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Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)One of the longest living female WWII veterans, Sophie Yazzie, died Saturday, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services Director Wanda Wright said in a Facebook post. She was 105 years old. Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation, was born in 1914 in...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)If you had to pick one word that Howard Bryant, a senior writer for ESPN.com, might use to describe the world of sports, especially in the Trump era, hostile would be a smart guess.After all, it was in 2016 when Donald Trump, as...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)With the astronomic rise of Coco Gauff, 21-year-old Sofia Kenin's scaling of the tennis rankings has flown somewhat under the radar. That may change following Kenin's fourth round victory over the teenage sensation at the Australian Open to advance...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)A commemorative Brexit coin has been unveiled by Britain's finance minister Sajid Javid as the UK prepares to leave the European Union on Friday.The inscription on the 50 pence coin (worth about 65 cents) reads: "Peace, prosperity and...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Atlanta United is making history with its new addition to the team and it's not a new midfielder. The city's Major League Soccer team has added Spike, a 12-week-old yellow Labrador retriever, to its roster. He isn't a mascot but a puppy training to...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Almost three dozen US service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after the Iranian missile attack earlier this month, the Pentagon said Friday. President Donald Trump has said he doesn't consider potential brain injuries to be as...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)California firefighters responded to an unusual call this week -- a puppy that got her head stuck in the wheel in a spare tire. Riverside County Animal Services officials initially responded to the call on Wednesday to find the 3-month-old...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Florida's dwindling population of burrowing owls is having trouble finding homes.So, one island town is letting the birds stay in residents' yards, rent-free. Those humans can then pocket an easy $250 for being generous landlords. This week, the...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A second grader in Austin, Texas, left school Wednesday with three academic awards and a brand-new baby sister.Carina Soto-Rodriguez and her husband, Andres, were at an awards ceremony at IDEA Bluff Springs because their son Luigiani was being...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It started as a fun pajama party for 10 sixth grade girls who make up Girl Scouts Troop 1980. It quickly evolved into something with much greater purpose and reach: A new book to help child abuse victims in their healing process. The girls in the...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Before next week's Super Bowl showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, the NFC and AFC All-Pros will clash in the 2020 NFL Pro Bowl.This year's game will be coached by the coaching staffs from the AFC's Baltimore Ravens and...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)A source of inspiration came in 2014.In a historic move at the time, the NBA's San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach. Katie Sowers took notice, posting on Twitter a picture of herself, saying, "Coming for the NFL."Now, Sowers is ...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)This is a good time to set a ground rule:You're allowed in the HOV lane if there's another human being sitting in the passenger seat. Not a mannequin. Not a cutout. Not a body in the back. And as Arizona officers confirmed this week, a skeleton...

Greenspun asks founders: ‘Why is this my fault?’ Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I have a nightmare. I used to dream about an America, growing and evolving from the world’s most enviable democracy to an even more perfect union in which every American felt a part of the dream that brought their great-grandparents their grandparents, ...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

When it comes to rebuilding Mount Charleston’s fire-ravaged Griffith Peak Trail, there are no shortcuts. At 11,060 feet, Griffith Peak is the third-highest summit in the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area. Much of the 5.6-mile trail leading to the...

This should not be called a trial Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I realize that the Constitution does not specify the procedures for an impeachment determination, but it is labeled a “trial.” It boggles the mind to think that a trial would have the jury decide what evidence is to be presented, what discovery can...

Nevadans’ political donations need not be limited to our state’s representatives Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

For Southern Nevadans, it can be a frustrating and helpless feeling to watch Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his cowardly Republican counterparts in Congress abet President Donald Trump in his assault on our democracy. After all, we already...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Ask a Vegas visitor or a hungry local where to find the best corned beef sandwich in the city and the response will be mixed or muddled. The traditional delicatessen has been a casino fixture in previous eras but it’s not currently a prominent option....

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Oakland Raiders went into Week 17 with a chance to make the playoffs; next season, the Las Vegas Raiders should be even more serious postseason contenders. How can the city’s newest pro franchise maximize its chances of making the playoffs in its...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Clean Water Rule technically never went into effect in Nevada, but that doesn’t mean its repeal and replacement won’t affect the state’s water resources, environmental advocates say. Implemented in 2015 by the Environmental Protection Agency...

