June 11th, 2014
08:05 AM ET
Oregon Shooting: 'This is Becoming the Norm.' But Will Anything Change?
June 11th, 2014
05:40 AM ET

Oregon Shooting: 'This is Becoming the Norm.' But Will Anything Change?

Tuesday’s shooting in Portland, Oregon was the second mass shooting in a week. President Obama fears “this is becoming the norm.” If one of the most powerful men in the world feels powerless when it comes to gun legislation, then where do we go from here? Join the discussion on our Facebook page. 

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The scenes are becoming depressingly familiar.

A gunman opens fire on an American campus. Students, teachers and administrators duck for cover. Parents anxiously wait for their kids to check in, praying for the phone to ring.

It played out again Tuesday at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, Oregon, a city of 16,400 people about 12 miles east of Portland.

A student at the school shot and killed another student before apparently taking his own life.

The victim was a 14-year-old freshman Emilio Hoffman. Police haven't yet disclosed the shooter's identity – or, more importantly, what compelled him to carry out such a horrifying act.

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5 Things to Know for Your New Day – Wednesday, June 11
Learn this name: David Brat. You'll be hearing it a lot in the coming months
June 11th, 2014
01:17 AM ET

5 Things to Know for Your New Day – Wednesday, June 11

A neophyte boots the 2nd most powerful House Republican from office. A judge issues a ruling that could affect your kids' education. And things go from bad to worse in Iraq.

It's Wednesday, and here are the “5 Things to Know for Your New Day."

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