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White House receives plan on ending railway contract dispute
White House receives plan on ending railway contract dispute

The special board appointed by President Joe Biden to intervene in stalled railroad contract talks has submitted recommendations on how to settle the deal covering 115,000 rail workers and avert a strike.

Appeals court: Out-of-state petitioners can work in Montana

Appeals court: Out-of-state petitioners can work in Montana

A federal appeals court says a law that allows only Montana residents to gather signatures to qualify initiatives for the state ballot is unconstitutional.

FBI's Wray denounces threats following search of Trump home

FBI's Wray denounces threats following search of Trump home

The director of the FBI has strong words for supporters of former President Donald Trump who have been using violent rhetoric in the wake of his agency’s search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home.

Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter have an abortion.

Billions pour into bioplastics as markets begin ramping up

Billions pour into bioplastics as markets begin ramping up

Billions of dollars in investments are pouring into companies changing the recipe for plastic.

Bail set at $5M for Nebraska quadruple killing suspect

Bail set at $5M for Nebraska quadruple killing suspect

A judge has set bail at $5 million for a man suspected of killing four people in the small northeast Nebraska town of Laurel last week.

Nebraska State Patrol: Suspect linked to 4 deaths arrested

Nebraska State Patrol: Suspect linked to 4 deaths arrested

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the killings of four people in the small northeast Nebraska city of Laurel.

Nebraska authorities say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the killings of 4 people found in 2 burned homes

Nebraska authorities say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the killings of 4 people found in 2 burned homes

Nebraska authorities say a suspect has been arrested in connection with the killings of 4 people found in 2 burned homes.

Washington town evacuated, some homes burned in wildfire

Washington town evacuated, some homes burned in wildfire

A small town in Washington state was evacuated due to a fast-moving fire that burned a half-dozen homes as crews in California made progress  against the state’s deadliest and largest wildfire of the year.

Authorities say 4 people found dead in fires at 2 homes in small Nebraska city, want to speak with man seen driving away

Authorities say 4 people found dead in fires at 2 homes in small Nebraska city, want to speak with man seen driving away

Authorities say 4 people found dead in fires at 2 homes in small Nebraska city, want to speak with man seen driving away.

Will abortion be on more state ballots after Kansas vote?

Will abortion be on more state ballots after Kansas vote?

Abortion rights opponents were shocked and abortion advocates energized by a decisive statewide vote in heavily Republican Kansas this week in favor of protecting abortion access.

Official: Multiple dead at 2 homes in small Nebraska city

Official: Multiple dead at 2 homes in small Nebraska city

Authorities say an unknown number of people have been found dead in two homes in a small community in northeastern Nebraska and that fire was “involved” at both locations.

Autopsy: Family killed at Iowa park shot, stabbed, strangled

Autopsy: Family killed at Iowa park shot, stabbed, strangled

Autopsy results say three family members killed during a shooting last month at an eastern Iowa state park were shot, stabbed and/or strangled.

Autopsies find three family members killed at Iowa state park campground were shot, stabbed and strangled

Autopsies find three family members killed at Iowa state park campground were shot, stabbed and strangled

Autopsies find three family members killed at Iowa state park campground were shot, stabbed and strangled.

Firefighters partially surround deadly California fire

Firefighters partially surround deadly California fire

Firefighters have gotten their first hold on California’s deadliest and most destructive fire of the year and say the blaze probably will remain stalled through the weekend.

"Stray" cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

"Stray" cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

A new video game sensation that features an adventurous feline has resonated with cat lovers and some of them are using the game to raise money for real cats.

EPA: Chemical in medical-device cleanser poses cancer risk

EPA: Chemical in medical-device cleanser poses cancer risk

The Environmental Protection Agency is warning residents who live near medical sterilizing plants in 13 states and Puerto Rico about potential health risks from emissions of ethylene oxide, a chemical widely used in their operations.

How the climate deal would help farmers aid the environment

How the climate deal would help farmers aid the environment

The deal reached last week by Senate Democrats would provide $20 billion for climate-friendly agricultural practices.

Deadly California wildfire wipes out scenic river town

Deadly California wildfire wipes out scenic river town

Firefighters say they're making progress as they battle California's largest and deadliest wildfire of the year.