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Obama calls gun control ``biggest frustration``

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 07:47

US President Barack Obama Tuesday called for greater national effort against gun violence just hours after a latest school shooting happening in the US State of Oregon Tuesday left two dead, including a student.

Two charged in Chicago park shooting that wounded 13

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 11:29

Two men have been charged in connection with a shooting last week at a Chicago park that injured 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy, Chicago officials have announced.

Obama offers new gun control actions

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 22:22

The Obama administration announced new steps on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a loophole that lets circumvent background checks by registering guns to corporations.

NOW THIS! 5-yr-old shoots 2-yr-old sister with gifted gun in US

Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 10:43

In an awful incident of shooting that further highlights the misguided gun culture in the US, a five year old boy shot dead his 2 year old sister while playing with his rifle in a remote county in Kentucky.

‘If babies had guns they wouldn`t be aborted’ election slogan sparks outrage in US

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 14:10

A US Republican provoked extreme reactions on social media sites with the inflammatory new bumper sticker released by his re-election campaign that connecting the debate over abortion with that of gun control.

Newtown mom pleads for gun control at White House

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 13:36

Choking back tears almost from the start, the mother of a Newtown, Connecticut, shooting victim made a deeply personal plea from the White House for Americans and their leaders to embrace her call to act on gun violence.

Sikh joins other religions demanding strict gun control laws

Last Updated: Friday, April 12, 2013, 22:49

Members of the Sikh community joined other religious leaders in urging the US Cong to pass strict gun control laws to prevent the recent surge in gun violence in the country, including the one at a Wisconsin Gurdwara last year.

US Senate agrees to debate landmark gun bill

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 22:16

US Senate voted Thursday to debate the most ambitious gun safety legislation in more than a decade, after a bipartisan group of lawmakers agreed on background checks for gun sales.

Top Senate Democrat sets gun vote on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:19

The Senate`s top Democrat says there will be a showdown vote on Thursday on his party`s effort to enact new gun restrictions.

US: 6-yr-old boy shot at by 4-yr-old, dies

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 11:39

A six-year-old boy has died in the US after being accidentally shot in head by his four-year-old neighbour while they were playing.

Most Americans support background checks on gun buyers: Poll

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 14:04

A strong majority of Americans not only support requiring background checks for all gun purchases, but also support requiring gun sellers to keep a record of their sales, a new poll has found.

Impassioned Obama rebukes Republicans over gun reforms

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 11:47

Even as prospects of the US Congress approving the gun control legislation look dubious, President Barack Obama on Monday slammed Republicans for trying to stall gun reforms.