Latest articles published by The New York Times

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senate lawmakers on Thursday announced they had reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, ending a monthslong impasse over billions of dollars in aid for farmers and communities struggling to recover from an onslaught of ...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Subway workers began raising alarms in recent months: Emergency brakes on New York City subway trains were being deliberately pulled, acts of apparent sabotage that were setting off major delays on the sprawling system. There were clues. A man spotted...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump is considering deploying additional troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American military personnel already there, the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, said Thursday. Mr. Shanahan did not specify...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

Last year, a federal jury in Washington convicted Nicholas Slatten, a former security contractor, of first-degree murder for his role in killing one of 14 Iraqi civilians who died in 2007 in a shooting that also injured more than a dozen others. Matthew...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that House Democrats were “not on a path to impeachment,” even as she accused President Trump of trying to whip her caucus into a distracting political battle by stonewalling congressional...

Posted Thursday, 23 May 2019 ‐ The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States and China are digging in for a prolonged trade war, with the Trump administration unveiling a new $16 billion bailout for farmers hurt by Beijing’s tariffs on Thursday and more companies saying they are redirecting...

Latest articles published by CNN

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)One of the longest living female WWII veterans, Sophie Yazzie, died Saturday, Arizona Department of Veterans' Services Director Wanda Wright said in a Facebook post. She was 105 years old. Yazzie, a member of the Navajo Nation, was born in 1914 in...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

Washington (CNN)If you had to pick one word that Howard Bryant, a senior writer for ESPN.com, might use to describe the world of sports, especially in the Trump era, hostile would be a smart guess.After all, it was in 2016 when Donald Trump, as...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)With the astronomic rise of Coco Gauff, 21-year-old Sofia Kenin's scaling of the tennis rankings has flown somewhat under the radar. That may change following Kenin's fourth round victory over the teenage sensation at the Australian Open to advance...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

London (CNN)A commemorative Brexit coin has been unveiled by Britain's finance minister Sajid Javid as the UK prepares to leave the European Union on Friday.The inscription on the 50 pence coin (worth about 65 cents) reads: "Peace, prosperity and...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Atlanta United is making history with its new addition to the team and it's not a new midfielder. The city's Major League Soccer team has added Spike, a 12-week-old yellow Labrador retriever, to its roster. He isn't a mascot but a puppy training to...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ CNN

(CNN)Almost three dozen US service members were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after the Iranian missile attack earlier this month, the Pentagon said Friday. President Donald Trump has said he doesn't consider potential brain injuries to be as...

Latest articles published by Las Vegas Sun

Greenspun asks founders: ‘Why is this my fault?’ Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I have a nightmare. I used to dream about an America, growing and evolving from the world’s most enviable democracy to an even more perfect union in which every American felt a part of the dream that brought their great-grandparents their grandparents, ...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

When it comes to rebuilding Mount Charleston’s fire-ravaged Griffith Peak Trail, there are no shortcuts. At 11,060 feet, Griffith Peak is the third-highest summit in the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area. Much of the 5.6-mile trail leading to the...

This should not be called a trial Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

I realize that the Constitution does not specify the procedures for an impeachment determination, but it is labeled a “trial.” It boggles the mind to think that a trial would have the jury decide what evidence is to be presented, what discovery can...

Nevadans’ political donations need not be limited to our state’s representatives Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

For Southern Nevadans, it can be a frustrating and helpless feeling to watch Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his cowardly Republican counterparts in Congress abet President Donald Trump in his assault on our democracy. After all, we already...

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Ask a Vegas visitor or a hungry local where to find the best corned beef sandwich in the city and the response will be mixed or muddled. The traditional delicatessen has been a casino fixture in previous eras but it’s not currently a prominent option....

Posted Sunday, 26 January 2020 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

The Oakland Raiders went into Week 17 with a chance to make the playoffs; next season, the Las Vegas Raiders should be even more serious postseason contenders. How can the city’s newest pro franchise maximize its chances of making the playoffs in its...