Carrie Kahn talks to Robert Siegel about the latest on Friday's shooting in Aurora, Colo. At least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded when a gunman opened fired at a late night showing of the new Batman film.
Today, the U.N. Security Council extended its observer mission in Syria for another month. In Damascus, shelling and mortar attacks intensified, and Brazil became the latest nation to order the evacuation of its embassy staff from the Syrian capital. From Beirut, NPR's Peter Kenyon has this update.
PETER KENYON, BYLINE: Opposition activists have been uploading videos of clashes and bloodshed for over a year now, but not from the very heart of the capital, Damascus.