Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.
The judge who charged former president Nicolas Sarkozy with taking financial advantage of France's richest woman has received a bullet and a death threat in the post, say lawyers.
Police officers in Northern Ireland fired plastic bullets and used water cannon after coming under attack from rioters for a fifth consecutive night on Monday.
On the heels of the deadly shooting tragedy in Connecticut, parents' anxiety is driving a surge in sales of bullet-proof backpacks, in the hope the armored bags can give their kids a safety edge.
This bullet shot from a common hunting rifle pierces the body armor that cannot be pierced by a bullet released from a sniper rifle.