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  1. Sandy Hook Shooter Linked to Violent 'Call of Duty' Games, Sparking Debate

    4:04 pm PST 12/18/2012
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    Adam Lanza, an alleged loner who shot and killed 27 people in Connecticut, is said to have played violent video games for hours in his basement. READ MORE

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  2. Ke$ha, Foster the People Dropped From Radio in Response to Newtown Shooting

    2:02 pm PST 12/18/2012
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    A Danbury, Conn., station is offering comfort and playing specialty songs (including a Lifehouse track that features clips from President Obama's speech) for listeners in close proximity to the Friday tragedy. READ MORE

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  3. Jimmy Kimmel Tears Up Over Newtown Shooting in Opening Monologue (Video)

    1:39 pm PST 12/18/2012
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    The ABC host got choked up while discussing the death of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut, saying, "I just want the people of Newtown to know we're not taking what you're going through lightly." READ MORE

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  4. Anderson Cooper Honors Sandy Hook Victims on Emotional 'Anderson Live' (Video)

    11:47 am PST 12/18/2012
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    The talk-show host pays tribute to the 20 children and six adult school staff who died in Friday's tragedy. READ MORE

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  5. David Letterman Addresses Newtown Tragedy on 'Late Show' (Video)

    10:40 am PST 12/18/2012
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    "I'm not dumb enough to think this is a problem about guns," the talk show host said in an unprepared statement that lasted nearly 7 minutes. READ MORE

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  6. Gun Scene Cut From Tom Cruise Movie Marketing in Wake of School Shooting

    5:16 pm PST 12/17/2012
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    Paramount moves swiftly in reviewing its promotional materials for "Jack Reacher," which opens in theaters Friday. READ MORE

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  7. Man Arrested After Telling Facebook He Planned to Shoot at L.A. Students

    9:29 am PST 12/17/2012
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    Weapons were found after police raided the suspect's home on Sunday. READ MORE

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  8. Newtown Shooting Media Frenzy: Viral Fumbles, Morgan Freeman Misquote and Pro-Gun Senators Silent

    9:16 am PST 12/17/2012
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    The Internet helped spread false information during the weekend, leading one news site to issue an apology: "Police and editors everywhere -- including us -- will be thinking hard about how to do better in the future." READ MORE

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  9. 'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother' Writer Gives Interview to NBC News (Video)

    6:28 am PST 12/17/2012
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    UPDATED: Not identified by her name on "Today," Liza Long says: "Every time I hear about a mass shooting, I think about my son." READ MORE

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  10. 'Homeland' Finale Includes Extra Disclaimer Following Connecticut Shooting

    8:41 pm PST 12/16/2012
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    Showtime added an additional warning ahead of Sunday's season finale, addressing Friday's school shooting. READ MORE

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  11. President Obama Speaks at Moving Newtown Vigil: 'We Have Wept With You'

    6:29 pm PST 12/16/2012
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    On Sunday evening, the president -- wiping away tears several times during his remarks -- addressed Newtown and the nation in a widely broadcast speech, promising that change must come: "Surely we can do better than this." READ MORE

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  12. 'SNL' Recap: Samuel L. Jackson (Possibly) Drops F-Bomb; Paul McCartney Reunites Nirvana (Video)

    11:30 pm PST 12/15/2012
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    The all-star episode also featured a moving rendition of "Silent Night" in its cold open, a response to Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut. READ MORE

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  13. 'SNL' Celebrates Kids in Post-Shooting Cold Open (Video)

    8:56 pm PST 12/15/2012
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    The NBC show ditched comedy during its first moments and featured the New York City Children's Chorus singing “Silent Night.” READ MORE

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  14. Connecticut Shooting: Victims' Names Released, New Details Revealed

    6:33 pm PST 12/15/2012
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    As more information emerges about the 20 children killed Friday, questions linger about how much contact the media should have with the surviving students of Sandy Hook Elementary School. READ MORE

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  15. Box Office Report: 'The Hobbit' Eyeing $82 Million-Plus Domestic Opening

    6:44 pm PST 12/14/2012
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    Peter Jackson's 3D fantasy-adventure could even near $90 million, but there's some concern that the school shooting in Connecticut could dampen family traffic at the multipex. READ MORE

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  16. Fox News' Mike Huckabee Blames School Shooting on Absence of Religion in Schools (Video)

    6:13 pm PST 12/14/2012
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    "Should we be so surprised that schools would become a place of carnage?" he asks, sparking a wave of criticism. READ MORE

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  17. Ann Coulter Evangelizes 'More Guns' on 'Sean Hannity,' Twitter

    2:54 pm PST 12/14/2012
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    The polarizing conservative pundit advocates for concealed carry laws in the wake of Friday's school shooting in Connecticut. READ MORE

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  18. Syfy Pulls 'Haven' Episode in Wake of Connecticut School Shooting

    2:34 pm PST 12/14/2012
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    UPDATED: Instead, the cable network will slot a holiday episode repeat of "Eureka" on Friday. READ MORE

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  19. Connecticut Shooter Suspect Identified, Tearful President Addresses Nation

    12:18 pm PST 12/14/2012
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    UPDATED: The wrong family member initially was identified as the shooter. Twenty-seven people are dead, including the gunman and his mother, whose body was discovered at the shooter's home. READ MORE

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  20. Connecticut Elementary Shooting: Hollywood Reacts

    11:25 am PST 12/14/2012
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    Industry responses to the mass shooting at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school have called for stricter gun control regulations in light of the tragedy. READ MORE

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  21. Connecticut Elementary School Shooting: TV News Organizations Send Anchors to Site

    11:18 am PST 12/14/2012
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    UPDATED: ABC’s Diane Sawyer, CBS’ Scott Pelley and NBC’s Brian Williams will anchor their network’s respective evening news broadcasts from Connecticut. READ MORE

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