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Latest update : 2013-05-07

South Dakota introduces law allowing teachers to carry guns

It is now more than four months since 20 children and six adults were gunned down at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. At the time, President Obama declared that enough was enough, and that new gun laws had to be brought in. But all the proposals from the White House for new legislation have come to nothing: every one of them has failed in Congress. Gun culture remains alive and well in the US, especially in the rural heartland, as our correspondent found out.

By Philip CROWTHER

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2017-01-18 Africa

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2017-01-17 Asia-pacific

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2017-01-16 Europe

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2017-01-13 Asia-pacific

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2017-01-12 Europe

In newly retaken town, Ukrainian troops try to win local support

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