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Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders, waves his hand during a rally in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.

Associated Press

February 22, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats' national front-runner amid escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. While Sanders scored a strong victory,...

Picketing, pigeons, politics: Scenes from the Nevada caucus

In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, people dressed as showgirls walk near the Paris Las Vegas hotel casino, site of a Democratic presidential debate, in Las Vegas. If Nevada has one job in the Democratic primary, it's to offer something different. And in many ways it has delivered. As the presidential race turned to the state this week, gone was the earnestness of Iowa and tradition of New Hampshire and in its place was racial diversity, a new unpredictability and the muscle of urban, union politics.

Associated Press

February 22, 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Candidates have hustled past tourists and slot machines to ask housekeepers and cooks for their votes in the back of flashy casinos. They've made their pitches over plates of tamales, tacos and soul food. They've walked a picket line in the street with union workers. And then, with...

No one needs an automatic rifle

Nancy Hardy, of Las Vegas, cries as she walks among crosses placed in honor of those killed in the mass shooting in Las Vegas. (Gregory Bull/AP)

Danielle Ortiz

October 9, 2017

We need change and we need it now. On Oct. 1 in Las Vegas, a man opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. At least 59 people were killed and 527 people  were wounded. In the face of such tragedy many are asking themselves, ...

Nation & World Briefs: Oct. 9, 2017

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The Associated Press

October 9, 2017

International headlines to know this week [accordions] [accordion title="Trump considering 'bump stock' ban" load="show"] President Donald Trump says his administration is considering whether "bump stock" devices that allow semi-automatic rifles to perform more like fully automatic weapons should be banned in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre...

The nation mourns for Las Vegas

A woman places a candle at a memorial for victims of the mass shooting Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas. 
(Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Evelyn Baker

October 4, 2017

No motive has been discovered to explain the awful terrorist attack in Las Vegas, Nevada on late Sunday evening. An individual gunman who had checked into the Mandalay Hotel busted the window of his hotel room on the 32nd floor to set up a makeshift shooting range. However, instead of targeting paper cuto...

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