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The Supreme Court, faithless electors, and Trump’s final, futile fight

Much has been written about how there is essentially no chance that the Supreme Court will intervene in any of the existing litigation in a way that will call into question Joe Biden’s victory. Once the court makes clear it is going to stay out, supporters of President Donald Trump (and pro-Trump media and commentary) are likely to turn their attention to one last hope: the Electoral College. But that is no real hope at all. Start with a brief civics reminder. The Constitution provides that vote...
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College football scores, NCAA top 25 rankings, Week 13: Oregon stumbles, Iowa holds off Nebraska

NCAA football scores and highlights from the teams in action on Friday during Week 13 of the season
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Nebraska nurse posts emotional PSA as COVID-19 cases pass 100,000 in her state

A nurse fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in Nebraska sent an urgent message as positive cases passed 100,000 in her state.         [Author: Storyful]
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2 killed, 2 injured in shooting at a Nebraska Sonic Drive-In

"Our heartfelt condolences go out to the franchise owner and the families and friends impacted by this horrific tragedy," A Sonic...
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Nebraska man arrested for allegedly shooting 4 people, killing 2, at a Sonic Drive-In restaurant, police say

Roberto Carlos Silva Jr., 23, was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of first-degree arson, authorities said on Sunday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Suspect in deadly Sonic Drive-in shooting ID'd

The suspect nabbed in connection to a shooting that killed two people and left two others wounded at a Nebraska fast-food restaurant had...
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Opinion: Nebraska getting trolled by Illinois after another loss adds to Scott Frost's misery

Nobody was louder about playing amid a pandemic than Nebraska coach Scott Frost. Football has been played in Lincoln. It just hasn't been played well.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Nebraska, Lincoln, Usa Today, Illinois, Scott Frost, Scott Frost Football


Man arrested in deadly attack at Nebraska Sonic restaurant

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities arrested a 23-year-old man in an attack at a Nebraska fast food restaurant in which two people were...
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Nebraska Sonic Drive-In Shooting Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Injured

Two other people were injured in the shooting on Saturday night. The police said officers were initially responding to a reported bomb threat.
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Two dead in Nebraska Sonic shooting connected to possible truck bomb

Two people were shot dead and two others wounded in Nebraska in an attack where a possible truck bomb exploded outside a Sonic drive-in,...
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2 dead in Nebraska after a shooting at a Sonic Drive-In, officials say

Two people were killed and two others wounded after a shooting Saturday night at a Sonic Drive-In in Bellevue, Nebraska, police said.
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Nebraska shooting at Sonic restaurant leaves 2 dead, 2 wounded; suspect in custody: police

At least two people were killed and two others wounded in a shooting at a fast-food restaurant in Nebraska on Saturday evening,...
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College football winners and losers from Week 12: Ohio State, Indiana and Nebraska

Ohio State beat Indiana, but both teams emerged as winners from week 12 of the college football season.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Indiana, Nebraska, Usa Today, Ohio State, Ohio State Indiana


Doctors and health officials in US coronavirus hotspots tell the same story: We're being villainized and ignored while trying to save lives

Healthcare workers wait to administer free coronavirus tests in Columbus, Ohio, on November 19. Stephen Zenner/AFP/Getty Images Doctors, nurses, and public-health officials in the Midwest told Business Insider they face antagonism from people who refuse to take precautions to curb the coronavirus' spread.  The region is suffering a devastating surge in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. One emergency physician said he got a death threat. A North Dakota health official said she h...
Tags: Science, News, White House, Brown University, US, Trends, Public Health, Wyoming, Missouri, North Dakota, Idaho, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Associated Press, Pfizer


Bernie Sanders says the 'GOP has ceased to be a political party' and 'is now a cult' for staying silent on Trump's election attacks

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) arrives at the Capitol on October 20, 2020. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders criticized Republicans for refusing to speak out against President Donald Trump's  attempts to overturn the 2020 election. "It is beyond pathetic for a sitting president to try to subvert the results of an election," the Vermont senator tweeted on Friday. "It is even worse when the Republican Party, with few exceptions, remains silent over this outrageous attack on de...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Maine, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Nebraska, Michigan, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump


DP Phedon Papamichael on Working With Aaron Sorkin on ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’

Cinematographer Phedon Papamichael, known for his versatile array of visual styles, from Alexander Payne’s “Nebraska” to James Mangold’s “Ford v Ferrari,” says he knew going into Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” that he would need to do some reading between the lines. Sorkin’s Netflix original film, which recounts the notorious political prosecution […]
Tags: News, Aaron Sorkin, Global, Chicago, Netflix, Ferrari, Ford, Nebraska, Sorkin, Alexander Payne, James Mangold, Phedon Papamichael


#IMomSoHard comedy duo Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley are coming to Drive-In OC and ‘want to party’

Comedians Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley really need to get out of their houses. The Los Angeles-based actresses and writers are in desperate need of a night out after being cooped up with their families, much like the rest of the population during the pandemic. Between them, they have two husbands, three dogs and four kids — as well as the added roles of virtual education supervisors and three-meal-a-day chefs while also running their #IMomSoHard empire from home. Hensley and Smedley said they...
Tags: Amazon, Comedy, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Nebraska, Concerts, Pomona, Anaheim, Jen, Kristin, City National Grove, Smedley, City National Grove of Anaheim


