December 19, 2012 Family and Friends celebrate the lives of Victoria, Daniel, Caroline and Charlotte, recalling how each of them could light up a room. The teacher and three students were killed in the school shooting in Newtown on Friday.
December 18, 2012 Two more funerals were held in Newtown Tuesday, for first-graders James Mattioli and Jessica Rekos. The two were killed in the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday.
December 18, 2012 Hawaii Democrat Daniel Inouye, the Senate's senior member, received the Medal of Honor for his service in World War II. In Italy, he personally stormed three German machine gun nests, taking them out but losing his right arm in the process. Inouye died Monday after suffering from a respiratory ailment.
December 17, 2012 Two first-graders killed in the Newtown shootings were the first victims to be laid to rest in funeral services on Monday. Jack Pinto and Noah Pozner were both 6 years old.
December 17, 2012 Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, 88, has died of respiratory complications, according to reports from the AP and other news agencies. The World War II veteran, a Democrat, had been the most senior member of the Senate. He joined its ranks in 1963, shortly after Hawaii became a state.
December 16, 2012 President Obama grieved with the community of Newtown, Conn., Sunday night, saying at a memorial service that he was there to assure those who lost loved ones in Friday's brutal attack "that you're not alone in your grief, that our world too has been torn apart — that all across this land of ours, we have wept with you."
December 16, 2012 A day after the names of children and teachers killed by gunfire at a Connecticut elementary school were announced, details about the victims and their lives are emerging. Family members and friends have made public statements about their loss. And some have chosen to mourn in private. The stories describe the vibrant, productive, and promising lives that were cut short Friday.
December 16, 2012 Her name was Emilie Parker. Six years old. Long, flowing blond hair, piercing blue eyes and a sweet smile. Emilie was one of the 20 children killed on Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. As we learn the names of the victims, we're also learning their stories.
December 14, 2012 Hours after a Connecticut community was upended by a deadly gun assault on elementary school students and staff, residents sought to support one another and grieve. Churches and public spaces became the settings for vigils, as the shocking loss of 20 children and 7 adults echoed through Newtown, Conn.