Updated: 02/07/2014 - For the first time in its history, the American Heart Association has developed guidelines to help women reduce their risk of stroke. The scientific statement says women share some of the same risk factors for stroke as men. But there are also risk factors unique to women.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - The Nevada Humane Society has plenty of animals available for adoption during its "My Furry Valentine" adoption promotion.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - A man is arrested on five charges of statutory sexual seduction involving a 16-year-old girl.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - A suspect in a double-homicide in Utah has been convicted of kidnapping, robbery and theft in the shooting of a woman during a botched carjacking in Nevada in December 2011.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Want to celebrate Valentine's Day by enjoying the night in your pajamas?
Posted: 02/07/2014 - President Barack Obama has signed into law a farm bill he says will ensure children don't go hungry.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - State agencies in drought-afflicted California are trying to lead by example and reduce water use by the same 20 percent that residents have been asked to save.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - The American Civil Liberties Union says Elko County's plans to start charging county jail inmates for food and medical care are an unconstitutional form of cruel and unusual punishment and could lead to a court battle.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - NBC says Jay Leno's farewell "Tonight Show" drew the late-night program's biggest audience in more than 15 years.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Drought-stricken California is getting its first glimpse of a big weekend storm system the likes of which, forecasters say, the region has not seen in more than a year.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - More staff has been authorized to implement Nevada's new medical marijuana law.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Police say a newborn missing from a southern Wisconsin home has been found alive at a gas station in eastern Iowa.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - An official says authorities have subdued a man who attempted to hijack a Turkish plane to Sochi, Russia, and that the other passengers have been evacuated.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez is due for another appearance in a Massachusetts court on the murder charge he faces.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - Vice President Joe Biden says he sees "no obvious reason" not to run for president in 2016.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - A Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration contractor says it was the victim of a "sophisticated cyber-attack operation" that is being investigated by the Secret Service and possibly linked to the data breach that enabled hackers to access millions of credit card numbers belonging to Target store customers.
Posted: 02/07/2014 - Hiring was surprisingly weak in January for the second straight month, likely renewing concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - Reno snowboarder Chas Guldemond finished fifth in his heat during the Olympic Slopestyle qualifying on Thursday.
Updated: 02/07/2014 - South Tahoe snowboarder Jamie Anderson earned a spot in the Olympic Slopestyle finals on Thursday.