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Nebraska's governor had tried to veto a bill repealing the death penalty but the one-house legislature overrode the veto. Nebraska has executed only three prisoners since the 1950s, the last in 1997.
After a close three-way race, Republican Matt Bevin is set to be declared the winner of Kentucky's gubernatorial primary. A majority of his own party's electorate voted for other candidates.
Kids from across the country compete Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The film Spellbound captured the drama involving 8 kids who competed in the bee 16 years ago.
A woman ordered ice cream at a store in Michigan, and she had a fit when she wasn't given enough sprinkles. At a nearby hotel, two women fought over whose waffle was in the lobby waffle maker.
The buggy mess reportedly broke one of the school's air conditioning units, and janitors from other schools had to come help clean up. It's fair to say the principal is seeing spots.
The Obama administration announces a regulation it says is aimed at protecting the country's rivers, lakes and other waterways from pollution. But critics say it's a massive regulatory overreach.