The designation preserves Avi Kwa Ame in Nevada and Castner Range in Texas from new development. President Biden is also starting the process for a vast new marine sanctuary southwest of Hawaii.
Health care vans that provided COVID testing and vaccines in the pandemic are now providing a range of health services in hard-to-reach communities. New access to federal funds could expand the trend.
The 51-year-old "Avengers" star was seriously hurt near Lake Tahoe on New Year's Day when he was run over by his own snowcat after using it to free a vehicle stuck in 3 feet of fresh mountain snow
Michael Heizer began work on his massive installation in the Nevada desert more than 50 years ago. One of the largest artworks in the world, it cost $40 million (so far) and is now open to the public.
Democrats retained control of the U.S. Senate after Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto won reelection in an exceptionally close race. She speaks with Morning Edition about what the race means for her party.
Monday on Political Rewind: Democrats secured the U.S. Senate, but Republicans could narrowly take the U.S. House, giving a platform to far-right representatives. Meanwhile, Georgia's Republican legislators meet today to find a successor to David Ralston.
The measure establishes open primary elections and then ranked-choice voting. But because it amends the state constitution, voters will need to approve it again in 2024 for it to take effect.
Democratic Rep. Dina Titus has won reelection in Nevada's 1st Congressional District, holding on to a vulnerable House of Representatives seat for the party, according to the Associated Press.
Democratic Rep. Susie Lee has won reelection in Nevada's 3rd Congressional District, beating her challenger, Republican April Becker, in one of the most competitive House seats this cycle.
Historic flooding and record droughts are stressing water systems across the country, and experts warn that with climate change intensifying the crisis in Jackson, Miss., may be just the beginning.
U.S. officials announced Tuesday that the two states, which rely on water from the Colorado River, will face more water cuts as they endure extreme drought.
Nevada police thought Shane Lee Brown, who is Black, was Shane Neal Brown, who is white, taller and roughly twice as old. Now, Shane Lee Brown has filed suit, seeking $500,000 in damages.
Gov. Steve Sisolak apologized on behalf of his state and promised to cooperate with an investigation of the federal government's past policies and oversight of Native American boarding schools.
An estimated 50,000 people have been evacuated as the Caldor Fire rages on. Shelters are filling up and hotel rooms are hard to find, leaving evacuees struggling to cope with the uncertainty.
The popular vacation haven normally filled with tens of thousands of summer tourists emptied out Monday as the massive Caldor Fire rapidly expanded.