By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will push to tighten gun laws in response to last week's schoolhouse massacre in Connecticut, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday, and Speaker John Boehner said the GOP-controlled House would consider the proposals.
By COLLEEN LONGAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A helicopter that crashed into the East River during a sightseeing tour last fall, killing three people taking part in a birthday celebration, was carrying too much weight, according to a federal report released Thursday.
The National Transportation Sa
By JUSTIN POPEAssociated Press
It was a year of storms, of raging winds and rising waters, but also broader turbulence that strained our moorings. Our atmosphere, our politics, our economy - rarely in memory have they seemed in such constant agitation.
Our emotions, too.
By By JIM KUHNHENN and BEN FELLERAssociated Press
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - He spoke for a nation in sorrow, but the slaughter of all those little boys and girls turned the commander in chief into another parent in grief, searching for answers.
By By STEPHANIE NANOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - While an official has said that the 20-year-old gunman in the Connecticut school shooting had Asperger's syndrome, experts say there is no connection between the disorder and violence.
Asperger's is a mild form of autism often characteri