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'I am OK,' President Biden, sounding hoarse, says he has cold during White House jobs report

(The Hill) - President Biden on Friday said he has a cold after sounding hoarse and coughing during remarks on the November jobs report at the White House.

The president, in a raspy voice, said he has taken a test and that he doesn’t have COVID-19.

Instead, he has a cold, which he said was given to him by his grandson.

“I am OK. I have a test every day to see, a COVID test. I’ve been checking for all the strands. What I have is a 1 1/2-year-old grandson who had a cold, who likes to kiss his pop. And he’s been kissing ... anyway,” the president said when asked if he was OK. “But it’s just a cold.”... Read More

Oxford shooting suspect's parents missing, police say

PONTIAC, Mich. (NewsNation Now) — Michigan police issued an alert asking for help locating the parents of the suspected Oxford High School shooter. It comes on the same day Jennifer and James Crumbley were charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with the attack.

Their son, Ethan Crumbley, is accused of killing four classmates and injuring seven other people during a shooting Tuesday.

The parents' attorney promised Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard they would surrender to authorities if they were charged, according to a news release. But Bouchard said the lawyer told him Friday she was not able to reach them.

The parents' attorneys, Shannon Smith and Mariell Lehman, contend that the Crumbleys intend to turn themselves in and released the following statement on Friday... Read More

Bloat banishing tea recipe for holiday overeating

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- Overindulgence during the holidays can make one feel a bit bloated but there may be a remedy in your spice cabinet.

Health expert and best-selling author Amy Leigh Mercree is giving a few tips on how to banish bloat with a special tea. She says the tea is easy to make at home and will keep you feeling your best.

Here's the recipe:

Bloat Banishing Tea

  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ginger (fresh or powdered)
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • Stevia to taste
    Add hot water and let steep 5 to 10 minutes or longer

"Fun fact for bloating, if you chew a few fennel seeds that will decrease bloating and when you’re making dishes that would perhaps cause bloating like cruciferous vegetables and things like that, if you use fennel as one of the seasonings, then you’ll decrease it as well,” Mercree said... Read More

Latte lover on your list? Check out these top coffee gift sets

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Which coffee gift sets are best?

For many of us, our morning ritual starts with a hot cup of coffee. In fact, 64% of Americans drink coffee every day. And while coffee shops are immensely popular, making your own coffee at home saves a significant amount of money and allows you to experiment with brewing techniques, roast levels and bean types to create a perfect aroma and taste. 

If you are looking for a unique gift for a friend that enjoys their daily brew, the Bean Box – World Coffee Tour includes 16 award-winning coffees from around the world. Each package comes with detailed tasting notes and brewing tips and contains enough coffee for three to six cups... Read More

Wynn Design & Development to lease new office space in Downtown Summerlin

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) -- New construction is taking place in Summerlin as the Howard Hughes Corporation announces that the Wynn Design and Development has signed a lease for new office space in Downtown Summerlin.

Wynn Design and Development is the creative arm of Wynn Resorts and will lease a 38,800 square foot area on the top floor at 1700 Pavillion.

Courtesy: Howard Hughes Corporation

The office space is located south of the Las Vegas Ballpark and is expected to be complete at the end of 2022.

1700 Pavilion -- is a new 10-story, Class - A office building under development in Downtown Summerlin. ... Read More

'We want to make sure she's okay,' family of missing woman asks Las Vegas for help

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- A Pennsylvania family is asking the valley for help nearly a month after their loved one went missing. 

Joanna Kelley told 8 News Now Thursday what she loves most about her sister, Amanda Eliason-May. 

"She's crazy at times," Kelley said, "But she's loving."

She said she hasn't heard from the 40-year-old since Nov. 9th and told 8 News Now the silence between them is anything but normal. 

Photo courtesy: Joanna Kelley

"We love her," Kelley said. "And we want to make sure that she is okay."

"The fact that she hasn't talked to me," she continued. "And I have her kids, is really concerning."

Kelley said Amanda first came to Las Vegas from Pennsylvania with her boyfriend, Derrian Bibbs. 

Clark County records show Bibbs was arrested on November 19th. ... Read More

BREAKING THE BANK! Player wins over $1M on slot machine in downtown Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KLAS)-- Yet another lucky winner is going home $1 million richer after winning on the slots machine late Wednesday.

The unidentified slots winner won nearly $1.2 million dollars on a Wheel of Fortune game at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas.

"Wheel of Fortune" is an understatement for this lucky player! ☘️ pic.twitter.com/mln8gKNNJt

— Golden Nugget LV (@GoldenNuggetLV) December 2, 2021

The casino posted a photo of the jackpot winner on social media on Thursday.

The winner declined publicity and was a visiting guest.

The guest was very surprised when officials greeted them to verify the jackpot, according to the spokesperson. ... Read More