Colorado movie shooting

James Holmes. (Pool Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)

Holmes Gets Life Term After Jury Fails to Agree on Execution

Colorado theater shooter James Holmes will be sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury failed to agree Friday on whether he should get the death penalty for his murderous attack on a packed movie premiere.

08/07/2015

President Barack Obama speaks during the National Urban League convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., July 25, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

White House: Obama Won’t Push For Stricter Gun Laws This Election Year

President Barack Obama will not push for stricter gun laws this election year, the White House said Thursday, one day after his impassioned remarks about the need to keep assault weapons off the streets suggested he may plunge into that political fight and challenge Congress to act.

07/27/2012