To the editor:
The valley’s race to build new stadiums and arenas took an interesting turn Wednesday, and the takeaway was unmistakable: public financing increasingly looks like a deal-breaker.
Clark County has made strides in fixing the problems that beset University Medical Center, the valley’s only publicly owned hospital. It installed new leadership after a former CEO was accused of corruption. And, after much debate among commissioners, the county has created a new nine-member board to manage UMC’s operations, one that is uniquely attuned to the hospital’s needs.
Barely holding on to hurricane strength, Iselle’s outer edges brought rain and wind to Hawaii on Thursday as it approached landfall, poised to become the first hurricane or tropical storm to hit the island chain in 22 years and whose path another hurricane closely followed.
President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq Thursday night, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege. His announcement threatened a renewal of U.S. military involvement in the country’s long sectarian war.
The 8-year-old who received national attention for his touchdown run in the 2013 Nebraska spring football game has had a recurrence of brain cancer.
Malaysia plans to delist Malaysia Airlines from stock exchange, making it fully state owned.
Brock Peterson went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to help the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 6-2 win over the Las Vegas 51s at Cashman Field in the first game of a five-game series on Thursday.
Sony Pictures Entertainment has moved James Franco and Seth Rogen’s new action-comedy “The Interview” to Christmas Day from its original Oct. 10 release date.
North Las Vegas police are investigating a crash that sent a pedestrian to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Thursday night.