It might seem like asking for trouble, but Iowa is not the only US state to allow blind people to carry guns.
When classes at Clarksville High resume, more than 20 teachers and other employees in the US school district will be carrying concealed weapons.
As the NRA celebrates its annual meeting, Alex Hannaford has been commissioned to write a story about US gun culture. So he went out and bought a gun.
Barack Obama has urged Congress to pass measures aimed at reducing gun violence, but also reaffirmed his commitment to the right to bear arms.
Just a day before Barack Obama was due to propose broad anti-gun violence measures, New York has enacted one of the US's strictest gun control laws.
Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for British CNN host Piers Morgan to be deported from the US over his gun control views.
The powerful National Rifle Association gun lobby has declared that guns and police officers are needed in all American schools.
Gun Owners of South Africa (Gosa) on Wednesday demanded that the firearm licence renewal process be suspended.
A teenager in black combat gear went on a bloody rampage at his former school in Germany on Wednesday, slaying at least 15 people.
An 11-year-old boy allegedly shot his father's pregnant fiancee in the back of the head at close range as she lay in bed in Pennsylvania.