"There are many reasons to admire Aretha, but it’s worth pausing to reflect on how significant her impact was, and will always remain, on the genre she’s perhaps least associated with."Jeff Slate
Songwriter and journalist
"Nigerians have all the right in the world to question the authority and legitimacy of our nation’s current political leadership."Kingsley Moghalu
Candidate in next year's Presidential elections in Nigeria, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
""It’s very much a success story for the security which is in place at the moment…""Chris Phillips
Counter Terrorism Expert
"Since turning my back on white supremacy, I have worked hard to fight against the thing I once helped build. What I've learned from my own journey through hate now helps me combat it."Christian Picciolini
Emmy Award-winning director and producer, author, TEDx speaker, peace advocate and reformed extremist.
""Got a few screws loose, I guess. Never really knew it until now.""Richard 'Beebo' Russell
Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
"In order to reduce social exclusion and improve the standard of living of the working poor, the EU must take drastic measures and design policies both at institutional and individual levels."Giorgos Koulouris
Consultant in a Management and Consulting firm in Greece
"Maduro has reacted to the collapse of the economy by consolidating the dictatorship, intensifying human rights abuses (including torture) and further cracking down on the private sector."Juan Carlos Hidalgo
Policy analyst on Latin America at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity
"If you’re sitting at home in Idaho or London, you want to see celebrity names, people that you care about”."Simon Thompson
The superintendent of a school district in Pennsylvania has a unique approach when it comes to preventing a school shooting.
A national student-led protest calling for stronger gun legislation has attracted thousands in Washington and thousands more around the world.
More than 800 rallies have been taking place across the US and around the world calling on the American Government to get tough on guns.
Jaelynn Willey's family was with her when her life support machine was turned off.
Authorities in Florida have released CCTV footage capturing the only armed Parkland Deputy assigned to Stoneman High riding in around outside in a golf buggy whilst the massacre was being committed inside the school.
"Prayers don't fix bullet holes," read one protester's sign.
The coast to coast protest demanded those in power act to halt gun violence in US schools
Protesters have placed 7,000 pairs of shoes on Capital Hill in the US symbolising the number of children who have died in gun attacks in the US since 2012.
After a school shooting last month killed 17 people, school employees will now be able to act as "guardians" and carry handguns
Lawmakers in Florida pass a controversial bill moving the state one step closer to gun control reforms.
The suspect, a 19-year-old man, is still at large and has been described as “armed and dangerous."
The ceremony came just weeks after a mass shooting at a school in Florida killed 17 people.
Despite pressure from gun lobbyists, President Trump has declared that he wants to tighten background checks and increase the age limit for gun buyers in the United States.
"Thoughts and prayers are not enough," said the Dick's Sporting Goods CEO.
Once implemented, the ban would mark 10 years since Norwegian national Anders Breivik shot and killed over 60 people, mostly teenagers, with semi-automatic firearms.
School shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz had five more fully loaded magazines, one of which was marked with a swastika, sources tell NBC News.
Donald Trump told a gathering of state governors that he would have run in to the Florida school shooting unarmed, in a further escalation of his attack on the officers who were present at the scene.
The father of a five-year-old girl who died in the UK's school shooting in Scotland in 1996 warns Donald Trump's suggestion to arm teachers in the wake of the Florida shooting will not save lives.
An exodus of corporate names, ranging from a major insurer to car rental brands and a household moving company, began after the gun lobbby group launched a counter-offensive against a student-led campaign for tighter US gun laws.
Back to school and back to business for the school's staff, but life will never be the same for this Floridan community after 17 of its young people lost their lives.