Americans flock to Batman movie, regardless

The three 18-year-olds, friends since middle school, are about to go off separately to college this fall. But on Sunday, these avid fans of the Batman film franchise had no doubt where they wanted to be: Together, at the movies, … Read the rest

No use looking for mass murder motives, says US expert

Tempting as it might be, it’s futile to dwell on the motives behind a mass murder like the one at the midnight Batman screening in Colorado, a police officer turned threat assessment expert says.

Doing so means diverting critical attention … Read the rest

Obama, Romney silent on gun control after theater shooting

The shooting that killed 12 people at a Colorado movie theater sidetracked the U.S. presidential race but President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both stayed away from the polarizing topic of gun control.

The massacre Friday obliged both … Read the rest