2021 saved its worst for the end: A look back at the year that was
The most jarring headline of the year came late, as a national plague hit home: not COVID-19, but a shooting rampage amid children. A student at Oxford High School stands accused of murdering four schoolmates and wounding six others and a teacher.
It's a devastating story. Overwhelming. Inescapable, with repercussions sure to echo throughout 2022.