<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=192888919167017&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Friday,  May 17 , 2024

Linkedin Pinterest

Politics

Clark County PoliticsElection
On the 2024 Primary Election ballot
FILE - Associate Justice Samuel Alito joins other members of the Supreme Court as they pose for a new group portrait, Oct. 7, 2022, at the Supreme Court building in Washington. An upside-down American flag, a symbol associated with former President Donald Trump&rsquo;s false claims of election fraud, was displayed outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January 2021, The New York Times reported May 16. (AP Photo/J.

Justice Alito’s home flew flag upside down after Trump’s ‘Stop the Steal’ claims, report says

FILE - Associate Justice Samuel Alito joins other members of the Supreme Court as they pose for a new group portrait, Oct. 7, 2022, at the Supreme Court building in Washington. An upside-down American flag, a symbol associated with former President Donald Trump&rsquo;s false claims of election fraud, was displayed outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January 2021, The New York Times reported May 16. (AP Photo/J.

May 17, 2024, 9:04am Nation & World

An upside-down American flag, a symbol associated with former President Donald Trump’s false claims of election fraud, was displayed outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito in January 2021, The New York Times reported Thursday. Read story

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with students of the Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin, northeastern China&rsquo;s Heilongjiang Province, on Friday, May 17, 2024.

Putin concludes a trip to China by emphasizing its strategic and personal ties to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with students of the Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin, northeastern China&rsquo;s Heilongjiang Province, on Friday, May 17, 2024.

May 17, 2024, 8:37am Nation & World

Russian President Vladimir Putin concluded a two-day visit to China on Friday, emphasizing the countries’ burgeoning strategic ties as well as his own personal relationship with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as they sought to present an alternative to U.S. global influence. Read story

Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Kamala Harris accepts debate invitation

Vice President Kamala Harris

May 16, 2024, 5:45pm Nation & World

Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted an invitation from CBS News to debate former President Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick this summer, the Biden campaign said Thursday, as the Republican said he might wait until his party’s convention in July to announce his selection. Read story

FILE - Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and his wife Nadine Menendez arrive at the federal courthouse in New York, Sept. 27, 2023. Menendez said Thursday, May 16, 2024, that his wife has breast cancer and will require a mastectomy, a revelation made just as the presentation of evidence began at his New York bribery trial.

Sen. Menendez reveals his wife has breast cancer as trial focuses on FBI raid of lawmaker’s home

FILE - Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and his wife Nadine Menendez arrive at the federal courthouse in New York, Sept. 27, 2023. Menendez said Thursday, May 16, 2024, that his wife has breast cancer and will require a mastectomy, a revelation made just as the presentation of evidence began at his New York bribery trial.

May 16, 2024, 5:31pm Nation & World

Sen. Bob Menendez said Thursday that his wife will undergo a mastectomy after she was diagnosed with breast cancer, a revelation made just as the first evidence — pictures of 13 gold bars and over $480,000 in cash seized from the couple’s home — was shown to jurors at his… Read story

Second cockpit barriers likely on way

May 16, 2024, 4:52pm Politics

Nearly 23 years after 9/11, the feds are finally expected to make all commercial planes have secondary cockpit barriers to prevent planes from being hijacked. Read story

Fast-track docket aims to speed asylum claims

May 16, 2024, 4:36pm Nation & World

The Biden administration said Thursday that a new fast-track docket in immigration courts will cut the time it takes decide asylum claims from years to months for some single adults. Read story

Cheryl Brown Henderson, center, daughter of Brown v. Board of Education named plaintiff Oliver Brown, walks out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2024, to talk with reporters following a meeting with President Joe Biden to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision.

Biden marks Brown v. Board of Education anniversary amid signs of erosion in Black voter support

Cheryl Brown Henderson, center, daughter of Brown v. Board of Education named plaintiff Oliver Brown, walks out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2024, to talk with reporters following a meeting with President Joe Biden to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision.

May 16, 2024, 12:10pm Nation & World

President Joe Biden marked this week's 70th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down institutionalized racial segregation in public schools by welcoming plaintiffs and family members in the landmark case to the White House. Read story

President Joe Biden speaks at a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who&rsquo;ve lost their lives in the past year, during National Police Week ceremonies at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

House panel advances Garland contempt after White House blocks access to Biden special counsel tape

President Joe Biden speaks at a memorial service to honor law enforcement officers who&rsquo;ve lost their lives in the past year, during National Police Week ceremonies at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

May 16, 2024, 12:08pm Latest News

The House Judiciary Committee voted to move forward with an effort to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress hours after the White House blocked access to an audio recording of President Joe Biden’s interview with a special counsel who oversaw an investigation into his handling of classified documents. Read story