The final official step to realizing construction of the Keystone XL pipeline was a Nebraska commission’s approval of the pipeline route, which it has now given. But the route is not the one the company preferred.
If you've spent much time on YouTube, you've probably seen a video of a man in a unitard dancing with a pumpkin on his head. It's so bad, it's good. But have you ever wondered how that video came to be?
As the country decides whether or not to move forward with the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline, America Abroad hosts a special binational Town Hall on the topic to hear perspectives from all sides of the issue.
Gulie Khalaf lives in Lincoln, Neb., home to America's largest Yazidi community. Community members are consumed by news about fellow Yazidis in danger in Iraq, so much so that some people have quit their jobs to grieve — and work to help people escape.
For today's Geo Quiz we asked which one of the following ISN'T an actual town in the United States. Arabia, Nebraska -- Bagdad, California -- Cairo, Illinois -- Mecca, Indiana -- Palestine, Texas. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Jonathan Curiel about discovering traces of Arab and Islamic culture in unexpected places here in the US.
Today's Geo Quiz takes us to Nebraska's Platte River where an estimated half a million Sandhill Cranes stop in his time of year along their annual migration route north. Alicia Hardin of Nebraska's Game and Parks Commission speaks with anchor David Baron.
Controversial affirmative-action ballot initiatives in three states ? Nebraska, Colorado and Arizona ? are making news for the presidential candidates. Arizona senator and presidential candidate John McCain has said he supports a measure in his state that would ban the use of preferential treatment when it comes to race or gender.
When Nebraska crafted its safe-haven law to protect newborns from abandonment, state lawmakers had the best intentions. But without an age limit set, those best intentions have opened the door to some 30 teenagers being abandoned at Nebraskan hospitals.
The first public hearings on the Fort Hood shootings got underway on Capitol Hill yesterday. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich tells us why the Senate was so focused on the question of terrorism.