Newtown victim's baby granddaughter shares moment with president (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama's special moment with the infant granddaughter of a Sandy Hook school massacre victim has been shared with the world.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 11:23am EST

Obama signals action following school shooting

President Barack Obama is vowing to use "whatever power this office holds" to safeguard the nation's children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to stem gun violence in the wake of an elementary school massacre.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 09:59am EST

How to help those affected by Newtown massacre

An official fund has been established for families of the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 06:22am EST

Rifle in Conn. massacre similar to D.C. snipers'

Weapons used by Connecticut gunman Adam Lanza, who killed 20 children and six school workers Friday after killing his mother at their home. Lanza committed suicide in Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 06:00am EST

Obama addresses a grieving community

On Sunday night, President Obama addressed a crowd of grieving community members in Newtown, Conn., just three days after a mass shooting in the town's elementary school that left 20 children and six adults dead.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 05:28am EST

National Cathedral, bishop advocate gun control

The Episcopal bishop of Washington and the dean of the Washington National Cathedral are calling for stricter gun control in their Sunday sermons.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 04:46am EST

Obama expected to speak at Conn. memorial service tonight

President Barack Obama has arrived in Newtown, Conn., to console families, thank first responders and speak at a vigil in memory of the 26 teachers and schoolchildren killed during a shooting spree at an elementary school Friday.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 07:28pm EST

National Cathedral sermon rallies behind gun control

Calling the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School "the last straw," Rev. Canon Gary Hall used his sermon Sunday to appeal to the faith community to rally behind gun control efforts.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 06:04pm EST

New evidence hints at deadlier plan in Conn. massacre

The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage shot his mother four times in the head before going to the school and gunning down 26, authorities said Sunday as details emerged suggesting that Adam Lanza had planned an even more gruesome massacre but was stopped short.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 04:43pm EST

Bomb threat evacuates Conn. church near Sandy Hook

Worshippers hurriedly left a church Sunday, saying they were told there was a bomb threat not far from the elementary school where 20 kids and six adults were massacred.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 04:02pm EST

Maryland police, schools train for shooting scenarios

Police in Prince George's and Montgomery counties say residents will likely spot more police cars around schools, but urge locals not to be alarmed.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 08:54am EST

A list of victims of the Conn. school massacre

Names and ages of the 26 people gunned down at a Connecticut elementary school Friday in the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history:

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 04:01am EST

School adviser: Gunman a loner who felt no pain

At Newtown High School, Adam Lanza had trouble relating to fellow students and teachers, but that was only part of his problem. He seemed not to feel physical or psychological pain in the same way as classmates.

Sunday - 12/16/2012, 12:08am EST

Conn. dad recalls loving, creative 6-year-old

Fighting back tears and struggling to catch his breath, the father of a 6-year-old gunned down in the school shooting in Connecticut told the world Saturday about a little girl who loved to draw and was always smiling, and he also reserved surprising words of sympathy for the gunman.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 11:47pm EST

Schools can do better job in securing campuses

Patrick Fiel, former executive director of school security for D.C. Public Schools

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 09:04pm EST


There are always red flags, Lanza didn't snap

Clint Van Zandt, former FBI profiler

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 08:59pm EST


Routine morning, then shots and unthinkable terror

Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her body was found _ time enough for her son to unleash a slaughter.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 08:41pm EST

Conn. gov: Love pours in after school shooting

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the "innocent little boys and girls" killed by a gunman at their school were "taken from their families far too soon."

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 07:50pm EST

Gunman's father speaks of sympathy, heartbreak

The father of the gunman in the Connecticut school rampage says his family is saddened and struggling to make sense of what happened.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 07:48pm EST

Father of Conn. school gunman: We too ask why

Peter Lanza, the father of 20-year-old Adam Lanza, who shot to death his mother in their home and then slaughtered 26 people in an elementary school before killing himself, issued the following statement Saturday:

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 07:47pm EST
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