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Congress prepares to take up bill preventing rail strike
Congress prepares to take up bill preventing rail strike

Congress is moving swiftly to prevent a looming U.S. rail workers strike.

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska.

Buffett donates over $750 million to his family charities

Buffett donates over $750 million to his family charities

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett donated more than $750 million in Berkshire Hathaway stock to the four foundations run by his family Wednesday.

UNL to change its fee policy after Christian group sues

UNL to change its fee policy after Christian group sues

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will consider changing its policy on the way student fees are distributed after being sued by a Christian student group that alleged it had been discriminated against.

After midterms, states weighing abortion protections, bans

After midterms, states weighing abortion protections, bans

Election wins for abortion rights and Democrats could translate into abortion protections in some states.

Ex-prosecutor guilty of stalking estranged wife, boyfriend

Ex-prosecutor guilty of stalking estranged wife, boyfriend

A former Nebraska county prosecutor has pleaded guilty in federal court to using his office to stalk his estranged wife and her boyfriend.

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants employed minors

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants employed minors

A Wisconsin company that cleans hundreds of meatpacking plants nationwide is defending itself against allegations that it employed more than two dozen minors working overnight shifts cleaning massive saws and other dangerous equipment.

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

A coalition of conservative-leaning states is trying to keep in place a Trump-era public health rule that allows many asylum seekers to be turned away at the southern U.S. border.

A rail strike looms and impact on US economy could be broad

A rail strike looms and impact on US economy could be broad

American consumers and nearly every industry will be affected if freight trains grind to a halt next month.

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

From South Dakota and Oklahoma to Alaska and Alberta, Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species near extinction.

Big rail unions split on contract with engineers ratifying

Big rail unions split on contract with engineers ratifying

Railroad engineers accepted their deal with the railroads that will deliver 24% raises but conductors rejected the contract casting more doubt on whether the industry will be able to resolve the labor dispute before next month’s deadline without Congress’ help.

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species to near extinction.

Mental crises excluded from some state abortion exemptions

Mental crises excluded from some state abortion exemptions

Abortion bans in several states allow exemptions for life-threatening health emergencies, but they say mental health crises don't count.