The first shows to reopen face a challenge: It is hard to draw audiences without tourists, but hard to draw tourists without shows.
Temperatures in Northern California could hit 107 on Tuesday and areas across Washington could reach the lower 100s, the National Weather Service said.
For many Americans, having enough marijuana was as essential as stocking up on toilet paper. And suppliers found a way to get it to them.
Here is a place that your family can now leave feeling more (gasp!) enlightened than when they arrived — provided they keep their distance from the casinos.
Climate change threatens Las Vegas and every other desert oasis town.
After shuttering dozens of shows and shedding most of its work force, the vaunted Canadian circus faces an uphill struggle to bounce back.
Workers found the bones, which could be up to 14,000 years old, during the construction of a pool.
With vaccinations picking up, warmer weather and increased business reopenings over the last week, tourism has picked up in these destinations.
In a new study, ecologists document the impact that the world’s brightest city has on the insect population.
In the last five years, there have been at least 29 shootings with four or more fatalities, according to a database compiled by the Violence Project.
Stimulus checks may be on their way, but those struggling to get by worry that the money will soon be gone. “Every morning I wake up thinking about where my help is going to come from,” one woman said.
Teams from the five conferences holding their men’s and women’s basketball championships in the city hope to get through to the national tournaments without being derailed by the coronavirus.
Michael Shnayerson’s “Bugsy Siegel: The Dark Side of the American Dream” is a rise-and-fall story of the bootlegger and murderer who practically invented Las Vegas.
Mr. Fischbacher’s partner, Roy Horn, died last May of complications of Covid-19. “There could be no Siegfried without Roy, and no Roy without Siegfried,” Mr. Fischbacher said at the time.
The growing metropolitan area often pits cars and construction against cyclists, with tragic consequences and calls for better regulation.
The pandemic did not stop a Las Vegas tradition: the fast, budget-priced nuptial ceremony with you and your very own (socially distant) Elvis impersonator.
Residents of weekly rentals worry they will be kicked out if they can’t pay the rent. It’s unclear if the federal moratorium on evictions applies to them.
Four artist-fabricators say they made the mysterious manifestation in stainless steel that sprang up in Atascadero. Meanwhile, another rises in Las Vegas.
Mr. Hsieh, who died at 46, tried to revitalize a corner of the city by attracting other entrepreneurs.
He stepped down from the online shoe retailer to focus on revitalizing downtown Las Vegas. He died of injuries suffered in a fire.
An investigation is underway at an apartment complex in Henderson, about 16 miles southeast of Las Vegas.
As President Trump urges supporters to watch for fraud at polling places, people inside the polls already are keeping watch — and usually not finding much.
The sudden increase of time with their children has reminded some low-income parents of what they have been missing. “It’s an odd silver lining, but it’s there,” says Jane Waldfogel, a professor at the Columbia School of Social Work.
Fontrell Antonio Baines, who performs as Nuke Bizzle, illegally obtained $1.2 million in jobless benefits intended for workers idled by the coronavirus pandemic, the authorities said.
Remote U.S. destinations, where social distancing is easier, are generally faring better than cities, which are trying hard to get a bigger share of the leisure crowd.
Monday night, the Las Vegas Raiders play their first game in a new $2 billion stadium, the physical manifestation of a long, slow embrace between the N.F.L. and legal sports wagering.
One example of how things have changed: A Latino outreach group estimated in January that it would register 21,000 new voters in the state by Labor Day. It’s at around 6,000 now.
Ms. Campbell was the longest-serving professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She died of complications of the novel coronavirus.
The president’s former fixer describes him as a mob boss figure who made racist insults, was driven by hatred for President Barack Obama and engaged in underhanded tactics against opponents.
Many symptoms of Covid-19 were difficult, but losing my ability to taste hurt the most.
Terry Gray, who had been a coach for the U.S.A. Gymnastics women’s national team, was arrested on Friday, the police said.
Nevada shut bars again after the virus surged. While restaurants remain open, customers find it’s not the same.
They studied for years to get full-time jobs. Now, they’re right back where they started.
In “Desert Notebooks,” a study of arid America reveals the roots of our present calamities.
While gamblers refuse masks, workers fear for their safety.
Boxers wearing surgical booties. Wristbands with bar codes. Meals served behind plexiglass. Our journalists took a look behind the scenes of boxing’s comeback in Las Vegas.
While the contact-tracing challenges faced by Las Vegas are extreme, they highlight larger systemic problems in monitoring the coronavirus across the country.
Why misconduct procedures are rarely enough to discipline officers using excessive force.
In response to rising anxiety over the coronavirus, the shoe retailer Zappos started a customer service line that people can call for anything — even to chat.
Will a stripped-down version of the city attract the same number of visitors who used to come to party at pools, dance in nightclubs and gamble in casinos?
MGM Resorts International, in hard-hit Las Vegas, has proposed audacious plans to the leagues to come back in a quarantined environment.
As the U.S. economy shut down, few places in America were hit harder and faster than Las Vegas.
Millions are flooding a charitable system that was never intended to handle a nationwide crisis.
As companies nationwide look for relief, the Trump Organization has talked with Deutsche Bank and a Florida county about delaying payments on some loans and other obligations.
Tony Hsieh, C.E.O. of Zappos, is on an uphill mission to remake the company’s culture by banning the boss.