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August 17, 2019

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Reno police conduct operation targeting street racing
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Reno police made numerous traffic stops and issued dozens of citations during a crackdown on illegal street racing ...
Document: Vegas man allegedly planned to attack McDonald's
Document: Vegas man allegedly planned to attack McDonald's
Saturday, August 17, 2019
A court document says a Las Vegas man accused of plotting to firebomb a synagogue or bar catering to LGBT customers also allegedly planned an attack on a ...
Forecasters: Excessive heat coming in Phoenix, Las Vegas
Forecasters: Excessive heat coming in Phoenix, Las Vegas
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Forecasters said high temperatures in metro Phoenix may reach 116 degrees while Las Vegas could hit 113 degrees ...
Photo: A stern view of the Grace 1 super tanker in the Br
Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar soon despite US pressure
Saturday, August 17, 2019
The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to ...
Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records likely
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Alaska has been America's canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning. July was Alaska's warmest month ever, according to ...
Photo: In this Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, photo, Dr. Jasmine
Doctors warn of fallout from new immigration rule
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health and rising costs they say will come from ...
Photo: Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a two-run ho
Vegas Play of the Day: Padres at Phillies
Saturday, August 17, 2019
sports betting:
Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our four sports writers started with ...
Photo: Vegas Golden Knights center Pierre-Edouard Bellema
Golden Knights’ William Carrier had a better season than you remember
Saturday, August 17, 2019
William Carrier is a bruising power forward who stumbled his way into some goals last season, but his league-leading hits-per-game and physical presence is the extent of ...
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Climate change still threatens key U.S. river after wet winter
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Snow swamped mountains across the U.S. West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire restrictions unnecessary. But the wet weather can ...
A good question for the census
Saturday, August 17, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
Republicans want a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
Trump wants to divide America
Saturday, August 17, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
Encouraging his supporters to chant “Lock her up!” and “Send her back!” shows how low President Donald Trump will go to divide this nation along racial lines in his effort to hang onto power.
Same story, different city
Saturday, August 17, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR:
Whenever there is a tragedy, it is immediately weaponized on social media to affirm previously cemented views.
Two narcissists have the world in their hands
Saturday, August 17, 2019
OPINION:
Trump and President Xi Jinping of China are still locked in a cage match over who is the true big dog in today’s global economy. Both are desperate not only to “win,” but to be seen to win, and not be subjected to the scorn of their rivals or critics on social media.
NATO still relevant in a dangerous world
Saturday, August 17, 2019
OPINION:
This year, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization marks its 70th anniversary. In international statecraft, such long-lasting alliances are exceedingly rare. NATO’s longevity is due partly to the fact that it combines national interest, which can be fleeting, with national values, which it is hoped are more lasting.
Trump’s China policy incoherent, value-free
Saturday, August 17, 2019
OPINION:
A concern for human rights and democracy has often been seen as an add-on to our country’s foreign policy, an attractive veneer over the usual realpolitik. But President Donald Trump is demonstrating that a supposedly “America First” policy focused entirely on trade and divorced from a commitment to our values is incoherent.