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June 18, 2018

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  • Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'
    June 18, 2018
    Vowing to reclaim U.S. leadership in space, President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent service branch aimed at ...
  • Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's
    June 18, 2018
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell said Monday that he was diagnosed 3½ years ago with Parkinson's disease, but said he believes that treatment has stopped the progression of the disease and ...
  • Vegas Golden Knights right wing Ryan Reaves, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring in the third period during Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Finals at T-Mobile Arena Monday, May 28, 2018.
    Golden Knights announce preseason schedule
    June 18, 2018
    The Golden Knights have announced their preseason schedule for the 2018-19 season. Vegas will stay close to home for a seven-game slate of exhibition matches — three of which will ...
  • Searchers find body of missing California man at Lake Mohave
    June 18, 2018
    The body of a California man has been recovered, a day after he disappeared while swimming at the Lake Mohave reservoir on the Colorado River, a National Park Service official said Monday. Park rangers and ...
  • President Donald Trump gestures toward Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., while speaking during a luncheon with GOP leadership in the State Dining Room of the White House, July 19, 2017.
    Trump to visit swing state Nevada to stump for Sen. Heller
    June 18, 2018
    President Donald Trump will headline the Nevada Republican Party's convention on Saturday and also appear at a fundraiser with Republican U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, officials confirmed Monday. Heller is ...
  • Man, 50, woman, 25, held in burglary spree in Henderson
    June 18, 2018
    Police are investigating whether a 50-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman who were arrested as suspects in a string of beauty salon burglaries in Henderson are ...
  • This image released by Disney Pixar shows a scene from "Incredibles 2," in theaters on June 15.
    'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million
    June 18, 2018
    The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a drought of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall. Disney estimated ...
  • Gas prices in Las Vegas following national downward trend
    June 18, 2018
    Gasoline prices in the Las Vegas area are following the national downward trend. reports the average retail price of a gallon of gas in the area is $3.27. That's according to a ...
  • Artist Christo attends the unveiling of his first UK outdoor exhibit, The London Mastaba, on the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, central London, Monday June 18, 2018. The sculpture consists of 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels on a floating platform in the lake.
    Roll out the barrels: Christo artwork floats on London lake
    June 18, 2018
    The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue. "The London Mastaba," unveiled Monday, is the latest installation by ...
  • Merkel, allies avert collision for now in German migrant row
    June 18, 2018
    Chancellor Angela Merkel's allies in Bavaria averted an immediate collision Monday with the German leader, giving her two weeks to make deals on migration with other European countries instead of turning ...
  • Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian
    June 18, 2018
    Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him ...
  • In this Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, a man plays a game at the Paris Games Week in Paris.
    Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
    June 18, 2018
    Obsessive video gamers know how to anticipate dangers in virtual worlds. The World Health Organization says they now should be on guard for a danger in the real world: spending too much time playing. In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the U.N. health agency said ...
  • Audit: Nevada boards pay directors more than allowed by law
    June 18, 2018
    A number of Nevada boards and commissions are breaking the law by paying their directors more than the governor, according to a state audit. The audit made public last week shows 12 percent of the boards reviewed were in ...
  • Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 3, knocks over walls
    June 18, 2018
    Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing three people and injuring hundreds while ...
  • This April 23, 2018, file photo, shows the Supreme Court in Washington.
    Justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts
    June 18, 2018
    The Supreme Court is resolving partisan redistricting cases from Wisconsin and Maryland without ruling on the broader issue of whether electoral maps can give an unfair advantage to ...
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