OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A howling storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on some parts of Colorado was laying it on thick in Nebraska and Iowa Tuesday, bringing with it the potential for severe thunderstorms and even tornadoes elsewhere.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit slid 29 percent as the railroad delivered 6 percent less freight. It plans to cut 2,000 jobs, or 4 percent of its workforce, as it fends off a takeover bid from rival Canadian Pacific.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit fell 22 percent as the railroad hauled 9 percent less freight, and officials predicted difficult conditions would persist this year.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA announced Wednesday that beer and wine will be sold in general seating areas for the first time this year at the College World Series in Omaha and the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A volunteer for Ben Carson's presidential campaign died Tuesday after being hospitalized with injuries suffered in a car accident in western Iowa that hurt three other campaign workers.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month has been captured in Nevada.
BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — It's been 100 years since New Hampshire held its first presidential primary, and it seems like some of the current candidates have been hanging around for nearly that long. More than a few started popping up a full two years before Tuesday's state election, and nearly all have spent recent months hosting town hall meetings, holding rallies and meeting voters.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.
SEATTLE (AP) — When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a running back.
PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard has agreed to a two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
WACO, Texas (AP) — Activists planned a candlelight vigil Monday night outside the home of Baylor University's president to protest what they regard as the university's weak policing of sexual misconduct, particularly by student athletes.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is under investigation over a Philadelphia nightclub brawl early Sunday that left two off-duty police officers injured, one with a broken nose and broken ribs and the other with a possible skull fracture.
MASVINGO, Zimbabwe (AP) — Cattle, thin like their owners, wander in a parched riverbed. Desperate villagers barter a few fish for maize because there is no money for food. In this drought-stricken area of Zimbabwe, some people allege that who you know determines whether you'll get state food aid, with those out of favor with local officials going hungry.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India said its economy grew 7.3 percent in the last three months of 2015, a rate of expansion that puts the South Asian nation ahead of China's 6.8 percent growth during the same period.
DENVER (AP) — By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were solidly lower in mid-afternoon trading Friday after a report showed that U.S. job creation slowed last month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chesapeake Energy sought to assure investors Monday that it is not planning to file for bankruptcy protection. The announcement came after a news report that said it hired a law firm spooked investors and sent its stock plummeting.
NEW YORK (AP) — With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it's a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers, there were winners and losers off the field, too. Here are the advertisers whose gamble paid off, and those who dropped the ball.
Wall Street rode another wave of selling Monday that sent U.S. stocks sharply lower, before a late-afternoon pullback stemmed some of the losses.
DETROIT (AP) — Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined.