Nebraska regulators are not allowed to consider pipeline safety in deciding whether to expand the project.
The 13th Amendment provides a loophole that allows for the legality of unpaid prison labor, which is sometimes called "modern-day slavery."
A 5.6-magnitude quake, one of the strongest in Oklahoma's history, shook a seven-state area. And "it could have been prevented," said a leading activist.
Bernie Sanders won important victories in Kansas and Nebraska in the latest voting, while Ted Cruz showed that Donald Trump may not be as inevitable as he has come to seem.
A civil rights report reveals that young offenders in the state's detention facilities are sometimes put in isolation for days, weeks or months for “relatively minor infractions.”
On Wednesday, the Cornhusker State became the 19th state in the U.S. to rid itself of one of our most archaic laws.
Wind power is on a roll in the U.S. despite a fickle Congress and the machinations of Big Coal and Big Gas to keep all the subsidies for themselves. And one of the world’s most successful investors, Warren Buffett, has noticed.
Pro-fracking members of the Nebraska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission were silent when a farmer and former pipeline worker invited them to drink water contaminated with chemicals used in the petroleum and natural gas extraction process.
Nearly a year after Colorado blazed a trail in the movement to legalize recreational marijuana use in the U.S., two neighboring states are totally harshing the stoner mecca's mellow.
Singing legends Neil Young and Willie Nelson will be putting on a show on a family farm in Nebraska on Sept. 27, and their motives are political as well as musical.