YouTube in San Bruno, California, on Tuesday, injuring three people before turning the gun on herself. Follow events as they unfolded with FRANCE 24's live blog.
Two survivors from the February 14 mass shooting that left 17 people dead have called on to tighten gun laws, with one saying that US President Donald Trump “needs to listen to the screams of the children."
The Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned in September about an ominous online comment by the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at his former high school but was unable to locate him, an agent said on Thursday.
A man suspected of selling armor-piercing bullets to the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people at a music festival has been charged with conspiracy to manufacture and sell the ammunition without a license.
Newly released body camera footage of a US cop killing an unarmed man pleading with officers not to shoot him has triggered outrage on social media against persisting police brutality after the officer was cleared by a jury of murder and manslaughter charges.
The US Air Force said on Monday it failed to provide information as required about a Texas shooter's criminal history to a US law enforcement database ― something that should have blocked any legal access to firearms in the United States.