Two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian were killed in an apparent ambush Sunday that ended with the two gunmen killing themselves.
A Ukrainian plane was shot down as fighting continued in the east of the country on Friday, amid signs the government was losing control of parts of its border with Russia.
A city in Canada's easternmost New Brunswick province remained on lockdown Thursday as police hunted for a man believed to have shot dead three officers and wounded two others in a brazen attack.
Thousands of students attended a memorial service Tuesday for the victims of a college shooting rampage, as the university declared a day of mourning.
Militants attacked a military base in north Iraq, kidnapped 20 soldiers and later shot them dead, police and a morgue employee said.
The mayor of Kharkiv, who was left in critical condition after being shot in the back by an unknown assailant, has been flown to Israel for treatment, local officials said.
A US homeowner who shot and killed a 17-year-old German high school exchange student he suspected of breaking into his garage was charged with homicide on Monday.
US police arrested a man late Friday after he entered the Los Angeles Times building and threatened to start shooting, the newspaper said.
A New York man savored his first full day of freedom on Wednesday after spending 25 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.
Four people were killed in a shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday including the assailant, a soldier who served in Iraq and was being treated for mental health issues, the commander of the US base said.
A soldier in Indian Kashmir shot dead five of his colleagues in a military camp before turning the gun on himself.
A policeman's wife was shot dead and then set on fire in front of terrified shoppers at a busy market in Thailand's violence-ridden deep south, officials said Monday, in an apparent revenge attack.
An armed student on Monday briefly took 20 teenagers hostage in a Moscow school and killed a policeman and a teacher before being detained amid security jitters ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
Ukrainian police on Wednesday broke through the barricades built by protesters at the scene of clashes in Kiev as activists said that one person had been shot dead by the security forces.
Gunmen shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her British-born partner in front of their five-year-old daughter, who was wounded in an attack that dismayed the crime-plagued nation, authorities said Tuesday.
The Obama administration proposed two new federal gun control rules Friday to ensure more information about the mentally ill reaches background check databases, after a series of high-profile US shootings.
American schoolchildren were slaughtered in a hail of bullets after packing like sardines into a bathroom in a doomed bid to escape the murderous rampage of Newtown gunman Adam Lanza.
A man dressed as Santa Claus was recovering after being shot in the back with a pellet gun Tuesday at a toy giveaway in Washington.
A 17-year-old Colorado high school student who was shot in the face by a teenage gunman died Saturday after eight days on life support, a local hospital said.
A US judge has sentenced meth dealer Walter White to 12 years in prison, in a case of life mirroring art a few months after the end of cult TV show "Breaking Bad," local media reported.
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