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Orlando Nightclub Massacre

Orlando Nightclub Massacre

Coverage of the Orlando nightclub massacre, June 12, 2016

Jul 6, 2016

J.Lo, Spears, Blige Part of a Song for Orlando Victims

J.Lo, Spears, Blige Part of a Song for Orlando Victims

GLAAD and Interscope Records have joined forces to release a song featuring Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige in tribute to the victims of last month's massacre in Orlando, Florida. "Hands"...

Jul 3, 2016

Jonas, Lovato Surprise Pulse Nightclub Employees With VIP Concert

Jonas, Lovato Surprise Pulse Nightclub Employees With VIP Concert

Singers also pay tribute to the victims during an emotional performance

Jun 26, 2016

Boston Bombing Survivors Visit Orlando Massacre Victims

Boston Bombing Survivors Visit Orlando Massacre Victims

Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing visited some of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando, NBC News reported. The ten marathon victims, along with service dogs, visited six of the Orlando...

Jun 21, 2016

Imagine Dragons to Headline Show for OneOrlando Fund

Imagine Dragons to Headline Show for OneOrlando Fund

The Imagine Dragons and Nate Ruess will headline an "All is One Orlando Unity Concert" to benefit the OneOrlando Fund, which was established to assist the victims and survivors of the gay nightclub shooting. The

Jun 20, 2016

Trump Backtracks on Guns-in-Clubs Statement

Trump Backtracks on Guns-in-Clubs Statement

Donald Trump is backtracking from his contention that victims of the Orlando massacre should have been allowed to carry arms into the nightclub where they were attacked — a stance even the NRA says is...

Jun 20, 2016

Estimated 50,000 People Attend Vigil for Orlando Victims

Estimated 50,000 People Attend Vigil for Orlando Victims

An estimated 50,000 people gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday night to remember the 49 people killed in Orlando, Florida, last week, event organizers said, NBC News reported. Throngs of people packed onto

Jun 18, 2016

J.K. Rowling Sends Flowers to Orlando Victim's Funeral

J.K. Rowling Sends Flowers to Orlando Victim's Funeral

As 22-year-old student and Universal Orlando Resort employee Luis Vielma was laid to rest this weekend, the best-selling author decided to send a special message to his family.

Jun 18, 2016

Psychologist: I Never Evaluated Omar Mateen

Psychologist: I Never Evaluated Omar Mateen

The global security firm that employed Orlando shooter Omar Mateen is facing additional scrutiny over whether it adequately screened his fitness to be a gun-carrying licensed security guard, this time from...

Jun 17, 2016

Therapy Dogs Meet Orlando Victims, Family Members

Therapy Dogs Meet Orlando Victims, Family Members

A dozen therapy dogs from around the country arrived in Orlando, Florida, earlier this week to comfort the grieving community shaken by the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The Trinity Lutheran...

Jun 17, 2016

First Funerals Held for Victims of Orlando Massacre

First Funerals Held for Victims of Orlando Massacre

The first funerals for the victims from Sunday's massacre were held Thursday, the beginning of a long procession of grief through the heart of Orlando, NBC News reported. Kimberly "KJ" Morris' family held...

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Continuing coverage of the deadliest shooting in U.S. history that left 49 dead and 53 injured after a man opened fire in an Orlando nightclub