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May 22, 2018

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Battling campus oppression of the freedom of expression
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
On election night 2016, Mark Schlissel, the University of Michigan’s president, addressed more than 1,000 students, declaring that the 90 percent of them who had favored the losing candidate had rejected “hate.” He thereby effectively made those who disagreed with him and with the campus majority eligible to be targets of the university’s “bias response teams.” That his announced contempt for them made him a suitable target of the thought police is …
Media must hold itself to a higher standard
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
When Donald Trump takes his swipes at the “disgusting and corrupt media” and tens of millions of Americans agree, it’s not as if they …
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Weekend Rewind: Unveiling the Palms, rocking the Billboard Music Awards and more
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Jennifer Lopez hosted a private party at the new Spago space at Bellagio.
The meaning of religion
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Letter to the editor:
The May 8 column “Hypocrisy and the flight from religion” asks the question, “Do you wonder why the proportion of Americans declaring themselves unaffiliated with organized religion has skyrocketed in recent decades?” First, let me say…
Cabinet member needs to go
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Since taking office, President Donald Trump and his Cabinet have been plagued with scandals, with one of the most recent being that of …
Like it or not, future is nuclear
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Letter to the editor:
The Sun readers are stuck in the past; nuclear energy is the way of the future. Nothing can stop the forward advance of human progress — not the Las Vegas Sun, not hundreds of its readers, not the …
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Catching up with comedian Eddie Griffin, now performing at SLS
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Griffin has a role in the upcoming remake of "A Star Is Born" with Lady Gaga.
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Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America ...
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Nellis commander headed to Mideast says his time in Las Vegas has been rewarding
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Standing next to a 7-foot-tall replica of the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign changed to read “Welcome the Fabulous 99th Air Base Wing” in his office, it’s clear the city has left a lasting impression on Col. Paul J. Murray ...
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Which team should Golden Knights fans root for in Game 7 of Eastern Conference Final?
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Wednesday night in Tampa Bay, the Lightning and Capitals will battle in a winner-take-all Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final. The question now is, who should the Golden Knights want to play? Here are three reasons for each option, and you can decide ...
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Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also ...
Sony invests in image sensors, acquires more of EMI Music
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to invest 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years, under a revamped strategy to ...
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Lawmakers to be allowed a review of Russia probe information
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and ...
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New York Stock Exchange names first female leader
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
The New York Stock Exchange has named its first female leader in the history of the 226-year-old exchange ...
Actress who accused Weinstein needs money to finish film
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Actress Paz de la Huerta has started a crowdfunding campaign to finish a movie she began making years before she publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape ...