Aaron Alexis

In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Authorities believe Alexis was a gunman involved in the shootings at the Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were shot and killed. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Mother of Navy Yard Shooter: ‘So Very Sorry That This Has Happened’

The mother of the man who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard says she is “so, so very sorry that this has happened.”

09/18/2013

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel with Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert (left), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey (second from left), Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (third from left), and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Sandy Winnefeld (right). (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel: ‘A Lot of Red Flags’ Missed on Navy Yard Shooter

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering the Pentagon to review the physical security of all U.S. defense facilities worldwide and the security clearances that allow access to them.

09/18/2013

In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Authorities believe Alexis was a gunman involved in the shootings at the Navy Yard, where at least 12 people were shot and killed. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Expert: People With Mental Illness ‘More Likely To Have Violence Done To Them Than To Inflict Harm On Others’

Experts weigh in on the various issues brought to the forefront of national discourse following mass shootings such as Monday’s attack of the Washington Navy Yard, including gun control, mental health care reform, and the leaps of logic made by an American people prone to reductive thought and easy, sometimes violent solutions.

09/18/2013

A woman wipes her eyes while reuniting with a man at a gathering point for family members of Navy Yard employees that was set up inside Nationals Park in the wake of the shooting Sept. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Relief Funds Established for Navy Yard Shooting Victims

A relief fund has been set up for the families of victims and those injured in Monday’s shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard.

09/18/2013

In this handout photo provided by the FBI, Aaron Alexis is shown in a photo prior to the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: FBI via Getty Images)

CBS News: Navy Yard Shooter Unable to Buy AR-15 Assault Rifle From Gun Store

The gunman behind the Washington Navy Yard shooting that left 12 people dead reportedly tried to buy an AR-15 assault rifle last week but the gun store would not sell it to him immediately.

09/18/2013

Police cars sit parked at the entrance to the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 17, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Report: 52 Felons Received Access to U.S. Military Installations, Including Alleged Drug Dealers, Child Molesters

A new report released by the Pentagon inspector general finds that felons have routine access to military bases throughout the nation.

09/18/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Ritual’ Could Emerge Where Nation Suffers Mass Shooting Every Few Months

The gunman in the mass shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, Aaron Alexis, had a history of violent outbursts, was at least twice accused of firing guns in anger and was in the early stages of treatment for serious mental problems, according to court records and U.S. law enforcement officials.

09/18/2013

US Navy security stand guard at the front gate of the Washington Naval Yard. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy Yard Opens Garages for Employees to Get Cars 48 Hours After Rampage

The U.S. Navy says several garages and all surface parking lots are opening at Washington Navy Yard for employees to retrieve their private vehicles.

09/18/2013

People come out from a building with their hands up after a shooting happened at the Washington Navy Yard. (L) Mugshot of alleged shooter Aaron Alexis from Fort Worth, Tex. (R) (credit: Alex Wong/Fort Worth Police Department /Getty Images)

Tracking Gunman’s Path To The Navy Yard

More than 24 hours after the shooting, the motive remained a mystery. U.S. law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that investigators had found no manifesto or other writings suggesting a political or religious motivation.

09/18/2013

A US Navy sailor arrives at the front gate of the Washington Naval Yard September 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Thirteen people were shot and killed by a lone gunman during a shooting rampage at the Navy Yard before police killed the gunman on September 16, 2013.     (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

After Mass Shooting, A Look at Security Clearances

Details about the clearances granted to government employees, contractors and others.

09/17/2013

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