Nebraska News Desk

Report to Congress warns of rising financial threats

A new government report to Congress warns of rising threats to U.S. financial stability, including the looming risk of surging corporate loan defaults. While big banks and other systemically important

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Obama order clears way for private ransom payments

President Obama unveiled new rules Wednesday that would basically allow families to offer private ransom payments for relatives kidnapped overseas. While the federal will continue to refuse to make ransom

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John Kerry breaks leg in bike crash; ends overseas trip early

Secretary of State John Kerry is heading to Boston for treatment of a broken right leg, an injury he sustained

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Federal court blocks Obama’s immigration plan

A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to allow President Obama’s program to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation from

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Clinton refuses to testify twice on Benghazi attacks

Former secretary of State Hillary Clinton agreed Monday to testify once, but not twice, before the special House committee investigating

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Japan PM Abe visits USA amid controversial WWII remarks

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins a historic, week-long visit to the United States on Sunday that will highlight strengthened

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