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How US states have banned, limited or protected abortion

Jun. 24, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Uncertainty looms over possible Nebraska abortion session

Jun. 24, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska could be headed to a special session to try to ban abortions now that the U.S. Supreme Court has given states that power, but it's unclear whether one will actually happen or what type of restrictions might win enough support to pass. Gov. Pete...

Underdogs Ole Miss, OU set for College World Series finals

Jun. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Less than a month ago, Mississippi players and coaches didn't know if they would make the NCAA baseball tournament. This weekend, the Rebels will play for the national championship. Next up is Oklahoma in the College World Series finals. The...

Nebraska Supreme Court denies appeal of death row inmate

Jun. 24, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday denied the postconviction appeal of a death row inmate who said his defense attorney was so inept that his right to a fair trial had been compromised. Roy Ellis Jr., 68, was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to...

DeLucia shuts out Arkansas, sends Rebels to 1st CWS finals

Jun. 23, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dylan DeLucia was really good in Mississippi's first College World Series game. He was great Wednesday in the biggest game, so far, in the program's 129-year history. DeLucia scattered four hits in his first shutout for Ole Miss, Kevin Graham's...

Harvard returns Standing Bear's tomahawk to Nebraska tribe

Jun. 23, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, has been returned to his tribe after being housed for decades in a museum at Harvard University. Members of the Ponca tribes in Nebraska and Oklahoma visited the...

Buffett's firm picks up $500 million more Occidental shares

Jun. 23, 2022 11:03 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bought more than $500 million worth of Occidental Petroleum shares over the past week as it continued to invest heavily in oil producers this year. Shares of Occidental gained more than 2% to trade at $57.11 Thursday morning...

Hogs hang on to beat Ole Miss, force 2nd CWS bracket final

Jun. 22, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zack Morris didn't get much done as the starter for Arkansas two nights earlier, but what a finisher he was Wednesday. Morris was called on after Mississippi loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the junior left-hander put down the...

Arkansas' 11-1 win knocks Auburn out of College World Series

Jun. 21, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Will McEntire limited Auburn to three hits and a run in seven innings, Peyton Stovall became the first player in 13 years with five hits in a College World Series game, and Arkansas eliminated the Tigers with an 11-1 victory Tuesday night. The Razorbacks (45-20)...

Rebels' roll continues in College World Series win over Hogs

Jun. 20, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Elko and Calvin Harris homered, Hunter Elliott pitched effectively into the seventh inning, and Mississippi defeated Arkansas 13-5 on Monday night to move within one win of the College World Series finals. The Rebels (39-22) have won seven straight in the...