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Jet makes emergency landing after cabin walls buckle

San Francisco - An American Airlines flight from California to Texas was forced to turn around over Nevada and make an emergency landing Monday after walls inside the passenger cabin began to buckle, leaving insulation exposed.

Op-Ed: Vegas bets on same-sex marriage

Las Vegas - It appeared at the weekend that Nevada’s bet on same-sex marriage was a winner after all. Wedding bells had begun ringing in chapels looking for business after a brief halt ordered by one U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Op-Ed: Bullets and burgers: make mine an Uzi

Kingman - Most vacation trips to the southwest end up in Vegas for gambling or Los Angeles for rides at Disneyland. In gun-happy America add stopping at a gun range.

Nevada rancher claims victory after U.S. gov't returns cattle

Bunkerville - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced Saturday that federal agents would end a month-long operation to seize 900 cattle from a rancher grazing them on government-owned land north of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lawsuit filed against Nevada insurance system

After several glitches stemming from the Nevada Health Link website, a Las Vegas man joins others in the first class action lawsuit against the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange and other parties involved in its creation.

Beyonce grants wish for terminally ill 12-year old fan

Las Vegas - Global singing sensation Beyonce has made a terminally ill young girl's dream come true: to sing and dance with her at a Las Vegas concert as part of the "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour."

Nevada Tea Party lawmaker: 'I'd bring back slavery'

Gardnerville - A conservative state lawmaker in Nevada has raised eyebrows and ire by stating that he'd "bring back slavery" in order to please his constituency.

Student, teacher killed in Nevada school shooting

A student and a teacher have been killed, with another two in critical condition, after a shooting took place at a Nevada middle school.

Nevada brothels face hard times by offering discounted sex

Nevada's oldest profession seems to be withering away due to online sex hookups, a bad economy, thousands of free agents, and an excess of independent prostitutes. However, not all of Nevada's brothels admit to failing.

Extremists plot to kidnap and execute cops in Las Vegas

Las Vegas - Two members of the Sovereign Citizens Movement, an anti-government domestic extremist entity, were arrested after investigators thwarted their plot to kidnap, torture, and execute Las Vegas police officers.

Las Vegas-area wildfire has consumed 25,500 acres since July 1 Special

Las Vegas - The wildfire raging west of the Las Vegas Valley was started by a lightning strike on July 1 and since then it has consumed more than 25,000 acres. The costs of fighting it are nearing $6 million and counting.

'Several' killed at military depot explosion in Nevada, USA

Hawthorne - As an explosion rocked an ammunition storage facility in western Nevada, "several" people have reportedly been killed. Update: Latest news is that the blast killed 7 marines and injured a further 7.

Video: Police kick man going through diabetic shock

Henderson - An officer in Nevada is possibly facing a grand jury, stemming from a 2010 incident. The case centers on the officer who had kicked an individual who was pulled over for suspected drunk driving, but was actually in diabetic shock.

BBC film crew arrested sneaking into Nevada's Area 51 'UFO base'

Military personnel arrested a BBC film crew at the secret Area 51 military base in Nevada where UFO conspiracy theorists claim US authorities are keeping bodies of aliens and debris of an ET "flying disc" that crashed in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947.

Video: Hula Burn 2012 — A hula-hoop extravaganza

What happens when you attach video cameras to a whole load of hula-hoops and then just let those ladies spin? In an amazing display, Hula Burn 2012 shows you the result of that feat.

Nevada Attorney General finds nothing wrong with Pacquiao verdict

The Attorney General of Nevada has looked into the controversial Pacquiao-Bradley fight upon request of promoter Bob Arum and has found nothing wrong in the decision made by three Nevada judges in declaring Timothy Bradley the rightful winner.

Ron Paul grabs majority of delegates in Nevada, Maine for RNC

Las Vegas - Didn't former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney win the states of Maine and Nevada in February's caucuses? He was able to win the popular vote, but three months later, it turns out that Texas Congressman Ron Paul is the winner.

Ron Paul qualifies to put name on ballot at August's RNC in Tampa

Tampa - Texas Congressman Ron Paul has qualified to have his name on the ballot at the Republican National Convention in August, Fox News has confirmed. The three-time presidential candidate will be Mitt Romney's sole rival in Tampa.

Meteor fireball causes explosion in California and Nevada

Parts of Nevada and California experienced an explosion on Sunday morning associated with a meteor. The explosion occurred around 8 a.m., rattling windows and shaking houses from Reno to Winnemucca in Nevada, Sacremento to Bakersfield in California.

Nevada approves permits for self-driving cars on roadways

Looking into the future, Nevada has become the first state to approve self-driving cars. This week Nevada lawmakers approved rules to allow driverless cars on state roads.

