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Nevada: U.S. state in the United States
Nevada is a state in the Western United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the northwest, Idaho to the northeast, California to the west, Arizona to the southeast, and Utah to the east. Nevada is the 7th most extensive, the 32nd most populous, but the 9th least densely populated of the U.S. states. Nearly three-quarters of Nevada's people live in Clark County, which contains the Las Vegas–Paradise metropolitan area where three of the state's four largest incorporated cities are located. Nevada's capital is Carson City.


Massive U.S. geothermal lease sale draws few bids

A massive government sale on Tuesday of geothermal energy leases in Nevada generated bids on just 26% of the land parcels offered, with most selling at the minimum price of $2 an acre.
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Bernie Sanders bashes Joe Biden, embraces Trump supporter during Nevada campaign stop

Bill Herron told Sanders he lost his insurance and job. He wondered what the senator could do to help. It ended with the pair locked in a half-hug.
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Videos for Nevada

Dutch YouTubers Land Themselves In The Pokey For Trespassing On Area 51 [Video]Dutch YouTubers Land Themselves In The Pokey For Trespassing On Area 51

Geek.com reports two Dutch YouTube stars were arrested for trespassing at Area 51 on September 11th. Area 51 is a top-secret military base in Nevada, widely believed to be connected with..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Tyson Fury set to take on underdog Otto Wallin [Video]Tyson Fury set to take on underdog Otto Wallin

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury returns to the ring to take on undefeated Swede Otto Wallin

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:42Published

Republicans Look Tp Scrap Primaries [Video]Republicans Look Tp Scrap Primaries

Four states are poised to cancel their 2020 GOP presidential primaries and caucuses. The move would prevent primary challengers from defeating Donald Trump. Republican parties in South Carolina,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

The States Where People Save The Most Money Will Surprise You [Video]The States Where People Save The Most Money Will Surprise You

Just because someone lives in a fancy neighborhood and has a high-paying job doesn't mean they have a lot in the bank. According to Business Insider, a new survey from GOBankingRates shows people in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Tiny town near Area 51 braces for alien hunters [Video]Tiny town near Area 51 braces for alien hunters

An invitation on Facebook has urged UFO enthusiasts to gather on Sept. 20 and "storm" nearby Area 51. Now, residents of Rachel, a 150-mile (240-km) drive from Las Vegas and home to roughly 50 people,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:25Published

Biden Stands Behind Obamacare As Presidential Race Heats Up [Video]Biden Stands Behind Obamacare As Presidential Race Heats Up

According to Reuters, on Saturday former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stood firmly in defense of the Obama administration's legacy after facing fire during this week's Democratic debates. Reuters says..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Hop To It: Grasshopper Plague Slams Las Vegas [Video]Hop To It: Grasshopper Plague Slams Las Vegas

Las Vegas residents were startled this week as massive swarms of grasshoppers descended upon the city. The winged insects may outnumber the humans in some parts of town, but it's nothing to worry..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Global Soccer Icon Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Face Rape Charges In Las Vegas [Video]Global Soccer Icon Cristiano Ronaldo Won't Face Rape Charges In Las Vegas

Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges of rape in Las Vegas. According to Reuters, it's in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation. Kathryn Mayorga filed a civil..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published


CBS News poll: Bernie Sanders leading among Democrats in Nevada

The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Bernie Sanders leading among Democrats in Nevada. Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren appear to be making the state's February primary a three-way..
CBS News - Published

Iowa and New Hampshire won't cancel 2020 GOP primaries

Trump allies on the ground in South Carolina, Nevada, Arizona and Kansas moved to cancel the 2020 primary contests
CBS News - Published

Senator Elizabeth Warren opens up to CBS News about her 2020 campaign

In the early voting states, Senator Elizabeth Warren leads in New Hampshire, while Senator Bernie Sanders leads in Nevada. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden now clings to a narrow lead over..
CBS News - Published

Battleground Tracker: Warren rises as Biden clings to delegate edge

In the early voting states, Warren leads in New Hampshire, while Sanders leads in Nevada
CBS News - Published

Democrats formally scrap proposed "virtual caucus" plans

Nevada and Iowa had proposed allowing voters to participate by voting over the phone instead of in person on caucus day
CBS News - Published

G.O.P. Plans to Drop Presidential Primaries in 4 States to Impede Trump Challengers

State Republican parties in Arizona, Kansas, Nevada and South Carolina intend to cancel their presidential primaries. The president’s opponents denounced the move.
NYTimes.com - Published

Nevada rallies late to stun Purdue 34-31

After trailing 24-7 at halftime, Carson Strong, the first freshman to start a season opener for Nevada since 1998, led the Wolf Pack to a 34-31 victory against Purdue for the second win against a Big..
USATODAY.com - Published

2020 Daily Trail Markers: DNC recommends no virtual caucus for Iowa and Nevada

The Democratic National Committee is recommending that Iowa and Nevada not hold virtual caucuses for the 2020 election. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Adam Brewster joins CBSN to discuss the concerns..
CBS News - Published

Democrats look to scuttle "virtual caucuses" in Iowa, Nevada

The Democratic National Committee wants to increase participation in the caucuses, but says its concerned about security
CBS News - Published

Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans

Democratic National Committee officials on Friday recommended that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to let voters participate in their early caucuses by phone because of security concerns.
Reuters - Published

Democratic National Committee expected to block Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans: reports

The Democratic National Committee is expected to recommend on Friday that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to hold so-called virtual caucuses ahead of the 2020 election because of security concerns,..
Reuters - Published

