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Twitter Collection: Tearful Obama makes new push to tighten gun rules

January 5, 2016

President Barack Obama cried remembering the children who died in the Newtown mass shooting as he unveiled new gun control orders. This is what Twitter thought of the tightened rules – and the tears:

Twitter Collection: Stocks dive after weak Chinese economic data

January 4, 2016

U.S. stock indexes tumbled about 2 percent on Monday, the first trading day of the year, after weak Chinese economic data reignited fears of a global slowdown. Here, Twitter reacts to the market fireworks that marked the start of 2016:

Twitter collection: Storm Frank batters UK

December 30, 2015

Twitter reacted with videos of flooded streets, Frank Sinatra references and images of communities coming together as #StormFrank’s torrential rain and gale-force winds battered northern Britain. The UK’s third major storm in a month has cut power to thousands of homes and forced some to evacuate flooded streets:

Twitter Collection: Bill Cosby charged with felony sexual assault in Pennsylvania

December 30, 2015

Twitter reacts to Bill Cosby being charged with felony sexual assault over an incident in 2004 at his Philadelphia-area mansion in the first criminal case involving the comedian after years of mounting accusations.

British Muslim family barred from entering the U.S. to visit Disneyland

December 23, 2015

Twitter reacts after a British Muslim family was prevented from getting on a flight to go to Disneyland in the U.S.: