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How the Media Abets ‘Fame-Seeking’ Mass Shooters

Individuals hungry for media notoriety represent half the perpetrators of the most widely covered mass violence events since the turn of the century, according to researchers who say their findings should encourage more restrained coverage by news outlets.

MGM Resorts Will Pay Up to $800M in Vegas Shooting

In the largest settlement from a mass shooting, MGM Resorts International Inc. agreed to pay up to $800 million to victims of the 2017 massacre outside its Mandalay Bay Casino & Resort in Las Vegas. More than 4,000 survivors and relatives of those killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history will be eligible for payments through a fund.