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Las Vegas shooting victims search for their heroes of the night

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| Facebook pages have been set up to reunite people with the strangers who helped them. One victim's father says he'd like to "give that feeling that you really mattered to somebody. To us."

US woman and family freed after 5 years in captivity in Afghanistan


Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband and their children had been held by an extremist group in Afghanistan since 2012. Pakistan's military says it secured their release.

Here are the 2017 MacArthur 'genius' grant winners


Southern California honorees Viet Thanh Nguyen, Yuval Sharon, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Stefan Savage are among the 24 winners of this year's fellowship, which recognizes "extraordinarily talented and creative individuals."

Mike Pence walks away when NFL players kneel


The Vice President left a football game between the Colts and the 49ers and condemned kneeling players.

Las Vegas shooting survivors can finally get the items they left behind


The abandoned baby strollers, shoes, phones, backpacks and purses are slowly being returned to their owners.

Intimate photos capture the pain of Rohingya refugees


A photographer shares stories and images from some of the half a million Rohingya people who have fled Myanmar in the last two months.

Hurricane Nate brings flooding, power outages — but it's not too bad


Hurricane Nate weakened quickly as it made landfall, sparing the Gulf Coast the catastrophic damage caused by other recent storms.

Gun store owner who sold shotgun to Las Vegas shooter: 'Could I have stopped this? No'


Like many Americans, Chris Michel woke up Monday morning to the massacre in Las Vegas. Unlike most people, he sold Stephen Paddock one of those weapons.


Swedish journalist Kim Wall's severed head found


Police are still trying to figure out how the reporter died while interviewing Danish inventor Peter Madsen aboard his submarine. He has been charged in her death.