Updated at 10:14 p.m. ET: A graduate student's attack in a sold-out theater near Denver showing the new Batman movie, in which 12 people were killed early Friday, was the culmination of two months of meticulous planning that included a potentially deadly booby trap left in the suspect's home for investigators, authorities said.Fifty-eight other people were injured, many of them seriously, in the shootings shortly after midnight at the Century 16 Movie Theaters complex in Aurora, Colo. read more
We are continuing to update you on the Breaking News from Aurora, Colorado. We now know what happened: James Eagan Holmes, a 24 year old former medical student, walked into The Dark Knight Rises movie theater in Aurora, CO and opened fire killing 12 people and injuring 59. For about 11 hours police have been working to dismantle booby-traps inside James Holmes apartment with the neighbors not being allowed to return to their homes since early this morning. read more
Right now Colorado Police are working to dismantle booby-traps inside the Aurora apartment of 24 year old James Eagan Holmes. He is accused of killing 12 people and injuring dozens inside a packed midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises”. Police say there are sophisticated flammable or explosive materials inside the apartment. Neighbors have been evacuated since 2am this morning.At the theater witnesses say the man barged in through an emergency exit near the screen. read more
Neither decision is official, but if reports this week end up being correct, this year’s party conventions will feature a stark and riveting contrast among keynote speakers.Early in the week, NBC News and the New York Post reported that Chris Christie would be the Republicans’ featured speaker at their Tampa convention. Mitt Romney’s campaign has refused to confirm the report, though, and Christie himself was mum on the subject when questioned on Thursday. read more
The Cycle host Krystal Ball talks about the calls for Mitt Romney to release more tax returns saying the 2012 GOP presidential candidate "might be a genius at legal tax avoidance, leveraged buy-outs and financial engineering, but he isn't the person to fix this rigged system – he's part of the problem." read more
The Emmy nominees are out so of course our hosts had to analyze the results. Toure’s favorite, AMC’s Mad Men leads the way with 17 nominations.Insert ss 3015 And on the comedy side ABC’s Modern Family has a handful of nominations including best comedy series. Our resident Pop Culture expert, Toure, weighed in on his take while the other hosts also said their piece about who they thought should take it all. Watch the clip to find out who they thought should have been in the running: read more
Today is Thursday which means it is time for some Political Baseball analysis. We have reached the top of the 2nd inning which allows us to examine the latest polls and the tones coming from both sides.With all the mean ads going back and forth the only winner appears to be the TV Stations running the ads and collecting the money for them.President Obama's favorability rating is down, hitting 36% and Romney’s numbers are rising but are still below the President's. Thus, it is virtually a tie in the polls.
And President Obama’s approval rating has gone down 4 points read more