In a few days, UNLV will be welcoming Intel’s “Cherry Creek” supercomputer — which was ranked in 2013 as the 400th fastest supercomputer in the world and the 41st most energy efficient and powerful computer in the world.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges.
A conservative group visits Nevada as it tours battleground states to lobby Republican officials and politicians to back gay marriage in the national party’s 2016 platform.
The NFL players’ union has appealed the league’s indefinite suspension of Ray Rice.
The city of Las Vegas billed it as a “town hall” meeting to answer questions about a proposed downtown soccer stadium, but Tuesday’s session also turned out to be a pep talk by city staff, its private partners and even Mayor Carolyn Goodman to sell the stadium proposal.
No longer a hurricane, tropical storm Odile should still have valley residents on alert for possible flash floods this week. The National Weather Service instated a 36-hour flash flood watch from Wednesday morning until Thursday night as Odile pushes moisture into the valley area.
Almost half of all tickets for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be sold for $30 or less in a bid to make the Games “as affordable as possible,” the organising committee said on Tuesday.
Las Vegas police are asking the public for help in finding a man they say is behind a string of business robberies this month. The man enters businesses posing as a customer, police said. When the store employee opens the register, the man flashes a handgun and grabs cash from the drawer.
Let’s not call this a “beer run.” That has such a… Friday night frat boy connotation. Let’s instead call this a “beer journey.” The ultimate beer journey. For the ultimate cult beer.
A federal judge Tuesday once more delayed the long-awaited federal trial of former construction company boss Leon Benzer and five others in a massive scheme to take over Las Vegas-area homeowners associations.
Las Vegas physician Vinay Bararia was sentenced to 44 months in federal prison Tuesday stemming from his conviction for unlawfully selling painkillers. U.S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey also placed Bararia on three years of supervised release after prison.
The Clark County Department of Family Services opened a neglect investigation three weeks before a 10-month-old baby was found dead on Thursday morning in Laughlin, records show.
A teenage boy was hospitalized Tuesday evening after a shootout in the northwest valley, according to Las Vegas police.
Las Vegas police said Tuesday they are looking for leads on a homicide that happened earlier in the year when a man’s body appeared in a flood control channel near B Street and Owens Avenue.
An Ohio school bus driver is being hailed as a hero after tossing a child out of the way of a rolling bus Tuesday morning before the vehicle rolled over the driver herself and she was killed.
Clark County commissioners, rejecting a proposal state officials are considering, are betting on the free market to figure out how much square footage Nevada needs for cultivation facilities that will grow the state’s medical marijuana crop.
A man who stepped into traffic and then set himself on fire in an apparent suicide attempt has been connected to a woman found dead in a Cleveland home, authorities said.
The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission.
Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar.
San Francisco plans this week to slap large signs on hundreds of apartment buildings to publicly shame their owners into complying with an earthquake-safety ordinance passed last year, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.
McCarran International Airport will get $26 million in grant money over two years for a runway reconstruction project.
Clark County commissioners approved a disaster declaration Tuesday following last week’s flash floods that washed out parts of Interstate 15 and hit communities north of Las Vegas.
Despite warnings about the dangers of wildfires and drought-parched forests, the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed caught the entire community off guard.
Police prepared Tuesday to adjust their search area for a missing University of Virginia student, at least the fourth young woman to go missing in the area in the past five years.
Some iPhone users are not happy that U2’s new album, “Songs of Innocence,” was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections.
Band members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina have been added to the festival’s Learning program.
One of the biggest Vikings fans in the state of Minnesota, governor Mark Dayton, called for the franchise to suspend running back Adrian Peterson.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
Lana Del Rey has gone off the grid for “medical reasons” and canceled her upcoming European tour.
The Ontario County District Attorney’s office completed its investigation of the fatal accident at a New York state sprint car track involving NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart and will take the case to a grand jury to decide whether he will face charges.
A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.
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