Posted: 10/08/2013 - A week into the partial shutdown of the federal government, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is warning that the state cannot afford to pick up the slack.
Posted: 10/09/2013 - Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he's giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - The government shutdown has slowed or halted federal efforts to protect Americans' health and safety, from probes into the cause of transportation and workplace accidents to tracking the flu. The latest example: investigating an outbreak of salmonella in chicken that has sickened people in 18 states.
Posted: 10/08/2013 - The Nevada Supreme Court has temporarily suspended Harvey Whittemore's law license after the longtime attorney and ex-lobbyist was sentenced to two years in prison for breaking federal campaign fundraising laws.
Updated: 10/08/2013 - President Barack Obama says he told House Speaker John Boehner he's willing to negotiate with Republicans on their priorities, but not under the threat of "economic chaos."
Posted: 10/07/2013 - A Fox News Channel anchor has apologized for falsely saying that President Barack Obama had offered to pay for the operation of a museum of Muslim culture "out of his own pocket" during the government shutdown.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - More than 500 Nevada National Guard federal technicians statewide are set to return to work Tuesday after being furloughed last week due to a partial government shutdown.
Posted: 10/07/2013 - The State Bar of Nevada has initiated the disciplinary process against former Nevada political powerbroker and lobbyist Harvey Whittemore.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
Updated: 10/06/2013 - The Pentagon says American forces have captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya who is linked to the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in east Africa.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - President Barack Obama says U.S. intelligence assessments show Iran is still "a year or more away" from building a nuclear weapon.
Updated: 10/05/2013 - President Barack Obama is encouraging consumers not to give up enrolling for insurance under the new health care law.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - President Barack Obama says he doesn't expect Congress to breach the deadline to increase the nation's borrowing limit.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - A sister of the woman shot to death by police in Washington after trying to ram her car through a White House barrier says there were no indications her sister was unstable.
Posted: 10/05/2013 - The House has passed a bill to give 800,000 furloughed federal workers retroactive pay once the government reopens.
Updated: 10/04/2013 - A fire official says a man has been flown to the hospital after setting himself on fire on the National Mall.
Updated: 10/04/2013 - An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to crashing his unoccupied Jeep near a White House Secret Service guard booth in June.
Posted: 10/04/2013 - The Obama administration says it supports House legislation to give back pay to federal workers furloughed during the current partial government shutdown.
Posted: 10/04/2013 - Nearly a decade after his unsuccessful 2004 bid for the White House, John Kerry is getting the chance to be presidential as he fills in for U.S. President Barack Obama at heads of state summits in Asia.
Updated: 10/02/2013 - House Speaker John Boehner has emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama to say the president is still refusing to negotiate.
Posted: 10/02/2013 - Former Nevada State Senator Sue Lowden is throwing her hat into the race for lieutenant governor.
Posted: 10/02/2013 - President Barack Obama says he will negotiate with congressional Republicans only after they agree to reopen the federal government and after they increase the nation's borrowing authority, which is set to hit its limit in mid-October.