The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut, elementary school sued the maker of the gun used in the attack on Monday, saying the weapon should not have been sold because it had no reasonable civilian purpose.
A deeply scarred US town lowered flags to half mast and urged quiet reflection on the two-year anniversary Sunday of a school massacre that left 20 children and six adults dead.
A Florida professor has said the massacre at Sandy Hook school did not happen as reported.
An American media group has issued an apology after one of its newspapers ran an ad for a gun show next to an article about the Newtown school shooting.
Firefighters, who were responding to a blaze in a house in western New York Monday, have been shot at by an unidentified person.
A 16-year-old British boy who has been arrested on terror charges might have been planning to carry out a Sandy Hook-style massacre in Britain.
The US public`s attitude toward gun control has shown only modest change in the wake of a recent shooting rampage at an elementary school in a small town in Connecticut.
US Vice President Joe Biden held the first meeting of his task force to formulate concrete proposals on gun control.
US President Barack Obama`s approval rating post-election has soared to 56 percent, according to the latest Gallup poll.
Police said Monday that two adults - not one as originally reported - survived the shooting that left 26 people dead at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.
US President Barack Obama was in Newtown to share the grief of the parents who lost their children in a mindless slaughter of 20 young schoolchildren on Friday.
Adam Lanza, who shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut killing 20 children and 8 adults, has been described as a dark, disturbed, and deeply troubled boy from a wealthy family.
The shooter whose act of firing indiscriminately at students and staff left the Connecticut city of Newton shocked and paralysed was identified as 20-year-old Ryan Lanza.
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Day in Pics: 27th April
Showbiz World - April 27, 2015