Once again violence has shattered a place of innocence, and an elementary school in Connecticut takes on the appearance of a battlefield.
We need to look at a society that rewards ruthless competition while undermining cooperation and community.
The city once known for wind is now known for gun violence.
Except for one grandmother, the rest of the 20 or so women who patrol the streets around Davis Elementary School here every weekday are in their 20s and 30s.
The young people, mainly high school students who organized the event, marched in front, holding pictures of the 29 youth in New Haven killed by violence this year.
On the evening of Oct. 27, over a thousand people held a vigil for Iraq veteran Scott Olsen, seriously hurt two days earlier when he was struck in the head by a police tear gas canister.
Public opinion on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border is reacting angrily to a program called Operation Fast and Furious, through which the ATF deliberately allowed thousands of automatic weapons to be smuggled into Mexico
TUCSON, Ariz. -- In honor of Martin Luther King Jr and his birthday holiday, hundreds of people "marched" two miles to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' office in a Walk for Peace, Jan. 16, for all that perished, the victims and "Gabby."
TUCSON, Ariz. - The Tucson community awaited President Obama's visit with hope of a positive message that would help us cope with what is now Tucson's darkest moment in the city's history.
The people of Tucson are mobilizing to ensure those slain in the Jan. 8 shooting receive adequate respect.