Nearly 100 competitors hoped to win the $5,000 grand prize during the three-day Mah Jongg World Championship that ended Sunday at Westgate Las Vegas.
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July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and various organizations are highlighting the disparities diverse populations face when it comes to mental illness.
Sam Mazza looks forward to one thing every year: summer camp. Mazza, 15, has been going to the same camp, Camp Mend-A-Heart, since she was 9 because it’s the only camp that she and her family can trust to keep her safe.
Southern Nevadans have braved the oppressive heat to join other Americans with way too much time on their hands to chase Pokemon in parks, on city streets, in offices and wherever else the wily critters might turn up.
In the event of a pandemic or major earthquake, who deserves emergency medical care first: an elderly patient or someone younger?
Amazon says Prime Day orders rose 60 percent globally this year versus last year’s inaugural showing.
Camp Rhino opened in 2012 and offers obstacle training sessions for “American Ninja Warrior,” an NBC TV show, where men and women compete through grueling obstacle courses for a grand prize of $1 million.
Dogs, of course, have served on the battlefield for millennia, but history only remembers a handful of brave canine soldiers.
Local author Raymond Blackwood follows the transformation of Barbra Paige, a young widow who takes on the name Champagne Miller and goes on a quest for retribution and answers, in the crime thriller “Champagne Heights.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
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Federal safety investigators are asking electric car maker Tesla Motors for details on how its Autopilot systemworks and why it failed to detect a tractor trailer that crossed its path in a Florida crash.
Last summer, Amazon.com tried something new — It promised shoppers a Black Friday-like sale in the dead of summer, one that would only be accessible to members of its Prime program.
Subscription services are all too common in the age of constant connectivity. We have the option to subscribe to myriad services, from cable television and online gaming, to fashion styling and food delivery — and everything in between.
In order to provide a solid future for their children, Fabian Coleman and his wife, Nina, have saved money so he can go to truck driving school and buy his own truck. Now he worries that technology could end his dream and throw millions of truckers out work.
Shares in Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd soared again on Monday, bringing market-value gains to $7.5 billion in just two days as investors cheered the runaway success of Pokemon GO — its first long-awaited venture in mobile gaming.
If your summer plans include spending time outdoors, then finding shade is essential — especially during the day when the sun beats down and temperatures rise.
Only last week I was accompanying a client on a walk-through of her new custom home that was in the final stages of being dry-walled. That’s always an exciting time for both homeowner and designer because many of the fundamental elements in the building and design process finally seem to materialize for the first time and suddenly the home is “there.” It’s real, three-dimensional and the room proportions are what they are — for better or for worse.
Q: I have a new Early Grande peach which produced more than 80 blossoms. I removed 50 of the fruit when they were small and harvested the rest when the fruit ripened. Now the leaves are turning yellow and dropping off. I am watering the tree for 40 minutes, three times a week so the tree is getting 16 gallons a week.
Unless you are an electrician, understanding the electrical grid can feel like a topic better left to the experts. However, our dependence on reliable electricity at the touch of a switch, especially in triple-digit weather, is undeniable.
U.S. Highway 50, famously dubbed “the loneliest road in America,” traverses more than 400 miles of the state’s sparsely populated heartland as it parallels frontier trails.
A few months after the outspoken billionaire declared his long-shot candidacy for the White House, the owners of the International Cafe and Bar here began plastering Trump signs outside their historic 1863-era building in the heart of town.
The World Series of Beer Pong took place at the Westgate this week as Billy Gaines and the bpong.com organization celebrated the 11th year of the competition.