Guilty: Trump becomes first former U.S. president convicted of felony crimes

Donald Trump becomes the first former president to be convicted of felony crimes Thursday as a New York jury found him guilty.

MLB presence in Mexico goes beyond just hosting another regular-season series

When the Houston Astros take on the Colorado Rockies this weekend, it will be the seventh regular-season series played in Mexico.

Snow piles up in North Dakota as region's first major snowstorm of the season moves eastward

An east-moving snowstorm, the first major one of the season, continued Thursday into North Dakota.

U.S. destroys last of its declared chemical weapons, closing a deadly chapter dating to World War I

The United States has destroyed the last of its declared chemical weapons stockpile, a milestone in the history of warfare dating back to World War I.

Justice Thomas reportedly took undisclosed luxury trips

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has for more than two decades accepted luxury trips nearly every year from Republican megadonor Harlan Crow without reporting them on financial disclosure forms, ProPublica reports.

Carter Center: Former President Jimmy Carter in hospice care

The Carter Center said Saturday that former President Jimmy Carter has entered home hospice care.

Biden wants ‘sharper rules’ on unknown aerial objects

President Joe Biden said that the U.S. is developing “sharper rules” to track, monitor and potentially shoot down unknown aerial objects.

On King’s holiday, daughter calls for bold action over words

America has honored Martin Luther King Jr. with a federal holiday for nearly four decades yet still hasn’t fully embraced and acted on the lessons from the slain civil rights leader, his youngest daughter said Monday.

Holiday sales up 7.6% despite the squeeze of inflation

Holiday sales rose this year as American spending remained resilient during the critical shopping season despite surging prices on everything from food to rent, according to one measure.

Frigid monster storm across US claims at least 34 lives

Millions of people hunkered down against a deep freeze Sunday to ride out the winter storm that has killed at least 34 people across the United States.

Jan. 6 panel wraps work with ‘roadmap to justice’ for Trump

The House Jan. 6 committee is wrapping up its investigation of the violent 2021 U.S. Capitol insurrection, with lawmakers on Monday declaring that they have assembled a “roadmap to justice.”

Biden signs gay marriage law, calls it ‘a blow against hate’

President Joe Biden is inviting thousands to celebrate at the White House on Tuesday as he signs into law gay marriage legislation before a bipartisan crowd that reflects growing acceptance of same-sex unions.

Trump Organization convicted in executive tax dodge scheme

Donald Trump’s company was convicted of tax fraud on Tuesday in a case brought by the Manhattan District Attorney, a significant repudiation of financial practices at the former president’s business.

An inflation gauge tracked by the Fed slows to still-high 6%

A measure of inflation that is closely monitored by the Federal Reserve eased but remained at an elevated level in October, likely reinforcing the Fed’s intent to keep raising interest rates to cool the economy and slow the acceleration of prices.

Oath Keepers’ Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn President Joe Biden’s election, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its massive prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.

Landmark same-sex marriage bill wins Senate passage

The Senate passed bipartisan legislation Tuesday to protect same-sex marriages.

Police: Pelosi suspect wanted to break speaker’s knees

The man accused of attacking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer told police he wanted to hold the Democratic leader hostage and “break her kneecaps” to show other members of Congress there were “consequences to actions,” authorities said.

Musk floats paid Twitter verification, fires board

Billionaire Elon Musk is already floating major changes for Twitter — and faces major hurdles as he begins his first week as owner of the social-media platform.

Musk in control of Twitter but where will he go from here?

Elon Musk has taken control of Twitter after a protracted legal battle and months of uncertainty. The question now is what the billionaire Tesla CEO will actually do with the social media platform.

Trump deposed in defamation suit filed by E. Jean Carroll

Former President Donald Trump answered questions under oath Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by E. Jean Carroll, a magazine columnist who says the Republican raped her in the mid-1990s in a department store dressing room.

Flatwater Music Festival returns to Hastings for year 17

Flatwater Music Festival returns to Hastings for year 17

Organizations to provide affordable housing for refugees and new immigrants

Organizations to provide affordable housing for refugees and new immigrants

Casting arms and dissecting hearts: High schoolers get hands-on during UNK health science camp

Casting arms and dissecting hearts: High schoolers get hands-on during UNK health science camp

STEM Power Camp empowers second through fifth graders in Grand Island

STEM Power Camp empowers second through fifth graders in Grand Island

Witnesses say Ohio man demanded Jeep before he stabbed couple at a Nebraska interstate rest area

Witnesses say Ohio man demanded Jeep before he stabbed couple at a Nebraska interstate rest area

MCWS: Aggies take game one of MCWS finals 9-5

MCWS: Aggies take game one of MCWS finals 9-5

Dalton Knecht hones game over 3-school basketball journey, now a projected lottery pick in NBA draft

Dalton Knecht hones game over 3-school basketball journey, now a projected lottery pick in NBA draft

Nebraska City Softball Association 18u Team Finishes Second at State Tournament

Nebraska City Softball Association 18u Team Finishes Second at State Tournament

Doane football to host Golf Scramble, late July in Eagle, Nebraska

Doane football to host Golf Scramble, late July in Eagle, Nebraska

Doane announces two new adjustments to its women's basketball coaching staff

Doane announces two new adjustments to its women's basketball coaching staff