Federal Flight Deck Officers: The airline pilots trained to shoot hijackers

Federal Flight Deck Officers: The airline pilots trained to shoot hijackers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A firearms instructor teaching pilots in Artesia in October 2003 Thousands of US airline pilots carry guns in the cockpit. Why do they do it – and how are they trained? Every year, hundreds of American pilots head to Artesia, New Mexico, to learn new skills. The training lasts […]

Stormy Daniels to tell her story of Trump 'affair' on CBS

Stormy Daniels to tell her story of Trump 'affair' on CBS

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stormy Daniels says a non-disclosure agreement is invalid The adult film actress who says she once had an affair with Donald Trump is due to appear on the American CBS TV network to tell her side of the story. Stormy Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, alleges she […]

Trump-Russia: President's legal team shake-up falters

Trump-Russia: President's legal team shake-up falters

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Trump insists he is not struggling to find lawyers to represent him US President Donald Trump will no longer hire two lawyers whose appointments were announced last week, with the shake-up of his legal team appearing to hit a stumbling block. Joe diGenova’s appointment to the team handling […]

Killer Mike: Rapper defends gun ownership in NRA video

Killer Mike: Rapper defends gun ownership in NRA video

Image copyright Getty Images Run The Jewels rapper Killer Mike has spoken out against anti-gun activists following the March For Our Lives rally in Washington. In an interview with the National Rifle Association he accused those wanting to change gun laws of being “the lackey” (obeying someone else’s orders). His comments have caused a backlash […]

March For Our Lives: Six key takeaways from the US gun control rallies

March For Our Lives: Six key takeaways from the US gun control rallies

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Our message to the world is…’ It was the biggest gun control protest in a generation. Hundreds of rallies were staged across the US and beyond as marchers filled the streets calling for the implementation of tighter measures following the deadly mass shooting at a Florida school […]

Naomi Wadler – the girl inspiring America?

Naomi Wadler – the girl inspiring America?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘I represent African-American women who are simply statistics’ Naomi Wadler is only 11 – but her strong voice at the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, DC, is still reverberating across the US. The fifth grader from Alexandria, Virginia, said she represented African-American girls ignored by […]

Obituary: The 9/11 rescuers who died a day apart, 17 years on

Obituary: The 9/11 rescuers who died a day apart, 17 years on

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New York firefighters turn out for the funeral of Thomas Phelan on Tuesday When Thomas Phelan and Keith Young died within a day of each other last week, it was as a result of cancer, from which both had been suffering. But the underlying cause of the firefighters’ deaths […]