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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is playing a major role in the November midterm elections — even though he's not on the ballot. The Nevada Democrat is raising money for a super PAC run by his associates that's emerged as the biggest player in Senate races this election cycle. And Reid has emerged as a top foil for Republicans who are trying to motivate their voters with the prospect of ousting him as majority leader.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 34-year-old state prison inmate has died after spending two weeks in a Las Vegas hospital. Nevada Department of Corrections officials say Jason Risner died of a chronic medical condition Saturday at Valley Hospital. He had been in the prison system since August 27 and was serving a sentence of 12 to 30 months on a grand larceny conviction.

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent companies of the Supervalu and Albertsons supermarkets say they have uncovered another breach of their computer networks, potentially compromising data from consumers. The companies say that in late August or early September, malicious software was installed on networks that process credit and debit card transactions at some of their stores.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A University of Nevada, Las Vegas senior is the southern Nevada winner of this year's Gunn Scholarship. Tara Myl is a 2010 graduate of Green Valley High School who is majoring in education with an emphasis in math and science. University of Nevada, Reno senior Devan Gaddis won the northern Nevada scholarship earlier this month.

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