President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
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The board that directs the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority plans next week to consider cutting short the contract for its embattled executive director after several questionable leadership actions.
About 40 Democrats gathered at a community recreation center in Las Vegas on Thursday to plan and learn more, 100 days in advance of their party's Feb. 20 caucus to decide who should win the nomination for president. The Republican caucus will follow on Feb. 23.
Allies of U.S. Rep. Joe Heck and former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto are putting money into both campaigns, as the fundraising ramps up for the high-profile candidates as they prepare to face off in a closely watched U.S. Senate election.
CARSON CITY — Lawyers for the family of a Nevada inmate shot and killed by a corrections officer a year ago at High Desert State Prison are in negotiations with the attorney general's office to try to reach a settlement, court records show.
The U.S. postal workers union on Thursday endorsed Bernie Sanders in his bid for the White House, delivering a boost to the Vermont senator's underdog campaign against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
The philosopher-warriors of social media were burning up Tuesday night over Marco Rubio's economic pitch at the Republican debate.
Republican U.S. presidential contenders attacked Donald Trump's views on Syria and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday as simplistic and unrealistic, and rival Jeb Bush said the real estate mogul did not grasp "how the real world works."
With a trimmed-down field of 8, the Republican Party hopes to move one step closer to finding its 2016 presidential candidate Tuesday in Wisconsin.
Ultimate Fighting Championship champion and actress Ronda Rousey on Tuesday endorsed Vermont senator Bernie Sanders for president.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Tuesday hailed a federal appeals court ruling blocking President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.
The Senate on Tuesday passed and will send to the White House a broad defense policy bill that would block the president from bringing terrorism suspects held in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the United States.
President Barack Obama's stance on LGBT issues has landed him on the cover of OUT magazine's OUT100 issue as "Ally of the Year."
Talk is cheap unless you're a politician at the podium. Republican and Democratic presidential candidates are charging sky-high speaking fees at public and private events. Here is a list of the top- and bottom-earning presidential candidates.
When Barbara Bush met the man who would take her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, on a tandem skydive in 2007, she issued a stern warning.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., spoke Monday in Las Vegas at an immigration forum sponsored by the Fair Immigration Reform Movement, in partnership with The Nation.
Very low marks for the state's purchasing process, internal auditing and lobbying disclosure dragged Nevada far down in the national rankings for public integrity, coming in at 46th out of 50 in a recent survey for its overall governance and anti-corruption efforts.
It seemed like a simple rule: Don't get involved in a political campaign while serving on Nevada's Ethics Commission. After all, legislators created the commission as the main safeguard against misconduct by candidates and elected officials. To run for office while policing others would seem to be a clear conflict of interest.
More than 2,000 supporters of Bernie Sanders gathered at a North Las Vegas sports complex to hear from the independent U.S. senator from Vermont wants the Democratic nomination for president.
In November 2014, Arkansas voters approved a ballot measure that, among other reforms, barred the state's elected officials from accepting lobbyists' gifts. But that hasn't stopped influence peddlers from continuing to provide meals to lawmakers at the luxurious Capital Hotel or in top Little Rock eateries like the Brave New Restaurant; the prohibition does not apply to "food or drink available at a planned activity to which a specific governmental body is invited," so lobbyists can buy meals so long as they invite an entire legislative committee.
North Las Vegas Ward 4 Councilman Richard Cherchio was elected on April 7.
Every politician wants to be viewed as a straight shooter. That's especially important for Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, a candidate for the 3rd Congressional District.
The fevered lead-up to Donald Trump's "Saturday Night Live" episode turned out to be more exciting than the edition of the show he hosted.