Wheat prices have jumped about 75 percent since early July. Drought in Russia and, perhaps, speculators in the commodity markets are behind the increase.
Roy Rogers Trigger, his faithful steed, along with his dog Bullet, were sold at auction this week to a Nebraska TV network that plans to air Roy Rogers fare this fall.
In November, 37 states will elect governors, and there's really only one issue that will sway voters' choices: how to boost jobs with economic growth.
UCLA center fielder Beau Amaral tries in vain to reach a three-run triple ball hit by TCU's Taylor Featherston in the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., on Monday evening.
Immigration debate continues as a Nebraska town approves ban on hiring or renting property to illegal immigrants. The ACLU has promised to file a lawsuit to block enforcement.
Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett want other American billionaires to give at least half their wealth to charity.
A Sun Bear is fed an orange by a zoo keeper, at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., on Friday. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo has released a $175 million master plan that will add a parking lot where Rosenblatt Stadium now sits and an African grasslands exhibit on the east side of the zoo.
The Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting offered pithy wisdom from Warren Buffett and business partner Charlie Munger.
Dark clouds of smoke and fire are seen as oil burns during a controlled fire in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday. The U.S. Coast Guard, working in partnership with BP, local residents, and other federal agencies conducted the in situ burn to aid in preventing the spread of oil following the April 20 explosion on the offshore drilling oil rig, Deepwater Horizon.
The financial reform bill did not get enough votes to open debate in the Senate Monday. But there appears to be progress behind the scenes, and the bill could resurface this week.