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Warped view of religious liberty is just a license for discrimination Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

President Donald Trump’s May 2 announcement of his administration’s new “conscience” rule for health care providers was swamped by a number of other stories on a busy news day. But the rule was a bombshell in terms of its potential ramifications. ...

Pre-existing condition is no reason not to be protected Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

As many as half of all non-elderly Americans have a pre-existing condition, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This number increases dramatically in older age brackets. According to eligibility criteria that were used by...

Winnowing of candidates has begun Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

“We’re cutting out some of this ear hair that you get when you get older,” said the 46-year-old manchild who is auditioning to be skateboarder-in-chief. Live-streaming his visit to an El Paso barbershop, Beto O’Rourke continued: “It grows out...

Bill expanding suicide prevention training deserves lawmakers' support Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Even up close, he looked happy and cute, like many of the other 9-year-olds in his fourth grade class. He giggled. Played soccer at recess. He seemed content, sporting a big smile, definitely was not withdrawn or angry, or so his teacher — the...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Memorial Day doesn’t just serve as the official entry to summer. It always brings one of the biggest holiday weekends to Las Vegas and that means it’s time to take in some big Vegas entertainment. GOOD CHARLOTTE The Fremont Street...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

CARSON CITY — Proposed legislation tackling water rights has environmental activists concerned about the specter of a north-to-south pipeline. Assembly Bill 30 would allow the state engineer’s office to create monitoring, management and mitigation...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Vegas Dave’s legal troubles appear to be a thing of the past, but so are his sports-betting privileges in Nevada. David Nakama Oancea, as he is known to the U.S. District Court of Nevada, says that’s just fine with him. “I became a sports...

Suicide merits greater attention Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Every 28 seconds, someone in the United States makes a suicide attempt. Suicide is the eighth-leading cause of death in Nevada. After losing my good friend Eric to suicide in 2007, I started having honest conversations about mental health. My mother...

Don’t dodge the nuclear question Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Presidential candidates should provide copies of their tax returns and state where they would store radioactive nuclear waste. The issue has been studied for over 50 years, and avoiding the issue by continuing to suggest additional science-based...

Restore peace at Red Rock Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area once offered some respite from the hustle and noise of Las Vegas. You could visit for a solitary moment surrounded by one of the most beautiful canyons in the world. Now, the canyon has become increasingly...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly surfaced until now. A state House committee wants answers at a hearing...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — Sometimes even the president of the United States needs somebody to vouch for him. No, Trump insisted Thursday, he did not have a temper tantrum a day earlier when he cut off a White House meeting with congressional Democrats after just...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

BOSTON — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on a charge of indecent...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An outbreak of nasty storms in the Midwest spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri's capital city and killing at least three others...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

SANTA FE, N.M. — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on "The Comeback Trail." The feature film will begin shooting in early June in Albuquerque, Tojajilee and other...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — In a case with significant First Amendment implications, the U.S. filed new charges Thursday against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, accusing him of violating the Espionage Act by publishing secret documents containing the names of...

Same-sex couples start registering marriages in Taiwan Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Hundreds of same-sex couples in Taiwan are rushing to get married on the first day a landmark decision to legalize same-sex marriage takes effect. One household registration office in Taipei was packed Friday as couples seized the...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

WASHINGTON — She's calling for an "intervention" to save the nation from him. He says she's "crazy." The enmity between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deteriorated Thursday into rude-and-then-some questioning of his fitness for...

Posted Friday, 24 May 2019 ‐ Las Vegas Sun

NEW YORK — A tentative deal has been reached to settle multiple lawsuits brought against the television and film company co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by scores of women. Attorneys involved in the...