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14 places in the US only locals know how to pronounce

Many place names are pronounced differently by locals and outsiders. There's no better way to give yourself away as an outsider than by mispronouncing places like New Orleans, Oregon, and Detroit.

Paul Ryan’s team rejects GOP congressman’s speculation that he could soon resign

A Republican member of Congress said House Speaker Paul Ryan will resign and be replaced by Majority Whip Steve Scalise on Monday.
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Trump keeps wading into hot Republican primary battles to back the establishment candidate

Trump gave an endorsement in a hotly contested Nevada primary, marking the third time he's waded into a contentious Republican primary since late last year.

Far-right candidate Danny Tarkanian switched races to let a Republican senator run unopposed at Trump’s request

At Trump's request, GOP Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian will switch races to run for the House in Nevada, ending his primary challenge against Dean Heller,
One sex worker was a moonlighting math teacher from Minnesota.

A photographer who spent 5 years at Nevada’s brothels found legal prostitution was nothing like what he thought

Prostitution is legal in Nevada in most counties. The photographer Marc McAndrews spent years visiting brothels to see what life as a sex worker is really like.

A freshman Democratic lawmaker accused of sexual harassment announced he won’t seek re-election

Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada said Saturday he will not seek re-election after facing multiple sexual misconduct allegations.

Meet the contemporary hunter-gatherers who live off the land in the American west

Photographer Adrian Chesser has spent years following and documenting a a group of modern hunter-gatherers who live out their days in the US's Great Basin.

Freshman Democratic lawmaker calls out Nancy Pelosi and refuses to resign amid sexual misconduct allegations

Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada alleged Democrat leaders knew of the sexual misconduct allegations directed against him but still gave their support.

There have been 307 mass shootings in the US so far in 2017 — here’s the full list

The shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, marked the 307th mass shooting in America so far in 2017.
Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema is challenging Republican incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake in 2018.

Female candidates are targeting 3 key Senate seats in 2018

Rep. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, and Rep. Jacky Rosen of Nevada are quietly looking to take Senate seats in 2018.