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February 26, 2015

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Photo: William McBeath, President and CEO of The Cosmopol
Here’s what we know about the Cosmopolitan’s new leadership
What changes are in store for the Cosmopolitan now that a new leadership team is in place? CEO William McBeath sat down with VEGAS INC to discuss what's coming, including ...
Photo: Imagine Dragons perform during their Destinations
Wings over America: Imagine Dragons jam on jammed Southwest flight; album debuts at No. 1
Wearing a grin and plain white T-shirt you’d buy three-to-a-pack at Target, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds returned to the stage — which is to say he returned to his spot at the head of the cabin just in front of the cockpit.
Unpaid, unarmed lifesavers in Syria
Who would have thought there could be an uplifting story from Syria? Yet, side by side with the worst of humanity, you often see the best. In Syria, that’s a group of volunteers called the White Helmets. Its members rush to each bombing and claw survivors from the rubble.
War authorization’s difficult debate
Americans, a litigious people, believe that rules for coping with messy reality can be written in tidy legal language. This belief will be tested by the debate that will resume when Congress returns from a recess it should not have taken, with a war to authorize. The debate concerns an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State and also against ...
A kaffeeklatsch on race
In our collective imaginations, we tend to conceive of the constantly called-for “national conversation on race” as having the formality of some grand conclave of consciousness — an American Truth and Reconciliation equivalent, a spiritual spectacle in which sins are confessed and blame taken and burdens lifted.
Support the Keystone pipeline
Regarding the letter to the editor “Obama should veto Keystone pipeline” (Las Vegas Sun, Feb. 18): I agree with the letter writer that at present we have an oil glut.
Republicans only causing problems
With Congress acting out like spoiled teenagers who manipulate to get a selfish agenda filled, the GOP inviting Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu to speak will most certainly unite would-be-terrorists to make that leap to action to join ISIL. Where is Dick Cheney, crying out, “Unpatriotic,” to those who disdain President Barack Obama?

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