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President Barack Obama condemned an "horrific attack" on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four people, including three US citizens, dead and urged Israelis and Palestinians to calm tensions, before a meeting at the White House on Nov. 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Group: White House Has Been In Touch With Nevada Activists About Trip

President Barack Obama will travel to Las Vegas Friday, a Democratic official said, heightening anticipation that he will announce executive orders on immigration this week.

11/19/2014

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Justice Kennedy Blocks Gay Marriage Ruling

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked an appeals court ruling that declared gay marriage legal in Idaho and Nevada.

10/08/2014

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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Lawmakers Joke About Renaming Earth After President Reagan

About the only thing former President Ronald Reagan doesn’t have named after him is a mountain, not one recognized by the federal government anyway.

04/09/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at the Union Depot in St Paul, Minn., on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Travel To Houston In April

President Barack Obama will travel to Houston in April to raise money for House and Senate candidates.

03/01/2014

A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation providing $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans, as the bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and whether to slap sanctions on Iran. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid: ‘Congress Is Finishing This Year Less Popular Than A Cockroach’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday railed against Congress’ failure to include extending federal jobless benefits to more than 1 million people in a two-year budget deal reached this week.

12/19/2013

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Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

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Casinos Ban Gamblers from Using Google Glass

Casinos in New Jersey and Nevada are among those forbidding gamblers from wearing Google Glass.

06/05/2013

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Pentagon Bans 60mm Mortar Round After Deaths

A mortar shell explosion killed seven Marines and injured a half-dozen more during mountain warfare training in Nevada’s high desert, prompting the Pentagon to immediately halt the use of the weapons until an investigation can determine their safety, officials said Tuesday.

03/19/2013

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Obama on Immigration Overhaul: ‘Now is the Time’

Declaring “now is the time” to fix the nation’s broken immigration system, President Barack Obama on Tuesday outlined broad proposals for putting millions of illegal immigrants on a clear path to citizenship while cracking down on businesses that employ people illegally and tightening security at the borders.

01/29/2013

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