Updated: 09/13/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov say the prospects for a resumption in the Syria peace process are riding on the outcome of their chemical weapons talks.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - California's minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Jerry Brown, giving the state one of the highest statewide rates in the nation.
Updated: 09/12/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is rejecting Syrian President Bashar Assad's suggestion Thursday that he begin submitting data on his chemical weapons arsenal one month after signing an international chemical weapons ban.
Updated: 09/12/2013 - The U.S. government posted a narrower budget deficit in August compared with a year ago, keeping the annual gap on track to be the smallest in five years.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - Russian President Vladimir Putin says U.S. military intervention in other countries' internal conflicts has become alarming commonplace and he's calling for caution in dealing with Syria.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - Lyon County officials are proposing a zoning ordinance to prohibit medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated areas under county jurisdiction.
Updated: 09/11/2013 - President Barack Obama is conditionally endorsing a Russian offer for international inspectors to seize and destroy deadly chemical weapons in Syria as efforts to avert retaliatory U.S. missile strikes shift from Washington to the United Nations.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - President Obama says he asked Congress to postpone votes on Syria action to pursue diplomatic solution.
Posted: 09/10/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says international diplomatic efforts to avoid military action in Syria should be given time to play out, but the clock won't run indefinitely.
Updated: 09/10/2013 - Syria's foreign minister says President Bashar Assad's regime will declare its chemical weapons arsenal and sign the chemical weapons convention.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - U.S. officials say they will take a "hard look" at a proposal for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons to international control to avoid a military strike.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is blaming the Syrian government for using deadly chemical weapons in what he calls a "clear violation of human decency."
Updated: 09/09/2013 - A new Associated Press poll shows a majority of Americans oppose a U.S. strike on Syria, despite a weeks-long Obama administration campaign to respond to chemical weapons attacks the U.S. blames on President Bashar Assad's regime.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - White House national security adviser Susan Rice says any U.S. military action against Syria "would not be another war."
Updated: 09/09/2013 - Syrian President Bashar Assad is warning there will be retaliation against the U.S. for any military strike launched in response to a chemical weapons attack.
Posted: 09/08/2013 - The Israeli military has deployed an "Iron Dome" missile defense battery in the outskirts of Jerusalem.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - A lawyer for an Idaho man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting an assault rifle at the White House says a possible plea deal is in the works.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - After the crossfire, CNN's new debating crew plans a "Ceasefire."
Posted: 09/06/2013 - North Korea's official news agency says former NBA star Dennis Rodman has met leader Kim Jong Un on his second visit to the country.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - Carson City District Attorney Neil Rombardo says he won't run for a third term in next year's election.
Updated: 09/06/2013 - President Barack Obama says he will address the nation about Syria on Tuesday as he seeks public and congressional authority for military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Posted: 09/04/2013 - Republicans outpaced Democrats in Nevada voter registrations last month but Democrats still hold a big lead over the GOP.
Updated: 09/04/2013 - A Las Vegas businessman has announced his intent to run for the Nevada Assembly.