An unspeakable carnage

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tewks1-9646.jpg ?We lost a dear, close, good person?: Tewksbury victim mourned

Rhonda LeRocque had been at the outdoor concert with her husband and their 7-year-old daughter when the gunman opened fire.

KEVIN CULLEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/cullen-9617.jpg This is no time for silence

Seth Moulton is right to insist that action on gun control will honor the dead and wounded far more than some ritualistic, token gesture.

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After spending the night fearing for his life, Caleb Keeter spoke up.

EDITORIAL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/PlusVegas.jpg Donald Trump could seize the moment on gun reform. Really.

Trump knows how to change his mind and abandon old allies. What better time than the present?

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Mourners attended a vigil on the Strip.

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A vigil also was held at nearby UNLV.

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The Strip was filled with mourners.

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A service also was held in Nashville, Tenn.

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NYU students paused to remember the victims.

Gunman was thoroughly prepared for his mission

? Stephen Paddock, 64, fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay resort, killing dozens and sending hundreds to the hospital.

? Authorities said they found 23 guns, including two automatic rifles, and hundreds of rounds of ammo in Paddock's hotel room.

? The gunman's brother was in shock. ?Where the hell did he get automatic weapons??

? The attack is the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.

Michael A. Cohen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-3211.jpg In Las Vegas, it looked like a war zone

As I got closer to the Strip, the first indications of what had taken place were becoming obvious.

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Stephen Paddock was a high-stakes gambler. His father was a convicted bank robber. Police said he had no criminal record.

Analysis

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_SW6TE.jpg Don?t expect Congress to take action on mass shootings

Leaders of the Republican majority showed no inclination to do anything, aside from condemning, standing in silence, and praying.

Tom Petty performed in July, during his band?s 40th anniversary tour. Petty died Monday at 66.

Spokesman confirms Tom Petty?s death

Petty burst onto the scene in 1970s as one of the most original, searching voices in rock and remained a major hitmaker for decades.

Michael Cohen, President Trump?s personal lawyer, reportedly had two previously unreported contacts from Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Trump?s company had more contact with Russia during campaign

Donald Trump?s personal attorney and a business associate exchanged e-mails about traveling to an economic conference in Russia.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/09/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_traffic2_met.jpg Winthrop tried to transform downtown by closing a one-way street. It went poorly.

Hagman Road reopens Sunday after an ill-fated traffic change closed it to vehicle traffic.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/greenhouse_21baker-6_metro.jpg 3 years in, Keolis still under fire as commuter rail operator

The state?s transportation secretary sharply criticized Keolis on Monday. ?Once we solve one problem, there seems to be another,? she said.

Boston, MA: October 2, 2017: The Celtics Kyrie Irving gets down low as he waits for the opening tap off to his first game in a Boston uniform. The Boston Celtics hosted the Charlotte Hornets in a pre season NBA basketball game at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff).

CELTICS 94, HORNETS 82

New-look Celtics look sharp in first game together

Kyrie Irving, among 10 new players, led the Green to a preseason victory against the Hornets.

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?Season Ticket,? a collaboration between the Globe and WBUR, launched Monday with guests Dan Shaughnessy and Ben Volin joining host Chris Gasper to talk Red Sox and Patriots.

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Michael Rosbash, Nobel Prize winner.

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They once were ?mocked.? Now Brandeis scholars are Nobel laureates

Michael Rosbash and Jeffrey Hall were honored for their discovery that every living thing relies on circadian rhythms.

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The move comes in anticipation of the Trump administration?s reversal of the federal mandate.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/02/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/RinaldiPuertoRico205.jpg President Trump to visit devastated Puerto Rico

Many on the island have accused the government of an inadequate response to Hurricane Maria.

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?We have nowhere else to go, no other option. So we have to clean up.?

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Red Sox reporter Alex Speier writes about everything baseball with an eye for analytics and an insider?s knowledge of the game.

Special reports

Spotlight follow-up

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A growing number of people who say their fathers are priests are speaking out, drawing attention to an invisible legion of suffering.

Opinion & Ideas

JOAN VENNOCHI

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It takes a political angle and quite a lot of carnage to command our attention.

Confidential tips

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Fall Arts Preview 2017

Fall Arts preview

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

STAT

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The proposal would change the geographic lines that determine access to donor livers in communities across the U.S.

Crossword

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Puzzled? Keep trying and see if you can triumph.