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August 24, 2019

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For many Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care

For Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Rank-and-file Democrats appear to be shifting to the middle on health care, worried about what's politically achievable on their party's top 2020 issue. While "Medicare for All" remains ...

A look at the Mandalay Bay Race & Sports Book, Friday, Sept. 22, 2018.

Christopher DeVargas / Las Vegas Sun

A look at the Mandalay Bay Race & Sports Book, Friday, Sept. 22, 2018.

College football by the odds: Handicapping every game

Posted 2:00 a.m.

Not a single game between Football Bowl Subdivision teams will go uncovered in Talking Points this season. That’s the goal anyway as, for the second straight season, I’ll set out to handicap the entire slate of games ...

Ruling could freeze licensing process for some new cannabis shops

Nevada judge's ruling could freeze licensing process for some new cannabis shops

Posted 5:50 p.m.

Some of the companies awarded Nevada retail marijuana licenses in 2018 could have their licenses frozen under a ruling issued Friday by a Clark County judge ...

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Disney Legends honor prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story

Actor Robert Downey Jr. poses during his handprint ceremony at the Disney Legends press line during the 2019 D23 Expo, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.

Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP

Actor Robert Downey Jr. poses during his handprint ceremony at the Disney Legends press line during the 2019 D23 Expo, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif.

Posted 12:20 a.m.

The "Iron Man" and "Avengers: Endgame" star, among those honored Friday as Disney Legends, said his first visit to the Southern California resort included a brief detention for "smoking pot in a gondola."