Updated: 02/19/2014 - Ely Mayor Jon Hickman has died after struggling for years with health problems. He was 63.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - President Barack Obama says the United States has every incentive to make its borders with Canada and Mexico more efficient.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Ukraine's embattled president and leaders of the protests that have been roiling the country agreed Wednesday on a truce to halt the violence that has killed 26 people and injured more than 425 others.
Posted: 02/19/2014 - Nevada Assemblyman Cresent Hardy is launching his bid for Congress and hopes to unseat incumbent Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford in November.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - The ladies of ABC's "The View" are getting a special guest next Tuesday: Vice President Joe Biden.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Las Vegas attorney Erven Nelson is announcing his Republican candidacy for the Nevada Assembly.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A coalition of leading drug reform groups has decided against pursuing a ballot initiative this year to legalize the adult use of marijuana in California.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst says raising the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and Democrats want would raise earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016. But it would also reduce employment by roughly 500,000 workers.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - Two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration are refusing, for a second time, to turn over documents to investigators.
Updated: 02/18/2014 - Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak has ended months of speculation, announcing he will not challenge Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval in November.
Posted: 02/18/2014 - A gun rights advocacy group has formed a political action committee in Nevada with plans to target for defeat a Las Vegas state senator who pushed a bill to require background checks for gun purchases
Posted: 02/17/2014 - The White House says a costly spending bill President Barack Obama signed into law five years ago Monday was good for the economy and helped the U.S. avoid another Great Depression.
Posted: 02/17/2014 - Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton says the gay-rights cause made "incredible progress" on political and legal fronts in 2013, but progress should not be mistaken for success.
Posted: 02/15/2014 - Nine Nevada state legislators, including the Assembly and Senate leaders, are on an eight-day trip to Taiwan.
Posted: 02/15/2014 - President Barack Obama says the U.S. has to stop thinking of water as a "zero-sum" game and must do a better job of figuring out how to make sure everyone's water needs are satisfied.
Posted: 02/15/2014 - California's historic drought is putting increasing pressure on Gov. Jerry Brown to tackle longstanding problems in the state's water storage and delivery systems.
Posted: 02/15/2014 - A longtime fixture in Elko County politics says he's ready to get back into the game.
Posted: 02/14/2014 - TV weatherman Al Roker is largely standing by his public shellacking of New York City's mayor for keeping public schools open during a snowstorm. But he is apologizing for his tweet forecasting "one term" for Bill de Blasio.
Posted: 02/14/2014 - Farmers in California's drought-stricken Central Valley say the financial assistance announced by President Barack Obama is welcome, but will do nothing to solve California's long-term water problems.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - New York's new mayor is getting some harsh criticism today from the teachers' union -- and from TV weatherman Al Roker -- for keeping schools open today.
Posted: 02/13/2014 - Overton farmer Laura Bledsoe is announcing her candidacy for the Nevada Assembly.