It was the smell that led to the discovery of a 58-year-old UNLV student who died in her dorm room last month. A dorm counselor investigating a strange odor from the room found her body on Sept. 5 in Faiman Residence Hall.
Mary Ann Hoban’s fight against cancer was seemingly over from the start. The 83-year-old was given little hope to survive. But a drug trial changed all that, and she is making a remarkable recovery.
There’s at least one constant in a government shutdown: The 532 members of Congress continue to be paid — at a cost of $10,583.85 per hour to taxpayers.
For tens of thousands of immigrants across the United States with pending immigration cases or legal procedures, the federal government shutdown will put some urgent matters on hold and allow others of less importance to move ahead.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon is trying to reduce the number of civilian employees who were slated to be furloughed starting Tuesday and that some could eventually be called back to work even if the federal government shutdown persists.
A collection of the Review-Journal’s local and national coverage of the government shutdown and how it impacts you.
Americans got their first chance Tuesday to shop for health insurance using the online marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, but government websites designed to sell the policies struggled to handle the traffic, with many frustrated users reporting trouble setting up accounts.
It wasn’t a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down — a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common.
Dozens of veterans barricaded outside the closed World War II Memorial because of the government shutdown were escorted past the barriers Tuesday by members of Congress so they could see the monument.
A man who left the island nation of Kiribati six years ago, relocating to New Zealand where he started a family, is fighting to stay as a “climate refugee.” The case could have wide implications for governments dealing with rising sea levels.