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Nevada: 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, and 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, including three of the state's four largest incorporated cities. Nevada's capital is Carson City.

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Snow to hit 2,000-mile stretch from Nevada to New England as weekend travelers head home

Black Friday blizzards and snow expected from Nevada to the Upper Midwest and into New England. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are headed south.
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Joe Biden nabs endorsement from Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus

"I can't tell you how happy I am to have Representative Titus in my corner for the fight we have ahead of us," the former vice president told reporters
CBS News - Published

Videos for Nevada


Wilder, Ortiz make weight for heavyweight rematch [Video]Wilder, Ortiz make weight for heavyweight rematch

Undefeated champ Deontay Wilder and challenger Luis Ortiz make weight for their WBC heavyweight rematch

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:57Published

WBC heavyweight champ Wilder set for rematch against Ortiz [Video]WBC heavyweight champ Wilder set for rematch against Ortiz

Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz ready to fight again in Las Vegas on Saturday for Wilder's WBC heavyweight crown.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:55Published

WBC heavyweight champ Wilder set for rematch against Luis Ortiz [Video]WBC heavyweight champ Wilder set for rematch against Luis Ortiz

Deontay Wilder and opponent Luis Ortiz both promise a war and a knockout in their Saturday night rematch

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:36Published

The Top Three Tax-Friendly States For US Retirees [Video]The Top Three Tax-Friendly States For US Retirees

As baby boomers retire and consider moving, a state's tax friendliness needs to be considered. According to Business Insider, not all states are equally friendly to retirees. From sales tax to property..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Buttigieg expanding early state efforts as he gains ground in WH bid [Video]Buttigieg expanding early state efforts as he gains ground in WH bid

2020 Democratic contender Pete Buttigieg plans to pour money into building out a more robust multi-state campaign specifically in several early-voting states in coming weeks, joining other top-tier..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:33Published

Kovalev needs second try to make weight for showdown with Canelo [Video]Kovalev needs second try to make weight for showdown with Canelo

Sergey Kovalev needs two tries on scale to make weight for WBO light heavyweight showdown with Canelo Alvarez

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:37Published

Kovalev hoping to take advantage of Canelo's step up in weight [Video]Kovalev hoping to take advantage of Canelo's step up in weight

VIDEO SHOWS HIGHLIGHTS OF NEWS CONFERENCE WITH CANELO ALVAREZ AND SERGEY KOVALEV SHOWS: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, UNITED STATES. (RECENT)(GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS) 1. CANELO ALVAREZ OPEN TRAINING SESSION LAS

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:21Published

McGregor announces UFC return on Jan 18 in Las Vegas [Video]McGregor announces UFC return on Jan 18 in Las Vegas

Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor announces his return to UFC on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:12Published

 

Seedlings to fall far from oak, bologna bust, snowboard pioneer: News from around our 50 states

Florida man being evicted because he does practice Santeria, more Nevada adults now born in California than Nevada, and more
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Suspect in cold case killings pleads not guilty

Prosecutors in Nevada are tying a 73-year-old Arizona man to two unsolved Reno-area killings in a bid to keep him in jail following his indictment in the bludgeoning death of a California woman more..
USATODAY.com - Published

Bye-bye to Bei Bei, reverse bank robbery, squirrel survey: News from around our 50 states

Unvaccinated students unenroll to avoid whooping cough in Nevada, Christian pregnancy centers make rare move on contraception in Texas, and more
USATODAY.com - Published

Democratic presidential candidates court labor support in Nevada

Retired letter carrier Leslie Maxwell Burton has a message for Democratic presidential contenders campaigning in the early voting state of Nevada this weekend: She won't vote for anyone who tries to..
Reuters - Published

Nevada's new caucus rules present challenges for 2020 Democrats

Nevada's caucuses, the third contest of the Democratic primary and a key test of candidates' support among Hispanics, Asian Americans and labor unions
CBS News - Published

Tesla's alluring tech jobs come at a cost

Nevada won an intense competition for Tesla's ambitious battery factory in 2014. Five years later, it's facing unexpected consequences.
USATODAY.com - Published

A year after shooting, Vegas voters see strengthened community

CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe sat down with a focus group of southern Nevada voters for "Face the Nation." They discussed last year's Oct. 1 massacre -- the deadliest in modern American..
CBS News - Published

O.J. Simpson released from Nevada prison

O.J. Simpson is a free man. He was released early this morning from a Nevada prison after serving nine years for armed robbery. John Blackstone reports.
CBS News - Published

Nature: Big horn sheep

We leave you this Sunday Morning among the Big Horn sheep who make Nevada's Mount Grant their home. Videographer: Derek Reich.
CBS News - Published

Rural medical care in crisis

Since 2010, 99 rural hospitals in the United States have closed, leaving residents in isolated communities without access to proper medical or emergency room care. The effects can be deadly, as Lee..
CBS News - Published