'Hey Pete, where's your mask?': Nebraska server fired for posting video of maskless Gov. Pete Ricketts inside a sports bar

Karina Montanez says she posted the video to social media to show Gov. Pete Ricketts inappropriately "acting like a celebrity" during a pandemic.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Alexander: New UC Riverside basketball coaches facing a double whammy

Things are difficult enough for a new college basketball coach. You’re getting to know your players, assembling a new staff, trying to figure out which lock each key opens, learning about your environment and its culture … the usual adjustment, in other words. Now add the restrictions of COVID-19, which govern when you can play, when you can practice, what form those practices might take, and how you get to acquaint yourself with your players. And … oh, by the way, there’s a chance your program ...
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How much money you need to make to live comfortably in every state in America

The annual income needed to live comfortably in New York is $95,724. turtix/Shutterstock The cost of living is notoriously high in the US — but it can vary widely by state. Many Americans are reconsidering their living situations amid the coronavirus pandemic. More than 51 million Americans have filed for unemployment as months of lockdowns continue.  GoBankingRates determined the "living wage" necessary to live comfortably in each US state earlier this fall. Some states, like New York, re...
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Trump's chief of staff told GOP senators to 'make the most of' the next 45 days in an apparent admission that Trump could leave office

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images At a meeting, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told senators to "make the most" of President Donald Trump's remaining few weeks in office, the Associated Press (AP) reported. The remark is striking given Trump's continued refusal to concede that he lost the election. On senator present said Meadows added the qualifier "whether it's 45 days or four years and 45 days," still incorporating the hope that Trump may som...
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Trump's chief of staff told GOP senators to 'make the most of' the next 45 days — an apparent admission that Trump could leave office

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images At a meeting, the White House chief of staff, Mark Meadows, told senators to "make the most" of President Donald Trump's remaining few weeks in office, the Associated Press reported. The remark is striking given Trump's continued refusal to concede that he lost the election. On senator present said Meadows added the qualifier "whether it's 45 days or four years and 45 days," still incorporating the hope that Trump may so...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Transition, Pennsylvania, Gop, News UK, Nebraska, Associated Press, Oklahoma


How the 2020 election results compare to 2016, in 9 maps and charts

Democratic President-elect Joe Biden and his Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, watch fireworks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. Andrew Harnik/AP President-elect Joe Biden clinched the 2020 election, and exit polls help show who propelled him to victory. More young voters, more moderates, and more suburban voters chose Biden than chose 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, helping him best President Donald Trump. The final make-up ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, New York, News, Colorado, Senate, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Features, Exit Polls, Democrats, Gop


GOP senators congratulated Kamala Harris on becoming vice president-elect on the Senate floor while continuing to deny Biden's win in public

Sen. Lindsey Graham fist bumping Sen. Kamala Harris on November 17, 2020. The Recount/Twitter Several Republican senators congratulated Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on her victory as President-electJoe Biden's running mate in private remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday. CNN's Manu Raju reported that Sens. Tim Scott, James Lankford, Mike Rounds, and Ben Sasse all approached Harris to congratulate her. Only Sasse has publicly acknowledged Biden and Harris' electoral win. Sen. Lindse...
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This dad builds desks for kids in need

CNN's Anderson Cooper talks to a dad from Nebraska who started building and giving away desks after realizing there was a shortage of them for kids learning from home due to Covid-19. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle this week Monday - Thursday at 6p E.T.
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How the final 2020 Electoral College map compares to 2016

President-elect Joe Biden won the 2020 US presidential election with 306 electoral votes. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik In the 2020 US presidential election, President-elect Joe Biden earned 306 electoral votes to 232 electoral votes for President Donald Trump. This year, Biden flipped five states and one congressional district that Trump won 2016, giving him the majority in both the Electoral College and the popular vote. Biden won the traditionally Republican states of Arizona and Georgia, neit...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, California, White House, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, West, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Maine, Arkansas


Boxing: Terence Crawford tops Kell Brook in 4th in welterweight title fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terence Crawford started slow and finished fast, stopping Kell Brook with a barrage of punches in the fourth round Saturday night to retain his welterweight title. Crawford remained unbeaten and kept his place on the mythical pound-for-pound best list with an impressive stoppage of the veteran Brook, who fought well for three rounds before succumbing to Crawford’s power. Crawford turned the fight around with a big right hand that sent Brook into the ropes and prompted referee To...
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'The state needed it': Smooth sailing turned to survival mode, but Huskers hang on to beat Penn State

Smooth sailing turned into survival mode for the Huskers, but the Blackshirts hang tough to claim Nebraska's first win of the season.
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Last gasp: Huskers hang on to beat Penn State after fast start

Smooth sailing turned into survival mode for the Huskers, but the Blackshirts hang tough to claim Nebraska's first win of the season.
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LIVE RESULTS: President-elect Biden wins Georgia, growing his Electoral College victory to 306 votes

  Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential race with a victory in Pennsylvania, Insider and Decision Desk HQ projected on November 6.  Biden needed 270 Electoral College votes necessary to secure the White House. He is now projected to have won 306 electoral votes. Trump was projected winner in North Carolina on November 10 and Alaska on November 11. But their combined 18 electoral votes still leave him far short of Biden's total. Biden restored Democratic dominance to the "blue wall" states of Mich...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Colorado, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Live, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, United States