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February 19, 2019

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Activists make a case for requiring paid sick leave for Nevada workers

Activists make a case for paid sick leave in Carson City

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Lupe Guzmán’s voice is raspy. A single mother of six, Guzmán has a throat issue that’s causing her to lose her voice. She said she has been unable to take off to deal with the issue ...

A section of hyperloop tube at the Virgin Hyperloop One test center north of Las Vegas, Feb. 11, 2019. The system would put passengers in pods hurtling through vacuum tubes. Other companies are moving ahead with similar plans.

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A section of hyperloop tube at the Virgin Hyperloop One test center north of Las Vegas, Feb. 11, 2019. The system would put passengers in pods hurtling through vacuum tubes. Other companies are moving ahead with similar plans.

Hyperloop dreams take shape in Southern Nevada desert

Posted 2:00 a.m.

California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail artery meant to transform travel up and down the state. But in the desert outside Las Vegas, the transportation ambitions still seem limitless. Here, engineers working for Virgin Hyperloop One are testing a radically different type of ...

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’s running for president in 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

Posted 6:40 a.m.

An enthusiastic progressive who embraces proposals ranging from Medicare for All to free college tuition, Sanders stunned the Democratic establishment in 2016 with his spirited challenge to Hillary Clinton ...

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Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died

In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died.

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In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died.

Posted 8:02 a.m.

Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ...