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  • Business

    Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

    The business a growing set of services that helps prisoners and their friends and family keep in touch through photos and phone calls.

  • Food

    Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

    The newest Coca-Cola product is a low-calorie soda sweeted with Stevia extract and cane sugar. But how does it taste?

  • Music

    Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

    The 68-year-old singer and songwriter still delivers what his fans love the most: great stories.

  • Immigration

    Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

    President Obama laid out his case for immigration reform at the Valley's Del Sol High School last week.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    A primer on the faces and storylines taking center stage in Brazil

  • Las Vegas

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    Metro Police identified a woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas as Alison Michelle Ernst and arrested her on a count of ...

  • Food

    Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

    Chef Jose Andres, who helped popularize the Spanish tradition of tapas in the United States, has restaurants in four U.S. cities and Puerto Rico, helms a nonprofit organization and teaches college classes. While managing all of those responsibilities, Andres and his wife, after 23 years in the country, were sworn in as U.S. citizens in a ceremony Nov. 13 in Baltimore. Andres already operates Jaleo, É by Jose Andres and China Poblano in Las Vegas, and the offerings from the James Beard Award-winner will expand in 2014. Andres is culinary director for SLS Hotels and is currently planning the lineup for SLS Las Vegas.

  • Animals

    Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

    OD’s descent from carefree traveler to patient relegated to perpetual captivity started in 1999. Before that, he lived an adventurous life, hopping eastbound Atlantic currents to feast in the Mediterranean, before cruising back to the Florida Keys for a hot date. He traveled, ate, mingled with ladies. But in 1999, his life changed. That, coincidentally, was also the year his current home, the Shark Reef Aquarium, opened its doors at Mandalay Bay.

  • Business

    Thursday, July 25, 2013

    For binational, same-sex couples, the Supreme Court’s decision in the Defense of Marriage Act case has jolted their lives with forward momentum.

  • Las Vegas

    Wednesday, April 17, 2013

    The man accused of firing a gun while driving down the Las Vegas Strip, killing another driver and causing a fiery crash that killed two others, made his first appearance in a Nevada court today.

  • Music

    Monday, Sept. 22, 2014

    Sean Hayes' first Vegas appearance was at Backstage Bar & Billiards September 20, 2014.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.

  • As We See It

    Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

    At Boulder City's Hemenway Park, bighorn sheep take refuge from the sun on hot summer days, and get surprisingly close to humans in the process.