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Shootings And The Problem With Profiling

NPR's Shankar Vedantam explains the pitfalls of trying to "profile" a shooter in the wake of the devastating school shooting in Newtown, Conn. on Friday.

Difficult Days Ahead For For Town In Wake Of Shooting

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speaks with Rabbi Shaul Praver of Temple Adath Israel in Newtown, Conn., about how his congregation is coping with the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary on Friday.

Details Of Connecticut Shooter Still Unclear

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon speak with NPR correspondent Joel Rose, who's on the ground in Newtown, Conn. this morning, reporting on Friday's horrific school shooting, which killed 26 adults and children.

Investigation Continues Into Shooter's Motive

Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon updates listeners with the latest news of the shooting in Newtown, Conn. and the ongoing investigation by law enforcement into the shooting that left at least 20 children and six adults dead.

A Vision For Chicago Public Housing, Stymied And Contested

The city's Plan for Transformation aims to diversify public-housing units, adding a mix of market-rate and subsidized residences. But the project, one of the country's most closely watched public housing experiments, has been hampered by the flailing economy and faces protests from people living in the units.