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„We may be momentarily knocked off our feet, but we will pick ourselves up. We will keep going. We will finish the race.” —President Obama

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Obama told the nation that he reacted to the shootings in Newtown “as a parent,” and that is understandable, but what we need most is for him to act as a President,(…)

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Nation’s Pain Is Renewed, and Difficult Questions Are Asked Once More 

This Just In

  • 20 children, six adults and the shooter are dead after shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, on Friday morning
  • Three law enforcement officials say Adam Lanza, 20, was the shooter, and that he died apparently by his own hand
  • Suspect’s mother, Nancy Lanza, found dead in suspect’s home in Newtown, law enforcement source says
  • Ryan Lanza, 24, older brother of Adam Lanza, questioned by police but not labeled a suspect, three law enforcement officials say
  • Below are the latest updates as they come to us. You also can read our story of the Connecticut school shooting

[Updated at 11:18 p.m. ET] Aimee Seaver, the mother of a first-grade girl at Sandy Hook and a fifth-grader who attends a different school, told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that her children are having trouble dealing with what happened.

„It’s a very rough night here,“ she said. „When your first-grader goes to bed…

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Victory Speech: 1.45am EST, Wednesday 7 November

Insgesamt generierte der US-Wahltag mit 20 Millionen Tweets mehr Twitter-Nachrichten als jedes andere politische Ereignis in der Geschichte des Dienstes, teilte Twitter selbst mit. Der Gipfelpunkt der Aktivität war demnach die Minute nach Verkündung der Entscheidung mit 327.000 Tweets in 60 Sekunden.(SpiegelOnline)