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August 24, 2019

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  • America has a big problem
    Aug. 24, 2019
    We have never had a president tell us so many lies in such a short period of time.
  • This Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. When it comes to credit card rewards, it's not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving beyond suburban staples to include millennial-friendly categories such as transit and streaming subscriptions.
    Why streaming services are the new credit card rewards binge
    Aug. 24, 2019
    When it comes to credit card rewards, it's not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving beyond suburban staples to include millennial-friendly categories such as transit and streaming subscriptions ...
  • Terrie Dietrich, left, and her daughter Erin Cross, talk in Dietrich’s home in Henderson Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. “Medicare for All” remains hugely popular, but majorities say they’d prefer building on “Obamacare” to expand coverage instead of a new government program that replaces America’s mix of private and public insurance. Democrat Dietrich, 74, has Medicare and supplements that with private insurance, an arrangement she said she’s pretty comfortable with. Cross, 54, also a Democrat, said she’s not comfortable with switching to a system where a government plan is the only choice.
    For Democrats, a shift toward the middle on health care
    Aug. 24, 2019
    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 ...
  • Everyone needs good health care
    Aug. 24, 2019
    As political conversations on health care issues continue, it’s important for everyone to recognize the diversity of health conditions that the American health care community is able to serve.
  • Don’t accept risk with no reward
    Aug. 24, 2019
    Being active in protecting our environment has become a necessity in my life, as it should be for all Nevadans.
  • Washington already developing its next stimulus plan
    Aug. 24, 2019
    Yesterday’s temporary stimulus advocates are doubling down by now proposing to create even larger “automatic stimulus” that would operate permanently in the future.
  • Give me back my empty nest
    Aug. 24, 2019
    It is easy to forget that you owe it to yourself to have a separate personal life, that you were a fully formed independent adult before them and you will have to be again when they are gone.
  • Primary care doctors are a viable option for mental health care needs
    Aug. 24, 2019
    According to the 2017 UNR Med Health Policy Report, “Health Workforce Supply in Nevada,” the Silver State ranks 47th in the nation for its number of practicing psychiatrists: 190. And only three of them work in our state’s 14 rural counties.
  • A chicken sandwich sits on a table at a Popeyes as guests wait in line, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, in Kyle, Texas. After Popeyes added a crispy chicken sandwich to their fast-fast menu, the hierarchy of chicken sandwiches in America was rattled, and the supremacy of Chick-fil-A and others was threatened. It’s been a trending topic on social media, fans have weighed in with YouTube analyses and memes, and some have reported long lines just to get a taste of the new sandwich.
    A Popeyes chicken sandwich and a tactic to set off a Twitter roar
    Aug. 24, 2019
    The first Popeyes tweet seemed innocent enough — a photograph of the chain’s new fried-chicken sandwich (chicken breast, brioche bun, pickles, sauce) beneath an artfully garbled caption: “So. Good. Forgot. How. Speak.”
  • Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94
    Aug. 24, 2019
    The U.S. men's basketball team has lost for the first time in nearly 13 years, falling to Australia 98-94 in a pre-World Cup exhibition game on Saturday ...
  • 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.
    Disney Legends honor prompts Robert Downey Jr. pot story
    Aug. 24, 2019
    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."
  • In this Aug. 29, 1944 file photo, U.S. soldiers of Pennsylvania's 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe in the background, four days after the liberation of Paris, France. The fighting for the liberation of Paris took place from August 19 to August 25, 1944.
    75 years later, US World War II veterans say: Never forget
    Aug. 24, 2019
    Seventy-five years ago, they helped free Europe from the Nazis. This weekend, U.S. veterans are back in Paris to celebrate, and commemorate ...
  • Los Angeles FC's Joshua Perez, front, celebrates his goal against San Jose Earthquakes goalkeeper Daniel Vega during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Los Angeles.
    Galaxy-LAFC rivalry captures Los Angeles' passion for soccer
    Aug. 23, 2019
    Although the wordless billboards went up quietly this week on the streets around Los Angeles FC's Banc of California Stadium, their message to the city is loud and clear ...
  • In this March 4, 2019, file photo, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, front left, with Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, right, and U.S. Maritime Administration Administrator Mark Buzby, back left, speaks to reporters outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington. Where past presidents have relied on top academics, business leaders and officials with experience in prior administrations, Trump has gone a different route. He’s built crew of camera-ready economic advisers, rather than one known for its policy chops.
    Is Trump's economic team up for a trade war?
    Aug. 23, 2019
    Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office ...
  • Good Samaritan hit, killed while trying to help motorist
    Aug. 23, 2019
    Spotting an older-model sports car engulfed in flames Thursday night on a south valley roadway, the driver of a big rig pulled over on the opposite side of the road and got out ...
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