Nevada is working to fix a system that keeps paroled prisoners behind bars because they're too poor to pay for somewhere to live on the outside.
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Sen. Harry Reid debuted new eyewear last week, a milestone for the Nevadan dealing with the aftermath of severe facial injury.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran appeared likely to remain intact following historic votes in Congress last week.
Think of her as the caretaker mayor. Nearly three months into her second term as Las Vegas' top elected official, Mayor Carolyn Goodman admitted she rode husband and former Mayor Oscar Goodman's coattails into her seventh-floor office.
A former foster family is at odds with the Clark County Department of Family Services over guns. Family Services revoked the family's foster parent license in July, but the family is appealing the decision and has retained an attorney.
With no counteroffer on the table, the Air Force let its final $5.2 million offer expire at 3 p.m. Thursday and asked the Justice Department to condemn the Sheahan family's Groom Mine property and claims near the classified Area 51 installation.
Five Southern Nevada residents, including a financial expert, the general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission and an engineering professor, have been named to the new Nevada High-Speed Rail Authority.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday the goal in negotiations over funding for Planned Parenthood was to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1 and also to stop the sale of "baby parts."
A Clark County audit is recommending the district attorney's office rein in a decades-old, off-budget checking account it operated with few rules and used primarily on its witnesses.
Secretary of State John Kerry has tapped a former career diplomat as an "email czar" to coordinate the State Department response to the myriad of document requests mostly related to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, which have strained the department's resources, officials familiar with the appointment tell CNN.
In its ongoing effort to get needed treatment for mentally ill inmates, the Clark County public defender's office last week filed District Court motions to expedite action.
The More Cops sales tax increase that the Clark County Commission approved Tuesday will bolster the ranks of local police departments.
The Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority's failure to pay bills on time has become such a problem that several agencies have threatened to suspend services, according to documents obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Republican Joe Heck says he will march a straight line, not swaying toward his role as an Army Reserve brigadier general, if his bid for the U.S. Senate puts him in the seat of departing Democrat Sen. Harry Reid.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval on Friday asked Attorney General Adam Laxalt to use all resources available to seek an expedited hearing on the lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada challenging legislation that establishes the Education Savings Account program in the state.
Calling it a "bad deal" for the United States and Israel, Sen. Dean Heller joined fellow Nevada Republicans Joe Heck, Mark Amodei and Cresent Hardy in opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.
Roos-N-More is getting another chance to show Clark County commissioners that it deserves to stay in operation.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday will propose speeding up the timeline for purchasing and constructing new Coast Guard icebreakers in the Arctic, an area where the United States has fallen behind Russia in resources as the melting sea ice creates more opportunities for global commerce, tourism and scientific research.
The sand might hurt your feet after you jump to spike the volleyball and land on the ground. Or it may cut your legs, feet or toes while you're sprinting to hit the ball. Even if you aren't hurt, Clark County's gritty new sand simply doesn't feel very nice compared to the old soft sand.
President Obama's decision to remove former President William McKinley's name from the nation's highest peak isn't soaring to great heights with everyone. Specifically, Republican Ohio lawmakers.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus and a small group of House colleagues put "soft diplomacy" to practice on overseas trips this summer to countries still getting used to the idea of democracy.
The mighty sun appears to have hit the black hole of Nevada politics in the caustic dispute between NV Energy and the rooftop solar industry over the expansion of net metering.
A new bill in Congress aims to help veterans obtain child care while they pursue an education. The measure would offer federal grants for colleges to establish or expand child care centers that could assist students who have served in the military.