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Piers Morgan's ongoing battle with the American gun lobby, expressed in often bruising debates with gun rights activists
The CEO of Starbucks has asked that guns are no longer brought into the retailer’s US outlets after pro-gun advocates held
A British internet troll has admitted threatening to kill 200 US citizens in Facebook posts which led thousands of children
The mother of a British boy shot dead in the Sandy Hook school massacre has spoken of "finding her voice" in the campaign
Family members who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last year have appeared in an advert urging
The students of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut resumed classes on January 3, less than a month after the massacre that killed 20 of their fellow students and six staff members. At the newly refurbished school in a neighbouring town, administrators prepared for the students' return with stuffed toys, on-site counsellors, and a team of friendly, bouncing golden retrievers.
A student in the US who describes himself as a "white supremacist" has been charged with attempted assault after plans to
The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors
The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors
In the face of the horror of Sandy Hook, perhaps now would be a good time to celebrate the kindness of the American people and hope that this basic human instinct will prevail.
Tibetan exile Jamphel Yeshi screams as he runs engulfed in flames after setting himself on fire at a protest in New Delhi
Much has already been written about the tragic events of 14 December in Newtown, Connecticut. It's hard to think of anything much worse than twenty small children being gunned down just before Christmas, for doing nothing worse than attending school. But what is the global perspective on this awful event?
Film is an outlet for the appetites we're unable to express in real life, a feeding ground for our passions where we can glut ourselves in the safe knowledge that it harms no-one. Isn't it better to experience our violence and horror vicariously through film, than practise it in reality?
I am not, repeat not, in favour of arming teachers, or indeed anyone else, in schools. But I recognise why others may disagree.
The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has caused a boom in the sales of "bulletproof" backpacks, it has been reported
President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers a speech during an interfaith vigil for the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary
Yes, America, it is you who must change. You must change your gun laws in line with the rest of the civilised world. You must collect up your murderous weapons, throw them onto the fire and destroy them.
America has experienced a dreadful loss of young and innocent lives after the murderous shooting rampage in Connecticut. Such incidents are not unique to America but surely what matters is what a nation does to stop these things happening again.
A group of pro-gun US politicians have come out in support of changing firearm laws in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre
What is it about America that renders so powerful a nation so incapable of coping with its once brilliant Constitution?