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Nevada officials criticize Supreme Court ruling overturning bump stocks ban

From the state to federal level, Nevada officials criticized the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a ban on a dangerous gun accessory. The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned a Trump administration-era ban on a firearms accessory known as a bump stock — which was used by the Nevada gunman who carried out the deadliest mass […]
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Sen. Jacky Rosen asks federal government to investigate corporate landlords

Rosen asked the acting secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to crack down on ‘predatory’ practices being used by corporate landlords that make housing unobtainable for Nevadans. Nevada US Sen. Jacky Rosen is urging the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to crack down on practices she says are […]
Justice Brett Kavanaugh, writing on behalf of the Supreme Court, wrote that while the plaintiffs did not have standing to sue over the FDA's regulation of mifepristone, “it is not clear that no one else would have standing to challenge the FDA’s relaxed regulation of mifepristone.” (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)

Supreme Court rejects bid to restrict abortion pill access, but leaves door open for future challenges

Justice Brett Kavanaugh, writing on behalf of the Supreme Court, wrote that while the plaintiffs did not have standing to sue over the FDA's regulation of mifepristone, “it is not clear that no one else would have standing to challenge the FDA’s relaxed regulation of mifepristone.”
During the first quarter of 2024, there’s also been a 13% drop in aggravated assault, according to the FBI. Murder and rape both decreased by about 26%. Robbery decreased by 18% and property crime declined 15%. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

FBI figures show 15% drop in violent crime in 2024

During the first quarter of 2024, there’s also been a 13% drop in aggravated assault, according to the FBI. Murder and rape both decreased by about 26%. Robbery decreased by 18% and property crime declined 15%.
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Senate Republicans block bill to protect access to IVF

Thursday’s vote was the second time Republicans blocked legislation to protect IVF, after they blocked the same bill in February, and comes just one week after they similarly blocked an effort from Democrats to guarantee nationwide access to birth control.
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Video: Your Reproductive Rights Could be Restricted Further if Trump Wins The 2024 Election

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A red state abortion ban nearly killed his wife. Now he’s speaking out.

Ryan Hamilton had to race his wife to the hospital after she had a miscarriage, fell unconscious, and started bleeding out on their bathroom floor. Here, he explains what happened.
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Two Moms for Liberty-backed CCSD school board candidates advance to November election

Clark County voters narrowed down school board races from 25 candidates to eight — two of which are backed by the far-right political organization Moms for Liberty.
From top left to bottom right: Nevada Democratic US Sen. Jacky Rosen, Nevada Democratic US Reps. Dina Titus, Susie Lee and Steven Horsford, Republican US Senate candidate Sam Brown, Republican US House candidates Mark Robertson and Drew Johnson, and Nevada Republican US Rep. Mark Amodei.

Meet the Nevada congressional candidates who advanced to the November election

With the field largely set for Nevada’s congressional races, Democrats and Republicans will spend the next several months stating their case for why they should represent the Silver State on Capitol Hill. The dust has largely settled following Nevada’s statewide primary on Tuesday, which revealed the full slate of major party candidates who are vying […]
Roughly 15 million Americans have medical debt on their credit reports. The new rule means that debt will no longer be able to depress their credit scores and make it more difficult for them to get a job, rent an apartment, or secure a mortgage or car loan. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Medical debt would be removed from credit reports under new Biden rule

Roughly 15 million Americans have medical debt on their credit reports. The new rule means that debt will no longer be able to depress their credit scores and make it more difficult for them to get a job, rent an apartment, or secure a mortgage or car loan.
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Trump allies considering plans to limit insurance coverage for abortions

The proposals would modify existing labor laws to exclude “uniform” employer coverage for abortion, making it more challenging for patients in red states to seek care across state lines.
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What Trump said during his visit to Las Vegas

From rambling about sharks and boats to accusing immigrants of stealing Nevada jobs and a last-minute Senate endorsement, here are three takeaways from Trump’s Sunday visit to Las Vegas: Former President Donald Trump was in Las Vegas over the weekend for a set of fundraisers and a rally on Sunday — his first such event […]