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U.S. Has Released Some Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Funds

23 hours ago
(AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Nevada’s U.S. Senators say federal officials have released some of a $16.7 million grant to help survivors of the October 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip.


Federal prosecutors say three people face up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to import jewelry knockoffs from the Philippines and then misrepresent the goods as made in the United States by Native Americans.

Senate OKs Appeals Court Judges Over Home-State Opposition

Dec 12, 2019

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two conservative Justice Department lawyers to posts on a California-based appeals court that President Donald Trump has tagged as a liberal bastion.

Judge Halts Some Military Spending On Border Wall

Dec 11, 2019

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from spending some Defense Department money to build a border wall with Mexico.


A federal appeals court has stayed the execution of a Navajo man convicted of the murder of a 63-year-old fellow tribal member and her 9-year-old granddaughter. Lezmond Mitchell is the only Native American on federal death row.