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Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, arrives to speak at a campaign event at the home of state Senate candidate Richard Hricik in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The Latest: Klobuchar revisits flub about Mexico's leader

Feb. 18, 2020 10:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Amy Klobuchar is trying to make amends for not being able to name Mexico’s president recently -- but she's still making a small mistake. The Minnesota senator was unable to name Mexican President Andres Manuel...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg embraces Hannah Brown at the Nevada Black Legislative Caucus Black History Awards brunch Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Pete Buttigieg's next test: Winning over minority voters

Feb. 18, 2020 2:32 PM EST

So far, Pete Buttigieg has made it look easy. The once little-known former mayor of a midsize Midwestern city vaulted over a former vice president and several U.S. senators in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire presidential primary. The 38-year-old's fresh face, intellect and turn-the-page message won votes...

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden visits with attendees after speaking at a campaign event, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at K.O. Knudson Middle School in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Biden in Vegas takes on Sanders' gun votes in fiery speech

Feb. 16, 2020 2:02 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joe Biden, standing on a Las Vegas stage roughly 1,000 feet from the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, took on White House rival Bernie Sanders for his past vote to exempt gun manufacturers from liability for shootings. The former vice president devoted the...

FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2019, file photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a town hall meeting at the Carson City Convention Center in Carson City, Nev. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner, File)

The Latest: Sanders claims Bloomberg will not excite voters

Feb. 16, 2020 1:08 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders laced into billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at a Democratic Party dinner in Las Vegas while Bloomberg was campaigning in Virginia. Sanders rattled off a list of...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, Pete Buttigieg, speaks at a culinary workers union hall in Las Vegas. A Nevada state lawmaker who escaped the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history says she's endorsing Buttigieg for president. Democratic Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, she believes the former South Bend, Ind., mayor has a diverse coalition attractive to Nevada residents, including women and Latinos. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Nevada lawmaker who fled 2017 Vegas shooting backs Buttigieg

Feb. 13, 2020 4:54 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada state lawmaker who escaped the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history announced Thursday she’s endorsing Pete Buttigieg for president. Democratic Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui of Las Vegas said she believes the 38-year-old former South Bend, Indiana, mayor has a...

In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 photo, Johnny Brooks, the lone surviving victim of a shooting that left two dead, listens to his attorney Robert Draskovich as he testifies during Durwin Allen's trial at the Regional Justice Center on in Las Vegas. Allen was charged in the killings of Myron Manghum, 33, and Alyssa Velasco, 27. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review -Journal via AP)

Reluctant witness in double homicide recants ID of suspect

Feb. 13, 2020 3:47 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A man who initially described for police a gunman who wounded him in a Las Vegas shooting that left two people dead two years ago now denies knowing his assailant. Johnny Brooks testified in shackles Wednesday after being arrested in Texas on a warrant and brought to Nevada as a reluctant...

FILE - In this Oct, 29, 2018 file photo James Murren, CEO of MGM Resorts International, participates in a news conference in New York. Murren the head of casino giant MGM Resorts International says he'll step down as company chairman and chief executive as soon as the company leaders find his successor. Murren was praised in a company statement Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, saying he informed the corporate board he intends to leave before his contract expires, at the end of 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig,File)

Chief executive at MGM Resorts says he'll step down

Feb. 12, 2020 7:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jim Murren, the head of casino giant MGM Resorts International, says he’ll step down as chairman and chief executive as soon as the company finds a successor. Murren has led the company since 2008. A corporate statement Wednesday said he intends to leave before his contract expires...

FILE - This Sept. 22, 2016, file photo taken from video from KTNV 13 Action News shows Conor Climo during an interview while walking a Las Vegas neighborhood, heavily armed. Climo a self-described white supremacist pleaded guilty Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Las Vegas to collecting materials and planning to bomb a local synagogue or office of the Anti-Defamation League, or shoot people at a fast food restaurant or a bar catering to LGBTQ customers. KTNV 13 Action News via AP, File)

White supremacist pleads guilty in Las Vegas bomb plot case

Feb. 10, 2020 4:41 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A self-described white supremacist pleaded guilty Monday in Las Vegas to collecting materials and planning to bomb a synagogue or office of the Anti-Defamation League, or shoot people at a fast food restaurant or a bar catering to LGBTQ customers. Conor Climo, 24, stood rigidly in yellow...

1 man dead, another arrested after a shooting in Las Vegas

Feb. 9, 2020 12:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas are investigating a double shooting that has left one man dead and another in custody. They say a man was fatally shot in front of a liquor store Saturday. Police say two men were fighting in the parking lot out front of the store when the shooting occurred. When...

This undated photo from the Nevada Department of Corrections shows Zane Michael Floyd, a Nevada death row inmate convicted of killing four people and wounding a fifth in a shotgun attack at a Las Vegas supermarket in 1999. Floyd's attorneys filed documents Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, saying they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to decide if Floyd's mothers' heavy alcohol use before his birth resulted in personality disorders that prompted him to kill. The last-step appeal came two days after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco rejected his bid for a new trial.  (Nevada Department of Corrections via AP)

Nevada mass killer wants US Supreme Court to block execution

Feb. 6, 2020 3:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada inmate who is fighting execution after being convicted of killing four people and wounding a fifth with a shotgun at a Las Vegas supermarket wants the U.S. Supreme Court to take up his appeal. Days after losing at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, attorneys for Zane Michael Floyd...