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 2021-09-22 22:18 

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Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this year...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Fed plans to announce as early as November that it will start withdrawing the extraordinary support it unleashed after the ......

 2021-09-22 22:13 

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California man convicted for role in Montana deputy's death...

A California man who, along with his son, went on a "suicide mission" involving law enforcement officers, has been convicted for his role in the death of a Montana sheriff's deputy and for shots fired at ......

 2021-09-22 22:10 

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Biden meets with Democrats as $3.5T plan faces party split...

Time growing shorter, President Joe Biden launched meetings Wednesday with House and Senate Democrats as Congress worked to bridge party divisions over his big "build back better" agenda ahead of crucial voting deadlines. The back-to-back afternoo...

 2021-09-22 21:58 

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Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: Maintaining its integrity...

Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy. Besides starting production on a new season of Fox's sitcom "Call Me Kat," Bialik was recalled to duty as a "Jeopardy!" guest host — the result of t...

 2021-09-22 20:52 

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Police: Suspect sought after teen girl groped...

Metro Police say they are trying to identify a suspect in the groping of a teen girl last month as she was walking home from work. The 17-year-old girl was walking about 7 a.m. on Aug. 1 near ......

 2021-09-22 15:23 

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Library devoted to Japan novelist Murakami to open in Tokyo...

A library devoted to Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami's writings, scrapbooks and record collection opens next week in Tokyo as a spot for literary research, cultural exchange and a ......

 2021-09-22 15:19 

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'Foundation' based on Asimov's work thinks big — galaxy big...

Most TV dramas try to tell stories over a few years with maybe half a dozen central characters. The new series "Foundation" is a bit more ambitious — try 400 years and 25 million worlds. To say it's sweeping doesn't do it justice. Wo...

 2021-09-22 15:13 

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Woman found dead in freezer was ex-LA sheriff's detective...

An 87-year-old woman found dead inside a freezer in the garage of her Southern California home was a retired homicide detective with ......

 2021-09-22 15:08 

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Top U.S. general holds 'productive' talks with Russian officer...

The top American military officer held talks Wednesday with his Russian counterpart as the United States struggles to secure basing rights and other counterterrorism support in ......

 2021-09-22 15:03 

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CDC panel tackles who needs booster shot of COVID vaccine...

An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention convened on Wednesday to debate which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots and when — a question that has ......

 2021-09-22 14:55 

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Beloved 'Sex and the City' actor Willie Garson dies at 57...

Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch, Carrie Bradshaw's friend on TV's "Sex and the City" and its movie sequels, has died, his son announced Tuesday. He was 57. "I love you so much papa. Rest In Peace and I'm so glad you got t...

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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I got a 'mild' breakthrough case. Here's what I wish I'd known...

If you're vaccinated, the risk of being hospitalized is 10 times lower than if you weren't vaccinated, according to the latest data from the CDC ......

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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'Death panels' arrive — in COVID-stricken Republican Idaho...

It may be recalled that one of the chief GOP arguments against the Affordable Care Act in 2010 was that it would institute bureaucratic "death panels" to determine, in the words of former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, whether someone was ...

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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Climate solution is within reach...

Agriculture and tourism are income streams upon which we rely for a healthy economy. Continued drought leads to desertification, rendering land useless for almost any future endeavor....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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Doug Brumfield practicing for UNLV, likely to play at Fresno State...

UNLV begins conference play on Friday, but the schedule isn't getting any easier for the 0-3 scarlet and gray. After losing back-to-back non-conference games to Top 25 teams Arizona State and Iowa State by a combined score of 85-13, UNLV will open ......

 2021-09-22 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Laxalt's anti-democratic actions, rhetoric disqualify him from elected office...

More than a year before the 2022 election, Adam Laxalt is sending an un-American message to Nevada voters. He's signaling that he'll use the courts in a bid to curtail voting access, disrupt the vote and circumvent the will of the people....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Advocates tackle environmental justice with goal of empowering underserved Las Vegans...

In Cheyenne Kyle's home, everything has a second life. Her plastic grocery store bags become shower caps while her butter containers transform into food storage containers....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Tax structure should be simple...

The Sept. 5 guest column "Taxing the ultrawealthy can help every Nevada family" was an interesting read....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Donny Osmond is at home onstage on the Las Vegas Strip...

Osmond returns to his first solo Vegas residency show at Harrah's on September 28...

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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College football by the odds: Vegas preview and picks of every Week 4 game...

The odds made the perception clear coming into the college football season: Only five teams had a realistic chance to win the title — Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Georgia and Oklahoma. ......

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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Military must be vaccinated...

One of my most unforgettable memories after having joined the military is that while going through processing, it seemed to me that they gave us shots for just about everything you could think of....

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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Key questions facing Golden Knights as training camp gets underway...

The Golden Knights report to training camp today and will hit the ice Thursday for their first official workout. They kick off the preseason Sunday at home ......

 2021-09-22 09:00 

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In resumption of residency at Caesars, Keith Urban lets his guitar speak the loudest...

From crisp riffs to full-blown guitar solos, Urban's mastery of the instrument was on display Friday throughout the hour and 40 minutes he was onstage, especially on his renditions of "God Whispered Your Name" from his latest studio album, ...

 2021-09-22 07:30 

Las Vegas Sun

Aces, Sun get to rest, watch early WNBA postseason matchups...

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

Las Vegas Sun

'Dose of hope': Biden pushing rich nations to share vaccine...

