The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to confirm former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to be the secretary of the Department of Energy.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced new guidance for state employment departments that would expand eligibility for the unemployment insurance benefits program for independent contractors, the self-employed and gig workers.
Hasbro created confusion on Thursday when it removed the gender from its Mr. Potato Head brand, but not from the actual toy.
Nevada on Thursday reported 571 new coronavirus cases and 14 additional fatalities, according to data from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Acting Chief Yogananda Pittman denied that law enforcement failed to take seriously warnings of violence before the Jan. 6 insurrection. Three days before the riot, Capitol Police distributed an internal document warning that armed extremists were poised for violence and could attack Congress because they saw it as the last chance to try to overturn the election results, Pittman said.
District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. had been fighting for a year and a half for access to Trump’s tax records for a criminal grand jury investigation into his business dealings. The documents are protected by grand jury secrecy rules and are not expected to be made public.
The top U.S. infectious disease expert told NBC on Thursday a third vaccine becoming available “is nothing but good news” and would help control of the pandemic.
The race to elect Nevada Democrats’ next leader has offered a rare public glimpse into internal struggles over the makeup and trajectory of the state’s party.
Visitors were forced to evacuate Zion National Park on Wednesday as a fire scorched about four acres of land near the visitor center.
Lawmakers from the District of Columbia and Maryland again filed a bill Wednesday to remove a plaque honoring a former Nevada senator who voiced ardent white supremacist views.
U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto officially announced her bid for reelection on Wednesday in a video posted on Twitter.
Nevada’s public health lab has identified the strain in the Silver State, where it currently represents about a quarter of positive cases that are genetically sequenced.
But the state on Wednesday reported higher than average numbers of new coronavirus cases and deaths during the preceding day.
People making appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine to be administered at the Southern Nevada Health District’s headquarters are the first to use it.
The Clark County School District will begin reopening under a hybrid instructional model to students in grades six, nine and 12 on March 22, officials announced Wednesday.