OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — ConAgra Foods will eliminate 1,500 jobs — which represents 30 percent of its office-based workforce — and move its headquarters to Chicago from Omaha, Nebraska, with the goal of creating a more-efficient packaged food company.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline is shifting course in Nebraska and will withdraw lawsuits seeking to gain access to the property of landowners who oppose the project, the company announced Tuesday.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man believes he and his 2-year-old son were poisoned by a methamphetamine-tainted coffee maker at an Omaha hotel.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — It's better late than never for Kent Broyhill, who sent $100 to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to pay off his old parking tickets after graduating more than 40 years ago.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — North Charleston, South Carolina, did not erupt in violence — as other cities in similar circumstances did — after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after he was severely cut while helping stop a terror attack on a French train in August, was repeatedly stabbed in what police said was an alcohol-fueled, late-night brawl in a Sacramento nightclub district.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Issues of race and diversity with the Mormon faith have bubbled up again after the church selected three white men last weekend to fill vacancies on a high-level governing body — a disappointment to many who hoped for an infusion of diversity.
HOUSTON (AP) — Indianapolis coach Chuck Pagano isn't sure when Andrew Luck can play again.
An escort's allegations in a tell-all book that former Louisville men's basketball staffer Andre McGee hired her to provide dancers to strip and have sex with Cardinals recruits, their fathers and players stunned the college basketball world when word of its pending release surfaced a week ago.
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Bae Sang-moon had a dynamic debut at home in the Presidents Cup by making a 12-foot birdie putt to win a crucial fourballs match Friday that helped his International team win its first session in two years and get back in the game.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Joe Maddon stepped to the podium spouting names of obscure Cardinals from the past.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a terse warning, South Carolina's governor urged thousands of people in low-lying areas near the coast to evacuate Thursday before a mass of water rumbling toward the ocean floods some places for up to two more weeks.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pamela and Tom Sellner describe the small zoo they opened in northeastern Iowa nearly 15 years ago as a labor of love that evolved from their respect for animals.
SEATTLE (AP) — An explosion at a hydroelectric dam on Washington's Columbia River Thursday injured six workers, but it did not compromise the dam's structure and posed no risk to the public, officials said.
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say they have extracted ancient DNA from the skull of a man buried in the highlands of Ethiopia 4,500 years ago that supports the theory that Eurasian farmers migrated into Africa some 3,000 years ago.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials were almost ready to raise interest rates in September but held off because of China's economic slowdown and its potential to derail U.S. growth and inflation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell sharply this week amid concern over a labor market that has shown recent signs of weakness.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is launching its site for handcrafted goods called Handmade at Amazon on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods ahead of the holiday season.
TOKYO (AP) — Asia stock markets rose Friday on expectations the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at a record low for several more months. Energy stocks advanced with the price of oil.