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Eyewitness This: CA to assist financing of high-speed train between SoCal and Las Vegas

California will likely assist the financing of a high-speed train between the Southland and Las Vegas, officials announced. Virgin Trains USA plans to build the rail, which will span 185 miles and take 90 minutes to move people between Vegas and Victorville. California State Treasurer Fiona Ma is likely to approve $300 million in tax-exempt […]

Green Day at iHeartRadio leads this week’s best bets in Las Vegas

MUSIC iHeartRadio Music Festival Last time it played the iHeartRadio Music Festival, in 2012, Green Day went blue, with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong dropping a payload of F-bombs in displeasure over his band’s abbreviated set time. He entered rehab shortly thereafter, and now an invigorated Armstrong leads his band back to the fest alongside the […]

Las Vegas Man Accused Of Plotting Attacks Pleads Not Guilty

A Las Vegas man accused of plotting attacks against synagogues and other targets pleaded not guilty to a federal weapons charge in District Court Wednesday. Conor Climo is accused of plotting to attack a Las Vegas synagogue, a local Anti-Defamation League office and a downtown bar that Climo believed welcomed the LGBTQ community. The weapons […]

Eyewitness This: CA to assist financing of high-speed train between SoCal and Las Vegas

California will likely assist the financing of a high-speed train between the Southland and Las Vegas, officials announced. Virgin Trains USA plans to build the rail, which will span 185 miles and take 90 minutes to move people between Vegas and Victorville. California State Treasurer Fiona Ma is likely to approve $300 million in tax-exempt […]

Green Day at iHeartRadio leads this week’s best bets in Las Vegas

MUSIC iHeartRadio Music Festival Last time it played the iHeartRadio Music Festival, in 2012, Green Day went blue, with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong dropping a payload of F-bombs in displeasure over his band’s abbreviated set time. He entered rehab shortly thereafter, and now an invigorated Armstrong leads his band back to the fest alongside the […]

Las Vegas Man Accused Of Plotting Attacks Pleads Not Guilty

A Las Vegas man accused of plotting attacks against synagogues and other targets pleaded not guilty to a federal weapons charge in District Court Wednesday. Conor Climo is accused of plotting to attack a Las Vegas synagogue, a local Anti-Defamation League office and a downtown bar that Climo believed welcomed the LGBTQ community. The weapons […]

US awards $3M to fill gaps in medical marijuana research

The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if marijuana can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high. Nine research grants announced Thursday are for work on CBD, the trendy ingredient showing up in cosmetics and foods, and hundreds […]

Walgreens, Google affiliate to launch drone delivery test

Walgreens and a Google affiliate are testing drone deliveries that can put drugstore products on customer doorsteps minutes after being ordered. Snacks like Goldfish Crackers or gummy bears as well as aspirin for sick kids will be delivered starting next month in Christiansburg, Virginia, by a 10-pound (4.5-kilogram) drone flying as fast as 70 miles […]

Pelosi offers Medicare negotiation plan to curb drug prices

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people. The proposal would direct Medicare to bargain over as many as 250, but no fewer than 25, of the costliest drugs. Insulin […]
















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