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November 13, 2018

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  • Preparations at a Nevada Democratic Party election night party at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nov. 6, 2018. Democrats won all statewide races in Nevada, including a governorship that had eluded them since 1994.
    A week after the election, Democratic gains grow stronger
    Nov. 13, 2018
    The 2018 midterm election looked last Tuesday like a serious but not crippling setback for Republicans, yet the picture has grown grimmer since then, as a more complete tally ...
  • This image released by HBO shows Kit Harington, left, and Emilia Clarke on the season finale of "Game of Thrones." The eighth and last season of "Game of Thrones" finally has a date with destiny. HBO said Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that the series will return in April 2019 with six episodes to conclude its run.
    'Game of Thrones' returning in April 2019 for final season
    Nov. 13, 2018
    The eighth and last season of "Game of Thrones" finally has a date with destiny. HBO said Tuesday that the series will return in April 2019 with six episodes to conclude its run ...
  • This Aug. 21, 2018 photo, provided by the University of Utah, shows Lauren McCluskey, a member of the University of Utah cross country and track and field team. McCluskey, a University of Utah student was shot and killed on campus by a former boyfriend Melvin Rowland, who was found dead hours later inside a church Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, authorities said.
    Mom of Utah shooting victim: Gun owner should be prosecuted
    Nov. 13, 2018
    The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was fatally shot by a sex offender parolee she had briefly dated says the person who loaned him the gun ...
  • 2 jaywalkers sought in shooting death of Las Vegas motorist
    Nov. 13, 2018
    An argument over jaywalking Monday night escalated into a fistfight that turned fatal when a suspect pulled out a weapon and opened fire ...
  • Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8
    Nov. 13, 2018
    A family of four was arrested Tuesday in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people from another family in rural Ohio in a crime that prosecutors suggested stemmed from a custody dispute, authorities said. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said a grand jury indicted the four on aggravated murder charges and ...
  • James Swartz, director of the Massachusetts-based consumer safety group World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., displays a Black Panther "slash claw" as he introduces toys topping the group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season, during a news conference, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, at a hospital in Boston. The group says the Black Panther "slash claw" has the potential for eye and facial injuries.
    The 'worst toys' for the holidays, according to safety group
    Nov. 13, 2018
    A Black Panther "slash claw" and a plastic Power Rangers sword are among the items topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holiday season. Massachusetts-based World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H., unveiled its 46th annual list of ...
  • In this photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
    U.S. trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' gets underway
    Nov. 13, 2018
    The high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman got underway on Tuesday, with a prosecutor telling jurors how the man who got his start in a modest marijuana-selling business in ...
  • A member of the Sacramento County Coroner's office looks for human remains in the rubble of a house burned at the Camp Fire, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Paradise, Calif.
    Experts from Clark County Coroner’s Office helping ID California fire victims
    Nov. 13, 2018
    Forensic anthropologists with the Clark County Coroner’s Office have joined efforts in California to identify human remains in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in ...
  • Teenager shot in North Las Vegas expected to survive
    Nov. 13, 2018
    A 16-year-old boy was shot Tuesday afternoon in a North Las Vegas strip mall parking lot. The victim, who'd been hospitalized in critical condition ...
  • The new Federal Aviation Administration tower, left, is shown at McCarran International Airport Tuesday, August 2, 2016.
    Officials: Las Vegas air controller who went silent has resigned
    Nov. 13, 2018
    An air traffic controller who became incapacitated during a solo stint on a night shift in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas last week has quit, authorities said Tuesday. The unidentified controller was no longer employed by the ...
  • Pink diamond sells for more than $50M, setting world record
    Nov. 13, 2018
    Christie's has sold the "Pink Legacy" diamond at auction for more than $50 million including fees, saying it's a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond. Christie's said that renowned jeweler Harry Winston was ...
  • Tick Segerblom
    Applications open to fill legislative vacancies
    Nov. 13, 2018
    Clark County will help decide all three legislative vacancies that will need to be filled for ...
  • This Tuesday, April 10, 2018, file photo shows vaping devices, including a Juul, center, that were confiscated from students at a high school in Marshfield, Mass. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, San Francisco-based Juul Labs Inc. announced it had stopped filling orders for its mango, fruit, creme and cucumber pods but not menthol and mint. It will sell all flavors through its website and limit sales to those 21 and older.
    Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes
    Nov. 13, 2018
    The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. The move by Juul Labs Inc. comes ahead of an expected U.S. government crackdown on underage sales of flavored e-cigarettes. Juul said it stopped filling ...
  • In this Oct. 6, 2018, photo, first lady Melania Trump pauses as she speaks to media during a visit to the historical Giza Pyramids site near Cairo, Egypt.
    Melania Trump publicly calls for White House aide's firing
    Nov. 13, 2018
    In an extraordinary move, Melania Trump called publicly Tuesday for the deputy national security adviser to be dismissed. After reports circulated Tuesday that President Donald Trump had decided to ...
  • Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Washington.
    Homeland Security chief expected to leave; more churn likely
    Nov. 13, 2018
    President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shakeup as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expected to ...
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