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In the year since the Sandy Hook massacre, where 20 children and seven adults were killed, support for tougher gun control laws is fading, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. According to the latest poll, 49 percent of Americans now want generally stricter gun laws, while 22 percent say they should be less strict and 23 percent want no change. Support for universal background checks for all gun buyers, however, remains high since the December 2012 shooting. Read about it here…[HuffPost]

Here’s some shocking news. There are more than 22,000 homeless children in New York. That’s the highest number since the Great Depression. Read the harrowing story of one of those children, here…[NYT]

Guess what? It takes a McDonald’s employee working overtime nearly four months straight to make what the company’s CEO would make in just 60 minutes. We can’t make this stuff up…[HuffPost]

The families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have launched an online memorial for their loved ones. Twenty-six first names in a scripted white typeface arranged in the shape of a heart against an emerald green background. Twenty-five of the names rest above “Grace,” written at the heart’s tip — a simple design the families wanted to memorialize those who lost their lives on that fateful day. Check it out here…[SandyHookFamily]

PHOTO CREDIT: Getty