December 21, 2012 One week ago, 20 children and six adults were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Also today: The National Rifle Association holds a news conference; President Obama says hundreds of thousands have signed petition seeking "serious steps" to end gun violence. and the first lady writes to Newtown.
December 20, 2012 After NBC News' Ann Curry tweeted the idea — to do one act of kindness in memory of each person murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School — it took off. You can see what others are doing, and share your story, by following #26Acts.
December 19, 2012 When the students of Sandy Hook Elementary return to class after the holiday break, they'll be attending a different school. They'll also have a principal who will be a familiar face to some: Donna Page, who retired from Sandy Hook two years ago.
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 19, 2012 First responders are trained to rescue, help and save. In Newtown, Conn., many of the police officers, firefighters and EMTs who rushed to Sandy Hook Elementary School last week are struggling to cope with the fact that there was little they could do to help.
December 19, 2012 In the aftermath of tragic events like the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., people often question why an all-powerful God would allow such evil to happen. Throughout human history, different faiths have attempted to reconcile belief in a benevolent God with the inevitability of human suffering.
December 19, 2012 Proponents make the case that shootings such as Friday's in Newtown, Conn., could be prevented or stopped if teachers with permits to carry concealed weapons could bring their handguns to school.
December 19, 2012 He will push those proposals "without delay," President Obama pledged today. In the wake of Friday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, the president repeated that he will "use all the powers of this office to help advance efforts to prevent more tragedies."
December 19, 2012 The president is expected to confirm today that he has asked Vice President Biden to head up an administration-wide effort to find ways to curb gun violence.
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.