Posted: 06/13/2013 - Lawyers for Harvey Whittemore say the former Nevada developer and high-powered lobbyist convicted last month of making illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid deserves a new trial partly because the jury foreman slept through some testimony.
Posted: 06/13/2013 - FBI Director Robert Mueller is defending the government's collection of millions of U.S. phone records, emails and other information that people transmit online as vital to the nation's national security.
Posted: 06/11/2013 - Nevada state government and public employee salaries for the next two years are now officially funded.
Posted: 06/09/2013 - The top Democrat on the House's watchdog committee says a self-described "conservative Republican" has told investigators that no one at the White House directed the Internal Revenue Service to target tea party groups.
Posted: 06/09/2013 - Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte says she will back the bipartisan overhaul of the nation's immigration system.
Posted: 06/09/2013 - Two members of the Senate Intelligence Committee are divided about whether there's evidence that the government's phone records collection program has kept the United States safe.
Posted: 06/09/2013 - President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping's 50-minute stroll through an estate in the California desert could mark a notable moment in the relationship between the heads of the world's two largest economies.
Posted: 06/08/2013 - A top U.S. national security official says President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping found "quite a bit of alignment" on the subject of North Korea and agreed that North Korea has to be denuclearized.
Posted: 06/08/2013 - When President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping sat down for dinner, they feasted on several dishes prepared by one of America's top chefs.
Updated: 06/09/2013 - Nevada lawmakers needed several extra hours early Tuesday morning to finish the state's legislative business for the next two years. Now as the session has come to a close it is apparent who is leaving Carson City smiling and who is not.
Posted: 06/08/2013 - Newark Mayor Cory Booker is officially a candidate for U.S. Senate in New Jersey.
Posted: 06/07/2013 - Nevada cars will soon be sporting bright blue plates to mark 150 years of statehood.
Updated: 06/07/2013 - A pregnant Texas actress who told FBI agents that her husband had sent ricin-tainted letters to the president and New York City's mayor has been arrested.
Updated: 06/07/2013 - Nevada's congressional representatives don't want the government to blacklist cities because they're too fun.
Updated: 06/07/2013 - President Barack Obama is defending his government's secret surveillance, saying Congress has repeatedly authorized the collection of America's phone records and U.S. internet use.
Updated: 06/06/2013 - Sex trafficking is being defined in Nevada's statutes for the first time in state history, and the penalties for associated crimes just got tougher.
Updated: 06/06/2013 - The tension between California and Nevada over development management at Lake Tahoe has subsided.