Facebook went offline across much of the world for 45 minutes late Monday. Some users also found it difficult to access photo-sharing app Instagram. Facebook blamed its own technicians for the problem, while others pointed to hacking group Lizard Squad.
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A regional chain of health clinics is set to open in the Las Vegas Valley. Optum Urgent Care, which has quick-care clinics in Texas and Kansas, is holding its grand opening at 75 S. Valle Verde Drive, Suite 100, on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
An 81-year-old Grand Rapids man has found out that he has a son. The man had tried having kids all his life but thought it was a life goal he never accomplished.
The cult classic Shake Shack opened at the new The Park along the Strip at New York New York. The restaurant has acquired a following for its 100-percent Angus burgers, hot dogs cooked crisp on a flat-top grill and frozen custard creations including concretes.
It’s easy to think of meaty stews when the temperature drops, but that’s not the only option. Try something new with comfort foods in which the vegetables dominate.
Faced with some of the worst cards life might deal an energetic young woman Amy Purdy continues to play the hand beautifully.
On average, young children catch the common cold 6-8 times a year and adults 2-4 times a year. Let’s take a look at what makes this condition so common and what we can do to decrease our risk of catching it, minimize our symptoms and prevent spreading it to others.
Look to the skies this week in Switzerland and you’ll see the heavens are cluttered with private jets. Billionaires and world leaders from across the globe are flying en masse to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland — and they insist on traveling in style.
New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork helped rescue a woman from her car after it had rolled over near Gillette Stadium following the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Massachusetts State Police said.
Winter visitors to beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park find a different place from the one they experience the rest of the year. The vividly colored formations that characterize this forested wonderland at the edge of a dramatically eroded plateau stand in sharp contrast to wintry skies, their shapes etched and outlined in frosty white.
Catholics should not feel they have to breed “like rabbits” because of the Church’s ban on contraception, Pope Francis said on Monday, suggesting approved natural family planning methods.
This Australian cab from the Penfolds family offers great bang for the buck. It is a great little overachiever of a wine and at just under $5 per bottle.
Not every drug is prescribed for its intended use. But there’s nothing sneaky about it, and off-label uses of prescription drugs can benefit patients in several ways.
Scammers impersonating Internal Revenue Service employees are harassing tax-paying Las Vegans.
Self-described troublemakers find a new outlook on life and high asperations after receiving help from mentors from 100 Black Men. January is National Mentoring Month and 100 Black Men is one of the most active groups in town.
Children are innocent. Toddlers don’t calculate to ruin our day. Or our night. If parents can practice warmth and empathy toward a child’s innocence, maybe they can find empathy for the innocence they, too, had as children.
Here are local fundraisers planned in the Las Vegas Valley this week.
Celebrities are part of the attraction of the annual Canon Appreciation Reception, held each January in Las Vegas to benefit the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This year’s event at Bellagio attracted 1,500 guests.
To some, he’s an Internet superhero. Think Batman, with all the vengeance-laden moral qualms of vigilantism included.
That class-action lawsuit over botched Nevada Health Link coverage has grabbed headlines, but not everyone who said they’ve been burned by the exchange’s woes wants to sign on to a big lawsuit.
Pope Francis said men should listen to women’s ideas more and not be male chauvinists. The Argentine pope made impromptu remarks during a youth rally at a co-ed Catholic university in the Philippine capital, Manila, after he noted that four of the five people who addressed him on stage were male.
I was afraid of the fish pond hidden under the camellias in my grandfather’s Los Angeles garden. I felt something frightening lurking there in the inky dark water. It was not until decades later that I learned the truth about that pond while researching our family’s role in New Orleans Reconstruction politics.
Although I recognize the special beauty of a garden and landscape in winter, I need my green and lots of it. Perhaps that’s why I have an extra appreciation for houseplants between fall and spring, and the readily available resources to help them thrive.