President Joe Biden is set to push well-off nations to do more to get the COVID-19 pandemic under control around the world, as world leaders, aid groups and global health organizations sound the alarm about the slow pace of global vaccinations....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

Las Vegas Sun

Officials: Many Haitian migrants are being released in U.S....

Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two U.S. officials said, undercutting the Biden administration's public statements that the thousands in the camp faced immediate expulsion....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

Las Vegas Sun

House OKs debt and funding plan, inviting clash with GOP...

The House voted to keep the government funded, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the risk of triggering a fiscal crisis....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump sues niece, NY Times over records behind '18 tax story...

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family's wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper's reporters....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

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Apple, Google raise new concerns by yanking Russian app...

Big Tech companies that operate around the globe have long promised to obey local laws and to protect civil rights while doing business....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

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China, US unveil separate big steps to fight climate change...

The two biggest economies and largest carbon polluters in the world announced separate financial attacks on climate change Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

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Seven female Afghan taekwondo athletes resettle in Australia...

A sports association official says seven female taekwondo athletes who fled Taliban-controlled Afghanistan have resettled in Melbourne....

 2021-09-22 07:30 

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Rookie quarterbacks struggling through first 2 weeks...

The rookie class of quarterbacks that entered the season full of fanfare is finding the adjustment to the NFL is not very easy....

 2021-09-22 04:11 

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Prep Sports Now: What a week of high school football games...

Bishop Gorman made national headlines by blowing a 17-point lead in the final 57 seconds at Hamilton of Arizona. We discuss that and look ahead ......

 2021-09-22 03:31 

Las Vegas Sun

White House faces bipartisan backlash on Haitian migrants...

The White House is facing sharp condemnation from Democrats for its handling of the influx of Haitian migrants at the U.S. southern border, after images of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback using aggressive tactics went viral this week....

 2021-09-22 03:25 

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Canelo lvarez, Caleb Plant trade blows at news conference...

Canelo lvarez and Caleb Plant couldn't wait until Nov. 6 to start throwing hands....

 2021-09-22 03:21 

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Man, 21, arrested in death of woman found in desert south of Las Vegas...

A 21-year-old man was arrested in California in connection to the murder of a woman found near a desert area Las Vegas Boulevard South, Metro Police said Tuesday....

 2021-09-22 02:45 

Las Vegas Sun

Sisolak says Nevada getting first 150 Afghans for resettlement...

The U.S. State Department plans to resettle 150 Afghans in Nevada, with about 100 expected to go to Reno and Sparks and about 50 to the Las Vegas area ......

 2021-09-22 01:50 

Las Vegas Sun

County declares public health crisis over COVID misinformation, enraging protesters...

For the Clark County Commission, a resolution declaring misinformation on the COVID-19 vaccines a "public health crisis" is simply a statement of their position with no enforcement capabilities. It wasn't clear if that's how protesters, wh...

 2021-09-22 01:02 

Las Vegas Sun

Suspected DUI driver who hit 2 pedestrians lied about identity, police say...

A Las Vegas woman arrested last month in connection with a hit-and-run that injured two pedestrians was suspected of driving under the influence ......

 2021-09-21 23:42 

Las Vegas Sun

Barricade situation brings traffic delays near Charleston, US 95...

Traffic was blocked due to a barricade situation near the U.S. 95 off ramps at Charleston Avenue this afternoon, police said....

 2021-09-21 22:55 

Las Vegas Sun

Podcast: What's next for UNLV football after its 0-3 start?...

How do the Rebels beat Fresno State? How do they finally break into the win column in coach Marcus Arroyo's tenure? And what do make of the sputtering offense that lacks big plays....

 2021-09-21 21:49 

Las Vegas Sun

Metro Police investigating officer-involved shooting...

Metro Police say they are investigating an officer-involved shooting near 11th Street and Lewis Avenue in downtown Las Vegas. No officers were injured, officials said. The intersections at ......

 2021-09-21 21:23 

Las Vegas Sun

New Orleans: Flames shoot up side of Superdome roof, put out...

Smoke and flames shot up the side of the Superdome's roof on Tuesday after a pressure washer being used to clean the roof of the New Orleans sports and entertainment arena caught fire. The New Orleans Fire Department confirmed firefighters responded t...

 2021-09-21 21:20 

Las Vegas Sun

House races to vote on gov't funding, debt as GOP digs in...

The House rushed headlong Tuesday into a vote on legislation to fund the government, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, forcing a showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the ......

 2021-09-21 21:16 

Las Vegas Sun

Trudeau's election bet fails, but Tory rival might lose job...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau secured victory in parliamentary elections but failed to get the majority he wanted, an outcome that threatened his Conservative rival with loss of his job after moving his ......

 2021-09-21 21:14 

Las Vegas Sun

Biden bets on rapid COVID tests but they can be hard to find...

President Joe Biden is betting on millions more rapid, at-home tests to help curb the latest deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is overloading hospitals and threatening to shutter classrooms around ......

 2021-09-21 21:09 

Las Vegas Sun

'Soul-crushing': US COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day...

OVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a ......

 2021-09-21 20:13 

Las Vegas Sun

Rural county to testify in self-governing smart city study...

A rural county where a technology company wants to build a semi-autonomous city is scheduled to testify in front of Nevada lawmakers on Tuesday as part of a ......

 2021-09-21 20:10 

Las Vegas Sun

Caesars, De Niro-backed Nobu unveil project in Atlantic City...

A hospitality company involving actor Robert De Niro will open a restaurant in Caesars casino in ......

 2021-09-21 19:57 

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas-area schools receive National Blue Ribbon recognition...

Three Las Vegas-area schools have been pegged as National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. They are ......

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