Guns & Guitars in Mesquite, Nevada, where Stephen Paddock had a home. Paddock bought his last home in this retirement community of 18,000, about 90 minutes from Las Vegas, seemingly with cash. As with his other properties, he spent very little time here. Photograph: Isaak Brekken/The New York Times

Stephen Paddock was a contradiction: a gambler who took no chances. A man with houses everywhere who did not really live in any of them. Someone who l(...)

A woman cries at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting. Photograph: John Locher/AP

Police and FBI agents, chasing down more than 1,000 dead-end leads since a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas, are seeking more help from the public(...)

The Guns and Guitars gun store in Mesquite, Nevada, where mass murderer Stephen Paddock allegedly purchased some of the weapons used to kill 59 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas on October 1st. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

It was approaching 10pm on a warm Sunday night, and Paola Bastista was doing what she likes best: enjoying country music at one of the final outdoor m(...)

People attend a candlelight memorial for Mandalay Bay massacre victim, Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield,   in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Thursday. Photograph: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

Police in Las Vegas continued to search for a possible motive for last Sunday’s deadly gun attack which left 59 people dead and several hundred wounde(...)

Malcolm Turnbull (right) looks with Australian Federal Police commissioner Andrew Colvin and Australian Justice Minister Michael Keenan at firearms on display in Sydney. Photograph: AAP/Joel Carrett/via Reuters

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said about 51,000 illegal firearms, a fifth of all illegal guns in the country, were surrendered in a three(...)

Video poker machines in the casino of the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas,. Gambling on high stakes video poker machines was a defining aspect in the life of Stephen Paddock. Photograph: Eric Thayer/The New York Times

The video poker machines that Stephen Paddock liked were the ones that did not draw attention. They had few look-at-me flashing lights or listen-to-me(...)

 Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo: ‘You’ve got to make the assumption he [Paddock] had to have some help at some point.’ Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock may have planned to escape after he killed 58 people in a gun rampage on Sunday, police have said, as the search cont(...)

People at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Photograph: AP Photo/John Locher

US authorities have turned their focus to Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock, as they struggle to establish a motive b(...)

 Marilou Danley: her  boyfriend carried out a shooting rampage at a Las Vegas concert on Sunday night. Photograph: Reuters

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history was questioned by the FBI (...)

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at McCarran International Airport  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images

President Donald Trump arrived in Las Vegas on Wednesday to visit a city shaken by the deadliest shooting spree in modern US history. The president a(...)