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Nov 29, 2018

The onset of schizophrenia in young adults can put an immediate halt to life goals, with one set of symptoms being particularly debilitating.


Nov 28, 2018

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ School of Community Health Sciences has been designated the first accredited school of public health in Nevada by the Council of Education for Public Health (CEHP).


Nov 28, 2018

Your Krispy Kreme Doughnuts experience may not have been quite like Marc-Andre Fleury's, but it was probably just as exciting.


Nov 27, 2018

Symbols are communication shortcuts, allowing people to convey information almost instantly. The stop sign. The recycle symbol. The simple stick figure of a man or woman. But what symbol would you use to curb the theft of music online?


Nov 27, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections brought about considerable political change in our state. We discuss these changes with an expert panel of election analysts – the reasons for our state’s shift to blue in our key state and federal seats, shifting voting patterns, the ushering in a new era of women leadership, and what or how may prompt a shifting tide again in the coming 2020 election.


Nov 27, 2018

When voters agreed to allow casinos into Ohio in 2009, advocates projected that the four locations would generate $1.9 billion in revenue before taxes.


Nov 27, 2018

When you’re out hiking, you never know what you might see. You could cross paths with lizards, tarantulas or maybe even something bigger like a javelina. More likely, you’ll also come across the tracks of these critters.


Nov 27, 2018

Millions of American kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, may have a genetic vulnerability to the disease, a new study suggests.


Nov 27, 2018

UNLV players and students paint the Fremont Cannon red in celebration of the football team's victory over the University of Nevada Reno on Nov. 24.


Nov 26, 2018

Automation and computers have replaced people in many jobs over the last few decades. Cashiers. Factory workers and film projectionists, to name a few.


Nov 26, 2018

The UNLV football season may not have ended with a trip to a bowl game, but thanks to Saturday’s comeback win over rival UNR, it did end with a celebration.


Nov 26, 2018

The University of Nevada Las Vegas football team painted the Fremont Cannon red Monday after defeating the University of Nevada Reno on Saturday, 34-29.


Nov 26, 2018

Economists know that the prices of houses tend to drop in the aftermath of a nearby wildfire. But a new paper reveals good news for those who have invested in vulnerable woodland property: Unless you can literally see the fire scar from your home, these prices rebound within a couple of years.


Nov 26, 2018

Taiwan's pro-independence leader, Tsai Ing-wen, has just over a year to win back public support if she wants to avoid going down in history as the island's first one-term president.


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