'Bath salts' banned in Nevada

Las Vegas - The state of Nevada has banned a series of street drugs called "bath salts", which have been linked to certain crimes and sometimes violent behaviors.

Helicopter goes down near Lake Mead on Hoover Dam tour, 5 killed

Las Vegas - Four passengers and a pilot were killed yesterday during a tour over Nevada's Hoover Dam when the helicopter crashed into a mountain range that borders Lake Mead.

Cain wins Nevada straw poll, signaling more trouble for Romney

Republican presidential candidate and former restaurant executive Herman Cain continues to establish himself as the GOP's nominee, edging out former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in the Nevada straw poll.

Bystander video of Reno air races crash uploaded to YouTube

Reno - A devastating airplane crash at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada resulted in at least two deaths and 75 injuries. A video of the incident has been uploaded to YouTube.

Many deaths feared after plane crashes at Nevada air show

A small, vintage plane has crashed at an air show in Nevada reportedly killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens of others.

Research concludes coffee can prevent pregnancy

Reno - A study by the University of Nevada, Reno, has found that excess coffee (and other caffeine products) can affect female fertility.

Lawmakers considering Google's push for driverless cars in Nevada

Las Vegas - Google is pushing Nevada legislators hard to legalize driverless vehicles. Nevada could be the first state in the Union to legalize operation of the self-driving Toyota Prius hybrids on public roads.

Mayweather's motion to dismiss case with Pacquiao denied by court

The portion of the motion to dismiss filed by Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on a lawsuit originally filed by Manny Pacquiao for defamation was dismissed by a Nevada court Friday.

Nevada Senator Reid wins over Angle, Pacquiao's support helped

US Senate Majority Floor Leader and Bob Arum's friend Harry Reid has won his fifth term as Senator for the state of Nevada, after a fierce challenge from Republican candidate Sharron Angle.

SNL's Reid seeks distance from Obama in opening skit

NBC's 'Saturday Night Live' opened last night with a portrayal of Nevada's Harry Reid seeking distance from President Obama - poking fun at a classic stance among political candidates.
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Stand Tall groups from Lyon  Storey  Mineral  and Churchill counties in Nevada joined Cooperative Ex...
Stand Tall groups from Lyon, Storey, Mineral, and Churchill counties in Nevada joined Cooperative Extension groups at University Nevada Reno for a joint annual summer leadership training in 2012. The Stand Tall groups meet weekly at their high schools in Lyon, Storey, and Mineral and also come together for winter leadership training each year. This year, the winter training takes place at Fernley High
Sunset behind the Mount Charleston fire.  Henderson  Nevada.  July 9  2013
Sunset behind the Mount Charleston fire. Henderson, Nevada. July 9, 2013
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BLM: Palomino Valley Center does supply salt blocks to its captured horses.
BLM: Palomino Valley Center does supply salt blocks to its captured horses.
Bureau of Land Management/Palomino Valley Center
Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey includes hundreds of volunteers and over 100 group ...
Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey includes hundreds of volunteers and over 100 group partners. Pictured here are some of the volunteers at the annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner
A view of Sparks Middle School in Nevada
A view of Sparks Middle School in Nevada
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An American Airlines Boeing 757 jetliner
An American Airlines Boeing 757 jetliner
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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer conducting patrol on a motorcycle in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer conducting patrol on a motorcycle in Las Vegas.
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Entrance to the BLM adoption facility in Reno  NV
Entrance to the BLM adoption facility in Reno, NV,
Monika Courtney
Scene from documentary showing the building of the laboratory and tunnel at Yucca Mountain  Nevada t...
Scene from documentary showing the building of the laboratory and tunnel at Yucca Mountain, Nevada to test for feasibility of constructing nuclear waste site.
Department of Energy
Traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard in Nevada
Traffic on Las Vegas Boulevard in Nevada
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Police car of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department - Las Vegas  Nevada
Police car of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department - Las Vegas, Nevada
Alex Proimos
Volunteer dentists and hygienists gave their time to treat over 200 people during the 2012 MORE or M...
Volunteer dentists and hygienists gave their time to treat over 200 people during the 2012 MORE or Medical Outreach Response Event organized by Healthy Communities Coalition in April 2012
Film still from Think of Me  starring Lauren Ambrose and Audrey P. Scott
Film still from Think of Me, starring Lauren Ambrose and Audrey P. Scott
Courtesy TIFF
Courtney: Horses can be held for a long time at the facility without shelter or access to enrichment...
Courtney: Horses can be held for a long time at the facility without shelter or access to enrichment or even salt blocks.
Monika Courtney
Hula Burn 2012
Hula Burn 2012
Video screen capture
Hula Burn 2012
Hula Burn 2012
Video screen capture