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October 22nd, 2013
05:19 PM ET

Witness: Nevada school shooter yelled 'Why are you laughing at me' during rampage

Student Kyle Nucum, 13, witnessed the school shooting rampage that injured two 12-year-old students, killed a beloved teacher, and left the shooter dead. The young shooter – armed with his parents' gun – took his own life, silencing any way of understanding what he was thinking.

Nucum said he did not personally know the shooter, but said his behavior on the day of the shooting seemed to show that he was bullied.

"He was yelling stuff like 'Why are you laughing at me?' 'Why are you doing this to me?'" said Nucum.
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October 22nd, 2013
11:35 AM ET

Web exclusive: Obama's favorite Bible verse

Every morning President Barack Obama gets a private devotional on his blackberry. Now, Americans are getting a peak at what he's reading. Joshua DuBois, the man charged with crafting the inspirational bits of scripture for the president, has a book with the best bits and is speaking out.

The president's former aide talked with CNN's Jake Tapper about praying with Obama, and why the President doesn't wear his faith on his sleeve.

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