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Lands bill would trade conservation for development

A sweeping lands bill that would provide protection for 2 million acres for recreation and conservation in exchange for offering public land for development in Clark County is facing criticism from environmental groups.

 
More-contagious delta variant expanding in Nevada

The latest coronavirus mutant federally classified as a “variant of concern” now accounts for 10 percent of new U.S. cases and possibly twice that rate in Nevada, health officials say.

Supreme Court dismisses challenge to Obama health law

The justices, by a 7-2 vote, left the entire law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court.

 
Biden signs bill making Juneteenth a federal holiday

President Joe Biden signed legislation Thursday establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery, saying he believes it will go down as one of the greatest honors he has as president.

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