U.S. authorities have found no direct links between ISIS and Omar Mateen, the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, describing the 29-year-old as inspired by radical Islamist groups. (Reuters)
The FBI is looking into whether Mateen, who was killed in a shootout with authorities, visited the club, and tried to communicate with patrons on a gay dating app before going on his rampage. (NBC News)
The Florida gun dealer who sold a handgun and a rifle to Mateen said his conscience is clear. "It's horrible but I don't make the laws. I abide by them," Ed Henson said. (NBC News)
President Barack Obama, set to visit Orlando Thursday, convenes a meeting of his National Security Council today, as part of an ongoing review of efforts to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State terror group.
Do Americans want to be reassured after a traumatic event or inflamed? Democrat Hillary Clinton is staking her presidential candidacy on the former, with Republican Donald Trump betting on the latter. (NBC News)