Two more deaths in western New York region that bore the maximum brunt of the historic storm brings total to 61, officials say.
Number of deaths attributed to massive winter storm — most of them in road accidents — keeps rising as officials confirm another fatality in western New York's Erie County, the epicentre of the crisis.
The Buffalo storm is "the worst of the worst," says New York Governor, where 2.4-metre snow drifts against front doors and power outages in freezing temperatures made for life-threatening conditions.
Senate lawmakers unveil bipartisan gun violence bill, teeing up votes this week on an incremental but notable package that would stand as Congress's response to mass shootings in Texas and New York that shook the nation.
Thousands of anti-gun protesters held up signs, including one that said “Children aren't replaceable, senators are. Vote.”
A man shot two females to death and then apparently killed himself, with the sheriff's office not giving immediate details about what led to the assault.
President Biden delivers an impassioned plea to Congress to act on gun control, calling on lawmakers to restore limits on the sale of assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines after a string of mass shootings in the country.
Jury indicts 18-year-old Payton Gendron on charges he shot dead 10 Black residents in Buffalo city of New York state with a semi-automatic, assault-style rifle.
Mass shooting that left 19 children and two teachers dead raises pressure on US politicians to take action over the ubiquity of firearms — but also brings the grim expectation of little or no change.
Bill called "Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act" costing around $150 million aims to fill the gaps in intelligence-sharing between institutions that can better track and respond to the growing threat of white extremist terrorism.
Biden has condemned white supremacy several times since he became the first president to specifically address it in an inaugural speech, calling it “domestic terrorism that we must confront.”
Eighteen-year-old Payton Gendron was inspired by the "Grand Replacement" theory gaining ground among white Americans that minorities are taking over society.
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