Obama calls gun control ``biggest frustration``

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

Top Senate Democrat sets gun vote on Thursday

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

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.

Sikh Americans join Obama in calling for gun control

Members of the Sikh Community joined President Barack Obama as he sought to spur lawmakers into action against gun violence in the wake of tragedies like the Newtown massacre in December that killed 20 first-graders.

Sikh Americans join Obama in urging lawmakers on gun control

Sikh Americans on Friday joined US President Barack Obama in urging the lawmakers to pass laws to curb gun violence in the United States.

Obama again appeals for tough gun control laws

US President Barack Obama made passionate plea to lawmakers for tough gun control laws as details emerged of how Adam Lanza, gunman in Newtown school shooting, killed 20, planned another attack.

Jim Carrey`s anti-gun video feature John Lennon, Mahatma Gandhi

Jim Carrey has released a spoof video `Cold Dead Hand` which mocks the gun rights lobby and features actors dressed as Mahatma Gandhi, John Lennon and Abraham Lincoln.

NYC mayor announces USD 12 mn gun control ad campaign

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a new USD 12 million television ad campaign that will push senators in key states to back gun control efforts, including comprehensive background checks.

US Senate gun bill would expand background checks

Gun control legislation that US Senate will debate next month will include an expansion of federal background checks for firearms buyers, Majority Leader Harry Reid said.

Biden demands courage from US Congress on gun control

US Vice President Joe Biden Thursday demanded "courage" from Congress in approving gun control measures that would include a ban on assault rifles.

Sylvester Stallone supports assault weapon ban

Sylvester Stallone, who’s starred in heavy action films like ‘Rambo,’ has said that he’s in favour of new national gun control legislation.

Biden gives Obama proposals to prevent gun violence

US President Barack Obama said Vice President Joe Biden has provided him proposals on how to prevent gun violence, and that he plans to present the details to the American people later this week.

US Congress unlikely to change gun laws: Pro-gun rights group

Leading gun-rights advocacy groups in the US have suggested that Congress would not pass major legislation limiting gun ownership.

Bobby Jindal to propose gun safety legislation

Bobby Jindal is seeking a law that will keep guns out of hands of the mentally ill while allowing other citizens to own weapons.

US witnessed 100 murders since Sandy Hook massacre

As many as 100 killings have taken place across the United States after Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Student with loaded gun arrested in US

A 14-year-old male student was arrested Wednesday after being found in possession of a loaded handgun at a school in the US city of Houston, a media report said.