US school shooting: Newtown mourns victims
16 December 2012 Last updated at 23:35 GMT
President Obama will attend a memorial service in Newtown, Connecticut, on Sunday evening - after one of the worst mass shootings in US history.
Six members of staff and 20 children all aged six or seven, were shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary school by a gunman on Friday.
Our North America correspondent Steve Kingstone reports from Newtown.