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Neil Heslin before Senate Judiciary Committee (Alexc Wong/Getty Images)

Sandy Hook Dad Begs Judiciary Committee To Ban Assault Weapons

Fighting tears, the father of one of the first graders slain in the Newtown, Conn. mass shooting is begging the Senate Judiciary Committee to ban assault weapons.

02/27/2013

Ben Wheeler Funeral (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Remember More Sandy Hook School Victims

A single bell tolled Thursday at the Connecticut funeral of a 6-year-old girl killed by a gunman at her elementary school, while a cardinal in New York compared a slain teacher to Jesus for giving up her life to protect others.

12/20/2012