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Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves
Researchers seek lost Native American boarding school graves

The bodies of more than 80 Native American children are buried at the former Genoa Indian Industrial School in central Nebraska.

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants employed minors

Investigators: Firm that cleans meat plants employed minors

A Wisconsin company that cleans hundreds of meatpacking plants nationwide is defending itself against allegations that it employed more than two dozen minors working overnight shifts cleaning massive saws and other dangerous equipment.

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

A coalition of conservative-leaning states is trying to keep in place a Trump-era public health rule that allows many asylum seekers to be turned away at the southern U.S. border.

A rail strike looms and impact on US economy could be broad

A rail strike looms and impact on US economy could be broad

American consumers and nearly every industry will be affected if freight trains grind to a halt next month.

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

From South Dakota and Oklahoma to Alaska and Alberta, Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species near extinction.

Big rail unions split on contract with engineers ratifying

Big rail unions split on contract with engineers ratifying

Railroad engineers accepted their deal with the railroads that will deliver 24% raises but conductors rejected the contract casting more doubt on whether the industry will be able to resolve the labor dispute before next month’s deadline without Congress’ help.

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Bison spread as Native American tribes reclaim stewardship

Indigenous groups in the U.S. and Canada are leading efforts to restore bison across North America more than a century after European settlers drove the species to near extinction.

Mental crises excluded from some state abortion exemptions

Mental crises excluded from some state abortion exemptions

Abortion bans in several states allow exemptions for life-threatening health emergencies, but they say mental health crises don't count.

Another union rejects deal with nation's freight railroads

Another union rejects deal with nation's freight railroads

Another railroad union has rejected its agreement with the nation’s freight railroads.

District to revive student newspaper axed after LGBTQ issue

District to revive student newspaper axed after LGBTQ issue

A teacher says a Nebraska public district that shuttered a student newspaper following an LGBTQ-focused edition has agreed to bring it back next year in digital form.

Appeals court ruling keeps Biden student debt plan on hold

Appeals court ruling keeps Biden student debt plan on hold

President Joe Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of borrowers lost another battle in court on Monday when a federal appeals court panel agreed to a preliminary injunction halting the program while an appeal plays out.

Police ID woman killed in Omaha shooting that injured 7

Police ID woman killed in Omaha shooting that injured 7

Omaha police have identified a woman killed in a shooting at a northeast Omaha party that injured seven others.

After election, marijuana advocates look to next states

After election, marijuana advocates look to next states

Marijuana advocates are looking toward their next states to target after experiencing some mixed results in the recent elections.

Omaha police say one dies, seven hurt in party shooting

Omaha police say one dies, seven hurt in party shooting

Omaha police say one person died and seven others were injured in a shooting at a party Sunday morning.