Viewfinder: Crosses Mark the Las Vegas Massacre Anniversary
Retired carpenter Greg Zanis, who installed 58 crosses last year—one for each person killed—set up the memorial again with new crosses for the massacre's anniversary.
A Terrorism Insurance Salesman Explains Why America's Artists Are So Frightened
Lockton Companies Vice President John Tomlinson sells terrorism insurance to the stars. Business is booming.
A History of Violence: The U.S. Government's Relationship With Guns and the NRA
How does sensible gun control come about when the American government is one of the gun industry's biggest benefactors?
'Soft Target': How Should Las Vegas Address Its Profound Safety Concerns?
After the attack on Sunday night, decision-makers on the Strip will need to consider what new policies they must implement to keep visitors safe.
Trump Calls Las Vegas Shooting 'An Act of Pure Evil'
Authorities believe the accused shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, killed himself.
A Las Vegas Judge's Long History of Prosecutorial Misconduct
The behavior of former Las Vegas prosecutor Bill Kephart was repeatedly lambasted by the Supreme Court of Nevada. But that didn't stop him from becoming a judge in 2010. This month he was charged with misconduct in that position too.
On Vegas Strip, Blackjack Rule Change Is Sleight of Hand
Casino operators are changing blackjack payouts to give the house an even greater advantage. Is this a sign that Vegas is on its way back from the recession, or that the Strip’s biggest players are trying to squeeze some more cash out of visitors before the well runs dry?
Among the Disbelievers: An African Skeptic Does Vegas
A fellow at the James Randi Educational Foundation, Leo Igwe is running a high-voltage campaign against witchcraft beliefs in Africa. Can he convince us to join his crusade against evils half a world away?
End of Creative Class Migration: Silicon Valley Is the Next Detroit
The best and brightest have more options than ever before. Now, companies need to go where the talent is located.
Las Vegas Is a Great Place to Get Away With a Non-Lethal Shooting
Why are shootings with a surviving victim so under-investigated in Sin City, and chronically overlooked in the post-Newtown national gun policy debate?
Fatal Talent Attraction: The End of Talent Migration in the U.S.
Top-tier research universities matter more than a vibrant urban core as focus shifts from talent attraction (too much competition) to talent production.
Las Vegas Hospital Buses Mentally Ill Patients to Other Cities
A Las Vegas hospital is transporting mentally ill patients via solo trips on Greyhound buses.