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Under Trump, Gun Sales Did Not Spike After The Las Vegas Shooting

New sales estimates suggest that Obama’s support for gun controls may have driven earlier spikes.

A College Student Injured In The Las Vegas Massacre Is Suing The Hotel Where The Shooter Was Staying

Paige Gasper, a college student from California, filed the first lawsuit against MGM Resorts alleging negligence in the shooting that killed 58 people.

Victims Of The Las Vegas Shooting Are Suing A Bump Stock Manufacturer Over Negligence

Victims allege the maker of a device used by the gunman acted negligently by manufacturing a tool to allow semiautomatic weapons to fire like automatic ones.

The Upcoming Mass Shooting Episode Of "American Horror Story" Has Been Re-Edited In The Wake Of Las Vegas

"I believe I have the right to air it, but I also believe in victims’ rights," creator Ryan Murphy said.

Retailers Are Pulling The Rapid Fire Device Used By The Las Vegas Shooter Off Their Shelves

Walmart and Cabela's confirm they are no longer selling "bump stocks," which make firearms shoot nearly as fast as automatic weapons.

Here's How The Rapid Fire Device Used By The Las Vegas Gunman Became Legal

The "bump stock" was billed as a device for people with "limited mobility." Now the company markets to people who want their rifles to shoot like machine guns.

A Man Planted A Cross For Each Las Vegas Shooting Victim As Part Of A Moving Tribute

Some of the crosses have pictures of the victims affixed to them.

These Very Good Dogs Are Comforting The Survivors Of The Deadly Las Vegas Shooting

"The whole week, you’ve got dogs with patients who have been shot several times. And they see the dog and they just melt."

The Shows Are Mostly Going On At Las Vegas Venues, Despite Increased Security

Resorts and casinos are taking more safety precautions, but performers are still taking the stage.

The NRA Is Calling For A Review Of The Device Used By The Las Vegas Shooter

The powerful National Rifle Association says lawmakers should "immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law."

Here's The New Moment-By-Moment Breakdown Of How The Las Vegas Shooting Unfolded

Las Vegas police changed a key detail of the timeline Monday, revealing that the gunman shot a hotel security guard minutes before opening fire at concertgoers on the Strip.

This Is What It Was Like Inside A Las Vegas Hospital After The Horrific Mass Shooting

After the shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, hundreds of people poured into local hospitals. Medical professionals had never seen anything like it.

Lawmakers Want To Ban The Device Used By The Las Vegas Shooter To Fire Like A Machine Gun

Automatic weapons are heavily regulated by the federal government, but "bump stocks" like the one used by Las Vegas gunman are cheap and legal to buy.

Here's How YouTube Is Spreading Conspiracy Theories About The Vegas Shooting

And increasing the chances that users stumble down an algorithm-powered conspiracy video rabbit hole.

Everything We Know About Marilou Danley, The Partner Of The Las Vegas Shooter

Danley, 62, is described as a friendly mother and grandmother, who met Paddock while still married to her ex-husband.

Two Days After Deadly Las Vegas Shooting, No One Is Gambling At The Hotel Where The Gunman Opened Fire

Rows of slot machines and gambling tables sat empty Tuesday inside the Las Vegas resort Stephen Paddock used to carry out his deadly attack on a concert.

16 Heartbreaking Cartoons From Artists Responding To The Las Vegas Shooting

Cartoonists across the globe turned to their tools in the wake of a shooting in Las Vegas that killed at least 59 people and injured 527 others. It is the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

These Moving Photos Show How People Are Responding To The Tragedy In Las Vegas

In an all-too-familiar scene, hundreds around the world have united in mourning to pay their respects for those killed in Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Yes, Mass Shootings Have Gotten Worse. Here’s Why Researchers Know So Little About Them.

Although they dominate the headlines, mass shootings are less well studied than other forms of gun violence. And with the gun lobby poised to pounce on any scientist who suggests new restrictions without cast-iron evidence, many are reluctant to stick their necks out.

Country Singer Jason Aldean Speaks Out About The Las Vegas Shooting, Cancels Tour Dates

"Something has changed in this country," Aldean said in his first tweet since the shooting.

Jimmy Kimmel Gives Emotional, Angry Speech About Gun Control Following Vegas Shooting

Holding back tears, Kimmel said: “I want this to be a comedy show. I hate talking about stuff like this. I just want to laugh about things every night, but it seems to be increasingly difficult lately. It feels like someone has opened a window to hell.”

This Is How The Las Vegas Shooter Turned His Assault Rifles Into Automatic Weapons

Though federal law heavily regulates the purchase of fully automatic weapons, a Nevada "loophole" allows gun owners to turn assault rifles into machine guns for only a few hundred bucks.

"I Saw Bodies Everywhere": Las Vegas Concertgoers Recount Scene Of Horror

A day after a man opened fire at a Las Vegas concert, survivors are dealing with the trauma of the attack — and not knowing the fate of their wounded loved ones.

The Big Tech Platforms Still Suck During Breaking News

Facebook, Google, and Twitter always promise to do better. Why can't they?

Ariana Grande Wants People To Call The Las Vegas Shooting Terrorism

The festival shooting had echoes of attacks at a music venue in Paris in 2015, the Pulse nightclub in 2016, and Grande's concert earlier this year. Responses have varied.

This Is Why ISIS Took Responsibility For The Las Vegas Shooting

Experts say the group is trying to counter its diminished status by playing up its reputation to its remaining followers.

Musician At Las Vegas Shooting Says Legal Firearms Were "Useless"

"My biggest regret is that I stubbornly didn't realize it until my brothers on the road and myself were threatened by it," wrote Caleb Keeter on Twitter.

Four Canadians Are Among Those Killed In The Las Vegas Shooting

Two other women were injured in the attack that killed more than 50 people.

These Are The Victims Of The Las Vegas Shooting

At least 58 people — including a college student, an ER nurse, and a mechanic — were killed Sunday.

This Is What We Know About The Las Vegas Shooter

Police said Stephen Paddock, 64, is the gunman who opened fire on a festival crowd in Las Vegas Sunday night.

Here Are All The Hoaxes Being Spread About The Las Vegas Shooting

This post will be updated as more hoaxes surface.

Photos Show The Terrifying Aftermath Of The Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Warning: graphic images. A gunman identified as Stephen Paddock fired into a crowd at the Route 91 Harvest concert outside Mandalay Bay, killing scores of people and injuring more than 500 others.

Live Updates: All Victims In Vegas Mass Shooting Died Of Gunshot Wounds, Coroner Confirms

BuzzFeed News is updating with the latest information on the Las Vegas shooting here.

Here’s What Actually Reduces Gun Violence

Guns aren’t going away in America. But studies have found several ways to reduce the current annual toll of 30,000 gun deaths — from universal background checks to smart policing.

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