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February 26, 2017

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegan Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500

Las Vegan Kurt Busch steals monster victory by winning Daytona 500

Posted 4:48 p.m.

Decked in Monster gear and chugging a tall boy of the energy drink as he was flanked by scantily clad models and one of pro sports' top partiers, Kurt Busch celebrated the biggest win of his racing career. Busch, a Las Vegas native, used a last-lap pass to win the ...

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Chris Pizzello / Associated Press

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Take two: ‘Moonlight’ wins best picture at Academy Awards

Updated 9:30 p.m.

"Moonlight" won the best picture trophy at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty at first reading the wrong winner. Shock and chaos spread through the Dolby Theatre when producers of "La La Land" were stopped in the middle of their acceptance speeches to be informed that Beatty had incorrectly read "La La Land" as the winner ...

Trump toasts nation’s governors ahead of health care talks

Trump toasts nation's governors ahead of health care talks

Posted 6:18 p.m.

President Donald Trump toasted the nation's governors Sunday night, welcoming state leaders to a black-tie ball at the White House ahead of discussions about his plans to repeal and replace the so-called Obamacare law ...

Sports

Earnhardt returns from concussion, feels fine after crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) hits Kyle Busch (18), Erik Jones (77), Matt Kenseth (20) and Elliott Sadler (7) during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

John Chilton / AP

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) hits Kyle Busch (18), Erik Jones (77), Matt Kenseth (20) and Elliott Sadler (7) during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Posted 5:21 p.m.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. climbed out of his wrecked race car, surveyed the damage, chatted with his team and hopped on a golf cart for a trip to the infield care center. Eight minutes after checking in with doctors, Earnhardt walked out. And he felt fine ...