A rollover crash in Lincoln County left an Ely man dead Wednesday afternoon.
Goats are known to eat just about anything. But until recently it didn’t dawn on longtime Truckee Meadows volunteer firefighter Vince Thomas that they might go for Christmas trees. Turns out, they do.
Republicans crowed in 2004 that freshly re-elected President George W. Bush had established a “permanent governing majority” for the GOP. Eight years later, Democrats were touting the enduring power of the “Obama coalition” to keep their party in the White House.
A tiny rural town in Utah put on its first-ever Christmas light parade this week in the latest gesture aimed at making the holidays special for a dying little girl.
Former professional wrestling star Kevin Nash and his 18-year-old son were arrested after allegedly fighting at their Florida home.
Protests flared into early Thursday in the St. Louis suburb where a white policeman fatally shot a black man who brandished a gun at a gas station on Tuesday night.
Tens of thousands of people flocked to St. Peter’s Square to hear the Argentine pope deliver his “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) blessing and message, marking the second Christmas since his election last year.
What if you’re in a situation where you’re trying to work your way out of debt? Should you still be giving to charities? Is there a way to give without digging yourself an even bigger hole?
With no cash to offer their burglars, an Ohio couple was robbed of their four puppies on Christmas morning instead.
As Christmas Eve turns into Christmas Day, lights in every color shine through the night around the world. Colored bulbs decorate buildings from Ahmadabad, India. Candles illuminate the faces of the faithful at a church in Beijing, China. And Santa Claus floats on a boat full of twinkling lights near Genoa, Italy.
Oh, poo. That’s the sentiment behind a new interactive map that tracks reports of human excrement by the public in San Francisco.
Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe a monkey using all his powers to bring back to life another monkey who was electrocuted and fell unconscious on the rail tracks.
No one was injured in a small fire Wednesday night at the Stratosphere Hotel and Casino, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department.
Shortly after Sony Pictures Entertainment released “The Interview” on digital services Dec. 24, high-quality copies of the movie turned up on multiple piracy sites — and it’s already been downloaded at least 330,000 times within 12 hours.
To help you plan your grocery-shopping and mail-delivery needs, along with where to go for a quick bite during the holidays, we’ve created a guide of holiday operating hours for popular restaurants, retailers, supermarkets and post offices during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day this year.
When I was a scrawny 8-year-old living in Cocoa, Fla., my Christmas gift desire was a pogo stick.
The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group in Syria pleaded for his son’s release on Thursday, reminding militants that his son shared the same faith as the ultraconservative group.
Singer-guitarist Scotty Morris doesn’t let his teen play PS4, but has him learning piano, drums, martial arts and classical dance. Now that is serious parenting.
Christmas is a time for giving. But as the youngest of six Smith kids, giving and receiving gifts was a fairly new concept.
It’s a ghost of sports Christmas past now. But in the days before the NBA extravaganza and “A Christmas Story” marathons, nothing said Christmas like the Blue-Gray Football Classic from Montgomery, Ala.
Gov. Jerry Brown retracted the pardon issued to Glen William Carnes, which the governor’s spokesman Evan Westrup said was based on a court-issued certificate of rehabilitation.
Downton Abbey, with its snooty aristocrats and even snootier butlers, has never been somewhere for the likes of us. Until now.
A man opened fire inside a New Orleans-area mall still busy with shoppers on Christmas eve, killing a man before he was taken into custody, police said on Wednesday.
A blaze in a Las Vegas senior recreation center caused nearly $20,000 in damage Wednesday afternoon, according to the fire department.
A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a “kitsch” foreign celebration unbefitting of the country’s own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead, media said on Thursday.
A man who died after being found in a burning house in Anthem didn’t die because of the blaze, police said.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst gives a stunning and surreal view from the International Space Station.
A homicide investigation is underway after a body was found burning in front of a Los Angeles 7-Eleven.
A Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria. The recall comes after at least three deaths and at least 29 illnesses in 10 states have been linked to an outbreak of the deadly bacteria.
Volunteers at the North American Aerospace Defense Command pretended to monitor Santa Claus as he made his storybook Christmas Eve flight, saying they used the heat signature from Rudolph’s nose to “track” St. Nick over spots ranging from Australia to the Americas.
Nevada Board of Regents leaders indicated Wednesday that they won’t be looking into allegations that the Nevada System of Higher Education plagiarized a think tank’s report.
It was a frustrating day for many holiday fliers as almost 3,000 flights were postponed due to rain and poor visibility.
Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion and media organization, is continuing to boost its global presence for 2015 after staging a record 22 live fight events outside the United States in 2014.
A laboratory technician for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been placed under observation for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus due to an apparent mix-up in lab specimens, the Atlanta-based agency said on Wednesday.
Amid a swell of controversy, backlash, confusion and threats, Sony Pictures broadly released “The Interview” online Wednesday — an unprecedented counterstroke against the hackers who spoiled the Christmas opening.
Alejandro Done, 46, of Boston, waived his right to a dangerousness hearing in Cambridge District Court and will be held until his next scheduled court hearing Jan. 26.
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