Hundreds of No Mask Nevada activists gathered at a street corner in northwest Las Vegas on Saturday to protest the state’s mask mandate.
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They left amid jeers from people in a larger crowd of hundreds of counter-protesters.
Nevada saw its deadliest week of the COVID-19 pandemic yet.
Speed is considered a factor in a crash that critically injured a motorcyclist Saturday morning in North Las Vegas.
As Beirut mourns its dead and grapples with the scale of rebuilding after this week’s massive blast, some Lebanese activists planned to demonstrate in the city on Saturday, angered by the government’s response to the disaster.
Afghanistan agreed on Sunday to release 400 “hard-core” Taliban prisoners, paving the way for the beginning of peace talks aimed at ending more than 19 years of war.
President Donald Trump on Saturday intends to sign an executive order intended to provide economic relief to Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic after the White House failed to reach a deal with Congress, a White House source said.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday as the highest-level U.S. official to visit in four decades, a trip condemned by China which claims the island as its own, further irritating Sino-U.S. relations.
Ohio’s high-profile bailout of nuclear plants is just one of several questionable schemes between lawmakers and energy companies.
As countries scramble to test for the novel coronavirus, a Chinese company has become a go-to name around the world.
Domestic and foreign investors, many with marijauna industry ties, seized upon the nation’s public health disaster.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is signing an executive order providing a payroll tax holiday for Americans earning less than $100,000 a year.
The top U.S. counterintelligence official on Friday warned that Russia, China and Iran will all try to interfere in the 2020 presidential election, with Russia already trying to undercut presumptive Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
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One man is dead following a crash Friday afternoon in North Las Vegas after a suspected impaired driver swerved onto the median and hit a pedestrian.
Clark County is one of eight in the state at risk for elevated transmission of the coronavirus due to high case and test positivity rates
Following an emotional and contentious discussion, Nevada’s Board of Regents voted 10-3 Friday to change board policy to comply with new federal Title IX sexual misconduct regulations.
The number of visitors to Nevada who have tested positive for COVID-19 since casinos reopened almost tripled last month, according to newly released state data.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says that the chances of scientists creating a highly effective vaccine — one that provides 98% or more guaranteed protection — for the virus are slim.
The U.S. economy is facing one of its most uncertain moments ever
Hackers took control of over a dozen popular subreddits on Reddit.com and flooded the pages with pro-Trump content on Friday.
Former lawman Joe Arpaio, the nationally known Arizona sheriff who found common cause with President Donald Trump on a hard-line stance against illegal immigration, narrowly lost his bid to regain his old job, vote tallies showed on Friday.
The soaring number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has far outstripped many local health departments’ ability to trace the contacts of those infected, a step critical in containing the virus’ spread.
Beirut residents began trying to rebuild their shattered lives on Friday after the biggest blast in the Lebanese capital’s history tore into the city, killing at least 154 and leaving the heavily indebted nation with another huge reconstruction bill.
President Donald Trump cannot solve the need for coronavirus-related aid by himself, a top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Friday after nearly two weeks of lawmakers’ talks with the White House failed to make substantial progress.
As the S&P 500 approaches fresh highs, some investors hope to pick up bargains in the battered U.S. real estate sector, where values of some major stocks have been cut in half this year.
U.S. deaths from the coronavirus pandemic exceeded 160,000 on Friday, nearly a quarter of the world’s total, according to a Reuters tally, as the country debates whether schools are ready to reopen their doors in the coming weeks.
In a reversal from a few years ago, many officials who oversee U.S. election technology and outside security experts now worry less about hacking in the November elections than about misinformation and logistics such as a shortage of poll workers and slowdowns at the U.S. postal service.
U.S. stock index futures fell on Friday as President Donald Trump’s moves to ban WeChat and TikTok intensified tensions with Beijing, while investors also braced for data likely to show a sharp slowdown in jobs growth in July.
California allows governments to sue people and businesses who engage in unfair and fraudulent practices.
In an appearance on our livestream series Voice of San Diego at Home, Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist Kim Prather, who’s also part of a team working to help reopen schools, said students could be safely back in the classroom in eight weeks if we “buckle down” now.
For more than a week now (and at several other points throughout her tenure), City Attorney Mara Elliott is at the center of multiple disputes around transparency.
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U.S. authorities have discovered an unfinished 1,300-foot (400-meter) tunnel under the U.S.-Mexico border, calling it an unusually sophisticated smuggling route complete with ventilation and a rail system.
U.S. employment growth likely slowed significantly in July amid a resurgence in new COVID-19 infections, which would provide the clearest evidence yet that the economy’s recovery from the recession caused by the pandemic was faltering.
Canada will slap retaliatory tariffs on C$3.6 billion worth of U.S. aluminum products after the United States said it would impose punitive measures on Canadian aluminum imports, a senior official said on Friday.
The head of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Friday said the agency faces a “dire” financial position even as it posted a slightly narrower third-quarter loss amid soaring package demand during the coronavirus pandemic.
A gun battle broke out in a central Las Vegas parking lot early Friday, leaving one dead and two others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.
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I’m back in Arkansas for several weeks and have some great socially-distanced visits planned across the district. COVID-19 has taken away many of our opportunities to meet in person, so I look forward to safely visiting with some of you this month.
Pfizer Inc said on Friday it signed a multi-year agreement to manufacture Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral drug remdesivir for COVID-19 patients in a bid to ramp up its supply.