By By MATT SEDENSKYAssociated Press
Most died at the very start of their young lives, tiny victims taken in a way not fit for anyone regardless of age. Others found their life's work in sheltering little ones, teaching them, caring for them, treating them as their own.
By By HELEN O'NEILLAP Special Correspondent
A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a story Dec. 16 about the Newtown, Conn., school massacre, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the attack was the bloodiest against youngsters in the nation's history. The bombing of a school in Bath, Mich., on May 18, 1927, killed 38 children.
By By The Associated Press
Key facts related to the Connecticut elementary school shooting:
THE VICTIMS: The chief medical examiner said all the victims at the school were shot with a rifle, at least some of them up close, and all of them apparently were shot more than once.
All six adults killed
By By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's chemical weapons position on Syria may have given Bashar Assad an unintended opening: The embattled Syrian leader appears willing to use other deadly tactics, including Scud missiles, without fear of U.S.