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Photo: President Barack Obama, right, meets with Vietname
Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief at White House
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
President Barack Obama said Tuesday the United States and Vietnam are deepening cooperation on health, climate and other issues, despite differences over "political philosophy." Obama spoke in the Oval Office following a meeting with the head of Vietnam's Communist Party. Nguyen Phu Trong is ...
F-16 fighter jet, small plane collide in midair
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
An Air Force official says the pilot of a crashed F-16 fighter jet has been taken to a base in South Carolina for observation. Lt. Jenny Hyden at Shaw Air Force Base says the pilot ...
Las Vegas man, 41, killed in motorcycle crash
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A 41-year-old motorcyclist was killed Monday night when the Harley Davidson he was riding collided with a car making at left turn at an intersection in the west valley, Metro Police said. The motorcycle was headed east ...
Police cleared in death of purse-snatching suspect
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The district attorney in Las Vegas says police weren't responsible for the death of a purse-snatch suspect who fled from a shopping center, crashed a car and shot himself as officers approached more than a year ago. Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson on Monday cleared ...
S.C. Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
The South Carolina Senate has given final approval to a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the Capitol. The 36-3 vote Tuesday now sends the bill to the House, where it faces ...
Photo: In this Sept. 18, 2013, file photo, longtime Subwa
Federal, Indiana authorities raid home of Subway spokesman Jared Fogle
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog. FBI Special agent Wendy Osborne said ...
Photo: Republican Rep. Joe Heck and his wife, Lisa, celeb
Heck sets up high-stakes showdown with Senate run
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
politics:
As the front-runner to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, Rep. Joe Heck will fight for something the GOP has wanted for decades: Harry Reid’s seat. He will also vie for another major Republican goal ...
Boulder City space pen company has made a mark on history
Boulder City space pen company has made a mark on history
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
History:
Tucked in a corner of Boulder City near the State Veterans Home, Fisher Space Pen has been patenting space-ready pens since 1965. NASA was the first to get its hands on ...
Photo: Brad Keselowski, right, crashes into Austin Dillon
Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly ...
Photo: In this 1984 photo, U.S. decathlete Bruce Jenner s
Bruce Jenner’s 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block
Monday, July 6, 2015
The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch ...
Camp Lejeune Marine treated for shark bite off N.C. coast
Monday, July 6, 2015
A Marine was bitten by a shark off the North Carolina coast last weekend, the eighth such attack in the past three weeks ...
Pair from Utah die in Nevada crash, 1-year-old survives
Monday, July 6, 2015
Nevada troopers say a 38-year-old man and 20-year-old woman from Logan, Utah, died early Sunday morning when their Ford Explorer overturned on Interstate 80 in ...
Storm triggers flash flooding in Southern Nevada
Storm triggers flash flooding in Southern Nevada
Monday, July 6, 2015
A thunderstorm dropped heavy rain in parts of the Las Vegas Valley on Monday evening, leaving behind flooded roadways that made life difficult for ...
Arizona governor calls for probe of private prison unrest
Monday, July 6, 2015
Days of unrest at a privately run prison in Arizona became a nightmare scenario as inmates rioted, trashed housing units and injured guards, prompting the governor to order an investigation Monday into the problem at Arizona State Prison-Kingman, which has a history of security issues ...
Man killed in truck rollover near Lake Mead is identified
Monday, July 6, 2015
Troopers say a 29-year-old Las Vegas man died when the Nissan pickup truck he was riding in lost control and rolled over off a dirt road in ...

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