As this Memorial Day approached, Las Vegas businessman Christoper McMahon received a letter about the Korean War from his 88-year-old father, retired Army Col. Richard McMahon, who earned the Silver Star for valor during the bloody 1950s conflict that then-President Harry Truman referred to as a “police action.”
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Coronado graduate who wants career in intelligence, fighting cyberattacks, speaks four languages and is award-winning dancer and painter.
Many single baby boomers have made a choice to try and rediscover love, to try and start out on a new path in life with a fascinating new someone.
Last week’s story about the increasing economic segregation of minority students in American public schools made me think about a school I attended, about a teacher I had.
Juanita Broaddrick, who accuses Bill Clinton of raping her in 1978 and Hillary Clinton of warning her to keep her mouth shut about what happened, is on the phone from her home in Van Buren, Arkansas.
Chris Sellman counsels stroke victims that happiness is attainable, but everyone needs to hear his message.
The bikers, all Asian and all dressed like the leather-jacketed Marlon Brando character in the 1953 film “The Wild One,” swaggered into the Palm Beach Gardens Chevron and talked loudly to clerk Vance Vogelheim.
Andra Quinn saw the stress her mother experienced caring for her seriously ill father, who has now passed away. She’s decided she will not go it alone if her mother ever needs her as caregiver.
The toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan, makes columnist fear for his daugher.
As a boy, 76-year-old Bernie Robbins found joy in playing punchball and experienced pain growing up in foster homes. For punishment, his foster parents pulled out the hair on his head with pliers.
The disgraced ex-physician, in prison for murder and health care fraud, holds a position of influence at Hindu Temple of Las Vegas as a result of his financial support.
This is the story of an American flag rising in the Henderson desert and the man who put it there.
Lorrine Rodgers, a 59-year-old grandmother and hotel housekeeper on the Strip, is moving past her five-year cancer fight thanks to her participation in the first in-human trial of an antibody drug.
Paul Harasim debuts as the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s new Metro columnist.
I felt better the minute I entered UMC’s Trauma Center the other day.
There has to be a better way, particularly in this powerful digital information age.
If you watch cable TV, there’s a good chance you’ve watched “Nurse Jackie,” the Showtime hit series about an emergency room nurse who abuses a wide array of prescription drugs.
Computer exec Glenn Drawdy suffered a stroke during a trip to Las Vegas and is stuck her. But he considers himself to lucky to be betting help from therapist Nicola Gregory, whom he calls “Mrs. MacGyver.”
Reports showing a 99.6 percent failure rate for drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease fuel the debate over future care. Some even question whether doctors should be able to end Alzheimer’s patients’ lives.
It was one of those things that was always in the back of Bill Kading’s mind.
The first sign that something was wrong, Candace Infante realizes now, came about six years ago when she was out with friends and her left side started “feeling tingly all over.”
It continues to happen.
What 18-year-old Leah Goldberg was going through — trying to overcome the deadliest brain cancer known to man — hit 60-year-old retired Army Lt. Col. Todd Sain hard.
Timing, we hear repeatedly, is everything.
It was medical news that attracted readers around the world: A new study shows that more women who have developed cancer in one breast are opting for a preventive double mastectomy — even if the best scientific evidence shows they’re not at higher risk for getting the disease in the second breast.