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  • US Senate leader: rancher's backers 'terrorists' Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is calling armed backers of a Nevada rancher "domestic terrorists" for using guns in a grazing rights battle with the federal Bureau of Land Management.

  • Tapas chain Firefly closes Henderson restaurant Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 4:34 PM ET

    HENDERSON, Nev.— Owners of a popular tapas chain with three locations in the Las Vegas area announced Tuesday they would close a branch that recently received a bad evaluation from health inspectors.

  • Dance show 'Soul Train' may boogie onto Broadway Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The groundbreaking song-and-dance show "Soul Train" is chugging toward Broadway.

  • Rancher inspects cattle after showdown with feds Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 AM ET

    RENO, Nev.— A Nevada rancher said Monday he's trying to determine if federal agents damaged his cattle when the animals were rounded up then released in a showdown with angry protesters over a decades-long dispute about rangeland grazing rights.

  • Feds release cows gathered in Nevada roundup Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | 2:10 PM ET

    The Bureau of Land Management took the action after hundreds of states' rights protesters, including militia and tea party members, showed up at corrals outside Mesquite to demand the animals' return to rancher Cliven Bundy.

  • Miss. man indicted in $9 million bankruptcy fraud Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    JACKSON, Miss.— A Jackson man was indicted Wednesday on charges that he defrauded his bankrupt business of more than $9 million. William "Butch" Dickson faces charges in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

  • US senator joins critics of federal cattle roundup Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:59 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— A Republican U.S. senator added his voice Wednesday to critics of a federal cattle roundup fought by a Nevada rancher who claims longstanding grazing rights on remote public rangeland about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas.

  • CNN bringing back Anthony Bourdain's hot series Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Anthony Bourdain has traveled to all sorts of exotic places over the past couple of years, with none as important as where he's taken CNN itself. The season opener, from Punjab, India, illustrates what makes "Parts Unknown" unique.

  • Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10 Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:52 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

  • S&P lowers rating on Caesars Entertainment Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Standard& Poor's Ratings Services on Tuesday lowered its rating for Caesars Entertainment Corp. and said that it is more likely that the casino operator will need to undergo a restructuring. The Las Vegas- based company, which runs the Caesars, Harrah's, and Horseshoe brands, has struggled since the recession, and has not posted a profit since 2009..

  • Jury awards George Wallace $1.3M in Vegas lawsuit Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— A Nevada jury on Tuesday awarded $1.3 million in damages to comedian George Wallace for a leg injury he said he suffered while performing at a Las Vegas Strip resort in 2007..

  • Clinton urges tech leaders to invest in training Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

  • Car rental companies ramp up exotic offerings Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Car rental companies hoping to attract wealthy travelers and tourists on a splurge are adding exotic cars alongside practical Toyotas and Fords. Hertz launched its line of Dream Cars last summer in 35 locations, while Enterprise offers its Exotic Car Collection at 13 sites and plans to open two more later this spring.

  • Theater's power couple: Diane Paulus, Randy Weiner Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— She's the darling of Broadway. He's the champion of cutting-edge theater in New York. Paulus and Weiner were high-school sweethearts, both graduates of Harvard University who return to teach.

  • MACAU, April 7- As the world's gambling capital Macau races to open more than 17,000 new hotel rooms over the next three years to keep pace with a flood of Chinese visitors, only about 4,000 affordable homes for locals are expected to be built in the same period.

  • Tetris in the sky: Gamers play on Philly building Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 2:37 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— Sam Robinson said it's been about 15 years since he last played the videogame Tetris on a Game Boy. Robinson, 30, was among the hundreds of Tetris fans who had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game on the side of the 29- story Cira Centre in downtown Philadelphia.

  • Tension growing between ranchers, mustang backers Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    RENO, Nev.— Tensions bubbled over on the range in a turf battle that has been simmering for decades over one of the icons of the American West and scant forage on arid, high desert lands from Nevada to Wyoming.

  • Philly skyscraper-sized Tetris game wows hundreds Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game. The Philadelphia skyscraper-sized version created a spectacle against the night sky that organizers hoped inspired onlookers and players to think about the possibilities of technology.

  • NEW YORK, April 4- In Indianapolis, an open house event tends to draw 10 people on a good day. "The realtor was dumbfounded," said Block, vice president of lending at Austin, Texas- based Open Mortgages, which has branches near Indianapolis.

  • "Companies are really digging in on identifying what areas it makes sense to focus their benefits programs," said Robert Newbury, director at pay consulting firm Towers Watson.

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