Photos of the day - December 23, 2012
Published: December 23, 2012 07:12PM
Updated: December 23, 2012 07:12PM
National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre pauses as he makes a statement during a news conference in response to the Connecticut school shooting, on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in Washington. The National Rifle Association broke its silence Friday on last week's shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 children and staff dead. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
A collection of some of the best photos from throughout the world. December 23, 2012