Newtown school shooting

A woman holds a child as people line up to enter the Newtown Methodist Church near the the scene of an elementary school shooting on Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Newtown Official Wants Professor Who Doesn’t Believe Shooting Happened To Be Fired

A Newtown official is calling on Florida Atlantic University to fire one of its professors who is speculating if the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting actually happened.

01/10/2013

Vice President Joe Biden speaks alongside Attorney General Eric Holder as he meets with representatives of victims? groups and gun safety organizations at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building adjacent to the White House in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 9, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: ‘It’s Critically Important We Act’ On Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration’s response to the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. He pledged that action would be taken.

01/09/2013

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., walks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Conn. State Lawmaker: Gabby Giffords Should ‘Stay Out Of My Towns’

A Connecticut lawmaker has apologized after saying in a Facebook post that shooting victim and former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords should “stay out of my towns.”

01/08/2013

Responders gather at the scene of a mass school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Investigators Speculate Newtown Gunman Wore Earplugs As To Not Hear Screams Of Children

Investigators say that Newtown gunman Adam Lanza wore earplugs while he was killing 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/07/2013

Guns are displayed at a gun show held by Westchester Collectors Inc. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Jan. 5, 2013 in Stamford, Conn. (credit: Christopher Capozziello/Getty Images)

Harvard To Host Gun-Violence-As-Health-Crisis Forum

Harvard University is hosting a discussion on gun violence as a public health crisis after a gunman killed his mother before he gunned down 20 children and six educators at a Connecticut elementary school.

01/05/2013

Director Quentin Tarantino gestures as he poses during the photocall of his movie "Django Unchained" on Jan. 4, 2013 in Rome. (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Tarantino: ‘Disrespectful’ To Newtown Victims To Link Shooting To Movies

Director Quentin Tarantino calls it “disrespectful” to the victims of the Newtown school shooting to link that tragedy to movie violence.

01/04/2013

Police tape stretches across the front yard of the Lanza residence on Dec. 19, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

State Medical Examiner Employee Accused Of Letting Husband View Body Of Newtown School Gunman

A state employee at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is being accused of letting her husband view the body of Newtown school gunman Adam Lanza.

01/03/2013

Princeton University Professor Dr. Cornel West listens during at a “Taking power back from banks for consumers, and the fight against poverty” event on Jan. 12, 2012 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Cornel West: ‘We Can’t Just Shed Tears On The Vanilla Side Of Town’

Princeton University Cornel West says society needs to start caring about children of color getting killed in urban areas like they do for the kids gunned down in the Newtown school shooting.

12/28/2012

A man lays flowers at a memorial for those killed in the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 24, 2012 in Newtown, Conn. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Newtown Child To NORAD: Can Santa ‘Bring Extra Presents So I Can Deliver Them To Families That Lost Kids?’

“I’m from Newtown, Connecticut, where the shooting was,” she remembers the child asking. “Is it possible that Santa can bring extra presents so I can deliver them to the families that lost kids?”

12/25/2012

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre calls on Congress to pass a law putting armed police officers in every school in America during a news conference at the Willard Hotel on Dec. 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

University Professor: ‘I Want Wayne LaPierre’s Head On A Stick’

The president of the University of Rhode Island has issued a statement supporting the right of a professor to express his views after he called for the National Rifle Association CEO’s “head on a stick.”

12/25/2012

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