Omar Mateen

This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016.  (MySpace via AP, File)

Feds: Orlando gunman planned to travel to SF Bay Area

The Orlando nightclub shooter was apparently planning to come to the San…

 

In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbs

WASHINGTON — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns…

 

Ron Rivera, left, applies a tattoo on the arm of Cherie Grulich on Saturday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Attorney General says Mateen investigation moving forward

ORLANDO, Fla. — Although the killer is known, the investigation continues into…

 

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., right, and other Democratic senators, calls for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress stalemated on guns despite shooting, filibuster

WASHINGTON — The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the…

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., right, and other Democratic senators, calls for gun control legislation in the wake of the mass shooting in an Orlando LGBT nightclub this week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
FILE - In this Sunday photo, an aerial view of the mass shooting scene at the Pulse nightclub is seen in Orlando, Fla. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)

Details emerge about nightclub shooter’s wife

RODEO — She was a sweet, pretty California girl with Palestinian roots…

FILE - In this Sunday photo, an aerial view of the mass shooting scene at the Pulse nightclub is seen in Orlando, Fla. (Red Huber/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File)
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers down during their visit to a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

In Orlando, Obama calls for healing, meets with families

ORLANDO, Fla. — President Barack Obama said Thursday that a military campaign…

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden place flowers down during their visit to a memorial to the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting Thursday in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

California Democrats advance gun control bills after Orlando

SACRAMENTO — Democrats on a California legislative panel voted Tuesday to advance…

Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)
This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday,  June 12, 2016. (MySpace via AP, File)

Shooter’s possible ties to Orlando gay scene raise questions

NEW YORK — Was the Orlando nightclub gunman part of the local…

This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday,  June 12, 2016. (MySpace via AP, File)
An armed police officer stands guard outside the Stonewall Inn, in New York on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Gay clubs: Patrons treasure a place to feel safe, be oneself

NEW YORK — Like many gay men across America, Jamie Brown has…

An armed police officer stands guard outside the Stonewall Inn, in New York on Sunday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
President Barack Obama, center, speaks to members of the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday after getting briefed on the investigation of a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando by FBI Director James Comey, right, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, left, and Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

On the FBI’s radar: Shooter had been investigated before

WASHINGTON — He didn't come out of nowhere. The Orlando shooter came…

President Barack Obama, center, speaks to members of the media in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Monday after getting briefed on the investigation of a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando by FBI Director James Comey, right, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, left, and Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Brett Crowe, right, sits with friend Myron McCullough on Monday, down the street from the scene of the fatal shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Orlando killer appears to have been ‘homegrown extremist’

ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left…

Brett Crowe, right, sits with friend Myron McCullough on Monday, down the street from the scene of the fatal shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)