Ruby-throated hummingbirds are migrating to North America weeks earlier than in decades past, and research indicates that higher temperatures in their winter habitat may be the reason.
Here comes the fly-by media. Preliminary use of diminutive drones is under way among those who see the potential of drones in news gathering, not to mention invasive "gotcha"-style journalism.
Shawn Eichorst resigned as Miami's athletic director on Thursday, the latest blow to a department bracing to be hit by NCAA sanctions, said a person with knowledge of the situation.
A former University of Nebraska women's basketball star faked an attack in which she is said to have carved anti-gay slurs into her skin because she felt it would spark change, police said Tuesday.
Already down in the polls, Democrat Bob Kerrey's hopes to reclaim his old Nebraska Senate seat may have taken another hit after his wife, former Saturday Night Live writer Sarah Paley, penned a biting piece for July's Vogue magazine that some view as insulting to the Cornhusker State.
Here's the thing about March Madness, and by extension big-time college sports: If you're a true, markets-know-best believer in the prosperity-creating, All-American double helix of economic opportunity and liberty, you ought to find the whole extravaganza infuriating. Not the dribbling and dunking. The system.
Bob Kerrey will be able to focus sooner than expected on the November general election for his old job representing Nebraska in the U.S. Senate after his main primary opponent abruptly quit the race Thursday.
Sen. Ben Nelson's semi-surprising announcement last month that he wouldn't seek re-election has left Nebraska Democrats scrambling to find a replacement candidate to hold onto one of the party's most vulnerable seats this fall.
A University of Nebraska regent called for safety assurances from Penn State on Thursday, saying he fears for the Cornhuskers' football traveling party and fans at this weekend's game.
Currently on the Carriker family's digital video recorder is the three-hour telecast of the Washington Redskins' Aug. 18 preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts. Adam Carriker did not play in that forgettable exhibition because of severe blisters on his heels, but his wife, Angie, recorded it anyway, as she always does.
There was a time when Sam Keller and his teammates couldn't wait to get their hands on Electronic Arts Inc.'s latest edition of NCAA Football, which included their team and images down to Keller's distinctive visor he wore while playing quarterback for the University of Nebraska in 2007.