At least 11 people were taken to Colorado Springs area hospitals amid the shooting that spanned several hours at the clinic. The shooter traded gunfire with police, and patients and staffers were caught in the crossfire. At least five officers were hurt.
Of the hundreds of thousands of books published this year, we have narrowed down our holiday recommendations to a lovely few for our annual gift-giving review. They're all here — top fiction, regional gems, hits for younger readers and more.