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White supremacism and ‘changed face’ of terrorism challenge Nevada authorities

Earlier this month, the FBI arrested a 23-year-old Las Vegas man on suspicion of possessing parts to make a bomb and who allegedly wanted...

Prescription drug prices make Americans sick, regardless of politics

Vivian Leal has Multiple Sclerosis.  The company that makes the drug she needs called and offered to lower her copay. “Five dollars.  That’s good for...

Next recession likely to hit Nevadans especially hard, whenever it starts

"If all the world’s economists were laid end to end," George Bernard Shaw is said to have quipped, "they'd never reach a conclusion."Conflicting headlines...

Forum on police use of force makes case for accountability, change

Jacqueline Lawrence was watching the news when she found out her 23-year-old son, Keith Childress Jr., was killed after police mistook his cellphone for...

Clean energy bills celebrated. Now, about those auto emissions…

Environmental groups, Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Steve Sisolak celebrated the clean energy agenda passed during the 2019 legislative session, but there were also calls...

Here are the neighborhoods hit hardest by CCSD’s teacher shortage

This week Clark County School District began its new school year with approximately 750 teacher vacancies. In a district comprised of 360 schools, the...

Officials review Nevada’s response to opioid epidemic, warn of ‘third wave’

During a Nevada "Opioid Response Summit," health professionals warned of the coming third wave of the opioid crisis while reviewing tactics the state has...

Apartment industry blames rising rents on lawmakers for saying ‘rent control’...

Rents in the Silver State are skyrocketing and the association representing  apartment complex owners suggests state lawmakers who uttered the phrase “rent control” in...

Chronic homelessness soars despite decrease in homeless population

Those entering homelessness are staying on the streets longer, which means more of them are chronically homeless.New data from the 2019 Southern Nevada Homeless...

Rural Nevada, like rural America, is hurting, and Trump won’t fix...

Donald Trump lost Clark and Washoe counties in 2016. But in rural Nevada, he got 97,423 votes, to Hillary Clinton’s 39,654.That wasn’t enough for...

Family’s saga offers glimpse of how local policies separate parents from...

Adriana Arellano Cruz longed to see her children after being detained at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center inside the Henderson jail....

Public lands: It’s who we are as Nevadans

My earliest memory in life, and of Nevada, lives in the Lehman Caves of Great Basin National Park. I remember being led by my...