Commissioners move to reverse Uber decision

The idea of an outsider politically outmuscling the local taxicab industry would have been laughable only a few years ago. Backed by protectionist laws and pussycat legislators, the cab bosses had the ride racket all to themselves. But a lot has changed.

White House tightens visa waiver program

In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, the White House on Monday announced new requirements to a program that has allowed passengers from 38 countries — including Japan, Taiwan, South Korea and most of Europe — to fly to the United States without a visa.

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13 secrets from real estate insiders

When it comes to buying and selling a property, you want to make sure you get the best deal possible. Here are 13 real estate tips straight from the pros.

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LETTERS: To keep us safe, ban white immigrants

I write to congratulate Gov. Brian Sandoval on his decisive action to prevent Syrian refugees from settling in Nevada. However, I call on him to extend this ban to all white people as well.

Fossil fuels a necessity for human progress

Starting today, Nevadans may want to keep a watchful eye on what world leaders say and do in Paris. The heads of 190 countries, including U.S. President Barack Obama, are meeting for the United Nations Conference on Climate Change.


Why do we get sick at the start of our vacations?

It's something just about everyone has wondered about at one time or another: Why does something — a cold, the flu, an allergy attack — always seem to hit on the first or second day of a long-awaited vacation?