Father of Sandy Hook killer: ‘You can’t get any more evil’

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Speaking publicly for the first time, the father of the Newtown, Conn., school killer says he wishes his son had never been born.

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Somber remembrances in Newtown, at White House on anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting

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Bells tolled 26 times in Newtown, Conn., on Saturday — once for each of the victims who died a year ago at Sandy Hook Elementary School in a brutal, senseless massacre carried out by disturbed loner Adam Lanza.

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Families of victims vow to bring ‘Newtown effect’ to gun-control debate

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Nearly one year after the Sandy Hook massacre, friends and family have gathered in Washington to honor the victims through prayer, volunteer work and urging lawmakers to revisit failed gun-control legislation.

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173 children in America under age 12 have been killed by guns since last year’s tragedy in Newtown, Conn.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the children under 12 who have died from gunshots since the Newtown, Conn., slayings on Dec. 14, 2012, and the circumstances in which they died.

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Reflexes, not research: Schools use wrong logic to prevent shootings, experts say

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A year after the Sandy Hook massacre, researchers who study school shootings say the nation has done the wrong things, again and again, to prevent these rare events.

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School safety shock: NBC reporters stroll into kid-packed buildings unchecked

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Investigative reporters were able to walk around several New York-area schools, raising questions about security as the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre approaches.

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Newtown report: Shooter Adam Lanza had no clear motive, was obsessed with Columbine

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza had no clear motive, according to a long-awaited report on last December’s shooting released Monday, but acted alone and planned the rampage that took the lives of 20 children and six school staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary, “including the taking of his own life.”

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Nelba Márquez-Greene lost her 6-year-old daughter, Ana, in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
(Photo: Ann Curry) Mark Barden lost his 7-year-old son, Daniel, in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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'Even more determined': Georgia school gunman incident strengthens resolve of Newtown parents

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For parents who lost their children in the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 14, 2012, the news of an armed man entering an Atlanta-area elementary school on Tuesday served as a reminder of the long struggle ahead for enacting gun reforms.

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Families of Newtown shooting victims to receive $281,000 each

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Families of 20 children and six adults killed in the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school each will receive $281,000 from the $11.4 million in donations, an oversight board said on Wednesday.

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Six months after Newtown, a friendship forged in anguish, shaped by activism

Twenty-six families huddled in the firehouse down the road from Sandy Hook Elementary on Dec. 14, waiting for reunions that would never come.

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Task force recommends building new school at site of Sandy Hook massacre

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Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults in December, should be torn down and replaced with an entirely new school, the task force charged with determining its future decided Friday night.

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'I will chain my body to it': Sandy Hook Elementary’s future sparks passion

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The emotionally charged question of whether to reopen the Sandy Hook Elementary School building, where 20 first-graders and six staffers were massacred, was discussed during a closed-door session Friday night.

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Sandy Hook daughter confronts senator: Mom being gunned down isn’t enough?

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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, who voted against expanding background checks on gun sales, was confronted by the daughter of Sandy Hook Elementary’s slain principal at a rowdy town hall in New Hampshire.

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Obama on gun control: After Newtown, ‘I feel personally responsible’

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President Obama expressed confidence in passage of a bill that would make major changes to the nation’s immigration system, in an exclusive TODAY interview conducted days before key senators introduced sweeping legislation on the issue.

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