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February 22, 2018

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Wave of rabbit deaths spurs efforts to save the once-exploding population

Wave of feral-rabbit deaths prompts moves to save once-exploding population

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Animal rights advocates say they are scrambling to round up feral rabbits roaming the grounds of a state mental health facility in Las Vegas after hundreds of animals were ...

Zach Meyer / Special to Las Vegas Weekly

Combating underage sex trafficking in Las Vegas

Posted 2:00 a.m.

From far-flung nations to nearby towns, human trafficking materializes in every corner of the globe. It casts a wide shadow that includes labor and sex trafficking. It spans all ages and crosses all borders, and Las Vegas is not exempt from its grasp. Now 18, Jasmine was sex trafficked when she was 13. Her story is not unique nor isolated ...

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Another year, more shootings: An overview of gun violence in the U.S.

Another year, more shootings: An overview of gun violence in the U.S.

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Four months removed from the worst mass shooting in modern American history — which struck Las Vegas on Oct. 1 — Parkland, Florida, is reeling ...

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U.S. women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootout

The United States players celebrate after winning the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

Frank Franklin II / AP

The United States players celebrate after winning the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

Updated 12:52 a.m.

The Americans' gold medal drought in women's hockey — finally — is over. Even though they needed the first shootout in an Olympic women's final to do it ...