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Sandy Hook kids face 1st classes since shooting

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 16:17

With their original school still being treated as a crime scene, the students will begin attending classes at a refurbished school in the neighbouring town of Monroe today.

Obama calls Connecticut school shooting as ‘worst day of presidency’

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012, 17:36

President Barack Obama has described the Connecticut school shooting as ‘the worst day of his presidency’.

Christmas reverie in Newtown tinged with mourning

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 26, 2012, 12:01

Heavy with the sorrow of 26 lives lost in Sandy Hook massacre in Connecticut, Newtown on Tuesday observed Christmas.

US gun lobby says firm `no` to gun control

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 19:39

The most powerful gun lobby in US has ruled out backing new proposed restraints on firearms and has pushed for placing armed guards in schools.

NRA: Public wants armed guards in every school

Last Updated: Sunday, December 23, 2012, 23:31

The CEO of the largest US gun-rights lobbying group says the American people think it would be "crazy" not to put armed guards in every school.

US school shooting: Michelle Obama’s open letter to parents

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 16:15

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.

Armed guards at school will create more violent America: NY Mayor

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 14:08

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has lashed out at the US National Rifle Association`s suggestion saying such a move will create a "more dangerous and violent" America.

US remembers victims of school massacre, debate over guns continue

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 09:49

The nation remembered the victims of the deadly school shooting last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 26 people including 20 children.

We hear you: Obama on gun violence

Last Updated: Friday, December 21, 2012, 22:48

President Barack Obama says his administration has received an outpouring of support for stricter gun laws following last week`s school shooting in Connecticut, telling respondents to an online petition, "We hear you."

Student with loaded gun arrested in US

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 14:33

A 14-year-old male student was arrested Wednesday after being found in possession of a loaded handgun at a school in the US city of Houston, a media report said.

Obama for ‘action’ on gun control before Jan 2013

Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 09:44

Vice President Joe Biden has been tasked with heading a committee that will come up with "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence.

Teachers offered discount on guns after US school shooting

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 12:48

A Texas gun store owner is not only encouraging teachers to arm themselves, he is also offering them a discount.