Monday, June 13, 2016

The World Prays for Orlando

FLORIDA---A massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub early Sunday morning has been described as a “domestic terror incident” with 50 dead and 53 injured, hospitalized individuals, officials said, making it the worst mass shooting in U.S. history and the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil since the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The shooter has been identified by officials as Omar Mateen of St. Lucie County, Florida, an American-born citizen with Afghani parents. [link]

wo men embraced after leaving the Parliament House, a gay-friendly resort in Orlando, on Sunday. Credit Hilary Swift for The New York Times