In today's news roundup, William Ruto is sworn in as the president of Kenya, credit card companies agree to a new plan that could help track problem gun sales, and the lights on the Eiffel Tower will be turned off early to save electricity.
Posts tagged as “guns”
In today's news roundup, the US House of Representatives passes a bill meant to control guns, Turkey officially changes its name to Türkiye, and a self-driving boat retraces the trip of the Mayflower - more or less.
After several recent mass shootings, the United States is again turning to face the problem of gun violence. Americans are regularly shocked and saddened by mass shootings. But changing the country’s gun laws is incredibly difficult.
After yet another mass shooting, the United States is struggling again with the problem of gun violence. Americans are regularly shocked and saddened by mass shootings, but changing the country's gun laws has proved nearly impossible.
On Friday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the country was making assault weapons against the law. The new ban on guns designed to kill many people quickly comes just weeks after Canada's worst shooting ever.
Americans are shocked and stunned following two shootings that have killed nearly 30 people in less than a day. The tragedies are sure to cause more discussion of the high cost of Americans' love for guns.
On Friday afternoon, an Australian man went into two Islamic religious buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand and began shooting people with powerful weapons. He killed 49 people and hurt 48 others.
After a week of violence in the US, many people are starting to wonder if the way the president talks has encouraged the recent violent actions of some people.
Police in Paraguay are trying to figure out what happened to 42 rifles that disappeared from the police storage area. Whoever took the rifles left toy rifles in their place.
When Malala Yousafzai was 14, she was shot for working to help girls in Pakistan go to school. Ms. Yousafzai just visited Pakistan for the first time since then.