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November 26, 2015

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  • Colleen McKenna sits in her backyard with her son on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015, in Summerlin.
    How Nevada struggles to help children battling mental illness
    Nov. 17, 2015
    The first in a five-part series on children's mental health in Las Vegas that explores the frayed safety net in Nevada. This week, a mother battles with bureaucracy on behalf of her son. It's a struggle that has weighed on the family for years — has seen more than 30 medical professionals and received a mishmash of diagnoses. No matter what the doctors come up with, she worries ...
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during the Democratic presidential debate Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. The assault on Paris has thrust national security to the heart of the presidential race, forcing candidates to scramble and possibly prompting voters to reconsider their flirtations with unconventional candidates and to take a more sober measure of who is prepared to serve as commander in chief
    In presidential campaign, it’s now terrorism, not taxes
    Nov. 17, 2015
    The assault on Paris has thrust national security to the heart of the presidential race, forcing candidates to scramble and possibly prompting voters to reconsider their flirtations with unconventional candidates and to take a more sober measure of who is prepared to serve as …
  • Minnie Mouse wins big in mock caucus of Clinton volunteers
    Nov. 17, 2015
    The campaign has been holding mock caucuses since August to familiarize supporters with the sometimes-arcane process used in Nevada to select delegates for the parties’ nominating conventions.
  • Exterior view of the NV Energy building Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Head of Nevada AFL-CIO calls on workers to support NV Energy
    Nov. 17, 2015
    The Nevada AFL-CIO is rallying workers to demand that NV Energy charge rooftop solar customers for transmitting power to the electric grid.
  • Gov. Brian Sandoval is shown in his office April 17, 2015, at the Capitol in Carson City.
    Sandoval calls for halt to Syrian refugees in Nevada
    Nov. 16, 2015
    Gov. Brian Sandoval joined at least 23 other Republican governors in opposing Syrian refugees resettlement in their states. In a letter to President Barack Obama released ...
  • Caitlin Gatchalian, a 17-year-old Las Vegas high school student, speaks at a news conference after testifying before the Public Utilities Commission . She asked the PUC not to increase the cost of rooftop solar.
    Faith leaders, Latino advocates, students rally for solar at PUC
    Nov. 16, 2015
    More than 75 officials from solar companies, members of faith groups and activists filed testimony and rallied at the Public Utilities Commission today, marking the first of three days this week where regulators ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a news conference, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, in Henderson.
    U.S. should reject Syrian refugees, Ben Carson says in Henderson
    Nov. 16, 2015
    The United States should not accept refugees from the conflict in Syria, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said at a news conference this morning at Henderson’s Green Valley Ranch Resort. His ...
  • PUC meetings this week a step toward ending solar wars
    Nov. 16, 2015
    This week marks the next round of debate between NV Energy and rooftop solar companies. Over four days of meetings, the Public Utility Commission's three regulators will begin to decide how Nevadans will pay for rooftop solar in the future ...
  • Nevada Republican Senate candidate Sharron Angle speaks to supporters at the Peppermill Hotel/Casino in Reno on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
    Sharron Angle inspires sharp contrasts within Republican Party
    Nov. 16, 2015
    Please, don’t do it. That’s the plea some conservatives are making to Sharron Angle as she mulls another possible bid for U.S. Senate. The reason is simple: Angle would ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the Central Iowa Democrats Fall Barbecue on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Ames, Iowa.
    Clinton goes after Sanders on taxes, health care
    Nov. 15, 2015
    Fresh from the second Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton suggested Sunday that Bernie Sanders would raise middle-class taxes and "scrap" President Barack Obama's health care law, in an escalating critique of the Vermont senator.
  • Syrian refugee policy takes focus in U.S. 2016 politics
    Nov. 15, 2015
    The bloody attacks in Paris are putting the Syrian refugee crisis at center stage in U.S. politics as migrants from that war-torn country surge toward the West and security concerns rise.
  • Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a rally Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, at the Henderson Pavilion. Carson spoke at the International Church of Las Vegas earlier in the day.
    Carson addresses faith, Trump, terrorism and racism in valley speeches
    Nov. 15, 2015
    Republican presidential contender Ben Carson's religious faith means he “doesn’t get down in the mud” the way other political candidates do, he said today in a speech at the International Church of Las Vegas. Then, at the Henderson Pavilion, in front of a banner that read “Heal, Inspire, Revive,” Carson said Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris underscores the need for the United States to support its allies and fight terrorism ...
  • Among other leaders, U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron hold a minute of silence Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, for the victims of Friday's Paris attacks prior to a session of the G-20 summit in Antalya, Turkey. The 2015 G-20 Leaders Summit is being held near the Turkish Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya through Monday.
    World leaders vow vigorous response after Paris terror spree
    Nov. 15, 2015
    World leaders vowed a vigorous response to the Islamic State group's terror spree in Paris as they opened a two-day meeting in Turkey on Sunday, with President Barack Obama calling the violence an "attack on the civilized world" and Russian President Vladimir Putin urging "global efforts" to confront the threat.
  • Fiorina links Obama, Clinton to Paris attacks
    Nov. 15, 2015
    The Latest from the Florida Republican Party's Sunshine Summit, where the major GOP presidential hopefuls are wooing voters and activists for their support in the state's March 15 primary. All times are local.
  • Debate Takeaways: Somber on Paris, disputes over Wall Street
    Nov. 15, 2015
    Call it a tale of two debates.
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