President Barack Obama told mourners at a vigil in Newtowen Sunday that the nation is failing to keep its children safe. He pledged to seek change in memory of the 26 teachers and schoolchildren who were killed in the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Twenty-six candles — one for each of the victims — flickered on the altar Friday as hundreds of grief-stricken residents gathered for a vigil in memory of the children and staff killed in a shooting rampage at a school in this Connecticut town.
A vigil was held last night to remember a student killed in a freak lab accident on Tuesday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Hartford officials now say they won’t include Muslim prayers before City Council meetings in September, after getting mostly negative feedback from the public. The reversal has prompted the Council on American-Islamic […]