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Mesmerizing aerial images show the growth of cities like Beijing and Las Vegas over the last 3 decades

By 2030, the United Nations predicts that cities will house 60% of people globally, and one in every three people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. NASA satellites have visualized this growth through its Landsat program.
Sportsbooks in Las Vegas were bailed out of paying out some huge winnings to bettors who backed the Golden Knights when the expansion franchise was a 500-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup.

Las Vegas sportsbooks save millions thanks to Capitals’ Stanely Cup win over long-shot Golden Knights

Sportsbooks in Las Vegas were bailed out of paying out some huge winnings to bettors who backed the Golden Knights when the expansion franchise was a 500-1 long shot to win the Stanley Cup.

San Francisco is losing more residents than any other city in the US, creating a shortage of U-Hauls that puts a rental at $2,000 just to move to Las ...

The sky-high rent and cost of living that we’ve come to expect from the Bay Area might have finally taken their toll on a large number of residents.

Las Vegas casinos prepare to hemorrhage $10 million a day as their workers, fearing their jobs will be replaced by robots, get ready to go on strike

Hospitality and entertainment workers in Los Angeles are preparing to go on strike in wake of 50,000 union contracts that expire on Friday, June 1. The chief concern among these Las Vegas workers is that their jobs will be replaced by robots.

A 23andMe competitor just launched its own cancer testing initiative — but it differs in a key way

Investor Vinod Khosla announced that consumer genetics company Color Genomics would offer testing for cancer and high cholesterol through a partnership with several leading universities. He made the announcement on Sunday at the HLTH conference in Las Vegas.
The facade of the MGM Cotai in Macau, China's "Las Vegas."

China’s ‘Las Vegas’ is leaving billionaires behind in favor of the rising middle class — see inside the $3.4 billion mega-casi...

MGM opened its Cotai mega casino in Macau to appeal to China's rising middle class, with a $100 million theater, priceless art, and a high-end spa. We visited.
A bump fire stock that attaches to a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing rate is seen at Good Guys Gun Shop in Orem, Utah, U.S., October 4, 2017.

The Trump administration just moved to effectively ban bump stocks

The Department of Justice on Friday announced a proposal to ban bump stocks — the devices used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.
A bump fire stock that attaches to a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing rate is seen at Good Guys Gun Shop in Orem, Utah, U.S., October 4, 2017.

Trump just made his first move on gun control after the Florida shooting

President Donald Trump has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose a ban on gun modifications such as so-called bump stocks.
Steve Wynn

Billionaire casino mogul Steve Wynn resigns from Wynn Resorts amid sexual-misconduct scandal

In announcing his resignation, Wynn did not admit to any of the accusations and instead said there had been a "rush to judgement."