Iowa town to develop white water park

ELKDADER, Iowa (AP) — A northeast Iowa city has decided to take economic advantage of a river that has imperiled the town over the years. El…

UK mosques focus on anti-abuse message

LONDON (AP) — Some 500 UK mosques are planning sermons condemning the sexual abuse of children, following the sentencing of seven men of Sou…

Youth coach accused of assaulting boy

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A Little League coach is charged in St. Louis County with sexually assaulting one of his players. Forty-seven-year-old …

Kerry meets with Palestinian leader

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and plans to return to Jerusalem…

American boss hostage arrives back to US

MIAMI (AP) — An American executive detained for nearly a week by his company’s Chinese workers in a pay dispute has arrived back home to Flo…

Minn. Supreme Court returns to capacity

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Supreme Court is getting back to capacity with the installment of new Justice David Lillehaug ((LIL’-uh-hog…