| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:18 PM
Among the endless stream of bad news in the media, every now and then something occurs that it is so horrendous that it stops us in our tracks. That has happened once again with Tuesday's massacre at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Among the victims:...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 8:30 AM
The National Rifle Assn.'s political clout is so sweeping -- and numerically disproportionate -- that it's unusual to realize its power is largely taken for granted, as if it were always thus. Frontline addresses that history, as well as the group's...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Anxiety, depression, guilt, sleeplessness, marital strife, drug and alcohol abuse — two years after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the scope of the psychological damage to children, parents and others is becoming clear, and the need...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:47 AM
NEWTOWN - Like last year, Newtown will not hold formal ceremonies to mark the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, town officials said in a statement Tuesday.
"We are so grateful to have the friendship and support of many...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut – and it landed in the state House of Representatives.
The Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday night and now have their highest total since 1994 – the year that Newt...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut — it landed in the state House of Representatives.
Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday and now have their highest total since 1994, the year that Newt Gingrich swept to...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:48 AM
A Massachusetts school will become the first in the United States to introduce a security system designed to alert authorities to the presence of a shooter in the building, officials said.
The technology, already deployed by the U.S. military in war...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:27 PM
In February 2007, Yale clinicians identified in Adam Lanza what they believed were profound emotional disabilities and offered him treatment that they said could give him relief for the first time in his troubled life.
But Adam was angry and anxious,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:06 PM
NEWTOWN — In 2 1/2 hours of conversations with teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, said the major concern that emerged is the need to ensure that adequate mental...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The town of Newtown will acquire the home where Sandy Hook Elementary School shooter Adam Lanza lived and killed his mother.
The town's legislative council voted Wednesday to take ownership of the property at 36 Yogananda St., which is assessed at $360,...