| Apr 29, 2014
| 3:06 PM
If Washington was reeling on Tuesday, the vertigo may have stemmed from something rare: blunt honesty from the mouth of an elected official.
It occurred as Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, head of the Democratic Governors Assn., detailed for...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:12 PM
LAS VEGAS — Nevada's governor and one of its U.S. senators have joined a chorus of criticism of a month-long federal government roundup of a recalcitrant rancher’s 900 cattle that for decades have grazed on hundreds of thousands of acres of...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Fearing for their safety as armed protesters gathered in the Nevada back country, federal officials on Saturday suddenly ended a controversial effort to seize hundreds of cattle that a rancher has kept illegally on public land.
The cattle ranch’...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:00 AM
As Republicans struggle to win Latino support and extend their toehold in the West, they could turn to the GOP's Brian Sandoval for help.
The first Latino governor in Nevada history, he is young (by political standards), Hollywood handsome and...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:07 PM
Suddenly, the curtain of privacy dropped away, and there was billionaire Sheldon Adelson, one of the planet's most reclusive business magnates, taking a decidedly public stand on an issue he calls close to his heart: Internet gaming.
He calls it...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Count Harry Reid among those backing Las Vegas’ bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Just don’t do it too loudly or, he fears, he'll chase it off.
“The one way to get rid of it is for me to say I favor it,” the...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A fabulous Fourthis planned in Las Vegas as showroom headliners compete with fireworks for your attention.
The Strip will add two new of fireworks displays as the Linq and Mandalay Bay add to the cacophony coming from Caesars Palace.
There are scads...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 11:05 PM
Two killers — a man and a woman — walked into a pizzeria here at midday, beginning a bloody Sunday rampage that left five people dead, including two on-duty police officers ambushed as they were having lunch.
"The revolution is about to...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Tesla Motors may put the skids on Nevada's fledgling film program.
At least that's the fear among film industry supporters who are unhappy about a plan to finance a generous tax package for Tesla, partly at the expense of funds for film and TV...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Sorry, Sacramento: Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for its proposed $5 billion battery plant.
The state's governor, Brian Sandoval, will announce the deal Thursday afternoon at a news conference in Nevada's capital, Carson City, according to a...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:45 PM
The Tesla electric car battery plant will be worth $100 billion to the state of Nevada, according to the men who crafted the deal.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk on Thursday announced that the Palo Alto-based...