EPA aide says Scott Pruitt wanted used mattress from Trump hotel

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt had a top aide seek a used mattress from the Trump International Hotel and perform other personal chores for him, according to an email and testimony from the aide released Monday.

Trump declares ‘absolute right’ to pardon himself

President Donald Trump asserted his presidential power and escalated his efforts to discredit the special counsel Russia probe Monday, declaring he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself and attacking the investigation as “totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL!”

Lewinsky questions agitate Bill Clinton during book promo tour

In an interview with NBC’s “Today Show” released Monday, Bill Clinton bristled at questions over whether he should have resigned 20 years ago over his sexual relationship with a White House intern.

Pregnant woman, 4 others wounded in gunbattle at football game

Police say five people were shot and wounded, including two women who are seriously hurt, when a man drove a moped onto a football field in Dallas and opened fire on spectators as a game was being played.

Summerlin trails rank as residents’ top amenity

Saturday is National Trails Day, something residents of the master-planned community of Summerlin know a lot about. In fact, the community’s extensive, 150-mile-long trail system consistently ranks in resident surveys as the most popular and beloved outdoor amenity, earning The Howard Hughes Corp., Summerlin’s developer, the American Trails Developer Award in 2008 from American Trails, a national nonprofit dedicated to trail interests.

Pardee to open Onyx in Skye Canyon

Pardee Homes will celebrate the grand opening of Onyx in Skye Canyon Saturday with family entertainment and refreshments from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or while supplies last.

Pardee continues 16-year scholarship commitment

For the past 16 years, longtime Southern Nevada homebuilder Pardee Homes has provided scholarships to high school seniors in Southern Nevada as part of the Pardee Homes Community Building Scholarship Program through The Public Education Foundation.

Programs can help make housing more affordable

Nevada Affordable Housing Assistance Corp., administrator of the Nevada Hardest Hit Fund . The nonprofit has partnered with the U.S. Department of Treasury for four programs that aid homeowners who owe more than their home is worth, are past due on their mortgage or experienced job loss or financial hardship.

Program gives up to $20,000 to homebuyers

Southern Nevada homebuyers in eligible zip codes can now take advantage of a down payment assistance program that provides a forgivable loan of 10 percent of the purchase price, up to $20,000 toward the purchase of a home. The Hope Brings You Home program is available to homebuyers in areas that are still considered distressed from the housing crisis.

Ascaya to host Art In Architecture events June 6-20

Ascaya will continue its Art In Architecture series June 6 and 20 when it welcomes Las Vegas artist Pete Ruiz Jr. and fine art photographer Shay Velich. Both events are free and open to the public. They will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. both days.

Sun West has the custom home touch

Dan Coletti’s Sun West Custom Homes has a very different approach to building custom estate homes in that they can handle every single aspect of the building process.

HOA rules tough on homeowners with smaller backyards

It appears the formula is probably part of either the covenants, conditions and restrictions or the architectural guidelines, which most likely would require formal process to amend. Your rules probably have specific setbacks, which is why the larger pools cannot be located on the lots.

NASA’s human computer, Katherine Johnson, getting bronze honor

Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician whose calculations helped bring Apollo astronauts back to Earth, is being honored at her alma mater with a bronze statue and a scholarship in her time.

NJ lawmakers working out kinks to kick off sports betting

New Jersey lawmakers are scheduled to make some key decisions as they race to legalize sports betting after winning a case in the U.S. Supreme Court.

Suspect in Phoenix-area homicides killed himself, police say

A man suspected in four Phoenix-area slayings that happened over three days killed himself Monday as police swarmed the hotel where he was staying, authorities said.

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