The federal program gives $40 per month to each child in a low-income family to help with food costs while school is out. A Democratic Iowa lawmaker called it a "cruel and short-sighted decision."
The Biden administration says a recently proposed minimum staffing standard would help ensure quality care, but nursing home leaders predict it will accelerate a trend of closures in rural America.
The state's Legislature passed a 12-week abortion ban and restrictions on gender-affirming care for people under 19. The state's Republican governor has promised to sign it into law.
When a town loses its grocery store, it also loses a local source of healthy food and a place for neighbors to gather and connect. But some communities are finding innovative ways to keep shops open.
Police say that in Facebook messages they've obtained, Jessica Burgess tells her 17-year-old daughter that she has abortion pills to end her 24-week pregnancy. They're both charged with felonies.
The Nebraska congressman was charged after denying to the FBI that he was aware he had received illicit funds from Gilbert Chagoury, a Nigerian billionaire of Lebanese descent.
Until the middle of last year, most cryptocurrency mining took place in China. Then authorities pulled the plug. So Chinese bitcoin miners began moving their gear to U.S. towns like Kearney, Nebraska.
Armed with pool noodles, hundreds of people who share the first name Josh gathered Saturday in Lincoln, Neb., to vie for the right to their name.
Lingering effects of the storm are expected to cause dangerous conditions through early Monday as residents dig out from under the weekend's record-breaking levels of snow.
Longtime progressive state Sen. Ernie Chambers has been instrumental in keeping Nebraska's Electoral College votes split by district. Joe Biden won one Electoral College vote in Nebraska.