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May 26, 2018

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Take 2: Unopposed candidate should drop out of race

Take 2: Unopposed candidate should drop out of race

Posted 2:00 a.m.

We urge McMichael to drop out of the race or vow to resign the position when he wins it. Both scenarios would result in a vacancy on the board ...

A first responder walks out onto the ice with Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland (5) during opening ceremonies at their season home opener game at the T-Mobile Arena Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

L.E. Baskow / Las Vegas Sun

A first responder walks out onto the ice with Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland (5) during opening ceremonies at their season home opener game at the T-Mobile Arena Tuesday, October 10, 2017.

Engelland, the Golden Knights’ go-to guy, exemplifies ‘Vegas Strong’

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Deryk Engelland is one of us. From the moment he took the microphone before the Vegas Golden Knights home opener and delivered a powerful message about our town’s unity in the days after the senseless Oct. 1 massacre, the defender’s status in this town has magnified ...

Laxalt earns ‘A+’ rating from NRA, endorsement in governor race

Laxalt earns 'A+' rating from NRA, endorsement in governor race

Updated 8:55 a.m.

The National Rifle Association has endorsed Adam Laxalt for Nevada governor and other Republicans seeking statewide seats. The NRA's political ...

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World War I battle of Belleau Wood was turning point for US

In this Wednesday, May 23, 2018 photo, an epitaph on the back of a headstone at the World War I Aisne Marne cemetery in Belleau, France. The World War I battle of Belleau Wood in northern France pitted untested U.S. forces against the more-experienced Germans, who were making a push toward Paris. It became a defining moment, proving the Americans’ military mettle and helping turn the tide of the war.

Virginia Mayo / AP

In this Wednesday, May 23, 2018 photo, an epitaph on the back of a headstone at the World War I Aisne Marne cemetery in Belleau, France. The World War I battle of Belleau Wood in northern France pitted untested U.S. forces against the more-experienced Germans, ...

Posted 5:27 a.m.

It was the spring of 1918, and the German army was making a final push toward Paris. The only thing in their way was a contingent of Allied troops, including untested U.S. forces near the Marne River in northern France. Among them: U.S. Army 1st Lt. Gordon Kaemmerling, a precocious ...