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Vegas-area bicyclists try out new stretch of Interstate 11

Las Vegas-area bicyclists have had their one and only chance to test out a new section of interstate highway ...

Dust storm sweeps into Las Vegas

A dust storm swept into the Las Vegas area Saturday, severely reducing visibility as forecasters warned that thunderstorms ...

'Suffering' ends with Honduran baby back in parents' arms

For months, the couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept at a U.S. government-contracted shelter in Phoenix. That's where he took his first steps and ...

Fiat Chrysler picks Jeep's Manley to replace CEO

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' board of directors has recommended that Jeep executive Mike Manley replace seriously ill Sergio Marchionne as CEO of the automaker ...

Treasury Secretary: Trump not threatening Fed's independence

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates ...

From trails to exhibits, parks aim to increase accessibility

David Allgood and Tom Stokes glide up a slight incline to the wooden platform overlooking the Green River at Mammoth Cave National Park. From there, they watch through a glass panel as the Kentucky park's lone ferry carries a Jeep across the water below ...

Vegas Play of the Day: Dodgers at Brewers

Here?s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...

Poker?s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game

Chris Moorman, a native of England, cut his poker teeth on the online sites Poker Stars, Full Tilt and 888poker before competing in the World Series of Poker. With more than $15 million in online earnings, he holds the record for ...

Fertile ground for solar panels

The July 8 editorial ?Working together, groups of different political stripes score a major win? showed a positive step toward using solar to help solve global warming.

History will be Trump?s judge

Had President Millard Fillmore been successful, some of my ancestors would have been sent back to Ireland.

Nevada's path forward is unclear after twice-delayed execution

Nevada twice has come close to carrying out its first execution in 12 years. And twice it failed. Condemned killer Scott Raymond Dozier says he wants to die, but the state has ...

System rigged against workers

What good are tariffs enacted to protect American corporate industries when lobbyists and agents of those same industries secretly support open borders and lax immigration laws to entice cheap foreign labor, which ultimately undermines American workers? interests?

Two young Las Vegas musicians set to play Carnegie Hall

Since 1892, New York City?s Carnegie Hall has been a beacon for musicians. Just performing there is a sign of having made it as an artist. On Tuesday, two Las Vegas classical musicians will play the famed concert venue as the culmination of of an elite fellowship program ...

Laxalt says one thing, does another

Nevadans spoke loudly and clearly nearly 29 years ago when they overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure affirming our state abortion statute, which guarantees that Nevadans should have all reproductive choices available to them, noting that these choices are personal and should be free from government interference.

Flood insurance program needs update

Catastrophic storms have hit communities hard in recent years, which should serve as a reminder that Congress must do more to protect people and property in harm?s way.

Deadly fumes threaten communities of color

It is easy to see oil and gas infrastructure across the American West. It is easy to see benefits of oil and gas revenue ? jobs and energy security ? particularly when oil and gas companies have enormous budgets to advertise to tell us about such things. Yet we also need to be aware of threats that are not easily seen.

CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US

China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday ...

Man suspected of shooting officer found, killed by police

A man suspected of gunning down a Hawaii police officer was killed during a shootout with officers Friday after a three-day search across the Big Island, authorities said ...

An excited, energetic Taylor Swift brings tour to MetLife

Taylor Swift brought her explosive Reputation Tour to the MetLife Stadium on Friday and will make history as the first female artist to play ...

Putin idea for Ukraine referendum rejected by White House

The White House has rejected a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region's future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of ...

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