By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - As President Barack Obama urges tighter federal gun laws, state legislators around the country have responded to the Connecticut school shooting with a flurry of their own ideas that are likely to produce fights over gun control in their upcoming
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Will Santa's sleigh be late?
A record number of Americans took to the Web to order holiday gifts after retailers flooded their inboxes with offers of extra discounts, free shipping and easy returns. But a storm bringing heavy winds and snow to
WASHINGTON (AP) - A report shows that the school shooting in Connecticut has led to more discussion about gun policy on social media than previous rampages.
The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released the report Thursday. It says gun policy accounted for almost 30
By CHRISTINA REXRODE and ROBERT RAYAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The family of Noah Pozner was mourning the 6-year-old, killed in the Newtown school massacre, when outrage compounded their sorrow.
Someone they didn't know was soliciting donations in Noah's memory, claiming that
NEW YORK (AP) - A new movement has taken off to honor the 26 people killed at a school in Newtown, Conn.
The campaign sparked from a question NBC News correspondent Ann Curry asked herself after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School: "What can I do?"
The answer she arrived at was
By NEDRA PICKLERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Inaugural officials are planning more staff, signs and metal detectors to prevent the pedestrian jams that clogged the National Mall last time President Barack Obama was sworn in.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, who is chairing the committee in charge of next
By SYLVIA HUIAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - British government prosecutors have set out new guidelines to make it harder to bring legal cases against people who send offensive messages on Twitter and Facebook.
The guidelines, published Wednesday, come amid increasing criminal prosecutions against
NBCNEWS.COM - The National Rifle Association has broken its silence in the wake of last week's deadly shootings in Newtown, Conn., saying in a statement that it "is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again," and that it plans to hold a "major news
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Instagram, the popular mobile photo-sharing service now owned by Facebook, said Tuesday that it will remove language from its new terms of service suggesting that users' photos could appear in advertisements.
The language in question
KHQ.COM - The Better Business Bureau is alerting consumers to reports of phony charity solicitations, supposedly on behalf of the families of victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown on Friday.
BBB recommends donors avoid giving to charities or funds through unsolicited