Authorities are continuing their investigation into a school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the day after a heavily armed gunman killed 26 people. The shooting has spurred new discussion of gun control in the US.
A mass shooting struck another school in America, this time a community college in Oregon. Jonathan Metzl, an expert on gun violence and mental health, says school shootings are on the rise in the US.
The United States has suffered its worst mass shooting in three years. The public debate has focused on lax gun laws, an epidemic of mass shootings and fears of Islamist terrorism after the Paris attacks.
The shooters in the massacre in San Bernardino may have been radicalized. An American-born Muslim and his wife had allegedly been in touch with known terrorism suspects.
US police have been accused of adopting military-style tactics and equipment. Some say, however, a failure to address violence and poverty has put law enforcement on the defensive. Spencer Kimball reports.
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