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Peaceful debates after peaceful transfer of power

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Jan. 20. Rather than soothe the raw partisanship that plagued the election and its aftermath, it seemed to stoke discord, from the boycott by Democratic members of Congress to the massive protests near the White House and continued strife on social media.

How hard has Airbnb hit hotels? It's not as bad as they thought

In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, photo, Bruce Bennett folds a blanket in a room that he makes available to rent in his home in San Francisco.

While Airbnb is growing exponentially every year — with some markets seeing triple-digit growth in the number of units — the home-sharing units represent less than 4 percent of room nights sold and less than 3 percent of revenue in ...

WWII document that spurred 'Nuts!' response displayed at Antique Arms Show

The letter a German commander presented to the U.S. in Bastogne, Belgium, during World War II is on display this weekend at the Antique Arms Show in Las Vegas.

The German document that demanded the American surrender and provoked the famous response “Nuts!” from a U.S. general during World War II will be displayed at the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show t the Westgate this weekend.

Las Vegas Sands paying $7 million to settle corrupt practices probe

Las Vegas Sands Corp. owns the Venetian and Palazzo.

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices investigation of ...

US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar rise

U.S. stock indexes stuck to their holding pattern Wednesday, as the Standard & Poor's 500 index entered its most listless stretch of trading in more than three years ...

AVN boss: Porn industry ‘on the upswing,’ but not moving to Vegas

A fan takes a photo with Vicki Chase during the 2016 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at the Hard Rock Hotel.

With almost 30,000 attendees from 35 countries and a record 800 industry stars set to participate, the annual AVN Adult Entertainment Expo arrives this week. AVN CEO Tony Rios spoke to the Sun about ...

Gambling expansion likely for Pennsylvania in 2017, lawmakers say

Two Western Pennsylvania state senators are in the middle of a push for a comprehensive gambling expansion bill that is likely to add online casino games and resolve legal problems with ...

U.S. judge OKs plan for Caesars' unit to exit $18 billion bankruptcy

One of the many sculptured angels about the exterior of Caesars Palace on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

A federal judge gave the thumbs-up Tuesday to a plan to reorganize a subsidiary of casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp., clearing the way for the operating unit to exit bankruptcy two years after filing for Chapter 11 protection with ...

Nevada jobless rate falls to 5.1 percent; lowest in 9 years

Nevada's unemployment rate ended 2016 at 5.1 percent, the lowest in nine years. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday that in a year-to-year comparison, the jobless rate was ...

Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S.

In this May 9, 2013, file photo, a worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Wal-Mart store in La Habra, Calif.

Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that its plans will also generate about 24,000 construction jobs. The jobs will come from the opening of 59 new, expanded and ...

Supreme Court delays New Jersey sports betting decision

Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were dealt a no-decision of sorts Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling on whether it will take up ...

Looking for a deal on the Strip? Tips from a few experts

A bird's-eye view of the Las Vegas Strip at dusk, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016.

With restaurants run by celebrity chefs and luxury suites overlooking the Strip, some Las Vegas resorts were never intended to be value propositions. But in the era of parking fees, resort fees and the soon-to-be ...

Bingo! Classic game goes Xtreme at Santa Fe Station

Santa Fe Station's bingo room, which opened in November, is introducing Xtreme Bingo and Ladies Night.

Two themed nights — Xtreme Bingo and Ladies Night — are being introduced at Santa Fe Station’s new bingo room.

Bettors jump to underdogs and sportsbooks suffer big losses

Forget Aaron Rodgers — the most impressive performance of the NFL playoffs belongs to the betting public, which jumped from favorites to underdogs at precisely ...

Closetbox offers self-storage, sans the hardest parts

Marcus Mollmann is CEO of Closetbox, which opened a Southern Nevada location last October and serves 53 markets across 38 states. The company picks up boxes and furniture from customers’ homes, then stores the items at its guarded facility. The company also delivers items back to customers’ homes and, given notice, allows clients to visit the facility to grab their possessions.

Marcus Mollmann and his wife, Katy, came up with the idea for their business when they needed some extra hands around the house following the birth of their twins.