By Associated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life's work in sheltering little ones
By By ALLEN G. BREED and HELEN O'NEILLAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Opening a long and almost unbearable procession of grief, Newtown began laying its dead to rest Monday, holding funerals for two 6-year-old boys - one a football fan who was buried in a New York Giants jersey and
By By JIM FITZGERALDAssociated Press
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A woman who was convicted of orchestrating the beating deaths of her millionaire husband and mother-in-law was sentenced Monday to life in prison. The judge also called her a coward for skipping the court session.
Narcy Novack, of
By By The Associated Press
Remarks by President Barack Obama at the Sandy Hook prayer vigil in Newtown, Conn., Sunday night, as provided by the White House:
To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests - Scripture tells us: "Do not lose heart. Though
By By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Jessica Kornfeld drove her children to their elementary school this past weekend. She wanted them to feel reassured that it was still a safe place, despite a horrific shooting in New England that killed 20 students very close to their own
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
MIAMI (AP) - Jessica Kornfeld sat down with her son and daughter after school on Friday and shared with them the unthinkable, horrific news out of Connecticut: Someone had stormed into an elementary school and killed children nearly their same age.
By By RYAN J. FOLEYAssociated Press
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Groundbreaking pollster George Gallup is known for founding the survey organization that tracks the nation's opinion of the president, but he began his career with a more local concern: getting his mother-in-law elected to statewide
By By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel is a contrarian Republican moderate and decorated Vietnam combat veteran who is likely to support a more rapid withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
As President Barack Obama's top candidate for
By By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The next big issue in the national debate over guns - whether people have a right to be armed in public - is moving closer to Supreme Court review.
A provocative ruling by a panel of federal appeals court judges in Chicago struck down the
By By The Associated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - At the very start of their lives, the schoolchildren are remembered for their love of horses, or for the games they couldn't get enough of, or for always saying grace at dinner. The adult victims found their life's work in sheltering