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Mom had authority over Connecticut shooter

Updated: 12/18/2012 - Paperwork shows that the mother of Connecticut school shooter Adam Lanza had the authority to make all decisions regarding his upbringing.

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Students nervously return to school after shooting

Updated: 12/17/2012 - There's a new challenge facing schoolteachers across the country today -- as they face nervous and frightened students, looking for reassurance and answers following Friday's shooting that left 20 children dead at a Connecticut elementary school.

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Obama offers 'love, prayers of nation' to Newtown

Posted: 12/16/2012 - A mournful President Barack Obama said Sunday that the nation is failing to keep its children safe, pledging that change must come after an elementary-school massacre left 20 children dead.

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All children in school massacre were 6 or 7 years-old

Updated: 12/16/2012 - Authorities have released the names of the 26 people gunned down in a rampage at a Connecticut elementary school. Of the 20 children who were shot to death, eight were boys and 12 were girls. All the children were ages 6 or 7.

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Sympathy for US school shooting stretches globe

Posted: 12/14/2012 - Leaders of two of the closest longtime allies of the United States have been quick to express sympathy over a shooting rampage that left 26 people dead, including 20 children, at a Connecticut elementary school.

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Connecticut school shooting revives gun debate

Updated: 12/14/2012 - Relatives of those killed in this summer's Colorado theater shooting are reacting with outrage to Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school - and demanding that the nation finally address gun control.

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Obama calls for 'meaningful action' after shooting

Updated: 12/14/2012 - The president teared up, at times using an index finger to wipe at the corner of his eyes, as he addressed the nation from the White House. He also paused repeatedly as he struggled to keep his composure while speaking of the children - ages 5 to 10 - who had died and the life milestones they now would miss.

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Reality Check: World's worst mass shootings

Updated: 12/14/2012 - In the wake of a gunman at a Connecticut elementary school killing 27 people, here's a reality check on the world's worst mass shootings.

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Connecticut massacre death toll: 20 children, six adults

Updated: 12/14/2012 - Police say 27 people were killed in the shooting at a Connecticut elementary school, including the gunman, and one person died at another scene. The dead at the school include 20 children.

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'Lincoln' gets a leading 7 Globe nominations

Updated: 12/13/2012 - Steven Spielberg is bringing new glory to Abraham Lincoln. The Civil War epic "Lincoln" leads the Golden Globes with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

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Election over, administration unleashes new rules

Updated: 12/13/2012 - In recent weeks, the administration has proposed rules to deal with runoff from logging roads, require data recorders in cars and trucks and implement the new health care law.

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House GOP press Obama for balanced fiscal deal

Updated: 12/13/2012 - House Republican leaders are pressing President Barack Obama to come up with plan they can accept for spending cuts and tax revenue to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" of automatic tax hikes and budget reductions.

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Whites no longer a majority in U.S. by 2043

Posted: 12/12/2012 - White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043. The new government projection is a year later than previous estimates, made before the impact of the recent economic downturn was known.

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Fiscal cliff talks appear to be stalled

Posted: 12/12/2012 - House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama spoke on the phone Tuesday, a day after the president offered to reduce his initial demand for $1.6 trillion in higher tax revenue over a decade to $1.4 trillion.

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