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A Las Vegas sheriff said on Friday that a "preliminary report" would be provided to the public regarding the investigation of the Las Vegas mass shooting, but that there has been no discovery of a motive behind the shooter's actions. He also said he does not anticipate charges being brought against the shooter's girlfriend.

  • The sheriff said the report will reveal Stephen Paddock's intent leading up to the event, including venues and locations he researched, as well as internet searches for SWAT tactics.
  • Police also discovered "numerous" child pornography photographs on his computers.
  • 851 people were injured in the shooting, a much larger number than was originally believed.

Go deeper: Read the police report here.

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Net neutrality on the line under Biden

Federal net neutrality rules are back on the table in the Biden administration, after being nixed by Trump, but now might be complicated by the debate over social media companies' behavior.

Axios Re:Cap digs into why net neutrality matters and what comes next with Nilay Patel, editor-in-chief of The Verge and host of the Decoder podcast.

House grants waiver for retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to lead Pentagon

Defense Secretary nominee Lloyd Austin Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The House voted 326-78 on Thursday to grant retired Gen. Lloyd Austin a waiver to lead the Pentagon, clearing the way for the Senate to confirm President Biden's nominee for defense secretary as early as this week.

Why it matters: Austin's nomination received pushback from some lawmakers, including Democrats, who cited a law that requires officers be out of the military for at least seven years before taking the job — a statute intended to reinforce the tradition of civilian control of the Pentagon.

Amanda Gorman steals the show on Inauguration Day

Data: NewsWhip; Chart: Axios Visuals

Poet Amanda Gorman by far generated the most average interactions on social media on Inauguration Day, according to exclusive data from NewsWhip.