DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The last of the escaped monkeys from the crash of a truck towing a trailer load of 100 of the animals was accounted for by late Saturday, a day after the pickup collided with a dump truck on a Pennsylvania highway, authorities said.
Tsunamis aren’t just bigger-than-average waves. Triggered by undersea earthquakes or volcanic eruptions like the one in Tonga, they are fast, massive and potentially destructive. Here’s why.
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The sweeping “zero-tolerance” strategy that China has used to keep COVID-19 case numbers low and its economy functioning may, paradoxically, make it harder for the country to exit the pandemic.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — After a difficult first year in office, Vice President Kamala Harris enjoyed a homecoming of sorts Friday, taking a helicopter tour in Southern California mountains to highlight new funding for federal wildfire programs.
POIPU, Hawaii (AP) — A marine mammal rescue team is looking for an adult humpback whale entangled in debris off the coast of Hawaii.
NEW YORK (AP) — Three studies released Friday offered more evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are standing up to the omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots.
The University Park neighborhood of Los Angeles has a lot in common with urban areas across the U.S.: A dense population with lots of businesses and housing. A cluster of car dealerships. A row of restaurants. Schools and a community center.
Ever wonder how an air-breathing mammal can eat a boatload of krill and ocean water in a single gulp and not choke?
And they say it could lead to new materials in the future.
The Biden administration on Friday announced policy changes to attract international students specializing in science, technology, engineering and math — part of the broader effort to make the U.S. economy more competitive.
HONOLULU (AP) — The University of Hawaii’s board of regents on Thursday adopted a draft plan for management of land on Mauna Kea, Hawaii’s tallest mountain, where an embattled giant telescope project has sparked discord about land-use decisions.
Beavers in our landscapes have great potential to provide small-scale adaptations to climate change, if humans can figure out how to live with them.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Native American tribe has agreed to lease more of its water to help address dwindling supplies in the Colorado River Basin, officials announced Thursday.
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Frank Solich often used the word "tremendous" in his days at Nebraska. In recent years, we haven't been able to use the word "tremendous" to describe many Husker running backs.
BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A 31-year-old woman died at a hospital after she was shot multiple times at a home in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — A TeamMates mentoring relationship inspired McDaid sixth-grader Ben Hankla to help students in Kenya.
ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — Tom Somma was a young aircraft mechanic in the late 1970s when he got his first look at the new F-117 Nighthawk.
Tales of ghosts and other spooky happenings go hand in hand with old buildings that have a long history. Crofton's Historic Argo Hotel Bed and Breakfast is 100-plus old, so there are probably hundreds of ghost stories to go with it.
NEW YORK (AP) — From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the top U.S. public health agency has been criticized as too slow to collect and act on new information.
If you took the temperature of space, what would you get? It all depends on where you put the thermometer.
Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities.
In a wealthy enclave nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains that is a haven for celebrities, residents now face more aggressive consequences for wasting water — including the threat of having their water flows slowed to a trickle if they repeatedly flout conservation rules.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Supreme Court justices on Wednesday weighed which map they should order enacted to set political boundaries for the next decade in the battleground state, with competing partisan interests arguing why theirs was the best option.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, people across the U.S. can log on to a government website and order free, at-home COVID-19 tests. But the White House push may do little to ease the omicron surge, and experts say Washington will have to do a lot more to fix the country’s long-troubled t…
A 19-year-old Fairbury man has been sentenced to 70 to 80 years in prison for the beating death of a 2-year-old boy and for shooting a man nearly a year earlier.
The Biden administration has appointed Nebraska native John Berge as the new state executive director for the USDA Nebraska Farm Service Agency.
Seven of Nebraska’s eight announced candidates competed to be most forceful in denouncing President Biden, critical race theory, now-shelved state school health standards, most state taxes, government spending and illegal immigration.
Former Gov. Dave Heineman said Mike Flood had earned the endorsement through his work in the Legislature, and "we do not want to risk losing this seat" in Congress while Rep. Jeff Fortenberry battles an indictment.
The latest proposal by Sen. Tom Briese of Albion was the centerpiece for a public hearing debate over whether school spending should be reined in or if state financial assistance to help support schools ought to be increased.