The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks

The iBookstore’s Official Book Charts for the week ending Aug. 12, 2013: 1. “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” by Robert Galbraith & J.K. Rowling (Litt…

Iowa Veterans Home gets federal grant

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Veterans Home is set to receive a federal grant of more than $600,000. Rep. Bruce Braley announced the fund…

Feds sign off on temporary Bay Bridge fix

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Plans to open the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge as scheduled on Labor Day got a boost when f…

Video shows young drug-smuggling suspects

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Video has emerged showing two young women, one Irish and the other British, being nervously interrogated after their deten…