Las Vegas Sun

October 17, 2019

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Photo: UNLV running back Chad Maygar, right, celebrates a
Analysis: What we've learned about UNLV football at the halfway point
The first half of the 2019 season didn’t go according to plan for the UNLV football team, but they checked into the midway point in strong fashion with a 34-10 road win at Vanderbilt to move to 2-4. With six games remaining, the Rebels would have to reverse that record and go 4-2 down the stretch in order to ...
Photo: Smoked salmon toast at Toasted Gastrobrunch.
Brunch every day at the westside’s new Toasted Gastrobrunch
There’s also a specialty dessert that’s already getting rave reviews.
Middle East expert: ‘The ISIS threat has never been vanquished’
Amid the Arab uprisings, Tamara Wittes coordinated U.S. policy on democracy and human rights in the Middle East as a deputy assistant secretary of state …
Progressives too willing to cut constitutional corners
Presidential aspirant Beto O’Rourke says tax exemptions should be denied to churches and other institutions that oppose same-sex marriage. O’Rourke’s suggestion, and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s plan to tax the “excessive” exercise of a First Amendment right, and the NBA’s painful lesson about the perils of moral grandstanding illustrate how progressivism has become …
Is Democratic Party splitting from within?
The same presidential race that’s united Republicans is dividing Democrats who must choose among White House candidates promoting very different …
Western values may depend on Ukraine
Certainly, Ukraine has manifold problems, but today it’s a remarkably vibrant, multiethnic democracy in a region full of aggressive nationalism and authoritarian backsliding. That makes it all the more contemptible that President Donald Trump has leveraged U.S. support for Ukraine to try to …

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