Bighorn sheep on grassland in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
North America's prairies once were home to millions of wild animals. Today, most of that land is farmed or developed, but some grasslands have never been plowed and could be rewilded.
In the case of wedding cake.
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More than 1,000 Nebraskans were asked about laws that protect business owners who refuse to serve gays or lesbians. People on either side of the issue made appeals to rights, freedom and capitalism.
Signatures were collected to put the death penalty on the 2016 Nebraska ballot.
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Of the 34 state ballot initiatives seeking to limit or abolish the death penalty, 31 have failed. Is this democracy at its worst?
The legislature has spoken, but is the governor listening?
Abolition has become a political football – and many politicians see the advantage of supporting it.
The people are angry, but the politicians aren’t worried.
In Nebraska, the intensity of the Keystone XL debate is second only to that over the chance that the Nebraska Cornhuskers will win the Big Ten football championship. Raging for several years now, controversy…