Tragedy at ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Screening As Gunman Kills 12, Injures at Least 50
UPDATES 8:23 a.m.: Police have identified the shooter as James Holmes, 24. CBS News reports that when police when to Holmes's apartment, it was "booby trapped" with ammunition and chemicals. The death toll from the attack originally reported 14 deaths, though officials have since revised that number to 12.
Beastie Boys Rapper MCA Dead at 47
According to TMZ, Beastie Boys rapper MCA has died at the age of 47.
East Coast Rocked by Earthquake, Pentagon Evacuated
An earthquake epicentered in Virginia occurred Tuesday afternoon, with people in Washington, DC, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, Massachusetts and Toronto reporting they felt the tremors, as well. Reports thus far indicate the quake registered a 5.9 on the Richter scale, and the USGS says it’s the most powerful quake to hit Virginia since 1897.