The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, June 02, 2013. Showers and thunderstorms will persist along a cold front that stretches from the No…

Hagel tours new Navy combat vessel

SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel toured the U.S. Navy’s new small combat ship, the USS Freedom, the first of a new class …

Erdogan rejects ‘dictator’ claims

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Protests in Istanbul and several other Turkish cities appear to have subsided, after days of fierce clashes following …

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Optimism in Crazy Weather Month

For those relying on decent conditions, it’s been a roller coaster of a month, but for those making the best of it, it’s a ride their defini…

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Heavy Rain brings Severe Weather

In north Iowa, last night’s storms have created a different problem and one we’ve heard all too much about lately.

1 man dead, 1 arrested in Minn. stabbing

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Alexandria police have arrested a 25-year-old man after another man was fatally stabbed. Officers were called to th…

Today in History

Today is Sunday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2013. There are 212 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 2, 1953, the coro…

Blackhawks beat Kings 2-1 in Game 1

CHICAGO (AP) — Marian Hossa winked when the television camera focused on him during the national anthem, a signal to his friends watching th…

Iowa Governor to tour flood areas Monday

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds will tour areas in eastern Iowa on Monday to survey flood damage. The …