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Adam Lanza: What We Know

Confusion has surrounded the actions and motives of the young man said to be behind the deadly attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Slowly, a picture is beginning to emerge, but much is still not known.

Newtown Father Gives Tearful Tribute To His Daughter

Robbie Parker's 6-year-old daughter, Emilie Parker, was killed in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. He spoke to the media Saturday in Newtown. Here is an excerpt of his tribute to his daughter.

A Nation In Mourning: How We Cope

Many watching the news out of Connecticut do not have personal connections to those murdered in Friday's school shootings. But much of the nation is looking for ways to process their grief.

One Mom To Others: Coping With School Shootings

For Lori Haas, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting Friday in Connecticut was a horrendous reminder. Her own daughter, Emily, was shot in the Virginia Tech massacre of 2007. Emily survived, and now Haas is active in gun violence prevention and family. Host Guy Raz talks to her in the aftermath of the latest school shooting.

Piecing Together The Investigation In Conn.

Connecticut state police are piecing together clues at the elementary school where 20 children were shot Friday. Host Guy Raz talks with NPR's Carrie Johnson about the latest news of the law enforcement investigation into Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown.

Speaking For A Wounded Community

Patricia Llodra, the first selectman of Newtown, Conn., spoke at a news conference about how her community is coping with the mass shooting at an elementary school on Friday.