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 JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) - Public school yoga instructor Katie Campbell proudly looks out at 23 first graders as they contain their squirming in a kid-friendly version of the lotus position.
In a voice barely above a whisper, she says into her microphone: "Why
By By ALLEN G. BREED and PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Six-year-old Jennifer Waters came to Mass on Sunday at Saint Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church with a lot of questions.
"The little children, are they with the angels?" she asked her mother as she fiddled with a
By By TED SHAFFREY and DAVID KLEPPERAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Worshippers hurriedly left a church Sunday when someone phoned in a threat as parishioners remembered 20 children and six adults who were massacred at an elementary school, but police later said nothing dangerous was
By By MATTHEW CRAFTAP Business Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - On the road and in financial markets, it pays to ask somebody with a good sense of direction.
Two years ago, most of Wall Street's economists believed interest rates had bottomed out. But not Priya Misra, a top investment strategist at
By By RICK CALLAHANAssociated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A northern Indiana police chief said Sunday he believes a man arrested after allegedly threatening to "kill as many people as he could" at a school was just bluffing when he made the ominous remark during a heated argument with his wife.
By By MATT APUZZO and PAT EATON-ROBBAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage was carrying an arsenal of hundreds of rounds of especially deadly ammunition - enough to kill just about every student in the school if given enough time, authorities said
By By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - Sara Stevenson spends her working hours surrounded by Republicans, namely the married men who work alongside her in a Denver oil and gas firm company. But after hours and on weekends, she usually spends her time with other single women, and
By By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
The mass killing inside a Connecticut elementary school has educators across the country reviewing their security measures, reassuring parents and asking, "What if?"
"Every principal will be going through their own protocols, the things they do on a daily
By By JONATHAN J. COOPERAssociated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - A deal proposed by Nike Inc. to create hundreds of jobs in Oregon in exchange for a guarantee that the state won't change a favorable corporate tax structure has prompted state lawmakers to approve emergency legislation.