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Weekend talking points: 7 top stories - July 20, 2012
What happened this week? A massacre unfolded at a Dark Knight Rises screening. A suicide bomber targeted Syria's top officials. And Yahoo named a new CEO
 
Weekend talking points: 7 top stories AP Photo/Barry Gutierrez

A gunman opened fire on an audience attending a midnight screening of the Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colo., killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens more. Police arrested an alleged suspect, whom they identified as former PhD candidate James Holmes, 24. Authorities believe he acted alone, and the FBI said there is no indication that the massacre was related to "any nexus of terrorism."

 

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