Gun violence crisis

The El Paso and Dayton Shootings Are Making Suburban Republicans Squirm: “They’re in a Hell of a Box”

Gun control skeptic Don Bacon (R-Neb.) took a barrage of questions on guns and Trump's rhetoric at a town hall.
Cameron Joseph

Nebraska Is About to Force Abortion "Reversal" Information on Patients

Experts aren’t sure that's scientifically possible.
Emma Ockerman
Extreme weather

Extreme Flooding Submerges Strategic Military Base in Nebraska

The Pentagon and US intelligence community warned this year that climate change is a national security threat.
Sarah Emerson

Power Plants Are Making It Snow in Nebraska

Two power plants in Norfolk, Nebraska caused several inches of snow to fall in parts of the state on Monday.
Sarah Emerson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Republican Chief of Staff Threatened a Professor for Liking This Sign on Facebook

After some gifted vandal turned an ad for Jeffery Fortenberry into an ad for Jeffery "Fartenberry."
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nebraska's Brutally Honest New Tourism Slogan Is Perfect

"Honestly, it's not for everyone."
Lauren Messman
domestic terror

Neo-Nazi convicted for domestic terror on Amtrak train was part of Unite the Right rally

The 25-year-old was marching in khakis in Charlottesville two months before he stopped an Amtrak in Nebraska to “save the train from black people.”
Tess Owen
Death Penalty

Nebraska just carried out the nation's first fentanyl execution

Carey Dean Moore was executed using a cocktail including the opioid fentanyl, the sedative diazepam, the muscle relaxer cisatracurium, and potassium chloride.
Emma Ockerman
Death Penalty

The first person ever is about to be executed with fentanyl — and it’s not Scott Dozier

The title has shifted to 60-year-old Carey Dean Moore, who’s been on death row in Nebraska for nearly four decades.
Emma Ockerman
House Party

You Should Pay Attention to the Messy Pennsylvania Primaries

Tuesday's contests will set the table for one of the most important midterm battleground states.
Robert Wheel
net neutrality

Nebraska Becomes the First Red State to Introduce Net Neutrality Bill After FCC Scrapped Federal Rules

The Cornhusker State joins New York, California, Washington, and Massachusetts in considering net neutrality rules to replace the scrapped federal legislation.
Kaleigh Rogers
House Party

Here Are the Trump Country House Seats Democrats Are Trying to Retake

The latest installment of our preview of battleground districts in the 2018 midterms.
Robert Wheel