Authorities are continuing their investigation into a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the day after a heavily armed gunman killed 26 people. The shooting has spurred new discussion of gun control in the US.
Gun violence kills the population equivalent of a small city every year in the United States. It's not that Americans don't want that to change, it's that they're left out to dry by politicians, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
US President Obama traveled to Orlando to grieve with and comfort the survivors and the families of victims of the deadly mass shooting. He told family members "our hearts are broken too."
A mass shooting struck another school in America, this time a community college in Oregon. Jonathan Metzl, an expert on gun violence and mental health, says school shootings are on the rise in the US.
The United States has suffered its worst mass shooting in three years. The public debate has focused on lax gun laws, an epidemic of mass shootings and fears of Islamist terrorism after the Paris attacks.
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