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  • Wal-Mart Urged To Pull Military-Style Rifles

    Wal-Mart Urged To Pull Military-Style Rifles
    Gun-control advocates, including parents of victims of mass shootings, delivered nearly 300,000 signatures to a Wal-Mart store a short drive from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday morning, calling on the nation's largest firearms seller to pull...
  • Crime & Punishment: Video of New Milford Police Officer Screaming at Pepsi Truck Driver and Calling Him "Asshole"

    Crime & Punishment: Video of New Milford Police Officer Screaming at Pepsi Truck Driver and Calling Him "Asshole"
    Gabrielle Giffords, the one-time Democratic congresswoman from Arizona who was critically injured in a shooting, privately met with families who lost loved ones in the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre. Not everyone was touched by the gesture. "Gabby Gifford...
  • Gabrielle Giffords Meets With Newtown Residents

    Gabrielle Giffords Meets With Newtown Residents
    jenwilson@courant.com NEWTOWN -- Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, critically wounded in a 2011 shooting rampage in Arizona, met with Sandy Hook Elementary School families Friday afternoon, as a renewed campaign to tighten federal gun laws grew more...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton pay respects to Ann Richards on Broadway

    Bill and Hillary Clinton pay respects to Ann Richards on Broadway
    It was a VIP guest list that few Broadway productions could dream of. Former President Clinton and former secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid a visit Tuesday to "Ann," the one-woman biographical play about former Texas Gov. Ann Richards...
  • 'They deserve a vote' can be more than rhetoric

    State of the Union addresses are traditionally laundry lists of policy proposals. U.S. President Barack Obama's started that way, but it ended as the most emotional speech before a joint session of Congress in modern memory. The theatrics of the event...
  • 'Gun Free' Zones Attract Killers

    A few things you won't hear about from the saturation coverage of the Newtown school massacre: •Mass shootings are no more common than they have been in past decades, despite the impression given by the media. •In fact, the high point for...
  • NRA vs. common sense

    NRA vs. common sense
    When the National Rifle Association promised "meaningful contributions" to prevent another massacre like the recent horror in Newtown, Conn., I didn't expect much, but I hoped for more than what we got. After an allegedly mentally ill gunman killed 20...
  • A Deeper Divide: The Gun Control Debate After Newtown

    A Deeper Divide: The Gun Control Debate After Newtown
    Last fall, residents of Newtown were having a debate that could have taken place almost anywhere in America. It was an argument over guns. The issue was fairly simple: Should amateur shooting ranges be subject to inspection and approval by the police...
  • Former Oceana fighter pilot tapped for International Space Station

    Former Oceana fighter pilot tapped for International Space Station
    A former Navy fighter pilot who spent several years at Oceana Naval Air Station in Virginia Beach in the 1990s has been selected for a year-long mission aboard the International Space Station. Scott Kelly, 48, a New Jersey native, will launch into space...
  • Jared Loughner Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Tucson Shootings

    Jared Loughner Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Tucson Shootings
    Jared Lee Loughner, who shot former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head, killed six and wounded 12 others in a 2011 Tucson rampage, was sentenced to life in prison without parole after listening to some of his victims berate him for damaging their lives....
  • Loughner sentenced for deadly Arizona shootings

    Loughner sentenced for deadly Arizona shootings
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The man who pleaded guilty to a deadly Arizona shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been sentenced to life in prison.   U.S. District Judge Larry Burns sentenced 24-year-old Jared Lee Loughner on...
  • An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures

    An Angry Obama Lashes Out At Senate's Rejection Of Gun Measures
    Angered by a resounding defeat Wednesday of proposed gun control legislation that grew out of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, President Barack Obama stood outside the White House with parents of murdered Newtown first-graders and vowed: "This...