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1 dead, 16 critical after US tornadoes: Hospital

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 08:23

At least one person was killed and 16 others were in critical condition after massive tornadoes swept through northeast Nebraska, destroying more than half of the town of Pilger, hospital and emergency officials said.

`Nebraska` director Alexander Payne honoured by LMGA awards

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 15:45

Filmmakers Alexander Payne and Haskell Wexler will receive honorary awards at the debut Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) Awards, to be held on March 29 at the Writers Guild Theatre.

`Nebraska` actress June Squibb compares self to `old war horse`

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 12:43

June Squibb, who has been nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category at the Academy Awards for her role in ` Nebraska`, has likened herself to an old war horse.

Four killed as explosions rip through plants in two US states

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 12:54

Explosions in two US states, one at an animal feed plant in Nebraska and another at a steel plant in Oklahoma, killed at least four people and injured almost a dozen on Monday, authorities said.

World`s fastest organic transistor developed

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 13:24

Two university research teams collaborated to develop thin, transparent semiconductors, which could become the foundation for cheap, high-performance displays.

Scientists develop new X-ray device

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 19:59

Scientists have developed a novel method to generate research-quality X-rays using a powerful `tabletop` laser.

I once got booed in Nebraska for saying I was vegetarian, says Carrie Underwood

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 18:15

Carrie Underwood has said that she once got embarrassed when she told an audience in Nebraska, which has a large meat consuming population, that she is a vegetarian.

Taylor Swift visits cancer-stricken fan

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 18:06

Singer Taylor Swift recently surprised a cancer-stricken fan when she visited her at a hospital in Nebraska.

`Page learned racial hate without family’s help`

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 08, 2012, 14:23

Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter, Wade Michael Page, grew up without his mom, a professor with close ties to the mass murderer has revealed.

Plants `remember` drought as part of survival

Last Updated: Friday, March 16, 2012, 19:06

Plants which experience drought learn to handle them better the next time, thanks to their memories of the event.

Early horses shrunk in size due to warming climate

Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012, 13:25

Direct evidence has been discovered about how mammals’ sizes respond to rise in temperatures.

Sand-greens golf lives on in Nebraska

Last Updated: Saturday, August 01, 2009, 15:39

That’s no misprint at the bottom of the Riverside Golf Club scorecard: “Please remember to rake your greens.”