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Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 at 10:56 AM EST

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

Final Funerals for Newtown Victims Held Saturday

The last of the funerals for the 26 victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. were held Saturday, ending a week-long procession of funerals as the final three young victims were laid to rest.

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 03:06 PM EST

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Sandy Hook Students to Return to Class Jan. 3rd

Consolidating the first-grade classes at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 young students were shot dead last week, is part of the complicated and sensitive process of preparing for the surviving students'...

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 08:56 PM EST

NRA News Conference Draws Protesters

NRA News Conference Draws Protesters

The National Rifle Association’s response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings sparked protests outside and inside the Willard Hotel in downtown D.C. Friday.

Saturday, Mar 16, 2013 at 08:12 PM EDT

Religious Leaders Call for End to Gun Violence

Religious Leaders Call for End to Gun Violence

Religious leaders from a broad range of faiths gathered Friday at Washington National Cathedral to call for their congregations to lobby Congress to enact gun control and mental health reforms to address...

Saturday, Dec 22, 2012 at 12:27 AM EST

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

Michelle Obama to Newtown: "Holding You in Our Hearts"

A week after a shooting rampage in a Newtown elementary school left 27 people dead -- including 20 first graders and six teachers -- First Lady Michelle Obama penned an open letter to the residents of Newtown...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 03:07 PM EST

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

NRA Calls for Armed Police Officer in Every School

The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings." The National Rifle Association broke its...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 at 03:07 PM EST

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

26 Bells, Moment of Silence Honor Newtown Victims

Church bells across the country rang 26 times Friday morning—one for each of the victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School —to mark the one-week anniversary of the Connecticut shootings.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:18 PM EST

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

Nancy Lanza's Family Holds Funeral

A private funeral was held Thursday for the mother of the gunman who killed 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, a New Hampshire police source told NBC News.

Thursday, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:04 PM EST

Va. GOP Leaders Back Additional School Officers

Va. GOP Leaders Back Additional School Officers

Republican legislative leaders said Thursday that they will propose funding to put more safety officers in Virginia elementary schools.

Friday, Dec 21, 2012 at 01:29 AM EST

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Would Consider Gun Control Proposals, Boehner Says

House Speaker John Boehner said he would consider the recommendations Vice President Joe Biden and a group of Cabinet members are working to formulate in response to the shooting in Newtown, Conn. last week.

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