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A fault line crack in Highway 178 was opened by a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake, which in turn was triggered by a 6.4 the previous day, near the epicentre in Trona, California. Photograph: Reuters

The two earthquakes that hit southern California should alert people across the US to the need to prepare for natural disasters, the state’s governor (...)

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at McCarran International Airport  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images

President Donald Trump arrived in Las Vegas on Wednesday to visit a city shaken by the deadliest shooting spree in modern US history. The president a(...)

Mandalay Bay massacre: a police officer on the closed Las Vegas Strip, next to the site of the Route 91 Harvest music festival. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Police sought clues on Tuesday to explain why a retiree who enjoyed gambling but had no criminal record set up a vantage point in a high-rise Las Vega(...)

Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the festival grounds of the Route 91 Harvest in Las Vegas, Nevada amids reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Photograph: David Becker/Getty Images

At least 59 people were killed and more than 520 injured when a 64-year-old gunman with an arsenal of at least 10 rifles fired upon a Las Vegas countr(...)

Workers take an oath prior to opening a polling station during voting in the 2016 presidential election in Las Vegas. Photograph: David Becker/Reuters

A Nevada judge on Tuesday rejected Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s request for records from a Las Vegas polling place that the campa(...)

Philip Kim, outreach director for Asian and Pacific Islander communities for the Clinton campaign in Nevada. “We don’t just go and show up at community events. We try to create spaces where people can meet,” he says. Photograph: Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

It’s a midweek evening in a northern suburb of Las Vegas, and all but one of the street-facing shops and offices on the block are closed for the night(...)

 Jeb Bush reacts as he announces the suspension of his presidential campaign  on Saturday night  in Columbia, South Carolina. Photograph: Getty images

Republican Donald Trump romped to victory in South Carolina, the third nominating contest of the US presidential race, on a night that ended the presi(...)

BB King performs in Glastonbury in  June,  2011. File photograph:  Ian Gavan/Getty

Officials in the US state of Nevada said on Monday they would conduct an investigation into the death of BB King who died this month at age 89, after (...)

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers hug near a Wal-Mart yesterday in Las Vegas, Nevada after two officers were  shot and killed by two assailants at a pizza restaurant near the Wal-Mart. The two suspects then  went into the Wal-Mart where they killed a third person before killing themselves. Photograph:  Ethan Miller/Getty Images

In a shooting rampage that left five people dead, two assailants killed two Las Vegas police officers yesterday at a pizza restaurant and fatally sho(...)

Welcome to Las Vegas sign on the Las Vegas Strip. Photograph: Las Vegas news bureau

A California man who lost $500,000 (€360,000) in 17 hours gambling at a Las Vegas casino was so drunk he could not remember the episode after wakin(...)