If you see a private plane in the sky, there’s a pretty good chance it’s coming from — or heading to — New York City.
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New York City public schools will now observe two Muslim holidays, officials announced Wednesday, making the district — the nation’s biggest — one of the few to put Islamic holy days on its calendar.
HBO is in talks with Apple Inc to be its launch partner for its highly anticipated “HBO Now” video streaming service
Adults only get flu twice a decade on average, scientists have found, suggesting that most of the coughs and colds that keep millions of people off work every year are down to other bugs.
Tipping was once so hated in America that six U.S. states officially outlawed it in the early 20th century. And, yet, tipping in America has survived. And thrived.
Apple Inc and Google Inc said on Tuesday that they have developed fixes to mitigate the newly uncovered ‘Freak’ security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.
This year’s highly publicized measles outbreaks are no longer front page news, but they could have a lasting public health legacy. Lawmakers in 10 states are promoting legislation that would make vaccination exemptions harder to obtain.
March Madness is almost here, and the Fremont Street Experience will celebrate with an interactive basketball attraction, shows and the world’s largest NCAA bracket.
Step into Downtown Summerlin’s Wonderland Bakery, and you leave the real world behind. The floor sparkles with embedded fairy dust. A miniature train travels a looping track above. On the shelves are shining crowns for little princesses and wands for bestowing wishes.
When Katherine Schlintz, founder of the Protect Animal Life Humane Society, began donating dog and cat food to Meals on Wheels, she noticed what an impact a few pounds of kibble made.
As of Feb. 11, the Southern Nevada Health District had identified four cases of measles, the first confirmed in Clark County since 2011.
Abel Edossa was named the 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada Youth of the Year against five finalists and received a $1,000 scholarship. Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys & Girls Clubs member can receive. Edossa is a senior at Rancho High School, where he is enrolled in the Medical Academy. As a 10-year member of the Boys and Girls Clubs, he has dedicated his time serving the community through the Keystone Club and working as a tutor for Andson Academics.
Henderson residents Cheryl Moss and Russ Petersen never imagined themselves as dog owners, but after adopting their first fur child Ruby, they couldn’t picture life any differently.
Much like the biblical story of Noah’s Ark, Noah’s Animal House in North Las Vegas provides hope and safety to the pets of women and children leaving a chaotic environment in search of a new life. Founder Staci Columbo Alonso was inspired to name the shelter for her teenage son, Noah, who shares similar features with the biblical animal savior.
Las Vegas author Len Kreisler shares his medical adventures starting with his job as a U.S. Army physician in top-secret bacterial warfare research and concluding with his position as medical director for the Nevada Atomic Test Site in the book “The Obligated Volunteer.”
From bird anatomy to habitat and volunteer opportunities, children will find a good overview of birds and bird watching in “Birdology” in terms that challenge them but won’t frustrate them.
Las Vegas literary happenings this week include visits by Obert Skye and Steve Jenkins and an author session with Jennifer Debs.
THINGS TO DO
Henderson calendar highlights this week include Green Valley High School performances of “The Little Mermaid.”
With the Pacific Ocean, tons of sun, mild temperatures and an unlimited amount of outdoor activities in which to take part, San Diego makes an ideal destination for a short family trip. Or perhaps a romantic one.
BUBBLE RUN PLANNED FOR MARCH 7
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Chloe Pinot Noir needs to open a good hour-plus before consumption to let off some of the detectable volatile acidity, but then it softens up and becomes quite classic. It is superbly priced and a great value.
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