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Barack and Michelle Obama to give televised commencement speech for 2020 graduates

Barack and Michelle Obama to give televised commencement speech for 2020 graduates
May 5, 2020

Former President Barack Obama will deliver a commencement message to the 3 million high school seniors graduating this month in a televised prime-time special. Announced last week, “Graduate Together:...

US colleges brace for a devastating summer and fall

US colleges brace for a devastating summer and fall
April 28, 2020

For many U.S. colleges, the worst may still be ahead. The upheaval in higher education has been unprecedented already, with campuses closed for months, graduation ceremonies scrapped and entrance exams...

The Mississippi River has many nicknames. Now it has a new one: America’s ‘most endangered river.’

The Mississippi River has many nicknames. Now it has a new one: America’s ‘most endangered river.’
April 14, 2020

CHICAGO — The upper Mississippi River, from its headwaters in Minnesota to the southern tip of Illinois, has been named the most endangered river in the United States, according to an annual list released...

Coronavirus viewing: More people are sampling new streaming services

Coronavirus viewing: More people are sampling new streaming services
April 14, 2020

More consumers are increasing the number of streaming services they have access to, looking for ways to entertain themselves at home as the nation deals with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. The...

How to prevent trolls from Zoom bombing your online meeting

How to prevent trolls from Zoom bombing your online meeting
April 9, 2020

As students at the University of Tennessee were participating in a virtual “Milkshake Monday,” an anonymous person jumped into the Zoom gathering and began berating everyone with racist rants. “Zoom...

The latest updates on Covid-19 in Nebraska

The latest updates on Covid-19 in Nebraska
March 26, 2020

--  Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is temporarily stopping evictions for residents whose job status has been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.  The governor signed an executive order yesterday...

Senate unanimously passes $2 trillion economic stimulus package

Senate unanimously passes $2 trillion economic stimulus package
March 26, 2020

WASHINGTON — In an overwhelming bipartisan vote, the Senate on Wednesday passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus package — the largest ever — designed to pump money directly into Americans’ pockets...

Coronavirus doesn’t change this Fed president’s upbeat outlook for the US economy

Coronavirus doesn’t change this Fed president’s upbeat outlook for the US economy
February 20, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland president Loretta Mester said the coronavirus poses a risk to the global economy, but that hasn’t changed her forecast for continued growth of about 2% in the U.S. this...

2 teens killed in Calif. school shooting; attack came on suspect’s birthday, officials say

2 teens killed in Calif. school shooting; attack came on suspect’s birthday, officials say
November 14, 2019

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Two students were killed and three other teens were wounded in a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita on Thursday morning, authorities said. Shots rang out just after...

How do wildfires get their names?

How do wildfires get their names?
October 31, 2019

LOS ANGELES — Their names are seared into the collective consciousness of California: The Griffith Park fire of 1933. The Bel-Air fire of 1961. The Tunnel fire of 1991. The Camp fire of 2018. Spurred...

International Student Club a window to the world

International Student Club a window to the world
December 13, 2017

Do you have an interest in new cultures, learning a new language, or sharing information with foreign students?  Northeast Community College has a multicultural club for everyone, it is the International...

US Clean Air Act Cited As Big First Step In Emissions Control

October 4, 2014

By John Zarocostas McClatchy Foreign Staff (MCT) GENEVA _ World leaders met in New York on Tuesday to discuss how to tackle the risks posed by climate change, but there was little discussion of...

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