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Matt Pearce

Matt Pearce is a national reporter for the Los Angeles Times and frequently writes about violence, disasters, social movements and civil liberties. A University of Missouri graduate, he has covered news in the Midwest for a number of publications and previously wrote about technology, culture and the Middle East as a featured writer for the New Inquiry. He hails from Kansas City, Mo.
MGM sues Las Vegas massacre survivors, claiming a Sept. 11-era terrorism law protects the company from lawsuits

MGM Resorts International files lawsuit claiming a post-9/11 law called the Safety Act makes them immune to damage claims in court because security force at the concert venue was trained using Safety Act procedures.

Pardoned by Trump, Oregon ranchers ride home in style on Pence ally's private jet

After getting pardoned by President Trump, ranchers Dwight and Steven Hammond got a ride back home to Burns, Ore., on a private jet owned by oil mogul Forrest Lucas, who has ties to Vice President Mike Pence.

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