History deserves honest retelling

I've just returned from my youngest son's Rite of Passage, something his brothers also went through at his age. It's a curriculum I've developed — teachings, rituals and ceremonies — for turning boys into men.

Airbnb looks to tackle the business travel market

With over a million listings in 190 countries, Airbnb already offers up more rooms than Hilton. The home rental service isn't done expanding, however. Now, [the] $25 billion company is trying to tap into a market that's traditionally been the hotel chains bread-and-butter: business travelers.

Tragedy puts TV reporters on guard

I'm not sure there is ever a live sports event locally where Chris Maathuis isn't holding a microphone. Einstein said it was possible to be in two places at the same time. Some days, it seems as though Maathuis is in 10.

Bill would offer child care to student veterans

A new bill in Congress aims to help veterans obtain child care while they pursue an education. The measure would offer federal grants for colleges to establish or expand child care centers that could assist students who have served in the military.

Las Vegas, Denver considered for nonstop China flights

Aviation expert Mike Boyd is betting that Las Vegas has nonstop flights to and from China within three years. Boyd, president and CEO of Boyd Group International, told a group gathered for the 20th annual International Aviation Forecast Summit on Saturday that Denver and Las Vegas are the two leading candidates for nonstop flights based on growing travel demand from middle-class Chinese citizens that have the means and desire to travel abroad.

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Motivational speaker Wayne Dyer dies at 75

Wayne Dyer, the prolific self-help guru and motivational speaker, has died, Dyer's family has announced on Facebook. Dyer, who announced in 2009 he had been diagnosed with lymphocytic leukemia, was 75.

Horror film guru Wes Craven, 76, dies

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.

Sports

Late Express rally upends 51s

Brett Nicholas' two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning sent the Round Rock Express to a 5-3 win over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday in Round Rock, Texas.

Entertainment

Horror film guru Wes Craven, 76, dies

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.

Business

Airbnb looks to tackle the business travel market

With over a million listings in 190 countries, Airbnb already offers up more rooms than Hilton. The home rental service isn't done expanding, however. Now, [the] $25 billion company is trying to tap into a market that's traditionally been the hotel chains bread-and-butter: business travelers.

Las Vegas, Denver considered for nonstop China flights

Aviation expert Mike Boyd is betting that Las Vegas has nonstop flights to and from China within three years. Boyd, president and CEO of Boyd Group International, told a group gathered for the 20th annual International Aviation Forecast Summit on Saturday that Denver and Las Vegas are the two leading candidates for nonstop flights based on growing travel demand from middle-class Chinese citizens that have the means and desire to travel abroad.

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Motivational speaker Wayne Dyer dies at 75

Wayne Dyer, the prolific self-help guru and motivational speaker, has died, Dyer's family has announced on Facebook. Dyer, who announced in 2009 he had been diagnosed with lymphocytic leukemia, was 75.

Horror film guru Wes Craven, 76, dies

Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic "A Nightmare on Elm Street," died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.

Opinion

Protect Gold Butte, before visitors overrun it

When U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials arrived at the dedication site of the Gold Butte Backcountry Byway in June 1989, they were met by a line of peaceful protesters from the Moapa Band of Paiutes. The Paiutes were deeply concerned about the road. An official byway meant increased access, more motorized vehicles and the potential for disrespect and destruction of sites that are part of the Moapa Paiutes' cultural heritage.

LETTERS: Education Savings Accounts won't help poor families

Reading state Sen. Ben Kieckhefer's statement about the Education Savings Accounts lawsuit left me amazed ("ACLU sues to block education accounts," Friday Review-Journal). Nevada's assistant Senate majority leader said "the ACLU wants to go back to a system of hard zoning, forcing poor and minority students into chronically failing schools and furthering cycles of generational poverty."

EDITORIAL: Federal Election Commission should stick to its narrow mission

The Federal Election Commission, founded by Congress in 1975, is an independent regulatory agency entrusted with a very narrow mission: to enforce campaign finance laws. No more than three of the six commissioners can be members of the same party, and at least four votes — a bipartisan majority — are required for any official commission action.

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