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Nature

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Nature still battles nurture in the haunting world of social genomics<p>Nathaniel Comfort lauds a sociologist’s study of the problems …

PubMed

Police: 'Dignitaries' disrupted Sandy Hook massacre scene

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — After the 2012 school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, police officials not involved in the investigation and "dignitaries" were allowed into the building and potentially contaminated the crime scene by stepping on bullet casings and glass shards that had yet to be processed …

Sandy Hook Elementary School

'Dignitaries' trampled evidence after Sandy Hook massacre, state police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A long-awaited Connecticut State Police report on the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday highlighted flaws in the agency's response -- from "dignitaries" stepping on bullet casings and other crime scene evidence to the presence of heavily armed officers not clearly …

Justice

State Police Release Report On Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

State Police Friday released a report examining their response to the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.<p>The “after-action report” usually …

Policing

Bump Stock Ban Won't Solve Big Problems

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is right to call for a law banning bump stocks and other devices that can effectively turn rifles into machine guns, and the …

Guns

Will This Smart Gun Solve America’s Gun Problem?

A trio of Brooklyn engineering students think they’ve figured out how to make firearms safe. But will it work?<p>More than five years ago, on the …

Gun Control

Hotel staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter more than 10 times before massacre

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock more than 10 times in the days leading up to the October 1 massacre that claimed 58 lives.<p>During Paddock's stay at the hotel, room service and housekeeping "had contact with Paddock or entered his suite …

Crime

Gabby Bernstein Shows You How to Love Yourself First

The speaker, author and self-described ‘spirit junkie’ has built a life and career out of one simple mantra: Let go.She exudes a kind of calm energy …

Mind

Army and Homeland Security prepping teachers for the gunman at the door

The U.S. Army and the Department of Homeland Security have created a computer-based simulator that trains teachers on how best to react in an active-shooter situation.<p>The $5.6 million program – it's called the Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment, or EDGE – is similar to those used by the Army, …

Guns

12 Books We Loved in 2017

Two of National Geographic's most enthusiastic book lovers talk about their favorite books of the year.<p>As curator of National Geographic’s Book Talk, Simon Worrall interviews authors of books about science, animals, adventure, history, and the wonders of the world. As publisher and editorial …

Jonathan Franzen

Dec. 14, 2012: Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

Adam Lanza, 20, fatally shot 26 children and staff members at the Newtown, Connecticut, school.

Gun Control

Sandy Hook mom says Trump, NRA chief ‘partied’ on anniversary of son’s death

Nicole Hockley cried herself to sleep on Dec. 14 — the fifth anniversary of her six-year-old son Dylan’s murder.<p>The child was shot dead while in a …

Gun Control

Trump’s tone-deaf response to the Sandy Hook shooting anniversary is causing outcry

“He slapped us all in the face”<p>President Donald Trump is being harshly criticized by the mother of one of the young children who died in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Her reason? The president invited NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre to the White House for a Christmas party on the five year …

U.S. Politics

David Brock's Site, Shareblue Claims White House 'Hosted The NRA' on Anniversary of Sandy Hook: It's A Lie

There’s dishonest reporting, and then there’s David Brock influenced garbage reporting. Eric Boehlert, who in a past life wrote about pro-wrestling …

Conservative View

Trump had NRA boss at Christmas party on a Sandy Hook anniversary

President Trump didn’t mention the fifth anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Thursday — but he did have a …

Gun Control

Commentary: 5 Years After Sandy Hook, There's a Powerful Movement Building

Five years ago, Scarlett Lewis’ 6-year-old son Jesse McCord Lewis was fatally shot in his first grade classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School. He …

Education

New Mexico School Shooter Had Secret Life on Pro-Trump White Supremacy Sites

For years before William Edward Atchison killed two students and himself, he lived a shadow life online—one full of crude alt-right memes and praise …

Daily Stormer

Daughter of Slain Sandy Hook Principal Pens Emotional Letter 'To Woman In the Target Parking Lot'

The daughter of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School principal penned an emotional letter to the kind stranger who helped her at a Target after she …

True Crime

White Man Behind School Shooting Was Obsessed With Trump And Hitler

The 21-year-old white man who killed two students at a New Mexico high school earlier this month reportedly went by the username “Future Mass …

Crime

Go Figure: Pro-Trump’ing New Mexico Mass School Shooter Had A “Secret” Affinity For White Supremacy

New Mexico School Shooter Profiled As A Trump-Loving Racist<p>The young man who shot and killed two students at Aztec High School in New Mexico on …

African-American Culture

'It's Almost About Anything But the Guns': Sandy Hook and the Original Meaning of the Second Amendment

Five years after the Dec. 14, 2012, horror in Newtown, Conn. — when 20 children and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School by …

Gun Control

How an 'ugly,' unwanted weapon became the most popular rifle in America

<b>(CNN) —</b> Larry Hyatt had never seen such a frenzy.<p>The lines at Hyatt Guns, his shop in Charlotte, North Carolina, snaked out the door. The deep, green-walled warehouse bills itself as the largest gun shop in America, but even then Hyatt had to stretch to meet the demand.<p>At one point, he dispatched …

Guns

FOX NEWS FIRST: New revelations about anti-Trump texts as Deputy AG faces hot seat on FBI, Russia probe

Welcome to Fox News First. Not signed up yet? Click here.<p>Developing now, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017:<p><b>Watchdog group reveals how FBI agents' anti-Trump texts came to light – while Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein gets grilled on Capitol Hill</b>• <b><br>Republican Roy Moore posts a YouTube video, refusing to concede defeat</b> …

Rod Rosenstein

Former press secretary shares heartbreaking memory of how Obama broke down over Sandy Hook shooting

On the fifth anniversary of the deadly massacre that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School, former President Barack Obama's press secretary took to social media to remember the aftermath of the attack.<p>Jay Carney tweeted on Thursday about the panic that ensued at the White House on Dec. 14, …

Gun Control

5 years after Sandy Hook tragedy, activism and charity sustain families

NEWTOWN, CONN. - Out of a senseless tragedy, they have sought ways to find meaning in advocacy.<p>Many relatives of the 26 children and educators killed …

Gun Control

Behind George Strait's 'I Believe': A Song About Sandy Hook

There are plenty of country songs that will tug at your heartstrings, but few hit home the way George Strait's "I Believe" lyrics do. Strait co-wrote …

George Strait

Celebrities share heartfelt messages on 5-year anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

It's a painful day to remember, but it's one we'll never forget.<p>Dec. 14 marks five years since the day a young man named Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 schoolchildren and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Lanza turned his gun on himself before police could apprehend …

Gun Control

White House Still Won't Denounce Sandy Hook Conspiracy Theories Despite Newtown's Pleas  

Five years after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the residents of Newtown, CT, have yet to hear back from the Trump administration. …

Liberal View

5 years after Sandy Hook, gun control advocates are fed up with the lack of action — so they're running for office themselves

• <b>Volunteers trained by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America are running for office in local seats across the US after years of frustration with Congress' lack of action.</b>• <b><br>Little has been done since the massacre to curb access to certain firearms.</b>• <b><br>At the time of the Sandy Hook shooting, it was</b> …

Gun Control

Celebs remember Sandy Hook shooting on its 5th anniversary: 'Never forget'

Celebrities remembered the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Thursday, in honor of the tragedy’s fifth anniversary.<p>On Dec. 14, …

Entertainment