Republican law makers in the US have promised a legal challenge to President Obama's executive order on gun control. In Washington, an emotional president laid out his plan - which uses his executive authority to tighten private gun sales.
The US central bank's first female chief is planning to step down from it's governing board. Janet Yellen said in a letter to President Trump that she was "gratified" to leave with the US on firmer financial footing.
A gunman went on a rampage in a small US town, killing four people and injuring at least 10 others. Police say a lockdown at a nearby school prevented an even worse outcome.
Republican Party lawmakers have released their long-awaited bill to revamp the US tax code, including a massive cut to the corporate tax rate. US President Donald Trump said he wants to sign it by the end of the year.
The legal basis for firearm possession in the US is enshrined in the Second Amendment of the Constitution. But how are guns regulated? DW looks at who can buy and sell them — and how one loophole undermines gun control.
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