President Barack Obama said it’s possible the mass shooting in California was related to terrorism, but that authorities still don’t know. He said it’s possible it was workplace-related or that there were mixed motives.

Obama spoke Thursday morning from the Oval Office. He sought to assure Americans that authorities will get to the bottom of what happened. Obama is also calling for people to wait for facts before making judgments.

Obama said many Americans feel there’s nothing they can do about mass violence. But he said, “We all have a part to play.”

Obama said the nation must make it harder to carry out violence. But he acknowledged the threat can’t be eliminated completely. He said it will be important for all Americans, including state legislators, to see what they can do.

From new rides at Adventureland to Long Island's best seafood restaurants to must-see summer concerts, here's your inside look at Newsday's summer Fun Book. Credit: Newsday Staff

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From new rides at Adventureland to Long Island's best seafood restaurants to must-see summer concerts, here's your inside look at Newsday's summer Fun Book. Credit: Newsday Staff

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