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November 25, 2014

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  • Coroner IDs woman fatally shot near Las Vegas Strip
    Nov. 24, 2014
    A woman shot and killed early Saturday near the Strip has been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s office as 27-year-old Cassandra Rosete. Rosete, whose city of residence was not released, died of ...
  • Suspect sought in robbery of Sunset Station sports book
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Henderson Police are trying to identify a suspect in the robbery of the Sunset Station sports book Saturday evening. The man, armed with a handgun, demanded and received cash from a casino employee about 6 p.m. and then ...
  • Video: ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ take on how laws are made
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Remember Schoolhouse Rock? We wrote in July that the cartoon doesn't quite depict how a bill becomes a law. It can take years for ...
  • Entertainer Bill Cosby gestures during an interview about the upcoming exhibit "Conversations: African and African-American Artworks in Dialogue" at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
    Foxwoods Resort postpones Bill Cosby appearance
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Foxwoods Resort Casino says it has indefinitely postponed Bill Cosby's concert appearance that was scheduled for January. The announcement Monday by the Connecticut resort adds to several ...
  • Iran nuclear talks to be extended until July
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Facing significant differences still between the United States and Iran, negotiators gave up on last-minute efforts to get a nuclear deal by the Monday deadline and extended their talks for another seven months. The move gives both sides breathing space to work out ...
  • Justices soon may decide Uber case’s venue
    Nov. 24, 2014
    The Nevada Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether a judge in Reno or one in Las Vegas should hear a bid by state taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ...
  • President Barack Obama, standing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, talks about Hagel's resignation during an event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. Hagel is stepping down under pressure from Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team.
    Under pressure, Chuck Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers. During a White House ceremony, Obama said ...
  • Demonstrators block a busy intersection while marching through the streets to protest the August shooting of Michael Brown, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in St. Louis. Ferguson and the St. Louis region are on edge in anticipation of the announcement by a grand jury whether to criminally charge officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Brown.
    Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.
  • Eddie Shaw, 76, and Gloria Durling, 68, re-created Rocky and Adrian for a calendar that will benefit Keep Memory Alive.
    Reimagining the classics: Keep Memory Alive patients, caregivers create calendar as a fundraiser
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Patients and caregivers at our downtown Keep Memory Alive center, some in their 80s and 90s, have transformed into movie stars in a fundraising effort that at the same time has helped improve their brain health.
  • The 2013 XS and Tryst holiday toy drive on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Las Vegas.
    Season of Giving: Your guide to donating time, money, clothing, furniture in Southern Nevada
    Nov. 24, 2014
    It’s that time of year again, when Salvation Army bells ring outside stores, toy donations bins line malls and food drives kick into gear. ‘Tis the season to give. In the rush of the holiday season, it’s easy to ...
  • The Game, a restaurant which replaced T.G.I. Friday's at Suncoast, has more than 100 TVs, according to a news release.
    Restaurant undergoes transformation at Suncoast; retailers flock to Miracle Mile
    Nov. 24, 2014
    A restaurant new to the Suncoast is boasting more than 100 linear feet of TVs for sports viewing. The former TGI Fridays at the resort has transformed into the Game, which is designed to combine the sports-frenzied atmosphere of a sports book with the intimacy and comfort of an upscale sports bar and grill. ...
  • The USS Riverboat Tour of Laughlin on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014.
    Get a taste of what Las Vegas used to be — in Laughlin
    Nov. 24, 2014
    When I arrived, the town charmed me with its Strip-like Casino Drive along the Colorado River — except Laughlin’s main drag takes about seven minutes to drive from one end to the other. On the Strip, you’re lucky if you can get back to your car in seven minutes.
  • Holiday bells and a 42-foot Christmas tree are seen at the Bellagio Conservatory during the tree lighting ceremony Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
    How to have your best holidays ever
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Whether you partake in the madness that is the day-after-Thanksgiving shopping experience, broadcast your discontent with the rising tide of consumerism through a show of protest, or avoid it altogether, have a plan. We’ve got pointers on how to handle the day no matter which course of action you take. ...
  • Dennis Harvey, center, former Mayor Barry's godson speaks, in front of the Barry home, during a vigil to honor former Mayor and current DC City Council member Marion Barry, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Washington. Barry, who staged a comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78.
    Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
    Nov. 24, 2014
    Marion Barry, 78, former four-term mayor of the District of Columbia died on Sunday. He first made a name for himself in the South as a leader in the civil rights movement and brought his fierce advocacy to D.C. to support the fight for local residents to be freed from the rule of Congress to manage their own city affairs. But he will also be remembered for one night in 1990 when he was caught on video lighting a crack pipe in an FBI sting operation.
  • Emergency personnel check a tour bus that had already crashed earlier in the day overturned just off Interstate 5 in Northern California, killing one person and sending dozens to hospitals near the Pollard Flat area in Redding, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The bus, bound from Los Angeles to Washington, crashed on Interstate 5 north of Lake Shasta on Sunday morning.
    Tour bus rollover on interstate kills 1, injures dozens
    Nov. 24, 2014
    A tour bus drifted off interstate 5 in California and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with mainly minor wounds, authorities said.
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