Yucca Mountain

Steve Kroft reports on the U.S. government's controversial decision to move 70,000 tons of radioactive waste from temporary storage facilities to Nevada for permanent burial under Yucca Mountain...
CBS News - Published

Tesla president on Model 3s, working for Elon Musk

Jerome Guillen, the automotive president of Tesla, takes 60 Minutes to the Gigafactory, a lithium-ion battery factory near Reno, Nevada, that played a crucial role in ramping up the production of..
CBS News - Published

Kamala Harris responds to memo on staff cuts: 'I fully intend to win'

The senator's campaign is cutting jobs in its headquarters and shifting workers from New Hampshire, Nevada and California.
USATODAY.com - Published

Reno’s renaissance sparks a fight over smut

Reno, Nevada has always thrived on vice—gambling, divorces, even legal prostitution back in the day. So why is this city cracking down on strip clubs?
USATODAY.com - Published

Trooper pulls over to save flag from highway

This Nevada trooper spotted something on the road while on patrol, circled back around and realized it was an American flag. The trooper, who is also military veteran, immediately brought the flag to a..
CBS News - Published

Grateful Dead, Greta in Dakotas, aerial ant attack: News from around our 50 states

Proposal would limit brothel workers’ freedom of movement in Nevada, Baltimore convictions targeted for tossing amid police scandal, and more
USATODAY.com - Published

These Republicans May Not Endorse an Impeachment Inquiry. But They Aren’t Saying No.

Republicans like Representative Mark Amodei of Nevada balancing the risk of President Trump’s wrath and the knowledge that history will hold them accountable for their actions.
NYTimes.com - Published

How will Bernie Sanders' heart attack impact his candidacy?

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is out of a Nevada hospital after suffering a heart attack this week. The Vermont senator thanked supporters in a video posted to Twitter, and said..
CBS News - Published

Reno airport's probe into pro-Trump demonstration sparks social media spat

Nevada Republicans accused the Reno-Tahoe International Airport of having a double standard on political protests.
USATODAY.com - Published

Elizabeth Warren stops "lock him up" chant directed at pro-Trump protester

Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren urged her supporters to stop a "lock him up" chant directed at a pro-Trump protester who interrupted her rally in Carson..
CBS News - Published

Democratic candidates send well wishes to Sanders

Democratic presidential candidates sent well wishes to Sen. Bernie Sanders Wednesday during a gun policy forum in Nevada. Sanders was expected to attend, but he ended up undergoing a heart procedure..
USATODAY.com - Published

Joe Biden answers Donald Trump during campaign event in Nevada: 'I'm not going anywhere'

President Donald Trump slammed the Bidens on Wednesday as "stone cold crooked" and vented that Democrats are "wasting everyone's time and energy."
USATODAY.com - Published

Mark Amodei Is First House Republican to Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry

The four-term congressman from Nevada said he was withholding judgment on whether President Trump committed an impeachable offense.
NYTimes.com - Published

She lost city council job to man after member asked about 'raising a family,' time management

Two city councilmen in Ely, Nevada, are in hot water after questioning a female council candidate's ability to handle the job.
USATODAY.com - Published

Stealth bomber for Area 51 crowd? U.S. military unit apologizes for tweet

A U.S. military unit apologized on Saturday and deleted a tweet that used the specter of a stealth bomber being deployed against any young people who tried to break into the Area 51 base in Nevada.
Reuters - Published

‘Storm Area 51’: How a small Nevada town prepared for the worst

“Storm Area 51” attendance peaked at 3,000, allowing authorities on Saturday to begin scaling back resources.
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Thousands attend mostly peaceful Area 51 events in Nevada

Thousands celebrated their love of UFOs at a number of festivals in the Nevada desert
CBS News - Published

Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters to Nevada desert; five arrested

UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities poured into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved..
Reuters - Published

Peaceful party for revelers near Area 51 in Nevada

Nevada authorities say events have been peaceful at internet-inspired gatherings around Area 51, the military installation about a two-hour drive from Las Vegas. (Sept. 20)
USATODAY.com - Published

"Storm Area 51" draws hundreds near secretive U.S. base

Call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to entrance
CBS News - Published

Alienstock music festival draws like-minded seekers to dusty Nevada town in search of 'them aliens'

On Thursday, the music festival that spawned from the viral space oddity known as “Storm Area 51”  remained in the building phase.
USATODAY.com - Published

Alien enthusiasts descend on Nevada desert near secretive U.S. base

UFO enthusiasts began descending on rural Nevada on Thursday near the secret U.S. military installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, with local..
Reuters - Published

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.
Reuters - Published

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.
USATODAY.com - Published

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.
USATODAY.com - Published

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.
CBS News - Published

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