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No Rise In Mass Killings, But Their Impact Is Huge

A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August. It is engraved with the words, “We Are One.”

12/15/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Another Lesson From Aurora

As the anguished second guessing over the Aurora massacre continues, much has been made of the suspect’s ability to amass an arsenal legally and over the Internet. But there is a second wave of second guessing.

07/28/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

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‘Dark Knight’ Fans Flock To Theaters, Thinking Of Massacre

As Batman fans gathered for a midnight showing inside Minnesota theaters Thursday night, they had no idea that tragedy was about to strike a thousand miles away.

07/20/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Inspires, Exploits Fear

The Dark Knight Rises is at least canny enough to suggest that the real hero — the bringer of reinvigorated hope, the preventer of disastrous change — is the one that ain’t on the ballot.

07/19/2012

Summer Movie lead

Summer Movie Blockbusters 2012

With summer fast approaching, we’ve rounded up the most promising blockbuster movies of the season. Get your popcorn ready.

05/14/2012