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May 28, 2017

Las Vegas Sun

Nevada and Connecticut are latest to ban discredited ‘conversion therapy’

Nevada and Connecticut are latest to ban discredited ‘conversion therapy’

Posted 2:00 a.m.

At least nine states now ban “conversion therapy” for minors, a discredited method meant to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity, after Nevada and Connecticut this month ...

Medals are displayed before the second annual Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards, an award show recognizing local high school athletes, at the South Point Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Medals are displayed before the second annual Las Vegas Sun Standout Awards, an award show recognizing local high school athletes, at the South Point Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

2017 Sun standout awards: Celebrating the best in Southern Nevada high school sports

Posted 2:01 a.m.

For the second consecutive year, the Sun Standout Awards honored the best and brightest high school athletes, teams, coaches and administrators in the Las Vegas Valley.

Where I Stand

Trump due credit on Mideast peace efforts

Trump due credit on Mideast peace efforts

Posted 2:00 a.m.

The president got it right, I believe, when he decided that the key to Middle East peace ran through Riyadh. This isn’t the first time the Saudi king has been at the tip of the Arab spear when it comes to leading the charge toward peace with Israel ...

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Portland mayor praises men killed during anti-Muslim rant

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one wearing a Muslim head covering, on a light-trail train in Portland, Ore, Saturday, May 27, 2017.

Gillian Flaccus / Associated Press

A heart-shaped wreath covered with positive messages hangs on a traffic light pole at a memorial for two bystanders who were stabbed to death Friday, while trying to stop a man who was yelling anti-Muslim slurs and acting aggressively toward two young women, including one ...

Posted 6:24 a.m.

The attack happened on the first day of Ramadan, the holiest time of the year for Muslims, and it sent shockwaves through Portland. A memorial where the stabbing ...