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Connecticut TV station under fire for using montage of breasts to ...
Washington, Mar. 15 : A TV channel in Connecticut is under fire for marking Women's Day, which should celebrate female achievement and equality, by broadcasting inappropriate images of breasts.
South Dakota passes law allowing teachers, school personnel to be ...
Washington, Mar. 9 : The governor of South Dakota, Dennis Daugaard has signed a measure into law allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns, the first of its kind since the Connecticut school shooting.
Obama pays tribute to teachers slain in Newtown
Washington, Feb 16 : US President Barack Obama awarded posthumously Friday Presidential Citizens Medals to the six educators who died along with 20 of their students in the Dec 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Newtown man admits producing child pornography
New Haven, Feb 14 : David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Edward F Wilson, 29, of Newtown, pleaded guilty on Wednesday before United States Magistrate Judge Thomas P. Smith in Hartford to one count of production of child pornography.
Director planning movie on Connecticut school shooting
Washington, Feb. 5 : A film director is coming to Connecticut to make a made-for-TV movie about the Newtown school shooting, in which a fanatic gunman shod dead 20 kids and six adults on December 14.
Americans support stricter gun laws: Poll
Washington, Jan 29 : Following several mass shootings, including a rampage at a Connecticut school that left 20 children and six adults dead, a majority of Americans said they support wide ranging new policies to reduce gun violence.
Majority of Americans see Obama's gun control plan favorably
Majority of Americans has responded positively to the stricter gun control measures President Barack Obama has proposed in the wake of the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, according to a new poll.
Vatican praises Obama's gun control plan as 'step in right direction'
The Vatican has praised President Barack Obama's plan to curb gun violence, saying that it is a 'step in the right direction,' especially in the wake of the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting.
New York tightens gun laws
Governor Andrew Cuomo tightened New York's gun-control laws on Tuesday, making it the first state in the US to do so following the December shootout at a Connecticut elementary school that killed 26 people.
Majority of Americans back gun-control measures after Connecticut ...
A majority of Americans favor gun control measures such as banning assault weapons and expanding background checks on those who buy guns and ammunition, with support for banning high-capacity ammunition magazines, a new poll has found.
Outrage over US National Rifle Association launching 'spiteful' gun ...
America's National Rifle Association has released a gun app for iPhone aimed at children as young as four, enraging the public, especially since it comes almost a month after the horrifying mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
Obama considering using executive action to restrict gun access, ...
President Barack Obama is considering the use of an executive order to restrict access to guns or ammunition in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings, Vice-president Joe Biden has said.
Florida professor says Connecticut school shooting staged by Obama to ...
A Florida professor, known for his obsession with conspiracy theories, has said the massacre at Sandy Hook school did not happen as reported and suggested it was a set-up by the Obama administration to promote gun control.
US: Prisoner admits assaulting another inmate
David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Patricia A. Brown, a prisoner at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Danbury, pleaded guilty on Tuesday before United States Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez in Hartford to one count of assault with a ...
Obama calls Connecticut school shooting as 'worst day of presidency'
President Barack Obama has described the Connecticut school shooting as 'the worst day of his presidency'.
Celebrities join NY mayor's efforts to pass gun control act after ...
A long list of celebrities has joined New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's efforts to pressure Washington to pass gun control legislation that could prevent tragedies on the scale of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut.
Celebrities 'demand a plan' to end gun violence
Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyonce Knowles and other celebrities have featured in a new public service announcement against gun violence, in the wake of the US school shooting in Connecticut, which claimed 27 lives.
Outrage on Twitter over NRA chief's demand of installing armed guards ...
The remarks made by National Rifle Association (NRA) chief over installing armed guards in the hallways of every US school, in wake of the Connecticut shooting massacre, prompted outraged users to take the matter to Twitter.
Michelle Obama writes open letter to parents about what to tell kids ...
US First Lady Michelle Obama has written an open letter to US parents about what to focus on when talking to children about the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
'Ping pong more dangerous than guns', says incoming Texas lawmaker
Incoming Texas State Representative Kyle Kacal has reportedly insisted that 'ping pong' is more dangerous than guns, just a week after the Connecticut shooting massacre that killed over 26 people.
'Connecticut, Aurora mass shootings' edge U.S. presidential elections ...
The horrific massacre of 26 children and staff at a Connecticut elementary school narrowly edged out the 2012 U.S. presidential elections to be named as the 'top news story of 2012' in a new poll.
Brad Pitt commends Obama's 'more sensible' drug policy
In the wake of the shooting spree on a school in Newtown, Connecticut last week, in which nearly 20 kids and six adults were killed, President Barack Obama has stated that the prosecution of pot users is 'not a top priority', drawing favor from Hollywood stars like Brad Pitt.
Republicans resist ban on assault weapons as debate over gun control ...
The tragic shooting in a school in Newtown, Connecticut has reignited the debate over gun control, and gun rights supporters on the Hill have signaled a willingness to have that conversation.
Sale of bulletproof backpacks, kids' body armor skyrocket after ...
Sales for bulletproof backpacks and child-sized body armor manufactured by a Utah company have increased 500 percent after last week's shooting at a school in Connecticut, company officials have said.
Americans surrender record number of guns to police after Connecticut ...
Americans have handed back record number of guns to police in a US state after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut.
11-yr-old Utah boy takes gun to school after Connecticut shooting
An 11-year-old boy took a gun to school after the Connecticut school shooting in the US.
Kesha's song taken off air after US school shootout
Kesha's latest single 'Die Young' has reportedly been pulled off air by radio stations across the US, after 20 young children and six adults were killed by a 20-year-old gunman in an elementary school in Connecticut.
Connecticut school shooter snapped as 'mum wanted to send him to ...
The fanatic gunman, who killed 20 children and six adults in a shooting spree at a Connecticut elementary school, may have snapped because his mother was planning to commit him to a psychiatric facility, resident of the area who was familiar with the killer's family and several of the victims' ...
US National Rifle Association promises 'meaningful contribution' ...
The National Rifle Association has said it wanted to contribute meaningfully to prevent another massacre like the Connecticut school shooting.
Obama 'actively supporting' assault weapons ban legislation after ...
President Barack Obama has thrown his political weight behind a campaign to reinstate a ban on assault weapons in the wake of mass killings at a school in Connecticut.