Orlando Shooting

House sit-in

Extraordinary House sit-in went on despite shutdown of cameras


House Democrats had vowed not to go on break until they could vote on a gun bill. They continued for a while, even after the House voted to break until July 5, and pledged more protest when Congress resumed.

For Orlando, a service and a memory

US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera on a year of gun violence

A Norwegian flag is placed amongst floral tributes outside the Oslo cathedral July 24, 2011. A right-wing zealot who admitted to bomb and gun attacks in Norway that killed 92 people on Friday claims he acted alone, Norway's police said on Sunday.

What can the US learn from Norway’s gun laws?

Residents walk by security forces in Cidade de Deus, Rio

Residents in Brazil’s notorious City of God are ‘scared to death’ of US shootings

Candlelight vigil

The joy of a bicycle, the triumph over a horror such as Orlando

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Map: All the mass shootings in the US from 1982 to 2016


This interactive map allows you to explore all the incidents of mass shootings in the US dating back to the 1980s.

People visit a vigil for the victims of the shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, June 14, 2016.

Tuesday’s developments in the Orlando shooting


New information suggests that Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Orlando nightclub shooting, was on a terrorist watch list. And also that his wife tried to talk him out of his attack — but never notified law enforcement.

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Two violent men, two symptoms of the same sickness


We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.

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Remembering friends lost in Orlando shooting


Many of the victims of this weekend’s shooting in Orlando were Latinos within the LGBTQ community.

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Tears and ink: Cartoonists on Orlando

Global Politics

Reaction to the tragedy in Orlando could be seen far and wide as mourning turned to outrage and then to a global standing in solidarity with the victims. Here is how several cartoonists reacted to the worst mass shooting in modern US history.