An index of Economic Adversity from Moody's Economy.com and msnbc.com has taken the economic pulse of 381 cities across the United States. We take a look at some of the recession struggles in Las Vegas and the slow gains being made in Oklahoma.
The 35th Annual National Conference of Black Mayors convenes today in Las Vegas. In honor of the conference, we put together our own roundtable of black mayors to talk about issues they're facing during these tough economic times.
The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity is holding hearings in light of Atlanta's move to demolish its public housing. Renee Glover of Atlanta's Housing Authority and California's Democratic Representative Maxine Waters join The Takeaway.
We've all heard about how the recession is hitting everyone, but what about the manufacturers of luxury items? As we take a look at luxury in the downturn, we are joined by K.C. Carter, financier behind Acrylic Tank Manufacturing in Las Vegas.
At the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the frenzied masses were treated to hydrogen-powered vehicles, drones, ultra-high-def TVs, Internet-connected appliances and, of course, smartphones and smart everything else. Here are some of the biggest hits.
Energy-saving, environmentally friendly devices are starting to work their way into the consumer market, and many were on display at this year's Consumer Electronics Shows. But to make sure they sell, their manufacturers are leaving the efficiency out of their sales pitches.
Last week, aspiring basketball players traveled to Las Vegas, hoping to be drafted onto a professional team. But this wasn’t for the NBA; these athletes were hoping to play in South Korea. The Korean Basketball League is growing, and attracting American players.
Nevada has the worst-performing schools in the United States. One solution: A new law that would provide taxpayer money for kids to attend private schools. Opponents argue that the law discriminates against low-income people, including immigrants.
The wildcard group in the 2016 election could be young voters. Millennials now have voting power that matches boomers and many were energized by the Bernie Sanders campaign. In the waning days of the campaign, many are deciding whether to vote or not.