US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet relatives of some of the children killed in the Newtown shooting later today.
White House spokesman Jay Carney announced the news during a routine press briefing, but did not give a time.
Family members are in Washington DC to mark six months since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
More top news
Scientists believe 400,000 cases of womb cancer have been avoided over the last 50 years by women taking the contraceptive pill.
Tony Blair could be made to stand trial for war crimes over the invasion of Iraq, Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has said.
The number of fines handed out to hauliers found carrying illegal immigrants into the UK has more than tripled in the last three years.