OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. delivered a 19 percent increase in its third-quarter profit as the railroad hauled 7 percent more freight and increased rates.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp.'s CEO doesn't think railroad mergers are a good idea even if regulators might approve one.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist with Ebola says he feels lucky to be recovering from the deadly virus, but it's humbling to think about how many people have died from the disease in West Africa.
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
NEW YORK (AP) — The case of the U.S. doctor stricken with Ebola left lawmakers on Capitol Hill, scientists and ordinary New Yorkers wondering why he was out on the town after his return from West Africa — and why stronger steps aren't being taken to quarantine medical workers.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Rafael Nadal will have season-ending appendicitis surgery next month, ruling him out of the upcoming Paris Masters and the ATP finals in London.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne will not play in the team's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday because of an elbow injury.
BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — Teenager Borna Coric upset second-seeded Rafael Nadal in straight sets Friday to reach the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors and announce himself as one of the rising stars of tennis.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The founder of a popular line of food products for observant Muslims has been charged with fraudulently shipping beef to Malaysia and Indonesia that didn't meet the countries' import requirements, federal prosecutors in Iowa said Friday.
WOBULENZI, Uganda (AP) — When the Miss Uganda contestants arrived at this sprawling farm outside Kampala, they quickly realized their high-heels would not be useful. So they put on gumboots and strutted awkwardly as they took turns learning how to milk a cow.
GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — People in Botswana voted Friday in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party faces growing opposition to its decades-old dominance in the southern African nation.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been criticized by lawmakers and safety advocates for not acting aggressively enough regarding millions of vehicles with defective air bags or faulty ignition switches.
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.
MILAN (AP) — Italy's highest court acquitted Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion Friday in a case that created such public acrimony that the designers closed their Milan stores in protest for several days last year.