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Major GOP backer urges Trump to drop Laxalt

A Las Vegas businessman with ties to Donald Trump wants the former president to reverse his endorsement in the GOP primary for Nevada’s U.S. Senate race. Trump isn’t budging.

Leaked documents show Facebook profits amid safety revelations

Amid fallout from the Facebook Papers documents supporting claims that the social network has valued financial success over user safety, Facebook on Monday reported higher profit for the latest quarter.

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$3.4M road plan to ease traffic near new arena

With the Dollar Loan Center in Henderson a handful of months away from hosting its first events city officials are in the process of adding features aimed at improving the anticipated event day traffic flow.

Up to 10K California trees to be removed; road to large sequoias closed

In the wake of California wildfires, upwards of 10,000 trees weakened by fires, drought, disease or age must be removed, work that will keep a nearby highway closed to visitors who seek the world’s two largest sequoia trees.

$2T Biden package appears near as talks continue

Negotiations were expected to continue into the weekend, all sides indicating just a few issues remained unsettled in the sweeping package of social services and climate change strategies.

Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids, says FDA

Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the U.S. weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters.

 
Data offers glimpse of breakthrough risks for Southern Nevada workers

There have been more than 500 vaccine breakthrough infections of COVID-19 in fully vaccinated casino workers in Clark County, a number similar to that of health care workers.

Baldwin didn’t know weapon contained live round, warrant says

Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show.

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