| 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 —...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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’...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 11:20 PM
A shooting at the Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno on Tuesday prompted a flurry of Twitter activity from witnesses, journalists and community members that reflected tones of both shock and sadness.
Reports of the shooting appeared shortly after...
| Jul 9, 2011
El camino hacia el socialismo o comunismo, como quiera uno llamarlo en Cuba y Venezuela ha sido distinto.
El primero vino de sopetón, impuesto por la fuerza de una revolución traicionada.
El segundo ha sido más paulatino. Doce años después que Hugo...
| 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...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Un agresivo Mitt Romney desafió insistentemente a su rival por la candidatura presidencial republicana Newt Gingrich, el jueves por la noche, durante un debate de ritmo vertiginoso, cuya apertura se concentró en el tema de la inmigración.