Nevada high school freshmen and sophomores in 2014-15 lucked out Thursday when they were freed of the graduation requirement that has kept diplomas from thousands of past students, and will likely do the same for thousands more to come.
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NASA planet hunters found an astonomical object dubbed Kepler-186f that has the potential to sustain human life.
Henrique De Castro’s severance pay more than doubled the amount that Yahoo paid CEO Marissa Mayer last year.
A federal jury in Las Vegas has begun its deliberations in a civil rights case that stems from a police beating in 2007 at McCarran International Airport.
Entertainment powerhouse company AEG and MGM Resorts International — partners on a $350 million, 19,500-seat arena behind New York-New York on the Strip — plan to move the first chunk of earth for the project at a groundbreaking ceremony set for May 1.
There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking South Korean ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday. The captain and a dozen crew members survived, but more than 270 passengers are still missing.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525.
You see them when you pull up to a red light. They hold up cardboard signs that say, “Fell on hard times” or “Unable to work.” Panhandlers can be found on street corners even in the more affluent areas of town, such as the area around Fort Apache Road and Charleston Boulevard.
French police searching for a 2-year-old boy who reportedly disappeared from a supermarket parking lot have determined the boy only ever existed on social media.
Chelsea Clinton announced at an event on Thursday that she is expecting her first child.