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Colorado Shooting

WATCH: Stories From Inside Century 16 Theater 9

Posted 07.21.2012 | Denver

About 20 minutes into the midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" at Aurora's Century 16 theater, a gunman, suspected to be James Holmes, entere...

The Search for Humanity Continues

Gary Hart | Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver
Gary Hart

Much of our life is dedicated to an attempt to understand through reason -- rational, logical thought -- our existence. But when one human kills a dozen or more other humans who represent no threat to him, nothing seems to make sense, nothing is reasonable or rational.

Ramadan Reflection Day 2: Lessons From The Light Of A Candle

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

The flame of each of those candles is most remarkable in that they give of themselves without condition, sharing their light in every direction possible with anything and anyone around it.

Colorado Shooting Survivor Proposes After Family Escapes Death

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2012 | Weddings

July 20 (Reuters) - Surviving the deadly movie theater shooting in a Denver suburb was one momentous event that Jamie Rohrs and Patricia Legarreta s...

Beyond Security

Simone Klien | Posted 09.19.2012 | Teen
Simone Klien

After every mass shooting, Americans almost always respond in the same way: by strengthening security in public areas. However, it is questionable if security is the only area that should be focused on.

Now Is the Time for Leadership

Julianna Joss | Posted 09.19.2012 | Teen
Julianna Joss

I encourage our politicians to set aside the controversy and political expediency. I urge them to take strong-willed and bold steps toward a constructive and sensible direction.

"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.

Aurora Shooting Suspect Purchased 6,000 Rounds Of Ammunition Online

Posted 07.21.2012 | Denver

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes purchased 6,000 rounds of ammunition online, along with four guns at local stores, in the weeks leading up to t...

11 Still Critical After Aurora Shooting

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo., July 20 (Reuters) - Eleven of the 70 people injured in a shooting rampage at a suburban Denver movie theater during a midnight screen...

Janean Chun

Dark Days For Independent Movie Theaters Showing 'Dark Knight'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Janean Chun | Posted 07.22.2012 | Small Business

Jeff Logan went to sleep Thursday looking forward to a blockbuster weekend for his independent movie theater chain after a successful advanced midnigh...

How The Colorado Movie Theater Shooting Affects Our Collective Mental Health

Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

By Ian Landau Across the country last night, after months of anticipation, sold out crowds filled movie theaters to take in the midnight premiere o...

Does Social Media Make Dealing With a Tragedy Worse?

Susan Kemp | Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver
Susan Kemp

During my lunch break, I saw a familiar image pop up all over my news feed, a theater just five minutes from my house, and then the pieces started to come together. And I have to say, Facebook is a really dissatisfying way to learn about something so devastating.

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...

Joe Satran

Does It Matter That It Was 'The Dark Knight Rises'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 07.21.2012 | Entertainment

Does it matter that Friday's mass murder in Aurora, Colo., took place at a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises"? Many in the entertainment media have ...

3 Things To Tell Your Children After Tragedy

Claire McCarthy, M.D. | Posted 07.20.2012 | Parents
Claire McCarthy, M.D.

The Talk isn't a one-shot deal -- it's an ongoing conversation that you work into daily life in small ways.

Sam Stein

Senator Readies Gun Control Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the immediate aftermath of the shooting in Aurora, the debate over gun control policy has more or less centered on whether it's an ap...

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.

PHOTOS: Victims Recount The Terror, Give Thanks

Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

"Thank you God for the gift of life! i promise it will not go to waste" Zack Golditch, a high school football star who took a bullet in the neck an...

Jack Mirkinson

CNN Reporter Speaks About Covering Colorado Killings

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Media

CNN's Ed Lavandera was in Tulsa when he got word that there had been a shooting in Aurora, CO. He had just finished working on a story in southeastern...

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 ...

John Rudolf

Colorado Shooter Described As 'Smart Kid,' Quiet Loner By Classmates

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

James Holmes, who is accused of shooting 71 people, killing 12, in a crowded theater at a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday, was a smart...

Why There?

Dana Stevens | Posted 07.20.2012 | Home

We can’t blame The Dark Knight Rises for the Aurora shooting. But we also can’t ignore the parallels between Christopher Nolan’s grim world and ...

The Colorado Killer Is Not a Muslim

Ethan Casey | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Ethan Casey

The insistence that something is not political is itself a political gambit, in fact a bullying tactic. And, as a free American, I'm sick and tired of being bullied and told to live in fear.

LISTEN: Frantic Calls Made By First Responders Of Colorado Movie Massacre

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

The recordings from the first responders on the scene of the Colorado movie massacre have been released. You can hear the frantic calls by police aski...

Dan Froomkin

Gun Lobby Counts On Short Attention Span

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The national sense of outrage swiftly passes. That's the lesson of American gun tragedies past. In January 2011, Rep. Gabrielle Giffo...