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  1. Nevada pot license expansion on hold again until Aug. 29

    08.21 / 18:25 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Nevada's marijuana regulators have agreed to delay the expansion of distribution licensing to meet growing demand at pot retail stores until the state tax commission can hear another appeal from…
  2. Overcast skies ruining view of eclipse in Las Vegas

    08.21 / 17:30 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Thunderstorms descended on the valley this morning, and heavy cloud cover will likely obscure views of today’s solar eclipse in Las Vegas, according to the National Weather Service. The rain was scattered and light, with no more than …
  3. Sue Grafton's alphabet series appears to be near its end

    08.21 / 16:26 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    "Y is for Yesterday" (G.P. Putnam's Sons), by Sue Grafton "Y is for Yesterday" is Sue Grafton's projected penultimate novel in her alphabet series about intrepid California private investigator Kinsey Millhone. And if the series does…
  4. Stone Mountain another (huge) test for Confederate symbols

    08.21 / 16:26 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ride across the face of Stone Mountain into faded glory. Part theme park and…
  5. Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; suspect killed

    08.21 / 15:19 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    judge was shot and wounded Monday morning as he walked toward his county's courthouse, and a suspect was killed after a probation officer returned fire, officials said. Jefferson County Judge Joseph Bruzzese Jr. was shot near the courthouse in…
  6. Pope: Rights of migrants trump national security concerns

    08.21 / 15:19 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Pope Francis on Monday urged countries to greatly improve their welcome to migrants and stop collective expulsions, saying migrants' dignity and…
  7. U.S. and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

    08.21 / 15:19 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental…
  8. Big Ben bell falls silent in London for repairs until 2021

    08.21 / 15:19 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    After more than 150 years as Britain's most famous timekeeper, London's Big Ben bell fell silent Monday for four years of repair work that will keep it quiet on all but a few special occasions. The giant bell atop Parliament's clock tower sent a dozen deep bongs into a gray sky at noon, marking…
  9. Spain death toll to 15 as suspect linked to fatal carjacking

    08.21 / 15:19 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    The fugitive in the Barcelona van attack carjacked a man and stabbed him to death Thursday night as he made his getaway, Spanish officials said Monday as they raised the death toll…
  10. ‘Michael Jackson ONE’ throws a free party and performance for the King of Pop’s birthday

    08.21 / 09:06 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Check out a free performance of an all-new number not from the show on August 29 at Mandalay…
  11. The health of our infrastructure: How Nevada ranks and what

    08.21 / 09:06 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    On its 2014 Infrastructure Report Card, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave Nevada a C- overall. But this year, ASCE representatives told legislators that the state is “on the right track,” noting improvements in highways, the renewable energy portfolio and use of drone technology. How healthy are Nevada’s bones…
  12. Valley leaders decry hate, call for inclusion in wake of chaos in Charlottesville

    08.21 / 03:11 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Hundreds of faith leaders, politicians and community members, many from different backgrounds and faiths, gathered today at a historic North Las Vegas church to call for inclusion in response…
  13. US warship collides with tanker near Singapore; 10 missing

    08.21 / 02:10 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a tanker early Monday in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca…
  14. 1 injured in semitrailer rollover on I-15

    08.21 / 00:09 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    A semitrailer rolled over on southbound Interstate-15 this morning, causing major traffic backups into the late afternoon, according to Nevada Highway Patrol…
  15. 1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'

    08.20 / 23:07 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    The Rev. Nelson Johnson needs no reminders of the massacre of five of his labor-activist friends almost 40 years ago — he still has the faded scar on his left arm, left by a Nazi who stabbed him as white supremacists descended on a march for workers through black neighborhoods in G…
  16. Mnuchin defends Trump's response to protests

    08.20 / 21:55 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is defending President Donald Trump's response to the violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, and rejecting calls from a group of his Yale University classmates that he resign from the administration in…
  17. US, Canada, Mexico pledge quick work to update NAFTA

    08.20 / 21:55 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in…
  18. Spanish town struggles to square growth of extremist cell

    08.20 / 21:55 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    They were brothers and boyhood friends from a town with no unfamiliar faces. They were linked by Moroccan roots and equally tied by their upbringings in Ripoll…
  19. Senator who hoped for Trump assassination in post apologizes

    08.20 / 21:55 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President Donald Trump would be assassinated is apologizing to Trump and his family, but the Democrat says she has no plans to resign over what she called "a…
  20. Twitter reacts to death of comedy legend Jerry Lewis

    08.20 / 20:54 lasvegassun.com Lasvegassun.com - Las Vegas
    Scores of celebrities took to Twitter to say goodbye to the man that inspired many of today’s best comedians, and many Las Vegas establishments paid their h…