Cliven Bundy, a Nevada rancher who refuses to pay grazing fees for the use of federally protected land, seems to have won at least a reprieve in his fight against the Bureau of Land Management.
Las Vegas is adding an eye-catching tourist attraction, in the form of a huge wheel that can take more than 1,000 people on a ride 550 feet into the sky over the city’s famed Strip.
As one of the world’s largest gatherings of hackers, the Def Con conference has long welcomed experts from the security industry and the U.S. government, along with academics and hackers. But this year, Def Con’s leader is asking federal workers to skip the event.
The brutal heat wave that has Southwest states in its grip is being blamed for at least one death.
More than the presidential contest is being watched in swing state Nevada. GOP Sen. Dean Heller’s race against Democrat Shelley Berkley is now seen as a tossup. That’s a bit of a surprise for Republicans, who have counted on retaining the seat as they try to build a Senate majority.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us