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Ethics body questions ex-EPA chief's $50-a-night condo deal
News 3 months ago
Ethics body questions ex-EPA chief's $50-a-night condo deal

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 8:40 a.m. WASHINGTON - The U. S. Office of Government Ethics is refusing to certify one of the final financial disclosure...

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U.S. judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change
News 3 months ago
U.S. judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 | 3:29 p.m. BILLINGS, Mont. - A judge blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in...

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Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth
News 4 months ago
Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth

Monday, March 18, 2019 | 11:29 a.m. BEND, Ore. - There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer...

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This state poised to let people use marijuana at certain stores
News 4 months ago
This state poised to let people use marijuana at certain stores

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 9:44 p.m. JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska is poised to become the first state in the nation with statewide rules allowing...

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Henderson leads nation in apartment rental rate growth
News 4 months ago
Henderson leads nation in apartment rental rate growth

Friday, March 1, 2019 | 1:35 p.m. A new report indicates Henderson has the fastest-growing apartment rental rates in the country, among U. S....

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Nevada economic development office head to step down
News 4 months ago
Nevada economic development office head to step down

Friday, March 1, 2019 | 12:07 p.m. CARSON CITY - The head of the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development will step down at the beginning...

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Las Vegas’ epic second-hand shops, antique stores and swap meets are a thrifter’s paradise
News 4 months ago
Las Vegas’ epic second-hand shops, antique stores and swap meets are a thrifter’s paradise

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 | 2 a.m. Las Vegas is a young city, but it's rich in history. Just about everywhere you turn, there are reminders of our...

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A very merry Christmas at Best Buy with sales booming
News 4 months ago
A very merry Christmas at Best Buy with sales booming

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 | 8:57 a.m. NEW YORK - Best Buy put up some big holiday sales numbers Wednesday, more evidence that Americans are willing...

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Manhattan luxury condo owners vote to strip Trump's name
News 4 months ago
Manhattan luxury condo owners vote to strip Trump's name

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 | 6:07 p.m. NEW YORK - Big, brassy letters spelling "Trump" will be ripped off another New York City apartment tower, the...

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Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry
News 4 months ago
Fouled waters reveal lasting legacy of US mining industry

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 | 12:05 a.m. RIMINI, Mont. - Every day many millions of gallons of water loaded with arsenic, lead and other toxic metals...

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Light rail is the winning option for Las Vegas transportation
News 4 months ago
Light rail is the winning option for Las Vegas transportation

Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 | 2 a.m. The future is yours to shape, Las Vegas. Starting this week, the Regional Transportation Commission will hold a...

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Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores
News 5 months ago
Payless ShoeSource to shutter all of its remaining US stores

Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 | 6:51 p.m. NEW YORK - Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U. S. and Puerto Rico,...

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Boulder City residents to decide if new $40M aquatic center is worth higher taxes
News 5 months ago
Boulder City residents to decide if new $40M aquatic center is worth higher taxes

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 | 2 a.m. Boulder City residents will soon vote on a hotly debated topic in town: Should the city borrow up to $40 million...

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New York's top economic development chief defends Amazon deal
News 5 months ago
New York's top economic development chief defends Amazon deal

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 | 9:52 a.m. ALBANY, N. Y. - The Cuomo administration's top economic development official defended the deal to bring one of...

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Toys R US plans second act under new name
News 5 months ago
Toys R US plans second act under new name

Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 | 1:05 p.m. NEW YORK - Toys R Us fans in the U. S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season....

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Apple's top retail exec to leave amid iPhone sales slowdown
News 5 months ago
Apple's top retail exec to leave amid iPhone sales slowdown

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 | 4:48 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO - Apple's top retailing executive is stepping down amid a slowdown in iPhone sales that has raised...

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US moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park
News 5 months ago
US moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park

ALBUQUERQUE, N. M. — U.S. land managers will move forward in March with the sale of oil and gas leases that include land near Chaco Culture...

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With spring approaching, don't forget about water conservation
News 5 months ago
With spring approaching, don't forget about water conservation

Water conservation in the Las Vegas Valley is imperative as the city continues to grow. The resources provided by the Colorado River are stretched...

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Citizens try to save Bonnie Springs Ranch from development. But how?
News 5 months ago
Citizens try to save Bonnie Springs Ranch from development. But how?

Recently, news broke that Bonnie Springs Ranch would be redeveloped. The petting zoo and Wild West town would give way to luxury homes and a...

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Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback
News 8 months ago
Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

In this Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 photo, FAO Schwarz toy soldiers dressed in uniforms designed by model Gigi Hadid pose for a photo during a media...

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News 8 months ago
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

NEW YORK — In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U. S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from regular cigarettes,...

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News 8 months ago
Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

NEW YORK — Commuters beware: New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people...

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Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG
News 8 months ago
Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as...

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Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes
News 8 months ago
Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

NEW YORK — The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes...

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Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia
News 8 months ago
Amazon splits HQ between New York and northern Virginia

NEW YORK — Amazon, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, said it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York...

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Don’t underestimate the skills that veterans can offer after their service
News 8 months ago
Don’t underestimate the skills that veterans can offer after their service

As a retired U. S. Air Force colonel and current city councilman, I am proud to call Las Vegas home and to work on initiatives that will enrich our...

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News 8 months ago
NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests near Texas Gulf Coast

GALVESTON, Texas — NASA is monitoring how residents living near the Texas Gulf Coast react to quiet sonic booms as the space agency works on an...

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Amazon considering New York amid reports HQ will be split
News 8 months ago
Amazon considering New York amid reports HQ will be split

NEW YORK — New York is one of the finalists in Amazon's search to build another headquarters, according to a person familiar with the talks. After...

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News 8 months ago
Voting officials under scrutiny amid heavy election turnout

ATLANTA — Federal and state officials have been working for nearly two years to shore up the nation's election infrastructure from cyberattacks by...

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Door-to-door canvassers hope efforts influence Asian-Americans at polls
News 8 months ago
Door-to-door canvassers hope efforts influence Asian-Americans at polls

Bags of rice and outright cash are some of the get-out-the-vote efforts that immigrants from the Philippines may have been used to in their home...

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