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Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Oct. 04, 2022 00:47 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. September 27, 2022. Editorial: Malcolm X the right choice for induction into Nebraska Hall of Fame Omaha-born Malcolm X is one of the leading figures in America’s battle for civil rights, so it’s entirely fitting that a state commission has...

American man missing after falling from raft in Bali river

Oct. 03, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — A search resumed Tuesday for an American man who fell into a fast-flowing river while whitewater rafting on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali. Robinaugh Clifford Neil, 63, was among a group of 10 foreign tourists floating on two rafts on the Ayung...

CDC drops traveler health notices for individual countries

Oct. 03, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is scrapping another of its responses to the pandemic. On Monday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its country-by-country COVID-19 travel health notices that it began issuing early in the pandemic. ...

Stella McCartney dabbles in art at eco-pioneering Paris show

Oct. 03, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — It was as much art fair as fashion show for Stella McCartney, who put on an art-infused spring collection at Paris Fashion Week on Monday vibrating with flashes of color. Iconic Japanese contemporary artist Yoshitomo Nara collaborated on the designs showcased outside...

Poor Florida neighborhood battered by flood tries to recover

Oct. 02, 2022 13:32 PM EDT

HARLEM HEIGHTS, Fla. (AP) — The Gladiolus Food Pantry usually hands out supplies on Wednesdays to about 240 families, so when Hurricane Ian swept through that day and canceled their distribution, it was left full of flats of canned black beans, bags of rice, meats, bread and produce — food that...

Muralist's new work explores womanhood, pain, mythology

Oct. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Susan David is known as a compelling muralist whose work can be found across Lafayette and Louisiana. Using distinct line work and interesting subject matter, David has propelled herself into the spotlight of local artists. Her newest mural was unveiled at...

Medical professionals prepare with wilderness training

Oct. 02, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) — It was a convincing scene. A man lay in an awkward position at the base of a 50-foot drop, Upper Creek rushed through the gorge below, whitewater lapping up the rocks just a few feet from him. The man groaned as if he is in pain before a young man in a...

Ian leaves dozens dead as focus turns to rescue, recovery

Oct. 01, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of Florida residents left their flooded and splintered homes by boat and by air on Saturday as rescuers continued to search for survivors in the wake of Hurricane Ian, while authorities in South Carolina and North Carolina began taking stock of their losses. ...

For 4.5M Americans, ugliest day signaled a step to freedom

Oct. 01, 2022 09:03 AM EDT

SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — For the better part of 160 years, military historians have been poring over the movements of Union and Confederate soldiers through southern Washington County in the waning days of the summer of 1862 and piecing together the conditions that led to the worst single-day...

Hong Kong leader promises revival on China's National Day

Oct. 01, 2022 03:21 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader promised Saturday to revive its struggling economy following a campaign to crush a pro-democracy movement as China's ruling Communist Party marked its 73rd anniversary in power under strict anti-virus controls. In Beijing, crowds of spectators...