North Dakota

Nebraska to announce decision on Keystone XL pipeline

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It’s …

Environment

TransCanada sends more crews to Keystone pipeline leak

AMHERST, S.D. – TransCanada Corp. says the company has sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota.<p>TransCanada said Saturday it is making progress in its investigation into the spill cause on farmland in Marshall County, …

Business

Here’s Why I Support the House Republican Tax Cuts

If you were to guess which state earned the highest Gross Domestic Product per resident, would you guess that the winner — by a long shot — wasn’t a …

Conservative View

Smart banking start-up Douugh partners with US bank

Sydney-based fintech start-up Douugh has scored a partnership with US mutual bank Choice Financial, as it readies to launch its smart banking …

FinTech

Does Wilbur Ross Want to Make Mexico Poorer, or the U.S. Richer?

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has come up with a unique way to evaluate a trade agreement. He doesn’t seem to mind so much if the United States’ …

Economics

12 More Viral Photos That Were Totally Fake

We've been debunking fake photos at Gizmodo since 2013, but in the year 2017, the fakes seem to be spreading online faster than ever. Here are just a …

Technology (Australia)

North Dakota ready to change online sales tax collection

North Dakota could level the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar businesses should any federal changes to sales tax …

Business

Thanksgiving Week Travel Outlook: Northeast, Southeast Flight Delays Possible; Northwest Rain Could Make for a Soggy Trip

USA National Forecast<p>Thanksgiving Week Travel Outlook: Northeast, Southeast Flight Delays Possible; Northwest Rain Could Make for a Soggy Trip<p>3 hours …

Weather

Kentucky vs Troy Preview

The Kentucky Wildcats are back in action Monday night, as the Troy Trojans come to Rupp Arena for some primetime hoops action.<p>The Cats were too slow …

College Basketball

Pipeline protester recalls horror of nearly losing her arm in clash with police

A year ago Tuesday, Sophia Wilansky stood on a bridge just outside the Dakota Access Pipeline encampment when she was flattened by a deafening …

Injustice

CDC report warns Lyme disease is slowly spreading throughout and beyond the East Coast

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sheds light on the expansion of Lyme disease cases in the United States.<p>The report suggests that the infectious disease -- which was once thought to be confined to the Northeast of the U.S. -- has established a much larger foothold in …

Public Health

Our view: Alabama voters must reject Roy Moore; we endorse Doug Jones for U.S. Senate

This election is a turning point for women in Alabama. A chance to make their voices heard in a state that has silenced them for too long.<p>The …

Equality

Copeland scores 30, Nebraska tops North Dakota 92-70

It took four tries for Isaac Copeland to have the kind of game he was expected to play for Nebraska this season, scoring 30 points to lead the …

College Basketball

Drone footage captures extent of US oil leak

Drone footage has captured the scale of a 5,000 barrel oil leak in North Dakota.<p>The leak was discovered by Keystone pipeline operators TransCanada on Thursday.

Drones

Virginia economy is hostage to the federal government, economists say

Virginia’s new governor may have won in part by defying President Trump, but he’d better find a way to work with the White House and the Republican-led Congress or the state’s economy could go down the drain, according to a new report from economists at Old Dominion University.<p>So many threats are …

U.S. Politics

Carson Wentz is making the Philadelphia Eagles “America’s Team”

ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 30: Carson Wentz #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to throw in the second quarter during a game between the Dallas Cowboys …

NFL

Why tax-suffocated New Yorkers need reform ASAP

From Roy Moore to Al Franken and Bill Clinton, stories about alleged sexual assaults are impossible to resist, especially when they come with …

Heidi Heitkamp

Dallas Cowboys: The next great QB rivalry? Evolution of Dak Prescott, Carson Wentz will be put to the test on Sunday | SportsDay

The next great QB rivalry? Evolution of Dak Prescott, Carson Wentz will be put to the test on Sunday<p>This Story is About...<p>FRISCO -- When rookie …

Sports

Top-ranked Denver erases early deficit in decisive victory over No. 3 North Dakota

Adam Plant lay against the boards for several minutes before gingerly getting up, slumping over in obvious pain on the weight of the two trainers …

Denver

Property taxes likely here to stay in Pa. Here's why

The earliest known property tax records were kept on clay tablets.<p>Now some Pennsylvania lawmakers and grassroots groups — along with a majority of …

Philadelphia

Top 20 onshore US petroleum spills since 2010

The spill of an estimated 210,000 gallons of crude oil in South Dakota on Thursday from TransCanada's Keystone Pipeline is one of the 20 largest onshore oil or petroleum product spills since 2010. Here are the top 20 spills during that period as reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation. …

Oil

Kickin’ it with Kiz: Are the Broncos soft? Is Vance Joseph a weak leader? Should Isaiah McKenzie be cut?

<b>Threats? Motivation? John Elway can upbraid the Broncos all he wants, calling them out for being “a little bit soft.” But the key position on the</b> …

Vance Joseph

Under Trump States Experience Historic Drop in Unemployment Numbers

The unemployment rates in 13 states have hit record lows in October since the federal government first started recording state-level data, according …

Economy

The Top 10: People Whose Names Could Be Journeys

Two nominations were rejected by the selection panel. Ben Cropper said: “I remember once seeing a London bus with Victoria Peckham on the front.” …

Wolverhampton Wanderers

TV and radio listings: November 19

<b>NFL</b><p>1 p.m. <b>Washington</b> at New Orleans » WTTG (Ch. 5), WTEM (980 AM), WMAL (630 AM and 105.9 FM)<p>1 p.m. Baltimore at Green Bay » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13), WWDC (104.7 FM)<p>4 p.m. Buffalo at Los Angeles Chargers » WBFF (Ch. 45)<p>4:25 p.m. New England vs. Oakland » WUSA (Ch. 9), WJZ (Ch. 13)<p>8:30 p.m. …

Sports

Birds of a different feather are a sight to behold

The duck was impossible to miss, one of those rare, accidental avian jewels that Mother Nature creates and so many waterfowlers dream of encountering …

Birds

Common problem through three games: Nebraska basketball shooting aim is off

LINCOLN — Last spring, when I advocated for Nebraska basketball coach Tim Miles to keep his job for a sixth year — not a lifetime contract as some …

College Basketball

How One District Solved Its Special Education Dropout Problem

Efforts to remove the stigma for students with disabilities have paid off.<p>COVINA, Calif. — Ryan Parry was dismayed when he started his career as a high school special education math teacher 19 years ago. While general education classrooms at Covina High School in this town in the Valley east of Los …

Education

Guess which states are the 12 biggest losers in a NAFTA pullout? (Hint they all voted for Trump)

MEXICO CITY — A new projection from the biggest business lobby in the United States shows the 12 states that would likely feel the impact of NAFTA’s …

Canadian News

Will Tesla's Automated Truck Kill Trucking Jobs?

On Thursday night, Elon Musk rolled out Tesla's biggest gizmo yet: a fully electric semitruck. The Semi can go a whopping 500 miles between charges, …

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