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.


Mental health and predicting violence in wake of shooting

In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. elementary school shooting, a multitude of citizens have come forward with demands for socio-political change.
Some contend that the mental health system in place needs to be reevaluated, while others argue that gun control in America needs to be stricter.
 


Understanding the sequestration in Washington and how it effects you

Media outlets have been dominated by news of the sequester for weeks now, but few people fully understand where it came from and what it means for them.  
 


Human trafficking a form of modern day slavery

Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1865. Even though it's now illegal, forms of it still exist. Hundreds of thousands are estimated to be victims of human trafficking in the United States alone.