Keystone XL Pipeline: How to go bust in 90 days

President Obama is in a pretty tight spot right now. Santa Ana political winds blow stronger with the approach of the fall election season, fanning the flames as major media stations compete to determine where the wildfire will break out first and how extensive damages could be.


New study shows contamination is possible from paper towels

A new study by researchers at Laval University in Quebec City shows us that paper towels, especially those that are made from recycled paper, could actually carry germs. Researchers also found that contaminants can be found on everyday items including toilet paper, newspapers and business cards.


We Can’t Wait:

Over the last few weeks, I've had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster. 


Civil Rights activist talks OWS, celebrates Civil Rights women

A Civil Rights activist and member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee told a group of UNO students Friday she was skeptical of the ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests.


Occupy Wall Street protests reach downtown Omaha

Nearly 1,000 people gathered in the plaza near the City-County building at 17th and Farnam streets on a clear, cool Oct. 15 morning in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement ongoing in New York City.


9/11 firefighter shares experience with UNO

"Remember my friends," New York Fire Battalion Captain Jay Jonas said after giving a packed house of students, firemen and members of the public a compelling retelling of his experience on Sept. 11, 2001, less than a week before the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom.

As captain of the New York Fire Department's Ladder Co. 6, Jonas led a group of firefighters into the World Trade Center site moments after hearing a plane had collided with the center's North Tower.


Eight reasons to rejoice at the end of the NFL lockout

After 18 weeks and four days, the NFL lockout officially ended on July 25, as the owners and players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement. It's all sunshine and daisies again for football fans across the country who feared the season might be canceled.


Amazon launches digital rentals of college textbooks

College textbooks are getting a bit more affordable.