Watch out the next time you're walking around Centennial Hills. There may be burrowing owls afoot! The small owl makes its home in that Las Vegas neighborhood, but biologists fear construction may threaten its safety.
Beware, campaign managers: when you're ready to run your ads, there may be no space left! Politico reports that online spots that play on YouTube, Yahoo, and AOL, may be snapped up by a campaign's competitors as a clever political move. Journalist Steve Friess gives us an inside look, and talks about what else is going on in the world of politics and advertisements.
Stuart Scheinman just scored the catch of a lifetime. His company, Entertainment Collectibles, bought a collection of nearly 3 million stills, posters, and negatives of Hollywood stars from the past 73 years.
What role do immigrant workers play in today's labor force? And how do emotions about illegal immigration and competition for jobs shape workplaces? We talk to Brookings expert Audrey Singer about why America's labor market will become increasingly reliant on immigrants and their children..
The Clark County district attorney recently cleared Metro police in three officer-involved shootings. DA Steve Wolfson said the officers acted lawfully in the shootings of three men: Alberto Castillo, Luis Silva, and Rafael Alonso Olivas.
The Hazda people really, really love honey. The hunter-gatherer tribe from Tanzania loves it so much, that the men will risk death for it - climbing 30-foot high trees, smoking bees out of their hives, then pulling out chunks of honeycomb with their bare hands.
In 2007, seven people were infected with hepatitis C, making it one of the worst outbreaks in Las Vegas history. Local doctor Dipak Desai was charged criminally for unsafe injections. One of those victims recently died, which could bring murder charges against Desai. Rodolfo Meana had gone home to the Philippines to die, saying hepatitis C had changed his whole life. Reporter Paul Harasim tells us about Rodolfo's life, and the repercussions of the hepatitis outbreak.
The Nevada Gaming Commission fined Caesar's Entertainment Corporation $100,000 for underage gambling. The commission said there was a "pattern" of abuse, and that another incident would mean a seven-figure fine.
You can tell them to do their homework or scold them about breaking curfew. But how do you talk to your kids about sex? And when should you tell them? We ask the experts about how to broach the birds and bees to your children.
The London Olympics are just around the corner, and athletes all around the world are fine-tuning their skills. But one researcher says athletes shouldn’t focus on mechanical things – Kobe Bryant shouldn’t think about how he flicks his wrist for a hoop shot, and Michael Phelps shouldn’t think about the technique on pulling his hand back through the water.
In Fyodor Dostoevsky’s classic Russian novel, The Brothers Karamazov, the title characters bemoan their lives and contemplate existentialism. But “The Flying Brothers Karamazov" don’t have time for that! The juggling and comedy troupe has been performing since 1973, and are known for their 9-piece juggling act and making music with their juggling pins.
When Sabrina Stephens talks to her father, she talks to a life-sized cardboard cutout of a man in a military outfit. It's her "Flat Daddy" - a cutout to help young children deal with separation anxiety when their parents serve away from home.