'Storm Area 51' event forces second Nevada county to sign emergency declaration

The "Storm Area 51" event has drawn more than 2 million RSVPs on Facebook. Officials in Nye County, Nevada, OK'd an emergency order in preparation.
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DNC concerned about security of Iowa and Nevada's virtual caucus plans

CBS News campaign reporter Adam Brewster joined "Red and Blue" to discuss why the DNC is concerned about plans for virtual caucuses in Iowa and Nevada.
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Virtual caucus plans in Iowa and Nevada hit a snag

Both states drafted plans to allow voters to participate by phone if they're not able to attend a caucus. Iowa and Nevada are the earliest caucus states
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Nevada student arrested after rifle and 2,000 rounds of ammo found in his car on campus

The 27-year-old student told police that he forgot that the weapon and ammo were inside his car.
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Heat Deaths Jump in Southwest United States, Puzzling Officials

The number of heat-related deaths has more than tripled in Arizona and Nevada since 2014, new data show, raising concern about the limits of adaptation.
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2020 Democrats hope powerful Nevada union can help serve them a win

Candidates are courting a mammoth Las Vegas labor union that has played an important role in the caucus outcome in the past
CBS News - Published

‘Stranger’ tourists, Phish and the plague, kinkajou attack: News from around our 50 states

Tattoos on Larry Bird mural cause commotion in Indiana, Burning Man organizers plan ‘Learning Man’ conference in Nevada, and more
USATODAY.com - Published

Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters

Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.
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American Wonders: All aboard Nevada's star train

In our summer series, American Wonders, we’re exploring places that make America wonderful, from majestic natural landscapes to spectacular manmade creations. In this installment, we go on board a..
CBS News - Published

Three meals in Nevada: Voters talk immigration ahead of 2020

A diverse array of citizens from across the state discusses the topics most important to them
CBS News - Published

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River

‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.
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Nature: Bighorn sheep

"Sunday Morning" takes us among Bighorn sheep near Nevada's Mount Grant. Videographer: Derek Reich.
CBS News - Published

FBI arrest suspect accused of plotting bomb attack in Las Vegas

FBI agents arrested a Nevada man who said he communicated with white supremacists about launching a bomb attack in Las Vegas. Conor Climo, 23, is accused of plotting to fire bomb a synagogue or a bar..
CBS News - Published

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too?

Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont.
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Beto O'Rourke gives emotional statement on El Paso shooting

O'Rourke canceled scheduled campaign events in Nevada and California to return to El Paso
CBS News - Published

Democratic 2020 hopefuls target labor at Nevada forum

The event is a moment for the candidates to prove their pro-union credentials as they jockey for support
CBS News - Published

Pro Football Hall of Fame, Meghan Markle celebrates her 38th birthday: 5 things to know this weekend

Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes its newest class, 2020 Democratic hopefuls flock to Nevada union event and more things to get your weekend started right.
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Gilroy suspect bought gun at 19 in Nevada. Will state lawmakers reconsider gun laws?

The suspected gunman was legally able to buy the assault weapon in Nevada at 19. He couldn't buy the weapon in California where gun laws are stricter.
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Nevada voters speak their minds on the issues

A diverse array of citizens from across the state discusses the topics most important to them in the "CBS This Morning" series "Three Meals in One Day"
CBS News - Published

Three Meals: What matters to Nevada voters in 2020

After Democratic presidential candidates have held their second round of debates in Detroit, most of them will head to Nevada for a series of campaign events. It's also where we joined voters for three..
CBS News - Published

Firearms dealer in Nevada says it sold rifle used in Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting

A Nevada firearms dealer says it sold the rifle allegedly used in the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting.
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Solar Standing Rock, space chile, wakesurfing: News from around our 50 states

Area 51 event could mean no room at the A’le’Inn in Nevada, boiling water prank hospitalizes Kentucky boy, and more
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Rural Nevada is not prepared for a potentially huge 'storm Area 51' turnout

Little A’le’Inn, a 10-room motel, is one of the few businesses near Area 51. Over 1 million have responded to the 'storm Area 51' Facebook event.
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Forget Area 51. There’s Now an Invitation to Storm Loch Ness.

A Facebook event, apparently inspired by a call to storm Area 51 in Nevada, attracted more than 22,000 pledges to seek out the fabled monster, raising a warning from Scottish lifeguards.
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Online gambling now available around the clock in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's aggressive expansion of gambling has resulted in the second highest commercial casino revenue of any state, trailing only Nevada.
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Rescued California camper said she fled knife-wielding attacker

A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.  
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Can you really raid Area 51? And are there aliens? 7 questions answered

Two Area 51 experts explain all you need to know about the Nevada Air Force base after a joke Facebook event promises to "storm" and raid Area 51.
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Woman missing in remote area near California-Nevada border, family fears she was abducted

Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Wildfire threatens about 100 homes near Reno

Nevada emergency officials say they continue to fight a wildfire that has threatened about 100 homes near Reno. At last report, the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District said the fire had burned..
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‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook Group Is a Million Strong. It’s a Joke, Kind Of.

A Facebook post invited people to swarm the secretive military base in Nevada on Sept. 20. The Air Force said they’d better not.
NYTimes.com - Published

Nevada congressman calls for Rick Perry to resign

The U.S. Energy Department has since suspended shipments of low-level radioactive waste from Tennessee to Nevada
CBS News - Published

Nevada authorities investigate what may be first death related to California earthquakes

Authorities in Nevada are investigating a man's death which may be the first attributed to the earthquake that hit Southern California last week.  
USATODAY.com - Published

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