Iowa woodlands decline in 2013

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s forest service says that tree cover in Iowa is declining for the first time in ne…

Quotations of the day

“We declare our complete rejection of the military coup staged against the elected president and the will of the nation.” — A statement by E…

BC-WEA–Global Weather-Fahrenheit, WEA

NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous …

Reports: China investigating drug prices

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese news reports say the government has launched an investigation into drug prices set by 60 foreign and domestic manufac…

14 injured at Calif. fireworks show

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — At least 14 people were injured Thursday due to malfunctioning fireworks at an annual 4th of July show northwest …