| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Downtown Las Vegas knew him as the guy who wore wacky ties and kept his pockets stuffed with coupons for a free lunch at El Cortez Hotel and Casino. When he met someone new, he handed them a "fun book," as the vouchers are sometimes called, and introduced...
| 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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:40 PM
It was a busy day Monday for arguments over same-sex marriage's legality at the state level across the country.
Perhaps the biggest news came out of Nevada, where the attorney general and governor announced that the state would no longer defend its...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Although California is home to some of the nation's biggest drone manufacturers, the state was passed over Monday when the federal government picked six sites across the nation for testing the use of robotic aircraft in U.S. airspace....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will join former Vice President Al Gore and U.S. senators from California and Nevada at the annual Lake Tahoe summit next week.
The gathering on the shores of the lake that spans the border of the two states "will...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:55 AM
LAS VEGAS — Fight judges retained by the Nevada State Athletic Commission have struggled in the last 18 months.
Two gave Timothy Bradley a highly controversial split-decision victory over Manny Pacquiao last year; one of those also scored Floyd...