A worker restoring bricks on the exterior of a hospital on Wednesday fell from scaffolding and died, the second fatal construction accident in the region in as many days.
Economists predict that Nebraska's farm income will drop nearly 45 percent this year due to lower crop prices and reduced government payments.
The U.S. budget deficit shrank by $52 billion or 14 percent during the first nine months of fiscal 2015 versus year-ago figures as tax receipts grew faster than spending increases, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday,
Chinese officials are scrambling to stop a plunge in the country's stock market, shutting down half of its market from skittish investors and forcing brokerages to pony up billions to prop up shares.
Homes and businesses damaged by flooding in Niobrara and Johnson counties can seek federal aid thanks to a federal disaster declaration.
The Obama administration says it's drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.
The Seattle City Council is considering a new tax on gun sellers to collect money for gun violence prevention and research on how to reduce the impact of gun violence on the city and its residents.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 29-July 5.
One thing in shorter supply during what has always been known as broadcast television's rerun season is reruns.
40 Co. on Wednesday said it earned $11 million, or 75 cents a share, in the fiscal third quarter, compared with $10.4 million, or 69 cents a share, a year ago.
Medicare said Wednesday it plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care, the same idea that sparked accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor around President Obama's health care law six years ago.
Greek banks will remain closed until July 13 and a 60-euro per day ATM withdrawal limit will remain in force, the Greek finance ministry said on Wednesday.
The government agency tasked with analyzing financial markets said Wednesday that the European Central Bank's bond-buying program was a major reason for the "fairly contained" financial market reaction to the recent breakdown in the talks to solve the Greek debt crisis.
High-profile Democrats now speaking out about San Francisco's "sanctuary" treatment of an illegal immigrant charged with the murder of a young woman weren't always so critical of the policies.
Wildlife officials are reemphasizing proper safety measures for boaters along the Suwannee River after the first sturgeon strike fatality in Florida history was reported over the Fourth of July weekend.
The federal government ran a budget surplus of $51 billion in June, the Congressional Budget Office estimated on Wednesday.