Gun enthusiasts stock up, fearful of proposed curbs

Gun sales have surged in the Washington metropolitan region and across the nation in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre as enthusiasts rush to buy firearms they fear will be outlawed by a fresh push for gun control.

Newtown observes Christmas amid mourning

Newtown marked Christmas amid snow-covered teddy bears, stockings, flowers and candles left in memorial to the 20 children and six adults shot dead in the second-largest school shooting in US history.

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Newtown massacre leads to security assessments nationwide

For Lisa Betts and her husband, the conversation started Friday at their Silver Spring, Maryland home, not long after they heard about the massacre that claimed the lives of 20 children and six staff members at a Connecticut school. How safe, they wondered, was the school their two children attend?