Mementos for 20 students and six educators killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

The families of nine people killed in a 2012 massacre at school in Newtown, Connecticut have sued the maker of the gun used in the attack, saying (...)

Adam Lanza was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome at the age of 13 but his father believes this may have hidden a more serious mental illness. Photograph: AP Photo/Western Connecticut State University

The father of Adam Lanza, the gunman responsible for murders of 20 schoolchildren and six adults at the Sandy(...)

Anne Alzapiedi, of the Newtown Selectman’s office waits for journalists to pick up the 911 recordings in Danbury, Connecticut yesterday . Photograph: Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters

The operators are calm; most of the callers are not. One teacher tells an operator on a 911 emergency phone call that she is in a classroom just insid(...)

New Jersey resident Steve Wruble, who was moved to drive out to Connecticut to support local residents, grieves for victims of an elementary school mass shooting at the entrance to Sandy Hook village in Newtown, Connecticut. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Files/Reuters.

“Sandy Hook School, I think there is someone shooting in here, Sandy Hook School.” The female caller’s voice is shaking, the call lasts just 24 sec(...)

A knitted angel and a sign hang near a cemetery on December 18th, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images

The man who killed 26 people including 20 children in an attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School almost a year ago acted alone and his motive may neve(...)

Trying out a gun in a shooting game during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R Brown Convention Center yesterday in Houston, Texas. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The girl at the Starbucks coffee counter points to a spot a few metres away where the gunman opened(...)

Call of Duty: playing this game seemed to make people more spiteful, according to a study by Ohio State University

In the political drama House of Cards , congressman Frank Underwood – played by Kevin Spacey(...)

Lil Martenson, (
left) a teacher in Newtown, Connecticut, 
arrives to join 
residents of the town protesting outside the National Shooting Sports Foundation
 in Newtown, Connecticut March 28, 2013
 in Newtown. Photograph: Reuters 
Residents began receiving robocalls from the NRA trying to enlist them in efforts to defeat new statewide gun control proposals, three months after a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut December 14, 2012. REUTERS/ Michelle McLoughlin (UNITED STATES - Tags: EDUCATION CRIME LAW)

Lawmakers in Connecticut are expected to vote today on what politicians in the state have called the toughest gun ownership laws ever introduce(...)

Lil Martenson, (left) a Newtown teacher, arrives to join Newtown residents protesting outside the National Shooting Sports Foundation in Newtown, Connecticut. Photograph: Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters

More than three months after the massacre of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, legislative leaders announced l(...)

A Connecticut state police officer outside a house in Newtown, Connecticut, a few days after the Sandy Hook killings last December. In carrying out the second deadliest school shooting in US history, 20-year-old Adam Lanza is said to have used 30-round magazines. Photograph: Joshua Lott/Reuters

The gunman who killed 20 children and six adults at a Connecticut elementary school last December fired 154 rounds in less than five minutes, s(...)