Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...collection program unaltered.Other Republican backers of the legislation include GOP Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Dean Heller of Nevada, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Steve Daines of Montana, joining most Democrats. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., like Cruz a candidate...
California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

...holders. San Francisco has stronger water rights than many other cities because in 1902, Mayor James Phelan hiked up the Sierra Nevada and tacked a water claim to an oak tree along the bank of the Tuolumne River. Gov. Jerry Brown calls the system "somewhat...
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Deadly prison brawl stokes mystery about guards, guns

...certain: Two handcuffed inmates at one of Nevada's toughest prisons brawled in a hallway...started Nov. 12 deep inside the largest of Nevada's 22 prison facilities, which houses...investigators had been turned over to Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt.A Laxalt...
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1st self-driving vehicle you see may have 18 wheels

...Traveling about 55 miles per hour on a Nevada highway, the big rig's driver looked...this case any highway or interstate in Nevada - is the future of trucking. It's a...rig.For now four states, including Nevada, and the District of Columbia, certify...
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Cavendish wins stage 2 of Tour of California

...for the Etixx-Quick Step team, earned his 11th win of the season with a late surge in the 120.4-mile road stage from Nevada City in 4 hours, 47 minutes and 2 seconds."There were four of us (teammates) at the last corner and I had to come around...
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Success varies by state in improving graduate rates

...In contrast, 65 percent or less of low-income students do in Alaska, Oregon, Colorado, Minnesota, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Wyoming, New Mexico or Washington.In Kentucky, where there's about a 1 percentage-point difference between the graduation...
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Safe? Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

...Google's cars avoided hitting other cars or bicyclists as they drove on streets near the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.Nevada, Michigan and Florida have passed laws welcoming tests of self-driving cars onto their roads. Their regulators told AP they...
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Club volleyball player serves up lawsuit over playing time

...lawsuit says. She thought she had scored when another team, NV Premier, wanted her, but the league cried foul and said no tournament remains in the club season, though depending on NV Premier's season performance it may be eligible for other tournaments...
Ice cream contamination still in question

...Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming and international...
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Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

...the trafficking bill. It was an important bill.""Let's get out of this quickly," said Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada. "Let's get Loretta Lynch confirmed."A vote on final passage of the trafficking bill was expected as early as Wednesday...
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