The movie “The Monuments Men” opens Friday, Feb. 7. It’s the story of an unlikely platoon of soldiers sent to Europe toward the end of World War II to rescue art masterpieces. It... more››
The ANDRILL project is an international collaboration of researchers--including from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln-- drilling deep into the Antarctic geological record to... more››
The U.S. Senate passed the farm bill Tuesday by a vote of 68-32, sending it to the president’s desk and ending years of political wrangling. President Obama previously indicated ... more››
Security has become a central focus of school districts across Nebraska, but are all districts on an equal playing field? One state senator says “no.” Lunch time at Southern... more››
The EPA wants to roll back the amount of ethanol mixed into the fuel supply for 2014. That has Nebraska farmers worried. Ethanol supporters warn if the EPA follows through, the... more››
More than two years in the making, the farm bill appears close to becoming law. After passing the House, the bill is moving on to the Senate. Not everyone’s going to like it, but... more››
After ten years Nebraska’s drug court system no longer wants to be considered an experiment.  While debate peaks over what to do about the state’s overcrowded prisons and county... more››
With no incumbents in either race, there’s a long list of primary election candidates for governor and U.S. Senate in Nebraska this spring. In the Senate race there are five... more››
In the Midwest, agriculture is dominated by the major commodities – corn, soybeans and wheat. Diverting acres away from a major crop to an un-tested crop is risky, but if farming... more››
Though Colorado legalized the sale of marijuana, it is still considered illegal by the federal government. That means the existing food safety system, which relies on support... more››
Nebraska’s second mountain lion hunting season in the Pine Ridge is three weeks away. In early January, two hunters killed two of the big cats in the state’s first season there.... more››
Fracking for natural gas has been vilified for the millions of gallons of wastewater the process generates. But drilling gas wells thousands of feet into the ground also produces... more››