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The Must See Attraction of 2015 in Vegas

Findery | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel

The High Roller has 28 glass cabins soaring 550 feet high with 360 degree views of Las Vegas. These types of attractions are usually "do once and take a picture" for me. The High Roller was an experience I can't wait to share with more people.

How Las Vegas Is Preparing For Gay Marriage

AP | KIMBERLEE KRUESI and KIMBERLY PIERCEALL | Posted 12.08.2014 | Gay Voices

LAS VEGAS (AP) — County clerks in Nevada turned away gay couples eager to marry Wednesday amid a flurry of conflicting court decisions, including a ...

2 Police Officers, 3 Others Dead In Las Vegas Shooting

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS & MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 06.09.2014 | Crime

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two police officers were "simply having lunch" at a strip mall pizza buffet in Las Vegas when a man and a woman fatally shot them a...

Which Popular American City Is Secretly an Amazing Outdoor Adventure Destination?

David Landsel | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
David Landsel

Quick question: Which western city brags a location less than an hour from unforgettable trails plus one more hour from both a death-defying hike and the lowest point on the North American continent? That's right -- we're talking about Las Vegas.

Weakness Isn't an Option

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 06.16.2014 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

It seems that oftentimes, when we speak about notions of manhood, we view the topic with a limited scope. We talk about the "man box," with references...

The Secret Side of Las Vegas

Courtney and H.J. Derr | Posted 04.20.2014 | Travel
Courtney and H.J. Derr

What many visitors don't know, and locals are happy to keep a secret, is that Las Vegas is a serious outdoor town. It's brimming with hikers, climbers, skiers, and mountaineers of all stripes.

The Pioneer Saloon at 100: A Century of Tears, Beers and Blood

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

It's often cliché to speak of being "whisked away," but quite honestly when you enter that's exactly what will happen. Were it not for the few slot machines to your left and electric lights throughout, you'd swear you stepped back to 1913.

Would You Take Your Kids to Las Vegas?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Vegas may not be considered the most family-friendly destination, but if you get creative, you can make sure the little ones end up with an unforgettable trip. And we don't mean that in a Hangover kind of way.

Undocumented Immigrants Can Now Drive Legally In Nevada

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS, May 31 (Reuters) - Nevada's Republican governor signed a bill on Friday to authorize driving privilege cards for undocumented immigrants,...

Old Dog, New Tricks: Vegas' New Strategy To Stay Hip

AP | HANNAH DREIER | Posted 05.06.2013 | Travel

LAS VEGAS -- To step into club XS at the Wynn Las Vegas is to enter the dreamscape of a modern artist with fetishes for gold and bronze and bodies in ...

Best Pools In Las Vegas

Travel + Leisure | Posted 06.30.2013 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

You might thank a small Spanish island for the current daytime pool-party scene in the Nevada desert. Las Vegas has been called the new Ibiza, thou...

Las Vegas Taxis Overcharged Tourists Millions

AP | By MICHELLE RINDELS | Posted 06.24.2013 | Travel

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Clark County taxicab drivers taking tourists on the scenic route to and from the airport overcharged their passengers an estimated ...

Going 'Off-Strip' In Vegas

WHERE | Posted 03.31.2013 | Travel

Vegas isn't just the concrete-and-neon paradise you know from visiting the Strip.

LOOK: Las Vegas Comes Out...With Sexy Gay Travel Campaign

Posted 01.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Las Vegas hopes to broaden its appeal to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travelers with a sizzling ad campaign. The tongue-in-cheek ...

Obama Visits An American Favorite

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

BOULDER CITY, Nev. -- Taking a break from debate prep, President Barack Obama made an unexpected stop Tuesday at the Hoover Dam, his first visit to a ...

PHOTOS: The Las Vegas Neon Museum Shines Even Brighter

Posted 09.26.2012 | Travel

On October 27, Las Vegas will see an opening of a different stripe as the Neon Museum buzzes back to life. The museum, a tribute to the signage of the...

Alleged Violent Rampage Leaves Mother And Daughter Dead

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 05.01.2012 | Crime

A man with uncertain motives is accused of a "savage" murder spree that left two women and a 10-year-old girl the alleged victims of sexual assault. ...

Ryan Grim

Las Vegas: What Really Happens Here | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

Video by Sara Kenigsberg Las Vegas, NEVADA - It's a cliche of journalism that lazy reporters learn all they think they need to know from the cabbie...

All Out: Nevada's Biggest Casinos' Saw A Boost In Losses In 2011

AP | Posted 01.06.2012 | Business

CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Nevada's largest casinos suffered a combined $4 billion loss in 2011. A report released Friday by the state Gaming Control Board...

UFO Over the Las Vegas Strip (VIDEO)

Alejandro Rojas | Posted 02.15.2012 | Weird News
Alejandro Rojas

I rediscovered the video recently and put in on YouTube. Maybe one of you out there can help me identify this peculiar wandering object above the Las Vegas strip.

Obama Mingles With Stars At Hollywood Fundraisers

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — Actor Will Smith and basketball standout Earvin "Magic" Johnson for dinner and Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas for post-meal...

Alex Wagner

Zappos' CEO: Saving Vegas From Itself | Alex Wagner | Posted 08.17.2011 | Impact

The Zappos offices in Las Vegas are housed in a sun-drenched office park on a stretch of highway that could be found pretty much anywhere -- except fo...

Some Brace For Flood, Others Celebrate The Much-Needed Water

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

LAS VEGAS -- Communities below the snow-capped mountains of the West are bracing against the swelling rivers and flooding that come with the spring th...

Vegas Rules: Tips to Stretch Your Vacation Dollars

Andy Kutler | Posted 07.09.2011 | Travel
Andy Kutler

For those who have never experienced Las Vegas revelry, or haven't returned in years, any existing preconceptions or prejudices may be amiss as "Sin City" continues to evolve and reinvent itself.

The Strip Diary, Day Seventeen: I'm Not Elvis, I Just Play One at a Wedding

Paul Carr | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Paul Carr

The walk-up window is perfect for certain kinds of wedding; no frills, no ceremony, just two people in love who want to make sure everything is in order, just in case one of them doesn't come home. And an Elvis impersonator.