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Today in History

Jul. 22, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2021. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln presented to his Cabinet a preliminary draft of...

Biden grappling with 'pandemic of the unvaccinated'

Jul. 17, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after celebrating America’s near “independence” from the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is confronting the worrying reality of rising cases and deaths — and the limitations of his ability to combat the persistent vaccine hesitance responsible for the...

Biden grappling with 'pandemic of the unvaccinated'

Jul. 16, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks after celebrating America’s near “independence” from the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is confronting the worrying reality of rising cases and deaths — and the limitations of his ability to combat the persistent vaccine hesitance responsible for the...

Sheriff Joe Lombardo kicks off campaign for Nevada governor

Jun. 28, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo formally kicked off his campaign for governor Monday, telling supporters in Las Vegas that he believed it was time to rid Nevada of “one-party rule” by unseating Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak. “Single-party rule...

Las Vegas police search for suspect after fatal bar shooting

Jun. 27, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect after a deadly shooting at a bar in Las Vegas. They said a man walked up to the victim and shot him around 3 a.m. Sunday before leaving the bar. The suspect and victim both were in the bar...

In a Michigan case, appeals court to revisit bump stock ban

Jun. 25, 2021 12:58 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A federal appeals court said Friday it would rehear a dispute over a Trump administration ban on bump stocks, a device that allows semiautomatic firearms to fire rapidly. The decision comes three months after a three-judge panel at the court said...

Firearm group sues to block Nevada's new ban on 'ghost guns'

Jun. 15, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A group of gun-rights activists has sued to challenge a new Nevada law banning build-your-own firearms. The lawsuit was filed days after Gov. Steve Sisolak signed the ban on so-called “ghost guns” without serial numbers, the Reno Gazette Journal...

Exhibit, ceremony mark 5th anniversary of Pulse massacre

Jun. 11, 2021 14:15 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The 49 victims who were massacred at a gay nightclub shooting in Florida are being honored this week with a community run, a museum exhibit, a mass yoga session, a gay chorus performance and a street dance party. The tributes will culminate with a remembrance ceremony...

Sheriff Lombardo confirms he's running for Nevada governor

May. 24, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo confirmed Monday that he will run for governor of Nevada next year in an attempt to take on Democratic incumbent Steve Sisolak. The Republican said, “Yes, I am,” when asked by KRNV-TV in Reno on Monday whether he's...

Nevada Democrats split on casino gun ban enforcement bill

May. 22, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — An attempt to crack down on firearms in resorts and casinos is dividing Democrats in the Nevada statehouse, pitting gun violence prevention advocates against activists concerned about heavy-handed policing and racial profiling. A state Senate...