Upcoming Treasure Hunt

An upcoming event is giving families the chance to hunt for some treasure and win tickets for an important fundraising effort.

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground midday recap for Friday, August 02, 2013. More showers and thunderstorms developed across much of the nation on Friday a…

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff…

Officials: Attacks kill 8 people in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say shootings and bombings targeting security forces have killed eight people in northern Iraq. Police of…

Top Democrat in Iowa House Steps Down

DES MOINES, IA – The top Democrat in the Iowa House is stepping down from his post, to take a new job. Iowa State Representative Kevin McCar…

Bills passed by Congress this year

Major bills passed by Congress so far this year: — Disaster aid totaling $50.5 billion for victims of last fall’s Superstorm Sandy. — Expand…