US politicians tweeted their reactions, condolences and rage after a mass shooting murder killed 14 in California. Social media users, however, have lost patience with "thoughts and prayers" only.
At least 14 people have been killed in a gun attack at a holiday party in southern California. It's the country's worst gun massacre since 26 people were killed at Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut in 2012. (03.12.2015)
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. (02.10.2015)
Anti-racism campaigners in Brazil are plastering racist Facebook and Twitter comments on billboards - close to the homes of those who originally posted them. They say it's already working. (02.12.2015)
A female suspect died of self-inflicted gun wounds after shooting employees at YouTube's headquarters in San Bruno, California, police said. At least three victims were admitted to hospital.
A wildfire continues to spread across California's mountains and desert. Emergency teams have battled wildfires in the drought-struck US state for months.
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The father of the gunman expressed his sadness over the attack in Orlando and said his son was "a good guy and well-educated." The video was deleted on his Facebook account just a few hours after it was published.
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