Developers of a proposed 65,000-seat football stadium have zeroed in on a site and a $1.9 billion budget — and they told a special committee Thursday that if $750 million in hotel room tax revenue isn’t authorized for the project, the dome that could bring the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas won’t be built.
The Food and Drug Administration wants all U.S. blood centers to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation’s blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus.
A California judge on Friday refused to suspend a new state law allowing physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients but allowed a lawsuit challenging the legislation to proceed.
A French court on Friday suspended a ban on full-body “burkini” swimsuits imposed by a Mediterranean resort that has angered Muslims, feminists and civil liberties campaigners.
Thanks to the popularity of sites that sell used items — Craigslist, eBay, Amazon, Facebook — it’s easier than ever to find a great deal on almost anything you’re in the market for.
When the time came to open the dome for the first time at Great Basin National Park’s new observatory, astronomer Tyler Nordgren knew just where to point the telescope.
In the first quarter of this year, Uber lost about $520 million before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, according to people familiar with the numbers.
Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday’s edition of “The Late Late Show.”
Miami went 6-10 last season. New coach Adam Gase faces a tough road as the Dolphins open as underdogs at Seattle and New England.
Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska, causing minor injuries to three people on board.
The Las Vegas Valley may see rain on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.
The movers-and-shakers of the Las Vegas vegan scene are teaming up to provide free information to those interested in a plant-based lifestyle.
The site of a former Target on West Craig Road in North Las Vegas, which has remained vacant since 2014, will soon find new life as a Burlington retail store.
The drink is a blend of Selvarey Cacao Rum, banana rum, Dry Sack sherry, pineapple juice, coconut cream and fresh pineapple.
Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
North Las Vegas police are investigating a body found in a car Thursday evening near Craig Road and Allen Lane.
Joel Bergman spent more than 45 years designing casinos and was behind projects including Paris Las Vegas, The Signature at MGM Grand and the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas. He died Wednesday of natural causes at age 80.
Most UNLV coaches would like to make Southern Nevada athletes a key part of their recruiting efforts, but it’s not always so easy. Many are wooed by top programs and eager to experience life elsewhere.
UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy said Thursday she will decide in October whether to return after her three-year contract expires at the end of the year.
The Nevada Gaming Commission approved a settlement Thursday in which Scoundrels Pub Inc. will surrender its restricted gaming license, which it has held since 2005.
Randy Mendre is an award-winning landscape artist.
Chocoholics who maintain that chocolate makes the world go ‘round can feel at least a little vindicated by the latest offering by the High Roller, the 550-foot observation wheel at The Linq on the Strip: chocolate tastings in the sky.
An Italian tourist who was ejected from a vehicle after a serious crash on U.S. Highway 95 two weeks ago died eight days later, according to Nevada Highway Patrol.
If a $1.9 billion stadium financing plan is approved by Nevada lawmakers in a fall special session, the Raiders expect to present the proposal and a relocation request to the NFL in January.
A U.S. Navy ship fired three warning shots in the direction of an Iranian boat that was approaching another American ship head-on in the North Arabian Gulf on Wednesday, U.S. officials said, in an escalation of encounters in the region this week.
The victim, William Mullins, was outside a marked crosswalk when he was struck Aug. 18.
You know you’ve made it as a female impersonator when you get recognized in public. Even when you aren’t in character. Martin Cooper’s visibility will be raised even further when he competes on “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars.”
During a winding, five-hour discussion about how the Board of Regents governs the Nevada System of Higher Education and its eight institutions, regents weighed a plan to change how they oversee some schools.
Most Clark County commissioners want to appoint a new county manager from within the local government’s ranks. And that’s good news for three high-level county officials who already have indicated an interest in the county’s top job.
Detlef Mann, 66, whose body was discovered on Aug. 16, was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office.
Hillary Clinton returned to Northern Nevada on Thursday and called out Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for promoting what she called a disturbing “alt-right” agenda that promotes hate and divisiveness.
Guilty plea agreements were accepted Thursday for two men who are part of the federal prosecution of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.
Test your park proficiency as the National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday.
Two nuns who worked as nurses to help the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, and there were signs of a break-in and their car was missing, officials said Thursday.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a person of interest in connection to the death of Kathleen Ploutz, whose body was found in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in July.
Want a pair of “Trump Kids” slippers? Hit “The Slammer” on Saturday, and you might have a shot.
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