Photo: A candlelight vigil is held at Zack Bagans Haunted Museum in remembrance of victims following the mass shooting along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 3, 2017. (Mike Blake/Reuters)
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More than 500 people were injured during the shooting on Sunday night in Las Vegas. They were triaged as much as possible, loaded into cars, trucks, and whatever was available, and whisked away to hospitals and trauma centers. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center got 200 patients within the first hour. The attending ER physician on duty that night describes how the staff saved lives.
Dr. Kevin Menes, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump were facing criminal indictments for allegedly misleading investors about a Trump real estate project in New York. Charges were never brought, and now there are questions about the Manhattan district attorney receiving campaign donations from the Trumps’ lawyer.
Without Jon Scott, it’s possible we never would have heard the song “American Girl” or heard of Tom Petty. We learn how Scott, a radio promotions man, turned around the career of Tom Petty.
LACMA announced a massive gift from music mogul David Geffen today. We also talk about a retrospective of the Brazilian artist Anna Maria Maiolino here in LA. And in New York, the Guggenheim Museum is taking heat from animal rights activists and the art world about some controversial works.
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