The nation in brief

Posted: December 31, 2012 at 4:55 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “This is something that, you know, that was the worst day of my presidency. And it’s not something that I want to see repeated.” President Barack Obama, on the shooting of 26 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. Article, this page

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