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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Politicians shed crocodile tears over Charleston tragedy

     Politicians shed crocodile tears over Charleston tragedy
    In the days since a white man gunned down nine black people who were studying the Bible in a historic Charleston church, we've been bombarded with words, some spoken, some written, some kind and sensible, some abhorrent. We've heard the height of...
  • Pat Toomey to receive award from Sandy Hook group

    Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, who will be honored Tuesday evening for his efforts to expand gun background checks, says stronger rules are still needed to keep guns away from criminals and the mentally ill.  In a statement released by Toomey's office,...
  • After Charleston shootings, gun curbs dormant in Congress

    This week's slaughter of nine people in a South Carolina church left prospects that Congress will curb guns right where they've been for years — remote for now, according to lawmakers and activists on both sides of the issue. Conceding that...
  • Are we giving up on gun laws?

    Witnesses say that the white gunman who killed nine people at Charleston's historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was quite vocal about his motives: He wanted to kill black people. Quoting a survivor of the horror, Sylvia Johnson, whose...
  • For Organ Recipient, Donor Family, Father's Day Has Special Meaning

    For Organ Recipient, Donor Family, Father's Day Has Special Meaning
    Jim Hodrinsky did not expect to be around for this Father's Day — or the last one, or the one before that. Diagnosed with cardiomyopathy in 2005, Hodrinsky, 69, spent years in poor health, losing 65 pounds, undergoing six open heart surgeries in...
  • 'We as a country will have to reckon': Obama echoes gun violence worries

    'We as a country will have to reckon': Obama echoes gun violence worries
    Addressing the shooting deaths at a black church in Charleston, S.C., President Obama condemned the politics surrounding gun control legislation and called for Americans to do something about gun violence.  It’s a call he’s made before....
  • The gun ties S.C. carnage to other unspeakable atrocities

    Maybe it was white rage that provoked a young man to kill nine innocent worshipers as they prayed. Maybe it was mental illness or some other twisted motivation. The one thing about which there can be no debate is that he had a gun. The gun is what...
  • Newtown teens find healing in disaster relief service

    Seven months after a gunman killed 26 people inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, an organization formed to help Newtown's children deal with the tragedy took 19 teenagers to Oklahoma, where they assisted in the cleanup from a series of devastating...
  • Gun rights still trumping gun controls in politics

    They offered prayers and moments of silence. They sought to comfort. Some flashed with anger and frustration that, once again, America was forced to confront another mass shooting. Yet less than 48 hours after nine people were shot to death in a South...
  • World shocked at enduring racism, gun violence in US

    Often the target of U.S. human rights accusations, China wasted little time returning such charges following the shooting at a historic black church in South Carolina that left nine people dead. Elsewhere around the world, the attack renewed perceptions...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    WikiLeaks says it's leaking Saudi diplomatic documents; files cover Iran, Egypt and Israel WikiLeaks is in the process of publishing more than 500,000 Saudi diplomatic documents to the Internet, the transparency website said Friday, a move that echoes...