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The Las Vegas shooting is a chilling reminder that big concerts are a soft target. Can the music industry do anything to increase safety?
This week's mass shooting in Las Vegas has resurfaced painful memories in the Inland Empire city -- site of firearms massacre in 2015.
AOL Instant Messenger, with 100 million users at its peak in 2001, was overtaken by mobile text messaging and social media platforms such as Twitter. It will be shut down in December.
Robert L. McKay, who designed the first Taco Bell restaurant and with founder Glenn Bell turned it from a quirky food stand into a fast-food empire, has died.
The prize was announced in Oslo, Norway, on Friday morning. The campaign, known as ICAN, seeks an international legal prohibition on nuclear weapons.
A Big Sur-area bridge that was closed when landslides cut off the Central California wilderness area is scheduled to reopen next week.
Some Congresspeople said it should be called an act of terror. But they don't make the call.
"I think that it makes no difference in our situation right now," said one resident. Said another: "Any help is welcomed considering the situation in which we find ourselves in, be it large or small."
Erroneous posts on both services — one highlighted by Google's "Top Stories" search results, the other circulated by Facebook users — falsely identified the shooter as an apparently uninvolved person.
Two key questions crop up every time this debate takes place: What was the attacker's motive? What is the criminal charge?
The lack of known motive so far clouds whether the shooting meets traditional definitions of terrorism. Those generally include having a political, economic, religious or social goal; and using violence to convey a message to a broader audience than just the victims.
Military C-130 and C-17 aircraft have been outfitted with medical equipment, as the Air Force flies patients to hospitals in the mainland U.S.
A week-and-a-half after the storm hit Puerto Rico, the island remains in shambles as many residents cope without power, clean water or food.
The President's tweets come one day after the Secretary of State said the U.S. has channels of negotiation "open to Pyongyang."
Firefighters are making progress on trio of wildfires on California's Central Coast, but officials warn that gusty winds continue to threaten about 150 homes.
In a series of tweets, the President defended his handling of the recovery effort and blamed the mayor of San Juan, Democrats and the media.