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A media professor at Florida Atlantic University won't apologize for questioning the Sandy Hook school massacre, but denies he is fostering a conspiracy theory.

James Tracy wrote on his personal blog that believes the events that unfolded in the Newtown, Conn., elementary school did not happen as we think - if at all.

“While it sounds outrageous, one is left to inquire whether the Sandy Hook shooting ever took place," he writes, suggesting Newtown didn't happen as reported.

He suggests there were multiple shooters and that the number of dead is incorrect, and that the government may have brought in actors to add drama.

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A professor is causing befuddlement and outrage with recent claims that the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Conn., did not occur.

The Daily Mail reported that James Tracy, a tenured history professor at Florida Atlantic University, wrote this in a lengthy post on his personal blog.


Tracy explores what he says is the possibility that the Newtown shooting may not have happened the way that it is widely believed, if it happened at all.

The 47-year-old professor bases his claims largely on the flurry of conflicting media reports that were made as news of the shooting was released.

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Appearing alongside husband Mark Kelly, Gabrielle Giffords was a guest today on Good Morning America, touching on a subject she sadly knows all too well:

Gun violence.

The ex-Congresswoman - who survived a shooting in Arizona two years ago - visited Newtown, Connecticut last week and had one word for Diane Sawyer when the topic turned to these bloody massacres:


Gabrielle Giffords on GMA

"After the shooting in Tucson, there was talk about addressing some of these issues, [and] again after Aurora," Kelly said. "I'm hopeful that this time is different, and I think it is. Twenty first-graders' being murdered in their classrooms is a very personal thing for everybody."

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Gabrielle Giffords paid an emotional visit this afternoon to Newtown, Connecticut, as the former Congressman tragically has something in common with this scarred area.

Giffords, of course, was shot in the head two years ago outside Tucson in an incident that claimed five people.

The brave politician was accompanied by husband Mark Kelly and reportedly met first selectman Pat Llodra, Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman.

Gabrielle Giffords Waves

"Our horrible event of Dec. 14 has some of those same tragic elements as experienced in the Tucson event that so harmed Ms. Giffords and took the lives of innocent citizens," Llodra said in a statement. "I believe that our community will see Ms. Giffords as an ally in the efforts to draw attention to gun control legislation."

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A Connecticut attorney blames the state for the brutal massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, and is looking to sue for $100 million on behalf of one of the survivors.

According to the Hartford Courant, Irving Pinsky filed legal documents with the Claims Commissioner, asking permission to sue the state on behalf of a 6-year-old student.

Sandy Hook Shooting

The Newtown, Conn., resident (only ID'd as "Jill Doe") was in another classroom at the time Adam Lanza open fire and suffered emotional and psychological trauma.

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Connecticut's top medical examiner wants to analyze the DNA of Adam Lanza in an attempt to learn more about what may have caused him to do what he did.

The 20-year-old was responsible for the Newtown, Conn., school massacre that left 20 children and six adults dead; he also killed his mother and himself.

Adam Lanza Yearbook Photo

The University of Connecticut genetics lab has offered to help analyze Lanza's DNA, but the goal is not to find a single diagnostic gene tied to violence.

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Stooping lower than we realized people were capable of, Nouel Alba was arrested for running a scam tied to the Newtown, Connecticut shooting this month.

The New York City woman tried to fleece donors by posing as the aunt of a child killed in the elementary school, federal authorities said Thursday.

Nouel Alba

Alba, 37, is accused of using her Facebook account, telephone calls and text messages to seek donations for what she called a Newtown "funeral fund."

She even went so far as to tell one donor she had to enter the scene of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School to identify her nephew.

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Demi Lovato has come out with a special new single.

Almost two weeks after 26 individuals lost their lives at the hands of Adam Lanza, The X Factor judge has dedicated a version of "Angels Among Us" to those affected by the massacre.

"We can never imagine what the families in Newtown, CT are experiencing right now," the video says in its opening. "And while there is nothing we can do to replace their loss, we can stand together and support them during this difficult time. This song is in honor of those angels we lost on December 14."

It's a beautiful gesture, a lot more uplifting than Jesse James' gun rant.

Thank you, Demi, for striking the perfect note with this song.

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“I am a victim,” Ryan Lanza, the 24-year-old brother of Newtown killer Adam Lanza, supposedly told the New York Post yesterday in a Facebook chat.

“I loss [sic] my mom and brother.”

However, a spokesman for the family blames an imposter for hacking Ryan's Facebook page and says Ryan did not post the messages in this story.

Ryan Lanza Photo

In a Facebook photo tribute, Ryan Lanza appeared to have shared a smiling image of his younger brother, Adam Lanza, smiling. “R.I.P.,” he wrote.

"I will miss you bro. I will always love you as long as I live."

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Some major websites went dark briefly Friday in a "moment of silence" for the victims of last week's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Websites Go Dark

AOL, Yahoo, The Huffington Post, Digg, and more than 100,000 people and sites have pledged to participate in Causes (dot) com's Web Goes Silent campaign.

People and companies across the Internet were also spreading the word by tweeting their intention to go quiet Friday with the hashtag #momentforSandyHook.

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