A greater percentage of Democratic registered voters view the Vermont senator as likable, honest, competent and compassionate than they did just two months ago, according to a new Associated Press poll.
By Ryan Haas and Conrad Wilson, OPB
A federal grand jury indicted Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and four others Wednesday with a raft of felony charges related to a 2014 armed standoff at Bundy’s ranch.
By PBS NewsHour
Four days before the South Carolina primary, the GOP contest has become a blur of blistering attacks, especially between Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush. Political director Lisa Desjardins offers an update, and Jon Ralston of Ralston…
By Thomas Beaumont, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
BETTENDORF, Iowa — Under pressure to emerge as the Republican mainstream's presidential contender, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is increasingly relying on a national strategy as he lowers expectations for February's primary contests.
By PBS NewsHour
The devastating drought that has ravaged the West has had an upside: it has made never-before-seen sights accessible. At Lake Mead in Nevada, recreational history hunters can now dive to see a B-29 bomber, and as special correspondent Sandra Hughes…
By Larisa Epatko
Revelers at the annual Burning Man arts festival taking place this week in the Black Rock Desert in northern Nevada have two main modes to get around – by foot or by bike.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California, Nevada and Texas.
By Lisa Desjardins
The retirement of any top party leader in Congress will have tremendous ripple effects. But here are three reasons why Harry Reid’s retirement is especially notable.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will not run for another term in 2016, saying he wanted to focus on bringing Democrats back to power in the Senate rather than his own re-election.
By Simone Pathe
The Patriots and the Seahawks aren't the only ones with a lot riding on this Sunday's Super Bowl. Plenty of professional gamblers will also be watching the score -- and every interception in between -- in the hopes of boosting…
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