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Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting "GIRL" single

Jan. 17, 2019 8:57 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maren Morris knew the importance of selecting the first single she released from her much-anticipated second record, but as soon as she heard the demo of "GIRL," she knew this was the song she wanted to lead off the album. "It felt like such a timely song for now," said the...

Sisolak calls for pay raises, gun control measures in speech

Jan. 17, 2019 1:06 AM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Steve Sisolak, Nevada's first Democratic governor in two decades, proposed a sweeping list of progressive initiatives Wednesday as he called for the state to welcome immigrants and find a way to enforce a gun background check law that was never enacted. Sisolak laid out his...

Arizona man wants no mention of Vegas shooting in ammo case

Jan. 8, 2019 8:05 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona aerospace engineer wants to prevent a federal jury from hearing references to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in his upcoming trial on charges that he illegally manufactured ammunition found in the shooter's Las Vegas Strip hotel suite. Douglas Haig's defense...

House of gunman in Las Vegas mass shooting sells for $425K

Jan. 8, 2019 4:42 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The house of the man responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history has been sold. Court records show District Judge Gloria Sturman approved the sale of Stephen Paddock's Nevada home for $425,000. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports the two-bedroom, 2,018-square-foot...

Today in History

Jan. 8, 2019 12:01 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2019. There are 357 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 2011, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., was shot and critically wounded when a gunman opened fire as the congresswoman met with constituents in Tucson; six people...

Gov. Sisolak touts Nevada's diverse leaders as he takes oath

Jan. 7, 2019 8:46 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak offered a glimpse of his progressive agenda Monday in an emotional inaugural address celebrating the diversity of the state's new leadership, including the first U.S. legislature where women make up the majority. The first Democratic governor in Nevada in...

Sheriff in Las Vegas being sworn in for 2nd 4-year term

Jan. 3, 2019 11:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The sheriff in charge of the local investigation of the October 2017 Las Vegas Strip shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds is being sworn in to a second four-year term as the elected head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo...

Final records released by police in Las Vegas mass shooting

Jan. 3, 2019 5:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas said Thursday they have finished releasing audio, video and written records about the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history 15 months ago during an open-air concert. The department said that after 34 releases of material since May, officials believe they have...

Hello, 2019: Revelry and reflection greet new year

Jan. 1, 2019 7:05 AM EST

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell Monday to a year filled with challenges to many of the world's most basic institutions, including in the realms of politics, trade, alliances and religion. A look at...

Paying for Medicaid, schools will be priority for lawmakers

Dec. 31, 2018 1:21 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Big-dollar decisions about health care and education will top the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions with a closer balance between Republicans and Democrats. Some states will be considering anew whether to expand government-funded health...