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Trump, unions reach surprise agreements for workers at Las Vegas, D.C. hotels

Donald Trump’s hotel company and two of the country’s leading labor unions reached agreement Wednesday on deals that will set wage and health benefits for 520 workers at his hotel …


Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside nation’s capital

Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s capital this week, advertising a gambling floor …


Las Vegas welcomes 1st direct commercial flight from Beijing

A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance are marking the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to …


Prosecutors in Nevada asking for 3 ranching standoff trials

Federal prosecutors want a judge in Nevada to schedule a trio of trials for the 17 defendants jailed on charges stemming from an armed confrontation in April 2014 with U.S. …


Five Nevada counties to recount presidential race

Nevada election officials will recount ballots in five counties after independent presidential candidate Roque De La Fuente requested and paid about $14,000 for the effort.


Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts

Eight of Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s nine Las Vegas hotel-casinos will start phasing out free parking starting next month.


Andre Ward pulls off decision win over Sergey Kovalev for title

Andre Ward survived a second-round knockdown Saturday night to do just enough to win a narrow decision over Sergey Kovalev in a battle of unbeaten light heavyweights. Ward took Kovalev’s …


Taco Bell adds boozy Vegas flagship in bid to energize brand

Yum Brands Inc., now more reliant on its Taco Bell chain to fuel growth, is opening a booze-serving flagship restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip to help invigorate the Mexican-food …


Rod Pampling wins in Las Vegas for 1st PGA Tour win in 10 years

The birdie putt was still a foot away from the hole when Rod Pampling raised his right arm and thrust it in the air as the ball tumbled into the …


Poker pro Ivey, pal broke gambling rules in $10 million win, judge rules

A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an …


Debate moderator: Fox’s Wallace extracts headline with follow-up question

Fox News’ Chris Wallace worked hard Wednesday to keep the final presidential debate substantive with tough questions to Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but it was the simplest of queries …


Debate moment: That time Trump refused to say he’ll accept election result

Sometimes, the answer to a debate question seems obvious. Donald Trump, will you absolutely accept the results of this presidential election? He dodged. Twice.


Debate analysis: A promising start, then more of same

When the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump started, it seemed as if it might be the best of the three and certainly Trump’s best. By the …


Debate fact check: Trump, Clinton and their debate claims

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both struggled in the final presidential debate to explain comments from their past. A look at some of the claims from the debate:


Presidential debate: Trump, Clinton hone final arguments for Round 3

It was barely three weeks ago that Donald Trump opened the first presidential debate by asking, with faux deference, if it was OK to refer to his opponent as “Secretary …


NFL notebook: Broncos coach Gary Kubiak returns from week hiatus

Gary Kubiak, 55, returned to work Monday, a week after his doctor ordered the Broncos’ coach to take time off after he suffered a complex migraine and was hospitalized overnight …


Las Vegas Raiders? Stadium plan passes major vote

A plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas and lure the Raiders from Oakland crossed a major hurdle Thursday when a Nevada oversight committee voted unanimously to recommend …


Woman wins $10.7 million off penny slot machine in Vegas

A Hawaiian woman has won more than $10 million playing the penny slots in Las Vegas.


Vegas police paying $200,000 in use-of-force body camera case

LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas police have agreed to pay $200,000 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a woman who claimed a patrol officer used excessive force …


Couch Slouch: Longing for bygone days

Like Donald Trump, Couch Slouch wants to make America great again. It’s simple – just do what America was doing before, like in 1789 or 1946. Boy, those were good …


World Series of Poker’s marquee event set to start in Las Vegas

Daniel Negreanu is a poker hall-of-famer and two-time World Series of Poker player of the year. But he’s never made it to the final table in the tournament’s marquee Main …


Utah militia leader pleads not guilty in cabin bomb case

A Utah militia group leader with ties to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges alleging he tried to blow up a federally owned cabin.


Bystander tries to save Las Vegas woman from husband who killed 3 kids

A good Samaritan could not save a Las Vegas woman screaming for help as her gun-wielding estranged husband chased her from their home to two drug store parking lots in …


Topless Girls of Glitter Gulch among 3 downtown Vegas sites closing

Las Vegas is losing a trio of kitschy downtown properties, including the last remaining topless show on the Fremont Street casino pedestrian mall.


NHL coming to Las Vegas; New team to start play in 2017

The NHL is making a big bet on Las Vegas.


Most Bundy case defendants seeking separate trials in Vegas

Twelve of 19 defendants want separate trials in the federal criminal case involving cattleman Cliven Bundy and an armed standoff near his southern Nevada ranch.


Plea deal done in Las Vegas for ‘Pawn Stars’ star Chumlee

A star of the reality TV show “Pawn Stars” has sealed a plea deal sparing him jail time in the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las …


Chad: Raiders, not Romo, likely to be seen in Vegas

How is this possible? Last year the NFL wouldn’t allow Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo to hold a fantasy event attached to a Las Vegas casino, this year an NFL owner …


Channing Tatum is bringing his ‘Magic Mike’ act to Las Vegas

Channing Tatum is bringing his “Magic Mike” act to Las Vegas. The 36-year-old actor has announced that he’s directing “Magic Mike Live Las Vegas.” It’s billed as a live male …


Man, woman dead, 2 kids shot outside Vegas-area day care

Authorities say a domestic-related shooting in front of a suburban Las Vegas day care center left a man and woman dead and two young children hospitalized with gunshot wounds.