Updated: 4:56 PM Nevada's two major electric utilities would avoid fines for not meeting a mandate to have at least 5 percent of their power coming from solar, geothermal, wind and other "green" sources by 2003, under terms of a pending order from regulators.
Updated: 5:11 PM Iraq's new leaders reclaimed their nation two days early, accepting limited power Monday from U.S. occupiers, who wished them prosperity and handed them a staggering slate of problems - including a lethal insurgency the Americans admit they underestimated.
Updated: 5:05 PM The Supreme Court ruled Monday that the war on terrorism does not give the government a "blank check" to hold a U.S. citizen and foreign-born terror suspects in legal limbo, a forceful denunciation of Bush administration tactics since the Sept. 11 attacks.
Updated: 5:02 PM About $35 million generated by a recent auction of federal land near Las Vegas would be used to purchase prime Lake Tahoe real estate under a proposal recommended by federal officials.
Updated: 5:13 AM If the election were held today, President Bush would get 49 percent and John Kerry 44 percent in northwest Nevada, according to a poll conducted shortly after Bush's visit to Reno earlier this month.
Updated: 5:15 AM A 55-year-old Reno man was arrested on suspicion of murdering his elderly parents and leaving the bodies in their house for at least a week before notifying authorities about a "medical problem."
Updated: 11:31 PM With European Union support in hand, President Bush looked to seal an agreement for NATO to help stabilize Iraq as its fledgling government takes over this week. He shrugged off lingering European resentment of the war, saying "We'll just let the chips fall where they may."
Updated: 5:16 AM The House on Friday approved a $28 billion measure financing energy and water programs that provides far less than President Bush proposed for building a nuclear waste storage facility in Nevada.
Updated: 5:16 AM The chairman of a House forest subcommittee said Friday the U.S. Forest Service could have the first group of decades-old heavy air tankers, grounded last month, under contract to fight fires by July 4.
Updated: 12:51 PM A Nevada agency can collect about $3.1 million in additional federal Medicaid funds if it fully bills the program for services provided to children over the past two years, an audit has found.