In Defiance of Nevada Governor, Trump Holds Indoor Rally

LAS VEGAS — In open defiance of state regulations and his own administration’s pandemic health guidelines, President Donald Trump hosted his first indoor rally since June, telling a packed, nearly mask-less Nevada crowd that the nation was “making the last tur...

6.5 Earthquake in Western Nevada Is Felt in Valley

TONOPAH, Nev. — Authorities in western Nevada checked for possible highway damage following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake in a remote area early Friday. The U.S. Geological Service reported the the temblor was ...
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Biggest US Solar Project Approved in Nevada Despite Critics

RENO, Nev. — The Trump administration announced final approval Monday of the largest solar energy project in the U.S. and one of the biggest in the world despite objections from conservationists who say it will destroy thousands of acres of habitat critical to...
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California Still Most Populous, but Stalls at 39.9 Million

SACRAMENTO — California's population has stalled at 39.9 million people as expensive housing prices and other factors convince more people to leave the state for other parts of the country. An estimate released Friday showed California added 141,300 people ...

California Sues Auto Dealer for False Ads, Loan Documents

SACRAMENTO — California's attorney general sued Paul Blanco's Good Car Company on Monday, leveling accusations of false advertising and lying on loan documents to boost its profits at the expense of its mostly low-income customers. Xavier Becerra's lawsuit ...