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October 18, 2019

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  • Trump, Democrats and true defenders of the United States
    Oct. 18, 2019
    Last Thursday and Friday, two important Americans bore witness to the state of our nation. One was President Donald Trump, addressing political rallies. The other was Marie Yovanovitch, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine until suddenly told to get …
  • We all have a stake in fight against poverty
    Oct. 18, 2019
    We know that while genius is spread equally across ZIP codes, opportunity is not. In Nevada, nearly one in five children are living in poverty. These kids face a fundamental injustice from the very start; growing up without …
  • Workers walk by a sign showing the official name of the Raiders' stadium, now known as Allegiant Stadium, during a topping off ceremony, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.
    Stadium has been a success story for diversity in local construction industry
    Oct. 18, 2019
    Look at it this way: Of the $1.1 billion in subcontracting work awarded through July, $231 million went to small local businesses. In addition, 2.37 million work hours were …
  • Even presidents subject to law
    Oct. 18, 2019
    President Donald Trump doesn’t think he’s accountable to anyone. In court, his lawyers argue that only Congress — not prosecutors — can hold the president accountable to the rule of law. But when Congress tried to do just that, the White House …
  • New campaign slogan: MIGA
    Oct. 18, 2019
    President Donald Trump is …
  • Kurds not our responsibility
    Oct. 18, 2019
    In the Oct. 16 letter “We are enabling another genocide,” the writer says she is a third-generation Armenian-American. I am a 91-year-old second-generation Armenian-American whose father was …
  • Horses’ fate best left up to nature
    Oct. 18, 2019
    Exactly what plan does Congress have for “fixing” the wild horse issue other than …
  • Marcel Barel, shown in 2011, taught skiing at the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort for decades. He died Tuesday at age 88.
    Marcel Barel, Las Vegas’ preeminent ski instructor, dies at 88
    Oct. 18, 2019
    In the 1950s, young Marcel Barel embarked on a journey from his native Switzerland to explore California's Yosemite National Park. Instead of returning back to Europe after his American explorations, he discovered the Spring Mountains above Las Vegas and decided to make Southern Nevada his home ...
  • Lady Gaga performs during her 'JAZZ & PIANO' residency at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 20, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
    Best Bets: Lady Gaga, Lynyrd Skynyrd, J Balvin and more for your Las Vegas weekend
    Oct. 18, 2019
    J Balvin comes home to the Palms, where he's a resident artist at KAOS, for a tour stop at the Pearl.
  • In this Tuesday, April 11, 2017 file photo, the sun sets on a Baptist church in Georgia. According to new data released Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, by the Pew Research Center, the portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christian.
    Share of Americans with no religious affiliation growing
    Oct. 18, 2019
    The portion of Americans with no religious affiliation is rising significantly, in tandem with a sharp drop in the percentage that identifies as Christians ...
  • Mexico breaks ground on new airport project outside capital
    Oct. 18, 2019
    Mexico broke ground Thursday on a project to supplement the capital's overtaxed international airport, finally making headway on a controversial alternative to another ...
  • President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally at American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019.
    Trump, in Texas, bashes Democrats as 'crazy,' unpatriotic
    Oct. 18, 2019
    President Donald Trump tried to turn impeachment rancor into a political rallying cry Thursday, using a Texas rally to bash Democrats as "crazy" and unpatriotic ...
  • In this Oct. 15, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and The New York Times at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. As Buttigieg attempts to climb into the top tier of Democratic presidential candidates, voters will be taking a measure of him in all ways, including whether he can make the kind of personal connection they have come to expect.
    Can Pete Buttigieg, cool and cerebral, second that emotion?
    Oct. 18, 2019
    John McAnear, a 77-year-old Air Force veteran, stood in an audience of hundreds in suburban Des Moines with an oxygen tank at his side, wheezing as he implored Pete Buttigieg to protect the Veterans Administration ...
  • Smoke from burning cars rises due in Culiacan, Mexico, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads raged in the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state Thursday after security forces located one of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges.
    Gun battles sweep Culiacan after troops locate Chapo's son
    Oct. 18, 2019
    An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state Thursday after security forces located one of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's sons ...
  • In this Tuesday, May 14, 2019, photo, containers are piled up at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province.
    China's economic slowdown deepens, weighing on global growth
    Oct. 18, 2019
    China's economic growth sank to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid pressure from a trade war with Washington, adding to a deepening slump that is weighing on global growth ...
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