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Nevada representatives split on Obama lawsuit

Like most of the U.S. House on Wednesday, lawmakers from the Silver State split along party lines in voting whether to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for executive actions he has taken to revise requirements of the Affordable Care Act, a target of relentless Republican opposition since it was passed four years ago.

Gun control push debuts in Nevada

For years, the Silver State led the nation on the number of women killed by men with handguns — with mostly husbands, boyfriends or stalkers pulling the trigger — but dropped to No. 16 last year in a report by the Violence Policy Center.