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Why The Internet Failed In The Search For The Batman Shooter

Slate | Posted 09.22.2012 | Technology

The Internet has trained us to assume that the intimate details of people's lives must be out there on the Web somewhere, just waiting for us to enter...

Honoring Navy Vet, 2 Service Members Killed In Aurora Shooting

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact

AURORA, Colo. -- Navy officials say one of the people killed in a Colorado movie theater shooting was a Navy veteran. Navy spokesman Lt. Cmdr. Chri...

Aurora Is Just 17 Miles From Columbine. In Dave Cullen's Book, It's Not As Simple As 'Crazy.'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 09.22.2012 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Dave Cullen urges us not to draw conclusions too quickly about James Holmes, accused of killing a dozen people and wounding more than fifty in a Colorado movie theater -- just 17 miles from Columbine. It seems like a good time to revisit Cullen's book about Columbine....

'Random' Acts of Violence Are Not So Random

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 09.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

In mental health, we need to be wary of short-term, reactive "fixes" stimulated by agonizing events that may have emotional appeal but are no substitute for an ongoing resolve to apply proven means of systematically improving care and accountability.

Violence Begets Violence: Making Sense of the Dark Knight Massacre

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home
John W. Whitehead

Yet even with the 24-hour coverage, we have more questions than answers, and speculation is rife. And the biggest question of all looms large: Who or what is to blame?

The Fantasy of Absolute Safety

Ira Chernus | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Ira Chernus

The root of the problem is our dedication to the fantasy of absolute safety and security. The sooner we recognize that as our national fantasy and stop arming ourselves to the teeth in pursuit of it, the safer we all will be.

The Week In Culture

Posted 07.22.2012 | Home

Last week in culture, we experienced great beauty as well as tremendous tragedy - from Nelson Mandela's birthday to the catastrophic movie theater sho...

Police Chief Details 'Mind-Boggling' State Of Shooter's Apartment

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2012 | Denver

Law enforcement officials described the "mind-boggling" scene inside James Holmes' Colorado apartment during a press conference Saturday afternoon. ...

Mother Of Youngest Victim At Batman Shooting Too Fragile To Be Told Of Daughter's Death

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

Ashley Moser, the 25-year-old victim of Friday morning's movie theatre massacre in Aurora, Colo., remains in critical condition at the Aurora Medical ...

Controversial Issue Creates Political Paradox After Another Tragedy

AP | DAVID ESPO and NANCY BENAC | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Gun control advocates sputter at their own impotence. The National Rifle Association is politically ascendant. And Barack Obama's W...

FBI Has No Information Indicating More Shooting Sprees

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The FBI and Homeland Security Department have advised law-enforcement officials around the country they've uncovered no information...

Obama, Romney's Views On Controversial Issue Have Evolved

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both have softened their positions on gun restrictions over the years. As t...

WATCH: Sun Fires Off Spectacular Solar Flare

Posted 07.21.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 07/20/2012 03:12 PM EDT on SPACE.com A gigantic sunspot unleashed an intense solar flare early Thursday (July 19)...

"Guns Don't Kill"

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

This is the time for politics, before we do what we always do after such massacres -- shed some tears, express our grief, say a few prayers, and then quickly go on to do what the gun lobby wants us to do: change the subject.

Friday Talking Points -- Another Sad Day

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We're not going to have our normal partisan talking points today. We're going to follow the lead set by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, and we're just not going to go there today.

Police Investigating Possible Holmes Sex Profile

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

Police are reportedly investigating a profile on a sex website they believe could belong to James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wou...

WATCH: Living Under the Gun

Bill Moyers | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Every year there are 30,000 gun deaths and 300,000 gun-related assaults in the U.S. Firearm violence may cost our country as much as $100 billion a year. Toys are regulated with greater care and safety concerns.

Christopher Nolan Responds To 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment

"Dark Knight Rises" director Christopher Nolan has broken his silence on the shooting that took place at a screening of his film in Aurora, Co. In a s...

How To Cope (And Help Others Cope) With The Shooting

act.mtv.com | Posted 07.20.2012 | Teen

“The Dark Knight Rises” has been in the news a lot as we’ve eagerly awaited seeing the Batman blockbuster, but no one anticipated it would then ...

Hero Teen Saves Mom, 2 Kids At Aurora Theater Shooting

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

A Colorado teen turned into a real-life superhero Friday night after a gunman opened fire in a packed movie theater. Jarell Brooks, 19, was prepare...

Arthur Delaney

James Holmes 'Not Friendly,' Neighbor Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

When he returned to his red-brick apartment building in Aurora, Colo., on Thursday afternoon, Zhang Yi said he bumped right into James Eagan Holmes. ...

Did A Teen Redditor Break The Aurora Shooting Story?

Posted 07.20.2012 | Teen

In an unbelievable display of citizen journalism, an 18-year-old Reddit user shared up-to-the-moment coverage of yesterday's Aurora shooting through t...

Boutique Tweets Joke About Colorado Shooting

Posted 07.21.2012 | Style

Amongst the many heartfelt tweets posted about the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado, one caught our eye. CelebBoutique.com, an online retailer base...

How You Can Help Victims Of Colorado Theater Shooting

Posted 07.30.2012 | Impact

Residents of Aurora, Colo., are mourning the loss of the 12 victims who were tragically shot and killed Friday at a midnight showing of the “The Dar...

Ann Curry Returns To 'Today'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.20.2012 | Media

Ann Curry returned to NBC's air and on Friday, reporting live from Aurora, Colorado in her first appearance since she left "Today." Curry spoke to ...