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School steeps children in early learning, Black culture

West Las Vegas school steeps children in early learning, Black culture

Updated 3:41 p.m.

Rainbow Dreams Early Learning Academy doesn’t have a zoo or classrooms floating in glass pods like the boy fantasizes, but it’s a dream school for ...

This Feb. 9, 2005, file photo, shows the suburbs of Las Vegas from atop the Stratosphere tower looking west down Sahara Avenue toward the Spring Mountains.

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This Feb. 9, 2005, file photo, shows the suburbs of Las Vegas from atop the Stratosphere tower looking west down Sahara Avenue toward the Spring Mountains.

Las Vegas pushes land swap to balance growth, conservation

Updated 3:17 p.m.

Record-breaking heat and historic drought in the U.S. West are doing little to discourage cities from planning to welcome millions of new residents in the decades ahead. From Phoenix to Boise, officials are preparing for a future both with more people and less water, seeking to balance ...

Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across U.S.

Juneteenth, recalling end of slavery, is marked across U.S.

Posted 4:01 p.m.

Parades, picnics and lessons in history were offered Saturday to commemorate Juneteenth in the U.S., a day that carried even more significance after Congress and ...

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Bidens’ older dog, Champ, has died; German shepherd was 13

In this March 31, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden's dog Champ is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

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In this March 31, 2021, file photo President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden's dog Champ is seen on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.

Posted 4:15 p.m.

President Joe Biden announced Saturday that Champ, the older of the family’s two dogs, had died “peacefully at home.” The German shepherd was 13. “He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family,” Biden and ...