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Cyclists ride from Newtown to Capitol for gun control

Twenty-six cyclists arrived on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday following a marathon ride from Newtown, Conn.

Tuesday - 03/11/2014, 06:04pm EDT

Work starts on Newtown-inspired 'Child's Requiem'

A musical memorial: Composer seeks input from kids around US for requiem honoring Newtown dead

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 03:36pm EST

Newtown's year: Horror, grief and tough choices

Newtown's year in mourning: Horror and grief, tough choices, and efforts to begin moving on

Wednesday - 12/11/2013, 10:18am EST

Building a sanctuary to heal a torn Connecticut town

Catherine Hubbard loved animals. But on Dec. 14, 2012, the 6-year-old lost her life at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now, her family is honoring her life-long dream with an animal sanctuary.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 11:52am EDT
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Few states find narrow route to gun control laws

Governors, Democratic legislatures, shootings make gun control possible in some states

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 12:50am EDT

Newtown gunman had access to huge weapons cache

With his choice of weapons from home arsenal, Newtown gunman carried out massacre in 5 minutes

Friday - 03/29/2013, 02:24am EDT

Va. Tech, Newtown cyclists ride to Capitol

Riding side by side, family members of the Virginia Tech shooting victims and a team of cyclists from Newtown, Conn., made their way to Capitol Hill Tuesday seeking changes to the nation's gun laws and solidarity.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 08:30pm EDT

Cycling from Newtown to D.C.: 'Grace is on our wheel'

This group of riders is named for the 26 children and adults who were killed in the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.

Tuesday - 03/12/2013, 04:36am EDT

Sandy Hook teacher: My Goldendoodle reminds me there is good in the world

Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Laura Feinstein was one of nine families who received a Goldendoodle puppy from a litter born on the same day as the school shooting. She shares how her new puppy, Zeus, has brought love and joy into her life since the tragedy.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 12:24am EST
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Sandy Hook shooter's goal: Kill more than Anders Breivik

The 20-year-old man who carried the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School reportedly was obsessed with a Norwegian mass murderer, who killed 77 people in 2011.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 04:17pm EST
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New mood index measures Americans happiness

Holidays seem to make us very happy. No surprise. But sometimes it's not so clear what can ruins our good mood.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 04:42pm EST

No sign of compromise yet on gun control legislation

Major Garrett, CBS News chief White House correspondent

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 05:30pm EST

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Thousands march for gun control in Washington

Thousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as Ban Assault Weapons Now, joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 06:22pm EST
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Gun used to kill NY cop made familiar trip with stops in Va.

The history of a gun used to kill a New York City cop included a sale in a Virginia pawn shop and was lost when a prior owner was evicted from his Virginia apartment. New York prosecutors say its journey north to the city is all too common.

Saturday - 01/26/2013, 02:19pm EST

Biden: Va. Tech showed background checks needed

Vice President Joe Biden says the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting illustrates the importance of background checks for gun purchasers.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:06pm EST

Poll: Majority of Virginians want to close the gun show loophole

A new survey of Virginia voters shows that three- fourths want to close the state's so-called "gun show loophole."

Friday - 01/25/2013, 05:36am EST

Norton fears new attack on D.C. gun restirctions

Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton fears Republican members of Congress will use new gun legislation to strike down the District's tough gun laws.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 06:51am EST

Biden to promote gun control in pro-gun Virginia

Vice President Joe Biden is launching a White House campaign of road trips to promote gun control with a visit to Virginia, a state that has experienced its own school shooting tragedy yet maintains an avidly pro-gun tradition.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:44pm EST

Firm creates bulletproof whiteboards for schools

Maryland armor manufacturer Hardwire LLC has developed a handheld whiteboard for classrooms that can stop a bullet from a handgun fired at point-blank range.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 09:30pm EST

Fairfax to create formal gun give-back program

Fairfax County is working on a formal gun give- back program to get unwanted weapons off the street.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 04:36am EST
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