Wet winter ends California drought after 376 straight weeks

U.S. 03/14/19, 14:13

California is free of drought for the first time in more than seven years and only a small amount of its territory remains abnormally dry as a very wet winter winds down, experts said Thursday.More than 93 percent of the state is free of drought or dryness, and areas of ...

Sen. Sasse tells UNL students to unplug from technology

Tech 02/12/19, 11:58

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse has told University of Nebraska-Lincoln students that he blames technology eroding the way people connect for the country's divisiveness. More than 600 students sat in on the discussion Monday with the senator who is among President Donald Trump's most vocal critics. Sasse said technology has undermined traditional community ...

Professor names beetle species after ‘Game of Thrones’

U.S. 12/30/18, 13:10

A Nebraska entomologist has named three of his eight newest beetle discoveries after the dragons from the HBO series "Game of Thrones" and George R.R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire."University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor Brett Ratcliffe named the new scarab beetle species drogoni, rhaegali and viserioni, The ...

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