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February 19, 2019

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  • This Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, photo shows a view of published New York state newspapers showing police mug shots of arrested people in Albany, N.Y.
    Mug shot proposal pits privacy versus the right to know
    Feb. 19, 2019
    New York's governor doesn't want state police to routinely release mug shots of criminal suspects, or arrest booking records about exactly what they are accused of doing. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal is ...
  • Flynn pushed to share nuclear tech with Saudis, report says
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report citing ...
  • I owe how much? Americans shocked by impact of new tax law
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Wait, I owe the IRS? The first tax filing season under the new federal tax law is proving to be surprising, confusing — and occasionally frightening — for some Americans, especially those ...
  • Strike 2: West Virginia teachers walk out again
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Nearly a year to the day after West Virginia teachers went on a strike that launched a national "Red4Ed" movement, they're doing it again. Teachers and school support workers lined ...
  • In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington.
    Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court bench in public session
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is back on the Supreme Court bench, eight weeks after surgery for lung cancer. The 85-year-old justice walked unassisted to her seat beside Chief Justice John Roberts when ...
  • White House pushed Saudi nuclear power plan, report says
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to ...
  • In this Feb. 1, 2019, file photo, former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves federal court in Washington.
    Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post
    Feb. 19, 2019
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what ...
  • A tape measurer shows nearly 2 inches of snow this morning on a patio table in a residential area of Summerlin. The snowfall overnight Sunday blanketed several areas of the Las Vegas Valley. McCarran International Airport received its first measurable snow in more than a decade, according to the National Weather Service.
    Another winter storm expected to hit Nevada this week
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Nevada is forecast to have another winter storm after experiencing a weekend storm. The storm over the holiday weekend brought 31 inches of snow to ...
  • Henderson officials to hear Golden Knights facility proposal
    Feb. 19, 2019
    The Vegas Golden Knights are looking at Henderson as the possible home for a new facility. KSNV-TV reports the Henderson City Council is scheduled Tuesday to weigh a proposal for the ...
  • In this Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, file photo, Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld poses during the Champs Elysee Avenue illumination ceremony for the Christmas season, in Paris. Chanel says Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 its iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died.
    Chanel: Iconic couturier Karl Lagerfeld has died
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel's iconic couturier whose designs had an unprecedented impact on the entire fashion industry, died Tuesday in Paris, prompting an outpouring of love and admiration for the man in the trademark white ...
  • Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders gestures to people to sit down as he is welcomed during a RiseNVote rally at the Las Vegas Academy Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018.
    Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020
    Feb. 19, 2019
    An enthusiastic progressive who embraces proposals ranging from Medicare for All to free college tuition, Sanders stunned the Democratic establishment in 2016 with his spirited challenge to Hillary Clinton ...
  • Controversy over bargaining rights rooted in myths
    Feb. 19, 2019
    A national survey of public-sector workers found that half said they don’t always voice ideas for improving their jobs because they fear retaliation or believe their ideas will be ignored. When public workers have a structure for giving input and can speak up without fear of retribution, they can …
  • Ellie Brownstein, left, who is in opposition to SB96 and Wiz Rouzard with Americans for Prosperity in favor of SB96 debate for and against in front of the Utah House chamber, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Salt Lake City. Utah lawmakers' plan to scale back a voter-approved Medicaid expansion has passed a key vote despite protests from advocates who say it guts a plan the majority of voters want.
    Utah’s novel plan for Medicaid expansion opens door to spending caps sought by GOP
    Feb. 19, 2019
    Utah last week became the 35th state to approve expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, but advocates for the poor worry its unusual financing could set a dangerous precedent ...
  • A screen shot from the YouTube video "Conspiracy Theories with Shane Dawson," Feb. 12, 2019. Dawson’s conspiracy series arrived at a particularly awkward moment for YouTube, which has been reckoning with the vast troves of misinformation and extreme content on its platform.
    YouTube unleashed a conspiracy theory boom. Can it be contained?
    Feb. 19, 2019
    In January, YouTube star Shane Dawson uploaded his new project: a 104-minute documentary, “Conspiracy Theories With Shane Dawson.”
  • In this June 29, 2017, file photo, tilapia peer in a fish tank in the Town of Mosel near Haven, Wis. Tilapia and tomatoes are being farmed in partnership in a sprawling greenhouse in the Northern Nevada desert.
    Tomatoes, tilapia farmed in circle-of-life Nevada greenhouse
    Feb. 19, 2019
    In a sprawling greenhouse in the northern Nevada desert, tilapia and tomatoes are being farmed in a circle-of-life partnership ...
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