On July 30, Medicare celebrates its 50th birthday as a cornerstone of retirement security in America. This landmark occasion is the perfect time to examine the legacy of the program and reflect on the positive effect it has had on the lives and health of our nation?s retirees.
It?s becoming increasingly clear that the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, isn?t going to be closed during President Barack Obama?s administration ? or beyond ? despite the administration?s efforts. That raises a deep question about foreign policy and the rule of law: What if Guantanamo never closes and some of its detainees remain there for the rest of their lives?
A new request of those who write letters to the editor of the Sun
Letters to the editor can be an effective way of delivering a point of view on a current issue, especially if the writer is articulate and succinct. We encourage such engagement, which has a long history in America?s newspapers.
Iran deal errors carry lesson for an arrogant Obama
It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, N.M. The anniversary underscored the fact that the agreement is aimed at thwarting proliferation of technology seven decades old.
College football by the odds: Betting preview of the Mountain West
A row of 12 helmets representing each member of the Mountain West decorated a ballroom at The Cosmopolitan where the conference?s media days were held earlier this week. Boise State?s blue and silver headpiece assimilated into alphabetical order behind ...
A man was shot near Craig Ranch Park Tuesday night, and the suspect is still on the loose, according to North Las Vegas Police.The shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. near the intersection of W. Craig Road and Camino Al Norte.
The woman who tried to save the life of a 3-year-old boy who died after he drowned in a backyard pool Sunday is speaking out. Grieving over the little boy, Green says she's "angry" about the what happened because the child's death "didn't have to happen."
Educators support bill to reimburse teachers for school supplies
Nationwide, teachers collectively have spent $1.6 billion of their own money on school supplies. However, in the state of Nevada there's a bill that will reimburse teachers up to $250 is moving through the state legislature.
NLV's new police chief says leadership will be 'transparent'
North Las Vegas' police chief has only officially been at the helm since May 8, but he's already making waves. Within minutes of being chief, Alex Perez asked the FBI to look into links, investigated as child porn, found on the mayor's iPad.
Pair arraigned on charges of stealing from mailboxes
Two men charged with using counterfeit mail box keys to steal checks, credit cards, and other information from local mailboxes were scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carl Hoffman, Nevada's U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said.