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High approval for cannabis, other measures in US vote

Nov 09, 2016 - 2:43 PM

US voters also weighed in on a slew of ballot measures including several related to marijuana gun control and the death penalty

Voters cast their ballots at voting machines at Shadow Ridge High School on Election Day on November 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Americans across the nation are picking their choice for the next president of the United States. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Trump rolls unrivaled, Sanders takes West Virginia

May 11, 2016 - 10:33 AM

Trump is transitioning from the fierce primary battles to a general election showdown with Clinton even amid deep Republican discord about the celebrity billionaire

WINNERS IN WEST VIRGINIA. Donald Trump (L) and Bernie Sanders (R). AFP file photos

Trump, Cruz in two-way Republican race

Mar 07, 2016 - 8:24 AM

On the other hand Hillary Clinton extends her frontrunner status in the Democratic contests but Senator Bernie Sanders shows he is still in the race with a pair of victories

In this file photo Donald Trump (L) listens to Ted Cruz answering a question during the CNN Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music Opera House in Houston, Texas, USA, February 25, 2016. Gary Coronado/Pool/EPA

Race for the White House: Cruz, Sanders score wins

Mar 06, 2016 - 8:33 AM

3rd UPDATE Meanwhile Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton dominate the delegate rich state of Louisiana

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz speaks at the 43rd Annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA, March 4, 2016. Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

5 more US states vote in presidential primary race

Mar 06, 2016 - 1:25 AM

Donald Trump is ahead in the delegate count for the Republicans while Hillary Clinton is well ahead of rival Bernie Sanders on the Democratic side Will the next primaries be a game changer?

'I VOTED' Stickers given to voters after they have voted in the Presidential Primary on Super Tuesday are pictured in Burlington, Vermont, USA, March 1, 2016. Herb Swanson/EPA

Tornadoes tear through central US, 13 reported injured

May 07, 2015 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED The Weather Channel says at least 29 tornado sightings had been reported across the states of Kansas Nebraska Texas and in Oklahoma with multiple homes destroyed in Oklahoma


Disney measles outbreak spreads to more US states, Mexico

Jan 24, 2015 - 10:18 AM

Most – 42 – of the 51 cases are in California but three more have been found in Utah two in Washington and one each in Oregon Colorado Nebraska and Arizona

DISNEYLAND AND MEASLES. People visit Disneyland on January 22, 2015 in Anaheim, California. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

US court overturns ruling that blocked Keystone pipeline

Jan 09, 2015 - 11:56 PM

But President Barack Obama has declined to sign off on the project expressing environmental concerns

‘Nebraska’ Review: An elegant ode to the old country

Feb 20, 2014 - 10:30 AM

Nebraska isn’t so much a roadtrip movie about moving forward than it is about going back

ROADTRIP DRAMA. Nebraska sidesteps cheap sentimentality and clichéd platitudes. Screen grab from YouTube (JoBlo Movie Trailers)

US judge blocks Keystone pipeline route in Nebraska

Feb 20, 2014 - 7:34 AM

A Nebraska judge ruled that a state law granting approval to a proposed route was unconstitutional court records showed

IN LIMBO. Piping to be used for the Keystone XL pipe line from Cushing, Oklahoma to the Gulf of Mexico sits stacked at a storage yard at TransCanada Pipe Yard near Cushing, Oklahoma, USA, 21 March, 2012. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Playing this week: Young love, action, zombies

Feb 19, 2014 - 6:58 PM

This week: Book Thief ABNKKBSNPLAKO? Homefront Nebraska The Eschatrilogy: Book Of The Dead Pompeii 3 Days to Kill

Graphic by Mara Mercado

US says no major climate impact from Keystone pipeline

Feb 01, 2014 - 9:54 AM

A review on the project showed building and using the pipeline would not in itself significantly increase greenhouse gases blamed for climate change

DISASTER? Demonstrators protest outside the G8 Foreign Ministers meeting in London, Britain, April 11 2013. File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Ancient giant lizard named after Jim Morrison

Jun 05, 2013 - 1:00 PM

A giant lizard species that lived 40 million years ago is giving clues on possible links between evolution competition and global climate

"LIZARD KING." Artist's rendition of Barbaturex morrisoni. Art by Angie Fox, Nebraska State Museum of Natural History, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

INFOGRAPHIC: 2012 U.S. Electoral Map

Nov 11, 2012 - 2:07 PM

UPDATED Here is the 2012 US Election Map showing the distribution of the electoral votes as of Saturday November 10

#USvote: Electoral College tally

Nov 11, 2012 - 9:02 AM

UPDATED Nov 11 Here is the Electoral College tally for the 2012 US presidential election based on projections from the major US networks ABC NBC CBS CNN FOX and the New York Times

LIVE: Obama wins, say U.S. media

Nov 07, 2012 - 8:19 AM

LIVE COVERAGE of the 2012 US presidential election November 6 2012

Voters in full force for U.S. poll finale

Nov 07, 2012 - 6:44 AM

Freezing temperatures in the northeast light drizzle in Chicago and a threat of thunderstorms in Florida did little to deter citizens from lining up at polling stations

Obama, Romney end tumultuous White House campaign

Nov 06, 2012 - 2:10 PM

Barack Obama and Mitt Romney made their final cases to Americans on election eve Monday November 5 capping a grueling negative multi billion dollar campaign and handing their fates to voters

THE BATTLE IS ON. This combination of file pictures shows US President Barack Obama (L) speaking during a campaign event at Prime Osborn Convention Center July 19, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida, and US Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney (R) addressing the Family Research Council's Values Voter Summit in Washington on October 8, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN /Nicholas KAMM/FILES