Mourners pay tribute at a makeshift memorial on the Las Vegas Strip for the victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: EPA/EUGENE GARCIA

Las Vegas remained a city in mourning yesterday as police claimed that “hundreds of lives” had been saved by the swift action of officers after a 64-y(...)

Mourners at a candlelight vigil at the University of Nevada Las Vegas  for the victims of Sunday night’s massacre in Las Vegas, in which 59 people were killed and more than 500 injured.  Photograph: Eugene Garcia/EPA

Anthony Luca was one of the lucky ones. The 30-year-old Las Vegas native was watching country music star Jason Aldean take the stage at the Harvest 91(...)

San Francisco Rose Amanda Donohoe:  “It’s definitely brought huge light to our lives and we are in a better place as a family.” Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The San Francisco Rose, who lost two family members in the Berkeley balcony tragedy, said the Rose of Tralee has been “monumental to the healing proce(...)

There was clear and indisputable video evidence of the white nationalist protesters in Charlottesville last weekend. Their faces weren’t hidden under the traditional attire of hoods and robes. Photograph: Edu Bayer/New York Times

All of 100 years ago, a US supreme court justice, Louis Brandeis, had this to say about wrong-doing: “Publicity is justly commended as a remedy for so(...)

Marlene Mosqueda, who said her father was detained on Thursday, speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles.  Photograph: Andrew Cullen/The New York Times

US federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states this week in what officials have called routine enf(...)

Current school and university start times are damaging the learning and health of students, said researchers from the University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School and the University of Nevada. File photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images

Teenagers aren’t lazy, just exhausted, according to a new study. Current school and university start times are damaging the learning and health of st(...)