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  • LAS VEGAS, May 5- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will call on Tuesday for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants during a campaign appearance in Nevada. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, a Republican presidential candidate and son of Cuban immigrants, was a co-author of a bill that failed to pass in the Senate that would have given a...

  • LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson spent an entire day Monday denying that Las Vegas Sands officials had a hand in firing Steven Jacobs as Sands China Ltd. president in July 2010. "Never heard the phrase," the chief executive of both Las Vegas Sands and Sands China Ltd. told Jacobs' lawyer, James Pisanelli. " Adelson is facing a fourth day on the witness...

  • NEW YORK— Pinnacle Entertainment, which is in process of splitting into two companies, confirmed Monday that it is in talks to sell its real estate assets to Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc.. In March, casino property owner Gaming and Leisure Properties publicly announced that it offered to buy Pinnacle's real estate assets in a deal it valued at $4.1 billion,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of letters written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco. "This is a very special period in his life, when he's out here in San Francisco," said Bob Hirst, general editor of the Mark Twain Project on the Berkeley campus.

  • LAS VEGAS— MGM Resorts International is still counting the money it earned from hosting Saturday's Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight, so CEO Jim Murren says he will save any "fun facts" for the company's second quarter results. MGM Resorts posted a profit of $169.9 million, or 33 cents a share, in the quarter that ended March 31. It bottom line was boosted in part...

  • LAS VEGAS— If the ghosts of Frank Sinatra and Liberace were still hanging around the Riviera Hotel and Casino on Monday morning, they wouldn't have found a seat at the bar. "The amazing thing about Las Vegas is how soon it forgets itself because it keeps reinventing itself," said Jeff Kutash, the dancer, choreographer and producer who brought the aquatic stage...

  • Customer service Twitter accounts for Dish Network and Cox Communications asked users whether they ordered standard definition or high definition feeds of the fight, indicating there may be issues with the standard definition feed. A similar account for DirecTV referred users toward a troubleshooting website. "We're seeing and gracefully managing a lot...

  • Jim Lampley, the main telecaster for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao showdown in Las Vegas told viewers Saturday night that "electronic overload" caused cable and satellite operators to ask for a delay. Customer service Twitter accounts for Dish Network and Cox Communications asked users whether they ordered standard definition or high definition...

  • LAS VEGAS— A federal judge in Las Vegas has issued an order barring Allegiant Air pilots from going on strike while mediation is under way in their labor dispute. Allegiant, which is based in Las Vegas, said in a statement that the order will prevent disruption of travel for thousands of passengers. Allegiant specializes in flying travelers from smaller cities to...

  • WASHINGTON, May 1- A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a constitutional challenge to the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. On a 2-1 vote, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said Nevada company Morgan Drexen Inc and an attorney who contracts with the firm, Kimberly Pisinski, had no legal grounds to make...

  • WASHINGTON— House Republicans Friday passed the second of 12 spending bills for the upcoming budget year, a $35 billion measure funding the Energy Department and popular water projects constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers. The measure includes a big boost to modernize the U.S. nuclear arsenal and also contains money that would keep the Yucca Mountain...

  • LAS VEGAS— Casino mogul and prominent Republican donor Sheldon Adelson testified Friday he isn't sure where he was when he and his second-in-command at the time crafted a list of reasons to fire Sands China's chief executive in 2010.. Adelson, CEO of Las Vegas Sands and one of the world's richest men, told a Clark County courtroom he could have been in a plane...

  • That's the finding of an analysis of Census data by Enterprise Community Partners, a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. Since the end of 2010, rental prices have surged at nearly twice the pace of average hourly wages, according to data from the real estate firm Zillow and the Labor Department. "It means making really difficult trade-offs," said...

  • FOSTER CITY, Calif.— Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market. The list of partners includes SolarCity, a solar installer founded by Musk's cousins, Lyndon and Peter Rive. Musk is SolarCity's chairman and largest shareholder.

  • LOS ANGELES, April 30- Tesla Motors Inc on Thursday unveiled Tesla Energy- storage systems or batteries for homes, companies and utilities that will expand its business beyond electric vehicles and tap into a fast-growing area of the energy industry. Tesla's lead installation partner for the home battery will be SolarCity Corp, the solar installer backed by...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 30- Tesla Motors Inc unveiled Tesla Energy- a suite of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities- a highly-anticipated plan to expand its business beyond electric vehicles. The goal is complete transformation of the energy infrastructure of the world, "Chief Executive Elon Musk told media at Tesla's design studio at Hawthorne, California...

  • HAWTHORNE, Calif., April 30- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled Tesla Energy- a suite of batteries for homes, businesses and utilities- a highly-anticipated plan to expand its business beyond electric vehicles. Tesla will build stationary energy storage systems using the same basic batteries it will produce for its vehicles at a large factory...

  • FOSTER CITY, Calif.— Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid with millions of small power plants made of solar panels on roofs and batteries in garages. The list of partners includes SolarCity, a solar installer founded by Musk's cousins,...

  • Boyd beats Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 5:09 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS _ Boyd Gaming Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $35.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 10 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $549.5 million.

  • Tesla to expand battery technology to homes, businesses Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    FOSTER CITY, Calif.— Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid with millions of small power plants made of solar panels on roofs and batteries in garages. Although the battery will be made by Tesla, it's expected to be sold as part of a package...