Las Vegas’ Kyle Busch laments lack of help at Daytona 500

Kyle Busch felt like an amiable teammate, willing to do whatever it took to get Joe Gibbs Racing to victory lane at the Daytona 500. He’s not so sure Denny Hamlin did the same.

Team LeBron rallies to win NBA All-Star Game

LeBron James was trading lob pass with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Lobs from Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared down Joel Embiid to send a message without saying a word.

Democrats should go for the wall

If it fails, it will be a winning campaign issue for a small price.

Study finds restorative justice reduces student achievement

The Clark County School District’s implementation of a “restorative justice” discipline policy has already increased school violence. Now a study of a restorative justice program in Pittsburgh finds that it hurts student achievement.

Illinois shooter’s permit was revoked but gun wasn’t seized

An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that should have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six other people at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.

UNLV: Stott, baseball team win first series of season

Bryson Stott hit a two-run homer and an RBI double and drew two walks to lead UNLV past Seattle 8-5 to cap the Rebels’ first baseball series of the season Sunday at Wilson Stadium.

‘Crime may have been committed’ by Trump, says ex-FBI official

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said in an interview that aired Sunday that a “crime may have been committed” when President Donald Trump fired the head of the FBI and tried to publicly undermine an investigation into his campaign’s ties to Russia.

J.B. Holmes wins marathon finish at Riviera in California

A marathon finish was only part of the challenge facing J.B. Holmes. He also had to contend with a four-shot deficit against Justin Thomas on greens that were increasingly bumpy with so many footprints over nine hours, and wind that made Riviera tougher than ever.

Elizabeth Warren talks middle class in Las Vegas visit

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage in front of an American flag backdrop Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas, the seventh stop in an eight-city tour to kick off her 2020 presidential bid.

Hawaii’s homeless population growing, report says

A new report from Hawaii’s largest homeless service provider says the number of people travelling to Oahu and then becoming homeless is growing.

Denny Hamlin holds off Las Vegas’ Kyle Busch to win Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin won his second Daytona 500 in four years on Sunday. Las Vegas native Kyle Busch, who finished second, won the first stage of the race after starting 31st in the 40-car field.

Chicago police have more questions for ‘Empire’ actor

Chicago police and representatives for Jussie Smollett were keeping quiet about the investigation into areported attack on the “Empire” actor a day after authorities said the case had “shifted” and that they want to interview Smollett again.

Las Vegas center studies effects of head blows in bull riders

Aaron Semas can count the number of severe concussions he’s suffered on 10 fingers. Past that, the retired professional bull rider can’t remember how many times he hit his head in his 20-plus-year career in the arena.

Airlines to start offering ‘nonbinary’ ticketing choice

Major U.S. airlines say they will soon change their ticketing process to give passengers the option of identifyingthemselves as other than male or female.

Las Vegas instructor ‘found the light in barbering’

Royal Byron paved a way for aspiring barbers in Southern Nevada when he became the state’s first licensed barber instructor in 2000, and then again in August 2008, when he opened the state’s first barber school.

Lee Radziwill, sister of Jackie Kennedy, dies

Lee Radziwill, the stylish jet setter and socialite who found friends, lovers and other adventures worldwidewhile bonding and competing with her sister Jacqueline Kennedy, has died. She was 85.

‘Alita’ leads slow Presidents Day weekend box office

The sci-fi fantasy “Alita: Battle Angel” has topped the charts in its first weekend in theaters, but it is leadingone of the slowest Presidents Day weekends at the box office in years and has a ways to go to make up its costly productionbudget.

Minor league baseball team to have peanut-free ballpark

Kerry Adamowicz hoped that a meeting with Hartford Yard Goats officials might lead to a few peanut-free days or maybe a peanut-free section at the Double-A baseball team’s stadium, so her son and other children with food allergies could enjoy a game.

Manhole fires in New York spark Broadway closures

A series of manhole fires in midtown Manhattan on Saturday forced the evacuation of a theater complex whereperformances of plays including “Jersey Boys” and “Avenue Q” were underway.

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