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Oct. 2, 2017

Las Vegas Concert Shooting: At least 50 killed, more than 200 wounded in music festival attack

The shooting is being considered the deadliest attack in modern U.S. history.
Oct. 2, 2017

Democratic lawmakers call for gun control in wake of deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas

Calls for gun control are growing louder after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left at least 58 people dead in Las Vegas.
Oct. 2, 2017

Country musician who survived Las Vegas shooting: “We need gun control right now”

“My biggest regret is that I stubbornly didn’t realize it until my brothers on the road and myself were threatened by it,” Caleb Keeter, a guitarist in the Josh Abbott Band, said in a statement.
Oct. 2, 2017

Meet Ilaria Urbinati, the woman dressing all of your internet boyfriends for the red carpet

She styles stars like Rami Malek, Riz Ahmed and Donald Glover, to name a few.
Oct. 2, 2017

Nancy Pelosi pens open letter to Paul Ryan urging him to take action following Las Vegas massacre

“Congress has a moral duty to address this horrific and heartbreaking epidemic [of gun violence],” Pelosi wrote.
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Oct. 2, 2017

An expert explains why authorities may not immediately label mass shootings as terrorism

The mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday was the deadliest in modern U.S. history — but was it terrorism?
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Oct. 2, 2017

Despite FBI statements to the contrary, reports tying Las Vegas attack to ISIS took off

ISIS’ claim was picked up and repeated in headlines across both mainstream and right-wing media outlets.
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Oct. 2, 2017

Facebook and Google’s algorithms prioritized fake news in the wake of Las Vegas shooting

Despite being patently false, reports naming the wrong man as the Las Vegas attacker promptly embedded themselves in both Facebook and Google’s algorithms.
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Oct. 2, 2017

New study shows most Americans disagree with Trump on NFL anthem protests

A majority of those polled, including one-third of Republicans and nine out of 10 Democrats, also said Trump telling football fans to boycott NFL games was inappropriate.
Oct. 2, 2017

Cheap flights: Christmas, Thanksgiving and other 2017 holiday travel ahead? This timing saves money.

When is the best time to book cheap Thanksgiving flights or low-cost Christmas airfare? These clever rules of thumb will save you the most cash on holiday travel.
Oct. 2, 2017

For Elle Hearns, the fight against transphobia starts with dismantling white supremacy

The Black Lives Matter activist has made it her mission to change how black trans women are treated in social justice spaces.
Oct. 2, 2017

White House press secretary says we shouldn’t politicize tragedy. That’s never been Trump’s rule.

The president frequently responds to tragedy by promoting his agenda.
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Oct. 2, 2017

Photographer from Vegas shooting describes night of terror: “They were very fearful for their lives”

In a statement, photographer David Becker recounts what he witnessed and documented during the shooting at Sunday's Route 91 Harvest festival.
Oct. 2, 2017

Here’s where Nevada’s members of Congress stand on guns following Las Vegas shooting massacre

Mic will monitor congressional response to the historically gruesome massacre in Nevada, keeping an eye on the lawmakers elected by the people of that state.
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Oct. 2, 2017

No, Sam Hyde is definitely not the Las Vegas shooter. That won’t stop his fans from pushing hoax.

Aurora, Sandy Hook, Pulse nightclub and, now, Las Vegas.
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Oct. 2, 2017

Stephen Paddock, 64, identified as suspect in deadly Las Vegas shooting

The lone white gunman is thought to be responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Oct. 2, 2017

The Hype List: What to check out this week, including Kelela, ‘The Mayor,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates

Welcome to our weekly recommendations column, in which we highlight all of the pop culture you need to know about.
Oct. 2, 2017

This week, Donald Trump faces tragedies in Puerto Rico and Las Vegas. How will he respond?

Americans are 25 times more likely to be killed by a firearm than people in other developed countries. And many Puerto Ricans still have no power or fresh water.
Oct. 2, 2017

Sandy Hook senator after Las Vegas shooting: Congress must “get off its ass and do something”

“It is positively infuriating that my colleagues in Congress are so afraid of the gun industry that they pretend there aren’t public policy responses to this epidemic,” Murphy said.
Oct. 2, 2017

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on bad food trends, cultural appropriation in food and his upcoming restaurant

The Serious Eats columnist has some choice words about chefs — including himself — who cook other culture's foods.
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Oct. 2, 2017

Far-right tried to frame Rachel Maddow fan for Las Vegas shooting

The real suspect has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock.
Oct. 2, 2017

With Helen Mirren and Winnie Harlow, L’Oréal’s first fashion show was an ode to diverse beauty

The brand's first fashion show celebrated diverse beauty, with Jane Fonda, Valentina Sampaio and guys on the runway, too.
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Oct. 2, 2017

5 military heroes you’ve probably never heard of — and yes, they’re all women

Heroes are as diverse as their untold stories.
Oct. 2, 2017

Trump calls Las Vegas shooting an “act of pure evil” but doesn’t call for action

Trump called for unity and prayers in a brief speech, but did not offer any calls to action after a gunman carried out the worst mass shooting in American history.
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Oct. 2, 2017

461 people have been killed in mass shootings in the US in 2017

There have been 338 mass shootings so far this year and over 1,600 injuries.
Oct. 2, 2017

In the wake of deadliest shooting in modern US history, GOP pushes bill to deregulate gun silencers

A vote on an NRA-backed gun deregulation bill is scheduled for later this week.
Oct. 2, 2017

Las Vegas Shooting: Why Smith & Wesson and other gun stocks’ prices rise after mass shootings

Las Vegas and RGR, AOBC, SWHC, VSTO and OLN: Stock prices of publicly-traded gun companies went up on Monday, following Sunday's deadly shooting. Here's why and what you should know.
Oct. 2, 2017

Is Snapchat planning an augmented reality collaboration with the legendary artist Jeff Koons?

A mystery site, a countdown clock and an easily avoidable glitch that spoiled it all. Snapchat, you played yourself.