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San Francisco mayor vows to clean up dirty, smelly streets

Though known for its compassion to the needy, San Francisco may have hit peak saturation with tent camps, stinky urine and trash littering the streets, and the new interim mayor has vowed to do something about it.

More American cities may find themselves on dirty air list

For decades America’s air was getting cleaner as levels of a key smog ingredient steadily dropped. That changed about seven years ago when pollution reductions leveled off, a new study found.

Nevada State College President Bart Patterson faces DUI charge

Patterson, 56, was arrested at 9:45 p.m. Friday near Green Valley Parkway and Warm Springs Road in Henderson after he was involved in a single-car crash. He was driving home from a charity event.

Discussion on future of UNLV presidency draws big crowd

The governance structure of the Nevada Board of Regents and the stability of UNLV were among the top concerns faculty and students brought to the attention of Chancellor Thom Reilly during an open forum at the university on Monday.

Trump calls reported rift with chief of staff ‘fake news’

New details emerged on the rift between White House chief of staff John Kelly and President Donald Trump, with one former administration official saying Kelly privately called Trump “an idiot” last year.

Gun restrictions at NRA convention spark ‘irony’ outcry

Attendees at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Dallas can carry their firearms — except during the forum where President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence speak Friday.

Israel says ‘half ton’ of documents prove Iran’s nuclear lies

JERUSALEM — Israel’s prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a “half ton” of Iranian nuclear documents collected by Israeli intelligence, claiming it proved that Iranian leaders covered up a nuclear weapons program before signing a deal with world powers in 2015.

Arbitrator sides with Clark County teachers over back pay

The Clark County School District lost another labor dispute Monday, after an arbitrator awarded retroactive pay for teachers who got advanced academic degrees in 2015-16.

Incentive plan upsets Clark County teachers at Title I schools

Some Clark County School District teachers are bristling over a new initiative that will provide extra money for teachers to switch to certain Title I schools — while passing over those who chose to teach at the challenging schools all along.

Nevada candidate Horsford unveils prescription drug plan

After surviving a heart surgery five years ago, former U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford — who’s running for his old congressional seat — unveiled his Affordable Prescription Plan on Monday.