The discovery of a species of kissing bug in Nebraska has prompted state and University of Nebraska officials to alert the public to the risks posed by the bugs.
In the first public accounting of its kind in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's new government on Monday approved a contentious parade by Israeli nationalists through Palestinian areas around Jerusalem's Old City, setting the stage for possible renewed confrontations just weeks after an 11-day war with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. Hamas called on Palestinians to “resist” the march.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Walt Disney World in Florida is making it easier to see smiles again, but guests still can't hug the characters.
The Justice Department's top national security official is resigning after revelations that the department secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.
SIOUX CITY — Mayor Bob Scott voiced concerns Friday about the 36 percent increase in costs for the proposed Woodbury County Law Enforcement Ce…
Senate Democratic leaders are demanding that Trump-era Attorneys General Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify about the secret seizure of data from House Democrats in 2018.
The age, sex and race of the victim are still unknown, but the department is investigating the discovery.
Iowa lottery officials say a Mega Millions ticket purchased at Barry’s Mini Mart convenience store in Harpers Ferry in Eastern Iowa is worth a…
Actress and St. Louis native Ellie Kemper issued the apology after critics last week noted she was named queen of the ball in 1999. Online critics brought up the racial and class conflict surrounding the Veiled Prophet Ball.
Aaron Ross of Brooklyn, whose fiancee lives in Toronto, made three drives to Western New York to try to cross the international border to see her. Last week, he finally got into Canada – but not very far and not very comfortably.
PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters in Arizona were fighting Tuesday to gain a foothold into a massive wildfire, one of two that has forced thousands of evacuations in rural towns and closed almost every major highway out of the area.
The Justice Department has recovered most of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers after a cyberattack caused the nation's largest fuel pipeline to halt operations last month.
SPRINGDALE, Utah (AP) — A 26-year-old woman has died after falling in a canyon at a U.S. national park in Utah, officials said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The oldest male chimpanzee living in an accredited North American zoo died Saturday at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. He was 63.
Nebraska currently has no state health standards. The controversial proposed standards, if approved after an impending revision, would only be recommended for adoption by local districts.
How soon vaccines expire is a critical question as the Biden administration prepares to send tens of millions of unused COVID-19 doses abroad to help curb the pandemic.
SOAVE, Italy (AP) — Early risers in Venice were surprised Thursday to see a cruise ship nosing down the Giudecca canal for the first time since the start of the pandemic, despite repeated government pledges to reroute such huge vessels due to safety and environmental concerns.
Nebraska prison officials are moving forward with planning for two construction projects, as well as an update of the agency's master plan.
Nebraska is one of 10 states that hire companies to find foster youth eligible for Social Security benefits and then use the benefits — which belong to the children — to defray costs of foster care.
Department of Health and Human Services officials announced that they will suspend their efforts to change regulations governing Nebraska's child care centers, school-age-only centers and preschools.
State officials announced that all Nebraskans covered by the Medicaid expansion program will get the full range of benefits, beginning Oct. 1.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In April, the Biden administration announced plans to share millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses with the world by the end of June. Five weeks later, nations around the globe are still waiting — with growing impatience — to learn where the vaccines will go and how they will be distributed.
A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Thursday, May 27, 2021:
LONDON — London's Science Museum and the Cambridge University library said Wednesday they have acquired a large collection of items belonging to late physicist Stephen Hawking, from his personalized wheelchairs to landmark papers on theoretical physics and his scripts from his appearance on "The Simpsons."