Tragic moments of 2012

  • A woman waits to hear about her sister, a teacher, following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles northeast of New York City, Dec. 14, 2012. AP Photo/Jessica Hill

    For too many U.S. communities, 2012 will be remembered for tragedy and heartbreak, from senseless shootings to a massive natural disaster. Here is a look back at some of the tragedies of 2012.