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AT LEAST 50 DEAD, OVER 200 INJURED IN SHOOTING AT LAS VEGAS COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL Police identified Stephen Paddock, 64, as the lone gunman who shot at thousands of concertgoersfrom the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort during the end of Jason Aldean’s set. Authorities killed Paddock in the hotel room. Eyewitnesses said “the shots just kept coming” as people fled the streets while bodies were dropping. [HuffPost] [Tweet | Share on Facebook]
OVER HALF OF PUERTO RICO RESIDENTS ARE WITHOUT DRINKING WATER According to the Department of Defense. Over the weekend, President Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of San Juan, saying she had poor leadership ability. His administration has seconded the attacks. Trump in turn dedicated a golf trophy to hurricane victims Sunday. [HuffPost]
FACEBOOK IS HANDING OVER 3,000-PLUS RUSSIA-LINKED ADS TO CONGRESS That were bought in the months before and after the 2016 election. [Reuters]
UNDERSTANDING THE CATALONIA CRACKDOWN Here’s what you need to know about Spain cracking down on the region holding an independence referendum. [HuffPost]
CONGRESS MISSED A DEADLINE TO REAUTHORIZE A PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES HEALTH INSURANCE FOR 9 MILLION KIDS The future of Children’s Health Insurance Program, known as CHIP, is uncertain. [HuffPost]
TRUMP TWEETS THAT HE TOLD SECRETARY OF STATE REX TILLERSON NOT TO WASTE HIS TIME TALKING TO NORTH KOREA Who he referred to as “Little Rocket Man.” [HuffPost]
THE MOM OF A MASS SHOOTING VICTIM IN TEXAS DESCRIBES HER LAST DAYS “As soon as Debbie Lane got clearance to drive after cataract surgery, she filled her pickup truck with used patio furniture and carted it to her only child in Plano, Texas. Meredith Hight, 27, was going through a divorce after six years of marriage, and her house needed a makeover.” [HuffPost]
IN FRANCE, PHOTOSHOPPED IMAGES WILL CONTAIN A WARNING LABEL Under a new law meant to combat the “unrealistic images of bodies.” [HuffPost]
‘TRL’ IS BACK And here’s what it has to offer in the age of Spotify. [HuffPost]
SORRY GUYS, OPRAH STILL ISN’T RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT Despite that tweet. [HuffPost]
HERE ARE A BUNCH OF CUTE COUPLES COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN Don’t say we didn’t try to help you pick out a costume in advance. [HuffPost]
MALALA WENT TO THE INTERNET FOR COLLEGE ADVICE And boy did it deliver. [HuffPost]
BEFORE YOU GO
Musicians flocked to Twitter to offer their thoughts and condolences on the Las Vegas shooting.
Canadian police are investigating a stabbing and car attack as terrorism.
Bhutanese refugees are finding their home in Ohio.
Three Americans won a Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for biological clock research.
John Kasich hinted over the weekend that he may leave the GOP.
A Navy training aircraft is missing in Tennessee.
Check out these fall salads worth writing home about.
If you haven’t watched the head of the Air Force Academy condemn racism, you missed something.
“I’m going to work until I die.”
How fake news is turning deadly in India.
Marilyn Manson was hospitalized after his own set fell on him.
Leslie Jones is all of us taking a selfie with Beyonce.
“SNL” tried to catch up on a summer of absurdity.
Here are photos of Prince Harry, Joe Biden and Barack Obama hanging out at the Invictus Games. Yes, you’re welcome.
And that’s only to be topped by Prince Harry kissing Meghan Markle at the closing ceremonies.
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.