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  • School yoga tries to avoid religious controversy

    ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) — Administrators of a California school district say they are being cautious as they launch what is believed to be the country’s most comprehensive yoga program for …


  • Another sorrowful trip for Obama to grieving town

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — For President Barack Obama, it was another sorrowful visit to another grieving community full of broken hearts from unimaginable violence. The spot, this time, was Newtown, …


  • Questions of ‘Why’ and ‘How’ fill pews in CT town

    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 …


  • Coroner: Conn. gunman shot mom repeatedly in head

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say the gunman in the Connecticut school rampage shot his mother multiple times in the head before going to the elementary school where he gunned …


  • Gov.: Gunman shot self as 1st responders closed in

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman in the Connecticut shooting rampage committed suicide as first responders closed in, the governor said Sunday, raising the specter that Adam Lanza had planned …


  • Obama to speak at Newtown, Conn., vigil

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a sadly familiar journey, President Barack Obama will attend an evening vigil in Newtown, Conn., to mourn with a town still seeking to comprehend the unimaginable …


  • Obama to speak at Newton, Conn., vigil for victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Making a sadly familiar journey, President Barack Obama will attend an evening vigil in Newtown, Conn., to mourn with a town still seeking to comprehend the unimaginable …


  • Staffers hailed as heroes after Conn. shooting

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through …


  • Agents visit Conn. gun shops after school massacre

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to dozens of gun stores and …


  • Conn. gunman broke in, shot kids multiple times

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at …


  • Conn. gunman broke in, shot some victims twice

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The gunman behind the Connecticut elementary school massacre stormed into the building and shot 20 children at least twice with a high-powered rifle, executing some at …


  • Experts: No link between Asperger’s, violence

    NEW YORK (AP) — While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger’s syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder …


  • Obama will travel Sunday to Newtown, Conn.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will attend an interfaith memorial service Sunday in Newtown, Conn., the site of Friday’s deadly elementary school shooting. Twenty-six people, including 20 children, were …


  • Police find ‘very good evidence’ on gunman

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions …


  • Teacher says gunman was loner who didn’t feel pain

    SOUTHBURY, Conn. (AP) — At Newtown High School, Adam Lanza had trouble relating to fellow students and teachers, but that was only part of his problem. He seemed not to …


  • Okla. teen arrested in school shooting plot

    BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) — Hours before a gunman opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school, police in Oklahoma arrested a teenager for allegedly plotting to attack his high school and …


  • Conn. school victims shot by rifle multiple times

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — All the victims of the Connecticut elementary school shooting were killed up close by multiple rifle shots, a medical examiner said. Dr. H. Wayne Carver said …


  • As Conn. story unfolds, media struggle with facts

    NEW YORK (AP) — The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged journalists’ ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their presence on the scene. …


  • Conn. police find ‘very good evidence’ on gunman

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions …


  • Police, world wonder about Conn. shooting motive

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions …


  • Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


  • Correction: Conn School Shooting-Suspect story

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In some versions of a story Dec. 14 and 15 about the suspect in a school shooting in Connecticut, The Associated Press erroneously reported a comment by …


  • Police, world wonder about Conn. shooting motive

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions …


  • Conn. gunman recalled as intelligent but remote

    Family and friends remember Adam Lanza as many things — intelligent, nerdy, goth, remote, thin. Now the world will always remember him as a mass murderer. The 20-year-old man is …


  • Newtown: A special town shattered by tragedy

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — At the crossroads that marks the center of this three-century-old New England postcard town stands a flagpole that’s a kind of barometer. Every day, says Susan …


  • How to talk to your kids about Conn. mass shooting

    The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children. President Barack Obama said he and his wife, Michelle, would tell their …


  • Routine morning, then shots and unthinkable terror

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Inside the four-bedroom colonial set on a small rise, Nancy Lanza was already dead. But it was early yet, and it would be hours before her …


  • Schools eye plans, calm parents after Conn. attack

    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 …


  • Routine morning, then shots and unthinkable terror

    NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — First, he killed his mother. Nancy Lanza’s body was found later at their home on Yogananda Street in Newtown — after the carnage at Sandy Hook …


  • Connecticut shooting suspect was honors student

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a well-liked woman who enjoyed hosting dice games and decorating the house for …

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