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June 25, 2017

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New Lake Tahoe lodge praised as boon to economy, environment
Photo: This June 20, 2017, photo released by Douglas Coun More than two decades after developers first faced a series of stringent regulations, a $100 million lodge has opened on the south shore of Lake Tahoe to rave reviews from politicians, business leaders and environmentalists. ...
5:49 p.m.
Erin Andrews, ex-NHL player Jarret Stoll marry in Montana
Photo: Jarret Stoll of the Los Angeles Kings and TV perso Sportscaster Erin Andrews and former NHL player Jarret Stoll have tied the knot ...
12:50 p.m.
Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health care overhaul
Photo: President Donald Trump walks from Marine One to bo It was the latest signs of high-stakes maneuvering over a key campaign promise, and the president signaled a willingness to deal ...
Updated 5:45 p.m.
Police: Girl, 4, rescued after officers fatally shoot gunman
Police: Girl, 4, rescued after officers fatally shoot gunman Authorities say a 4-year-old girl was saved from a hostage barricade situation in Las Vegas after police fatally shot a ...
12:31 p.m.
Be a picnic pro: Nail down your plans for family, work friends or that magical first date
Photo: A family celebrates Independence Day with an eveni Taking your meal outdoors isn’t just about escaping fluorescent lights. Sure, the sun’s rays make us happier, but also, picnics give us a chance to build memories with friends, loved ones and fellow Right Swipers.
7:52 a.m.
Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races
>When voters cast ballots for state representatives last fall, millions of Americans essentially had no choice: In 42 percent of all such elections, candidates faced no major party opponents. ...
6:59 a.m.
Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul
President Donald Trump said he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on passing a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare" and believes his majority party is "going to get there." ...
6:55 a.m.
Debt, protectionism could drag down improving global economy
The global economy has picked up and prospects for the next few months are the best in a long time. But the recovery is maturing and faces risks from populist rejection of free trade and ...
6:51 a.m.
Why Republicans are struggling mightily to overhaul tax code
Why are Republicans struggling mightily to reach a consensus on how to overhaul the nation's tax system? ...
6:46 a.m.
UK: 6 hurt as vehicle strikes people at Muslim prayer event
Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into pedestrians outside a sports center in the northern English city of Newcastle where people gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid ...
6:42 a.m.
Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan
Photo: Pakistani rescue workers examine the site of an oi An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 150 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as ...
Updated 12:54 p.m.
Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation
Photo: This undated photo shows the rock formation Trollp Activists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged
6:22 a.m.
Air bag maker Takata bankruptcy expected Monday in Japan, US
Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday ...
6:17 a.m.
Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury
A teenager fell about 25 feet (about 8 meters) from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night, tumbling into a crowd of park guests and employees gathered below to ...
6:14 a.m.
Spain fights forest fire in Donana UNESCO nature reserve
A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. ,,,
6:09 a.m.
Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honors, to open BET Awards
Photo: Bruno Mars accepts the award for record of the yea The "B'' in BET Awards could stand for Beyonce or Bruno Mars ...
6:06 a.m.
Cooler weather may help firefighters battling Utah wildfire
A southern Utah wildfire has grown more, reaching 62.7 square miles (162.4 square kilometers) by Saturday night. ...
Updated 12:36 p.m.
Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban
The Supreme Court is expected to decide within days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the U.S. from six mostly Muslim countries. ...
6:02 a.m.
Casino promotions: June 25-July 1
Feeling lucky? Gaming establishments throughout Southern Nevada offer deals and promotions for gamers ...
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegas man's love of soccer is bringing shoes to children in Jamaica
Photo: Wayne Brooks came to the United States almost 20 y Wayne Brooks never forgot where he came from. For the past eight years, he estimates he has delivered more than 300 pairs of soccer cleats to needy children in Jamaica.
2:00 a.m.
Heat is on, yet Trump remains oblivious
Heat is on, yet Trump remains oblivious President Trump is perhaps the only person in America who remains uncommitted to the plain truth that the Russians interfered with the free and fair elections of the United States of America. Even the U.S. ...
2:00 a.m.
New Nevada laws push toward gender equality
New Nevada laws push toward gender equality In a Legislature in which the ratio of women to men was among the country’s highest, gender equality issues from tampon taxes to equal pay were advanced. ...
2:00 a.m.
Where the past resides: Touring local neighborhoods with historical patina
Photo: Paradise Palms neighborhood in Las Vegas, Nev. on Today’s Las Vegas neighborhood isn’t limited to the stucco sea of contemporary suburbia. The landscape includes some spectacular pockets of preserved specimens, from a 1935 Tudor Eclectic on Clark Avenue to a 1951 Contemporary Ranch ...
2:00 a.m.

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