Politics Oct 28Omaha police say 7 Trump rally goers taken to hospital after enduring cold weather conditions
Many of the estimated 25,000 at Tuesday night's event at Eppley Airfield were left stranded miles from their parked cars in freezing weather. Omaha police said in a written statement that first responders dealt with 30 people for medical reasons…
Nation May 31EPA allows expanded use of ethanol-gasoline mix
The Environmental Protection Agency's announcement ends a summertime ban on the E15 blend imposed out of concerns for increased smog.
Nation Mar 22Midwest floods foreshadow national security threat posed by climate change
The Missouri River floodwater surging on to the air base housing the U.S. military's Strategic Command overwhelmed round-the-clock sandbagging by airmen and others. They had to scramble to save sensitive equipment, munitions and dozens of aircraft.
Nation Mar 16Rescues, evacuations as floodwaters breach levees in Midwest
Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at…
Nation Oct 28Enough is enough: Fed-up Americans crave unity amid violence
As authorities intercepted more than a dozen pipe bombs addressed to President Donald Trump’s most ardent critics, political scientists and ordinary Americans observed, again, that rabid partisanship had devolved to the point of acts of violent extremism.