Russell Knox, Andrew Putnam tied in Las Vegas
Russell Knox, Andrew Putnam tied in Las Vegas

Russell Knox sank a 13-foot birdie at the final hole to join Andrew Putnam as leader of the $6.2 million Shiners Hospitals for Children Open after the second round in Las Vegas on Friday.

US court lifts gay wedding bans in five more states

A US federal court swept away bans on same-sex marriage in five more US states, bringing the number where gay weddings are permissible, or soon will be, to 35.

Floyd Mayweather asked to appear before boxing officials
Floyd Mayweather asked to appear before boxing officials

Boxer-promoter Floyd Mayweather has been ordered to appear before Nevada boxing officials who want to question him about events in his gym that were aired recently on the Showtime sports network.

Atheist must swear to God -- or leave US Air Force

The US Air Force has told a sergeant he will have to leave the military unless he agrees to take an oath with the phrase "so help me God," officials said Tuesday.

Thirteen people hurt in chemical explosion at Nevada museum

 Thirteen people were hurt, including several children, in a chemical explosion on Wednesday at a museum in Reno, Nevada, where presenters demonstrating a so-called smoke tornado caused the blast with a faulty mixture, officials said. 

Australian Geoff Ogilvy doing the Barracuda in style

Geoff Ogilvy birdied the final hole to open a three-point lead after the third round at the $3 million Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada on Saturday.

Nick Watney soars high with 18 points in Reno

American Nick Watney has never missed out on the FedExCup playoffs and he put himself in good position to maintain that record after charging into the first-round lead at the Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada on Thursday.

Expect biting words as Mike Tyson praises Evander Holyfield

Mike Tyson will serve as the presenter for fellow former world heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield at next month`s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, Hall officials announced Tuesday.

Burglars targeting Indian families busted in US

Five members of a "dangerous" street gang who allegedly targeted Indian families across US states of California and Nevada to steal gold and other valuables from them have been arrested.

Gunman kills one, then himself at US medical building

A man opened fire on Tuesday in a Reno, Nevada, medical building, killing one person and injuring two others before he died of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

Two dead in shooting at US medical centre: Police

Two people were killed and two injured in a shooting at hospital in Nevada, in which the gunman apparently took his own life, police said.

US school shooter, 12, got gun from home: Police

The 12-year-old student who opened fire on a Nevada middle school campus, wounding two classmates and killing a teacher before he turned the gun on himself, got the weapon from his home, authorities has said.

US school shooting: `Hero` Maths teacher killed as he tried to intervene

The shooting took place at around 7:15 am (local time) on Monday morning in Sparks Middle School when many parents were dropping their children to the school.

US shooting: Two killed in Nevada middle school

A staff member at Nevada middle school was shot dead and two others injured, after a student opened fire on Monday, police said.

Seven US marines killed in arms depot blast

Seven marines were killed and several wounded when a 60mm shell exploded at a military ammunitions depot in America`s Nevada, reports said Tuesday.

US conducts `subcritical` nuclear test

In subcritical nuclear tests, no critical mass is formed and no self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction can occur; thus, there is no nuclear explosion.

Prince Harry ‘disappointed’ over nude pics scandal

Prince Harry, who was snapped frolicking around nude during a recent Las Vegas trip, is said to be very disappointed with his antics.

Google gets 1st autonomous vehicle testing licence in US

Google, known more for its search engine and e-mail service, has bagged the first licence in the US to test self-driving cars along busy public roads in Nevada.

Explosion, fireball reported in Nevada, California

A rare daytime meteor was seen and heard streaking over northern Nevada and parts of California on Sunday.

Plane crashes at Nevada air race; 3 dead, 56 injured

A vintage World War Two fighter plane crashed near the grandstand at a Nevada air race, killing at least two people.