The five-member Nebraska Public Service Commission vote is the last major regulatory hurdle for Keystone XL, which was approved earlier this year by President Donald Trump in a reversal of the Obama administration's rejection in 2015.
Charles Manson, who led a cult known as the “Manson Family” and was convicted of multiple murders, died Sunday at age 83 due to natural causes, the California Department of Corrections reported.
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Thousands of people rallied in the nation’s capital on Sunday to protest conditions in Puerto Rico nearly two months after Hurricane Maria ravaged the U.S. territory, leaving millions of American citizens without basic services.
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Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
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Nearly 2 out of 3 cases of sexual assault in the U.S. go unreported. A recent poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows that fears of discrimination and unfair…
Getting a pedestrian ticket can damage one's credit or lead to a license suspension. And in Jacksonville, Florida, they are disproportionately issued to black people, according to a joint investigation by the Florida Times-Union and ProPublica. Topher Sanders of ProPublica,…
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A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."…
The energy company TransCanada announced Thursday that approximately 210,000 gallons of crude oil had leaked from its Keystone pipeline.
In our news wrap Friday, the chairman of Florida’s Democratic Party, Stephen Bittel, stepped down after allegations of improper behavior toward six women, including party staffers and consultants, who say he made suggestive comments and leered at them. Also, Jaime…
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