| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:53 PM
SPARKS, Nev. — A middle school crowded with parents dropping off their children and students hurrying to class erupted into chaos Monday morning as a student drew a semiautomatic handgun and opened fire, killing a teacher and wounding two students...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:24 AM
One of the fundamental questions of our representative democracy is the role our proxies — that is, those we elect as our voices in Washington, to serve our interests in state capitals and speak for us at City Halls and on county boards —...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Updated Aug. 27, 2012, 12:50pm CT Several news outlets will be broadcasting the 2012 Republican National Convention, which runs Aug. 27-30, at which Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (both pictured above, at an earlier date) are expected to receive the official...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 1:53 PM
Two employees have been fired and three others disciplined at a Las Vegas hospital accused of "patient dumping" -- sending mentally ill patients to other states, including California.
The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Following state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg's call for an investigation, federal authorities have taken disciplinary action against a Nevada hospital in an alleged case of "patient dumping" in California.
In a letter...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 1:44 PM
A growing list of Republican presidential hopefuls are threatening to boycott the Nevada caucuses, hoping to pressure the state GOP to change the date of the Jan. 14 contest to avoid forcing New Hampshire to move its primary into December.
| Apr 22, 2011
| 11:45 AM
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) said Friday that he plans to name a new senator to fill the vacancy caused by John Ensign's (R-Nev.) resignation before May 3, and called early speculation about potential appointees "premature."
When Ensign announced his...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:04 PM
Mitt Romney romped to a commanding victory Saturday in Nevada's Republican presidential caucuses, posting a second consecutive win and laying an impressive marker in a battleground state both parties will vigorously contest in November.
| May 25, 2011
| 1:41 PM
Calling the planned special election "illegitimate," Sharron Angle said Wednesday that she will not be a candidate in the September race to fill a vacant congressional seat in Nevada.
After the state's governor called for the vote last month, Secretary...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced the leadership team of his Hispanic Steering Committee, “Juntos Con Romney,” a group that includes U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as an honorary co-chair and six other Floridians —...