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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.

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.

Crews battling Nebraska fire hope for rain, fear lightning

Crews battling Nebraska fire hope for rain, fear lightning

Fire crews battling a western Nebraska wildfire that has destroyed some homes are looking to the skies with hope and trepidation as weather forecasters warn of thunderstorms.

Progress made in fight against California fire that killed 2

Progress made in fight against California fire that killed 2

Rainy and cloudy weather has helped firefighters battling a wildfire in Northern California that has left at least two people dead and burned 100 homes and other buildings.

Uvalde rekindles school police officer's looming fears

Uvalde rekindles school police officer's looming fears

The fear that the next school shooting could happen in their hallways hangs over school resource officers across the United States.

Western Nebraska wildfire prompts evacuations, burns homes

Western Nebraska wildfire prompts evacuations, burns homes

A wildfire raging in the Nebraska Panhandle has led to evacuations and destroyed or damaged several homes just south of Gering.

Winning lottery jackpot is lucky for some, tragic for others

Winning lottery jackpot is lucky for some, tragic for others

Dave and Erica Harrig stayed true to their values when they won a lottery jackpot of more than $61 million in 2013.

Meta expands data center under construction near Omaha again

Meta expands data center under construction near Omaha again

Facebook's parent company announced plans Thursday to expand a data center it is building in the Omaha suburbs again.

Wounded Knee artifacts highlight slow pace of repatriations

Wounded Knee artifacts highlight slow pace of repatriations

Tribes in South Dakota are working with a rural Massachusetts museum to return hundreds of items believed to have been taken from ancestors massacred at Wounded Knee Creek in 1890.

Iowa park where man killed couple, their daughter to reopen

Iowa park where man killed couple, their daughter to reopen

The eastern Iowa state park where police say a man killed three people and himself is set to reopen.

DOJ: Warren Buffett's mortgage company redlined in Philly

DOJ: Warren Buffett's mortgage company redlined in Philly

A Pennsylvania mortgage company owned by billionaire businessman Warren Buffett discriminated against potential Black and Latino homebuyers in Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware, the Department of Justice said Wednesday, in what they are calling the second-largest redlining settlement in history.

Biden approves disaster declarations for Nebraska

Biden approves disaster declarations for Nebraska

President Joe Biden has approved a request for a federal disaster declaration for a portion of Nebraska that suffered damage from severe storms and straight-line winds in May.

New rule to thwart railroad efforts to cut train crews to 1

New rule to thwart railroad efforts to cut train crews to 1

Railroads will be required to maintain two-person crews under a new rule announced Wednesday that will thwart the industry’s efforts to cut crews down to one person.