One man was hospitalized after being shot in North Las Vegas on Sunday night.
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The Miami school district said on Thursday it was eliminating most end-of-course exams, including all those for elementary school students, the latest blow to standardized testing in the state.
Chile’s Calbuco volcano erupted twice in 24 hours, the country’s National Geology and Mining Service said early Thursday.
For the fifth year in a row in 2014, ambush attacks on police officers were the No. 1 cause of felonious deaths of law enforcement officers in the line of duty.
A Republican-backed bill that would make sweeping changes to Nevada gun laws received a generally favorable reception Thursday in an Assembly committee after it was amended and passed by the state Senate.
Biologists in China reported carrying out the first experiment to alter the DNA of human embryos, igniting an outcry from scientists who warn against altering the human genome in a way that could last for generations.
Five Georgia nursing students died on their way to a training session in a seven-vehicle crash that also left three people injured, including two other nursing students, authorities said on Thursday.
A day after three passengers lost consciousness on a commercial plane traveling from Chicago to Hartford, Connecticut, airline officials remained unclear on what had caused the travelers to pass out.
President George H.W. Bush’s Houston home was not protected by a working alarm system for at least 13 months, according to an investigation conducted by the Department of Homeland Security.
A Wednesday report from California real estate research firm RealtyTrac showed Las Vegas slipping to No. 2 in the nation for its share of underwater homes, or homes worth less than the mortgage owed on them.
Japan’s space agency announced this week that the country would put an unmanned rover on the surface of the moon by 2018, joining an elite club of nations who have explored Earth’s satellite.
The family of Michael Brown has filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Ferguson under Missouri’s “wrongful death statute,” family attorney Benjamin Crump said.
President Barack Obama announced Thursday that a U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound in January accidentally killed two innocent hostages, including one American.
The North Las Vegas woman who died Wednesday in a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Jones Boulevard and Tropical Parkway was identified by the Clark County coroner’s office Thursday as Gloria Jackson, 66.
A man accused of robbing a Bank of the West in Henderson Wednesday morning was arrested in Las Vegas a short while later, police said.
With drought gripping Nevada and much of the West, the state’s top water official and a state senator said it’s time to inventory just how much water there is and who owns what.
A Lake Havasu City dive company on Friday will take its first paying clients down to a B-29 Superfortress that crashed and sank into the lake in 1948.
A man was critically wounded and the godfather of his child was arrested early Thursday morning after a shooting in the west valley, Las Vegas police said.
The Chinese city that boasts the largest number of dinosaur eggs in the world has added a new batch to its impressive collection.
It didn’t take long for northwest-area resident Christopher Aguilera to fall head over heels for Jennifer Flanagan.
I almost needed that obituary I wrote for myself. Writing about it before I left on vacation was clearly tempting fate.
A Utah state senator has invoked the legacy of his Mormon prophet grandfather in a video in which he describes almost overdosing on prescription opiates and vows to reintroduce a medical marijuana bill that was narrowly defeated this year.
Guy Bertuzzi’s new monthly magazine, Elevate, covers cannabis and marijuana as medicine, not as an enjoyable vice. The first cover story is about local chef Kerry Simon’s use of the drug to fight multiple system atrophy, a degenerative disease.