OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and most witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific finished last year with a strong 22 percent jump in fourth-quarter profit, but volatile energy prices are making it difficult to predict how 2015 will unfold.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific's fourth-quarter profit surged 22 percent as the railroad hauled more freight, raised rates and paid less for fuel.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL oil pipeline made good on its promise Tuesday to try to seize access to the Nebraska land it needs to finish the project — the first steps it's taken since the state's high court removed a major legal barrier.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Fleetwood Mac had to cut a Nebraska concert about an hour short Saturday night after drummer Mick Fleetwood became ill.
NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty-five years after a 6-year-old boy disappeared in Manhattan in a case that shaped the nation's approach to missing children, trial began Friday for a mentally ill man with a low IQ who confessed to his murder and kidnapping.
NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related hospitalizations of the elderly are the highest since the government started tracking that statistic nine years ago.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop's leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck and then fleeing the crash near Los Angeles.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The pilots of a helium-filled balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean surpassed a duration record Friday by spending more than 138 hours in the air, marking a historic day for the team that already has eclipsed a distance milestone as they approach North America.
Tony Bennett guided Virginia to its first Atlantic Coast Conference championship in 38 years with a foundation in defense, smart play and hard work.
GENEVA (AP) — Two would-be FIFA presidents stepped up campaigning on Friday after nominations closed to challenge Sepp Blatter for the most powerful job in world football.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods matched his worst 9-hole score on the PGA Tour with a 44 on the back nine Friday at the Phoenix Open.
MOSCOW (AP) — In the latest of a slew of Russian doping cases, Yulia Zaripova faces being stripped of her gold medal in the 3,000 steeplechase from the 2012 London Olympics after being banned for a drug violation.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders Friday appointed Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as the new chairman of the 54-nation African Union.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.'s profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Zhelyu Zhelev, a philosopher and communist-era dissident who became Bulgaria's first democratically elected president, died Friday, his family said. He was 79.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues. And 98 percent of surveyed scientists say it's a problem that we don't know what they're talking about.
Major U.S. stock indexes moved lower in afternoon trading Friday, on track for their third down day this week. New government data showing a slowdown in U.S. economic growth helped pull stocks mostly lower. Investors also were monitoring the latest crop of corporate earnings.
NEW YORK (AP) — Investors seem to be craving burgers and crinkle-cut fries.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.