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September 20, 2014

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  • Jaymes Vaughan and Ryan Stuart of Chippendales stand on the Red Carpet for "RuPaul's Drag Race" at the Season 6 Finale Viewing Party featuring a live screening of the show at The New Tropicana on Monday, May 19, 2014.
    Jaymes Vaughan takes a turn for the dramatic; Lacey Schwimmer reunites with ‘DWTS’
    Sept. 19, 2014
    What is especially groovy about Jaymes Vaughan at the moment is he is to be featured on the CBS soap “The Young and the Restless” on Sept. 30. ...
  • U.S., Canadian jets intercept 8 Russian aircraft
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Two F-22 fighter jets intercepted six Russian military airplanes that neared the western coast of Alaska. The Russian planes were identified as ...
  • Ex-NBA player Rex Chapman accused of shoplifting
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at ...
  • Actress Daniele Watts and Brian Lucas speak during an interview with KABC in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Los Angeles Police Department said Sunday that officers detained Watts and her companion last week after a complaint that two people were "involved in indecent exposure" in a silver Mercedes.
    Actress detained by police refuses to apologize
    Sept. 19, 2014
    An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders. Daniele Watts issued a statement after civil rights activists demanded she apologize for ...
  • Taylor Swift performs during the second day of the 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
    Celebrity preview: iHeartRadio, Mr. Olympia, 30 Seconds to Mars, Diana Ross, Chippendales
    Sept. 19, 2014
    It’s brains, beauty, brawn and beer this weekend in Las Vegas, and even though 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival superstars will flash their magnetic appeal, it will be the competitors at Mr. Olympia who will flex their muscles along with the handsome hunks of Chippendales.
  • Anthony Johnson celebrates after beating Antonio Rogerio Nogueira by technical knockout during the first round of a light heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at a UFC on Fox event in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, July 26, 2014.
    Tending to its own domestic abuse woes, UFC cuts Silva, suspends Johnson
    Sept. 19, 2014
    The UFC has suspended light heavyweight Anthony Johnson indefinitely and terminated Thiago Silva's contract. The mixed martial arts organization took the actions ...
  • A Secret Service agent gives directions during an evacuation of the White House minutes after President Barack Obama departed for Camp David aboard Marine One on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Washington.
    Fence-jumper makes it into the White House
    Sept. 19, 2014
    The incident occurred Friday evening shortly after President Barack Obama and his daughters left aboard a helicopter for the presidential retreat in Maryland, Camp David. A Secret Service agent at the scene says someone jumped the fence surrounding the White House. Much of the West Wing was evacuated.
  • Six candidates vie for director of Board of Medical Examiners
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Six candidates, five of them lawyers, have applied to become the $110,000-a-year director of the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners that regulates doctors. The board will hold ...
  • Maureen Cotton teaches her fourth-grade class at Rex Bell Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
    Count Day: CCSD enrolls record number of students
    Sept. 19, 2014
    It’s 9:30 a.m., time for morning attendance at Rex Bell Elementary School on one of the most important attendance days of the year. The children, 30 in all, sit quietly at their desks as they wait for their name to be called ...
  • Board recommends $136 million for state building construction, renovations
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Plans for a new Department of Motor Vehicles office in Las Vegas and an execution chamber at the state prison in Ely are being recommended in the state’s building plans for the next two years. UNLV again sought money to ...
  • This Sept. 19, 2011, photo shows the Trump Taj Mahal casino-resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The casino's Internet gambling partner, Ultimate Gaming, said on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, it was ending its alliance with the Taj Mahal and pulling out of the New Jersey online gambling market.
    Ultimate leaving New Jersey online gambling market
    Sept. 19, 2014
    New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market lost its first provider Friday when Ultimate Gaming accused its partner, the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, of multiple contract breaches and said it is pulling out of New Jersey. Ultimate says it is owed ...
  • A Ford pickup is shown after crashing through the entrance of the Stratosphere on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.
    Prosecutor: Charges weren’t ready before suspect in casino crash killed himself
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Drug tests weren't back yet, and criminal charges weren't ready to be filed against a man who got out of jail and committed suicide after he was accused of ...
  • Coroner IDs man killed in car, motorcycle collision
    Sept. 19, 2014
    A man killed when a motorcycle and car collided Thursday night in North Las Vegas has been identified as Eric James Howell, 19, according to the Clark County Coroner’s Office. Howell died of ...
  • Coroner IDs man killed in double shooting at apartment complex
    Sept. 19, 2014
    The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified a man who died in a double shooting at a valley apartment complex Thursday morning as Arnoldo Hermosillo, 25, of Las Vegas. Hermosillo died of ...
  • Police Chief Timothy J. Longo speaks with reporters at a Hessian Hills apartment as the search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham continued on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Charlottesville, Va.
    Police appeal to public in search for Va. student
    Sept. 19, 2014
    Police investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student say they searched an apartment of a man they believe was with her the night she went missing but did not have enough information to arrest or detain him. In an emotional appeal Friday, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo asked ...
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