Though business and local government offices in Las Vegas are beginning to get back to their normal schedules, many people on the strip are still taking time to pay their last respects to the victims who died in Sunday night’s mass shooting.
As the week rolls on in Las Vegas, more of daily life is getting back to normal. Local businesses and their employees on the strip said the week has been slow, but more than anything they said it’s been emotional.
"Dear Phoenix. I am sorry. Very very sorry." That mea culpa is from Robrt Pela of Phoenix New Times. His letter, "Dear Phoenix: A longtime resident apologizes to the city he once hated," appears in the newspaper. Pela stopped by the studio recently to talk about his newfound appreciation for Phoenix.
How do stock photos affect how we think of different groups of people? Do they make us believe that men are usually in the yard or in front of the television? Or that women aren’t involved with high-tech work? Getty Images, which has clients in more than 100 countries, has moved to counter those stereotypes in a changing world.
A federal judge has denied a temporary restraining order request against the new owners of the former Chinese Cultural Center. This case is different from a similar state case, whereby a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge issued a temporary restraining order preventing any changes to the exterior, but did not compel the new owner to open the prayer garden.
Since tasers were introduced in the late 1990s, they have become commonplace among law enforcement officers nationwide. Peter Eisler is a journalist with Reuters who’s behind a new project that digs into the reality of tasers and if they’re actually as safe as they were promised to be.
In a check of regional news, the El Capitan monolith in Yosemite National Park experienced two massive rockfalls last week, one of which claimed the life of a British tourist at the base of the cliff. One of the pieces of rock that sheared off was described as “as big as an apartment building."