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Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, where Super Bowl 58 will be held on Sunday. The city is promising a spectacle around the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers showdown.
MORE SPORTS / Football
Feb 6, 2024
Las Vegas planning Super Bowl supernova to cement sports hub status
The spectacle could be biggest television event in the United States since Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon in 1969.
Law enforcement officers head into the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, campus amid a mass shooting on Wednesday.
Dec 9, 2023
Japanese associate professor killed in U.S. college shooting
The Nevada university where the attack took place Wednesday identified the woman as Naoko Takemaru, an associate professor of Japanese language studies.
A fan holds a sign during a game between the A's and Rangers in Oakland, California, on Aug. 7.
Nov 17, 2023
MLB owners give stamp of approval to Athletics' move to Las Vegas
The A's will play their final season at the Oakland Coliseum in 2024 .
The Formula One track in Las Vegas is lit up ahead of the Grand Prix on Wednesday.
Nov 16, 2023
Formula One’s Las Vegas race isn’t living up to the hype
Liberty Media, the owner of F1, has started to lower profit expectations for the race, blaming unexpected costs.
Super Bowl LVIII will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, on Feb. 11, 2024. 
Oct 20, 2023
Las Vegas rapidly moving from sports pariah to sports capital
"We are the sports capital of the world right now," said former mayor Oscar Goodman
Tupac Shakur
Sep 30, 2023
Suspect in rapper Tupac Shakur's 1996 slaying charged with murder
The charges marked a breakthrough for a long-unsolved case that was a defining moment in the history of rap music.
The Man effigy looms over the Burning Man encampment after a severe rainstorm left tens of thousands of revelers stranded in mud in the festival's Black Rock City in the Nevada desert.
Sep 8, 2023
Burning Man 2023 is a climate-crisis parable
At first, Burning Man festivalgoers shunned environmental protesters. Then the climate crisis, and extraordinary rains, caught up with them.
A Burning Man participant walks their bike through mud near the exit, after a severe rainstorm left tens of thousands of revelers attending the annual festival stranded in mud in Black Rock City in the Nevada desert.
WORLD / Society
Sep 4, 2023
Amid rain and mud, climactic ‘burn’ is delayed at Burning Man festival
Events have tested the resolve of participants, who were told to conserve food and water, at the more than three-decade-old festival.
A rainbow at the site of this year’s Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada
WORLD / Society
Sep 4, 2023
What is Burning Man, and why have Paris Hilton and Elon Musk shown up?
The festival has been described as a site of countercultural revelry that draws both hippies and Silicon Valley types.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 12, 2022
Mark Kelly's win in Arizona leaves Democrats one seat shy of Senate control
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly defeated Republican Blake Masters on Friday to win a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona, a contest that left Democrats one seat short in the battle for control of the chamber with two more races to be decided.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Aug 29, 2020
First U.S. novel coronavirus reinfection case identified in Nevada study
Researchers for the first time have identified someone in the United States who was reinfected with the novel coronavirus, according to a study that has not yet been reviewed by outside experts.
Japan Times
Apr 21, 2020
Nevada approves wagers for two more esports tournaments
Nevada esports gamblers will have one more option in the fall, as the state's Gaming Control Board on Monday approved wagering on ESL One: Rio, a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive major tournament.
Japan Times
Apr 2, 2020
All bets are off: Casino capitals Macao and Las Vegas slammed by virus
The vast, glitzy gaming halls of Macao are open, but thousands of baccarat tables are empty. The world's biggest gambling hub has barred entry to most travelers and hotels are being used to isolate new arrivals in case they have been infected by coronavirus.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Feb 21, 2020
Michael Bloomberg seeks reset after rough debate debut as Democrats sprint to Super Tuesday
Democratic presidential contenders began a frantic dash for votes on Thursday, as big-spending billionaire Michael Bloomberg sought to move past a bruising debate debut and several of his rivals jockeyed to be the moderate alternative to liberal front-runner Bernie Sanders.
Japan Times
Sep 20, 2019
UFO enthusiasts prepare to 'storm' Nevada's Area 51 in search of alien secrets
Scores of UFO enthusiasts converged on rural Nevada on Thursday for a pilgrimage of sorts to the U.S. installation known as Area 51, long rumored to house government secrets about alien life, as law enforcement officials beefed up security around the military base.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 25, 2019
Caesars deal catapults underdog Eldorado to casino powerhouse
In the casino business, the minnow is swallowing the whale.
Japan Times
Feb 1, 2019
U.S. secretly shipped Cold War-era plutonium to Nevada, raising safety fears and riling lawmakers
The U.S. government secretly shipped a large amount of deadly plutonium from a South Carolina site that produced the radioactive metal for nuclear bombs during the Cold War to Nevada, the Trump administration revealed on Wednesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Nov 8, 2018
'Trump from Pahrump': Dead Republican brothel owner wins election in Nevada
A brothel-owning, evangelical Christian-backed Republican candidate who died last month won his race for the Nevada state legislature late on Tuesday, according to state election officials.
Japan Times
Jun 15, 2018
Governor lays down $40 as New Jersey kicks off era of legalized sports betting
With two $20 bets and a rambunctious crowd awaiting their turn, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy placed the state's very first legal sports bets on Thursday, capping a years-long battle to end the ban on sports betting in the Garden State.
Japan Times
May 15, 2018
Leagues lose as U.S. Supreme Court paves way for states to legalize sports betting
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports betting in a defeat for the major American sports leagues, endorsing New Jersey's bid to allow such wagering and striking down a 1992 federal law that prohibited it in most places.


Later this month, author Shogo Imamura will open Honmaru, a bookstore that allows other businesses to rent its shelves. It's part of a wave of ideas Japanese booksellers are trying to compete with online spaces.
The story isn't over for Japan's bookstores