Sydney

Armed police are seen outside the Lindt Cafe, Martin Place on December 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  Police attend a hostage situation at Lindt Cafe in Martin Place.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Police: Gunman, 2 Hostages Dead After Sydney Cafe Standoff

The gunman was identified as Man Haron Monis, who once was prosecuted for sending offensive letters to families of Australian troops killed in Afghanistan.

12/15/2014

Armed policeman are seen outside Lindt Cafe on Philip St, Martin Place on December 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  Police attend a hostage situation at Lindt Cafe in Martin Place.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Hostage Situation Erupts In Sydney, Australia Cafe

Police quickly closed off streets in the area and offices were evacuated.

12/14/2014

Newtown Massacre Game

Critics Furious Over Online Game Re-Enacting Sandy Hook Massacre

An uproar of criticism has erupted following the release of a new online video game that allows players to re-enact the Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre in Newtown, Conn.

11/20/2013