Updated: 2:09 PM Developer Donald Trump was approved Thursday by state regulators to hold a stake in the Riviera hotel-casino - but said the Las Vegas Strip resort is a foot-in-the-door licensing opportunity and doesn't figure in his future Nevada plans.
Updated: 5:38 PM An expert panel involved in extensive studies of a childhood leukemia cluster in this rural northern Nevada town presents a final report Monday -- and no conclusive answers are expected.
Updated: 5:35 AM Senator Harry Reid called for a federal investigation into safety practices at Yucca Mountain Wednesday after the Energy Department acknowledged it had been aware of the potential for silica-laden dust to become airborne during mining operations at the planned nuclear waste site.
Updated: 10:41 PM A former employee of the company that built the exploratory tunnel at Yucca Mountain claimed she was ordered to falsify her reports on toxic dust levels in the tunnel where workers say they contracted lung diseases.
Updated: 11:25 PM A judge said San Francisco might be violating the law by issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, but he declined Tuesday to order an immediate halt and the mayor said the weddings would continue.
Updated: 6:43 AM Gerlach residents are pledging to fight a proposed coal-fired power plant, fearing it will pollute the air, drain groundwater and destroy wildlife habitat near the desert community 100 miles north of Reno.
Updated: 5:22 PM President Bush, brushing aside concerns about the unprecedented budget deficit, renewed his demand that Congress extend his tax cuts, and charged Monday that Democrats would hike taxes.
Updated: 11:41 PM Many of the Democrats who sent John Kerry to a big caucus victory in Nevada started out supporting another candidate but gravitated to the Massachusetts senator as the party's best bet to defeat President Bush.