Las Vegas author pens a thriller, ‘Red Agenda’

If you’re looking for a good summer read, Jane Ann Morrison has a real page turner to recommend — “Red Agenda,” written by Cameron Poe, the pseudonym for Las Vegan Barry Cameron Lindemann.

Oklahoma City dominates 51s, 8-1

Matt Beaty doubled twice and singled twice, scoring three runs as the Oklahoma City Dodgers beat the Las Vegas 51s 8-1 on Saturday in Oklahoma City.

Trump-Kim summit ends with vague commitments, little detail

Because it started so differently — with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inviting President Donald Trump to a face-to-face meeting, which the mercurial Trump promptly accepted — the June 12 summit in Singapore held out the promise of delivering something big and transformative.


President Donald Trump’s unexpected call to remove all trade barriers didn’t gain much traction with other Group of Seven leaders, perhaps because they were fuming about the U.S. president’s behavior during the summit in Canada last weekend. But a partial implementation of the idea would be a good way to defuse the brewing trade war without preventing nations from protecting certain markets.

Kids go full speed during Superhero Day at Las Vegas museum

Hundreds visited the Discovery Children’s Museum on Saturday to design their own superhero costumes, paint paper-plate shields, strut their costumes in a fashion show, and take part in other activities during Superhero Day.

Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw; France, Croatia advance

A 1-1 draw with impressive World Cup newcomer Iceland is far from a fatal blow to Argentina’s chances of advancing from a well-balanced group that also includes Croatia and Nigeria.

Warner Bros.’ move casts a shadow over Harry Potter festivals

Warner Bros. is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals around the country, saying it’s necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity. Fans, however, liken the move to Dementors sucking the joy out of homegrown fun, while festival directors say they’ll transfigure the events into generic celebrations of magic.

A Q&A with the new superintendent of Clark County schools

Jesus Jara, who starts work in his new job on Tuesday, answered questions on a number of topics during a tour of Orange County Public Schools in mid-May. Here are some highlights.

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