Compiled by The Associated Press
The Philadelphia Daily News on the mass shooting that left 49 people dead (June 15):
In this image-driven world of ours, it’s harder and harder to find any image that has the power to arrest the viewer. But this one — an upside-down American flag, signaling a nation in distress — had that impact on us when we first saw it on Facebook, and we reproduce it here in the hopes that has the same effect on others.
Because we are a nation in deep distress.