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NRA Recommends Armed Staff In Every School

NRA task force releases student-safety plan that dismisses idea of new gun controls in favor of placement of armed staff in every school.

NRA Task Force Recommends Armed Staff In Every School

White House Releases Photo of Obama Skeet Shooting

White House released a photograph of President Obama skeet shooting in an apparent attempt to alleviate the concerns of gun owners.

White House Releases Photo of Obama Skeet Shooting

Obama Unveils Sweeping Gun Control Measures

President Barack Obama demands an assault weapons ban and universal background checks for gun buyers.

Obama Unveils Sweeping Gun Control Measures

New York's Cuomo Signs New Tough Gun Laws

New York becomes the first U.S. state to impose new restrictions on gun ownership in the wake the Connecticut massacre.

New York's Cuomo Signs New Tough Gun Laws

Obama Pledges to Pursue 'Sensible' Gun Control

Obama says he will "vigorously pursue" gun control measures early in his second term, but leaves ambiguity over prospects for reform.

Obama Pledges to Pursue 'Sensible' Gun Control

Armed Suspect Shot in US Movie Theater

San Diego police shot an armed suspect as he brandished a gun in a local movie theater.

Armed Suspect Shot in US Movie Theater

Sandy Hook Survivors Return to Replicated School

Students from Sandy Hook Elementary will return to school for the first time Thursday since the Newtown massacre.

Sandy Hook Survivors Return to School in Replicated Building

NJ Town Posts Armed Police at Every School

Amid a national debate on how to stop gun massacres in public places, a New Jersey town began posting armed police at every school

NJ Town Posts Armed Police at Every School

Two Killed in Shooting at New Year's Eve Show

Less than three weeks after the Newtown massacre, a shooting erupted at a New Year's Eve fireworks show in California, killing two.

Two Killed in Shooting at New Year's Eve Fireworks Show

Two Firefighters Shot Dead in New York

Two firefighters were shot dead on Monday in Webster, N.Y after a gunman opened fire as emergency personnel responded to a blaze.

Two Firefighters Shot Dead in New York After Responding to Blaze

NRA Says 'No' to Greater Regulation of Firearms

NRA rules out any support for greater regulation of firearms or ammunition magazines in the wake of the Sandy Hook school massacre.

NRA Says 'No' to Greater Regulation of Firearms

Moment of Silence to Remember Sandy Hook Victims

U.S. tech leaders and celebrities call for an "Internet moment of silence" to remember the victims of last week's massacre.

Internet Moment of Silence to Remember Sandy Hook Victims

Fraudulent Site Tries to Cash in on Newtown Grief

Outrage was compounded with tragedy as fraudulent website solicited donations in memory of Sandy Hook Elementary School victim Noah Pozner.

Fraudulent Website Tries to Cash in on Newtown Tragedy

Rebels Fear Syria's Chemical Weapons

Rebels control more and more Syrian territory, but a new problem arises: in its desperation, the regime may unleash its chemical weapons.

Rebels Concerned Over Syria's Chemical Weapons

Obama to Support Ban on Owning Weapons

White House indicates President Obama will support a law that will place a ban on civilians owning assault weapons.

Obama to Support Ban on Owning Weapons

Shapiro Thanks PM, Peres for Condolences

U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro thanked Binyamin Netanyahu and Shimon Peres for their expressions of condolences after the Newtown killings

Shapiro Thanks PM, Peres for Condolences

Obama: We Can't Tolerate This Anymore

Obama promises families of Connecticut massacre victims that he'll make every effort to prevent further similar tragedies.

Obama in Connecticut: We Can't Tolerate This Anymore

Adam Lanza Formally Identified as Newtown Shooter

Adam Lanza shot his mother "multiple times" before setting out on his rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, police say.

Adam Lanza Formally Identified as Newtown Shooter

Photos: Six-Year-Old Noah Brought to Rest

At Edath Israel synagogue in Newtown, community says goodbye to boy murdered in school massacre.

Photos: Six-Year-Old Noah Brought to Rest

Iran: U.S. Massacre Just Like Killings in Syria

Tehran draws parallel between Newtown tragedy and child victims of armed actions in Iraq and Syria, where it is heavily involved itself.

Iran: U.S. Massacre Just Like Killings in Syria, Iraq