AP PHOTOS: Around the world on May Day

In May Day protests, parades, strikes and other demonstrations held in cities around the world, activists lashed out at political and busine…

J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is sorry, and it wants your business back. That’s the gist of its latest ad, a public mea culpa that the mid-pri…

Spring storm causes rain, snow for Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A mix of rain and snow from a spring storm will affect different parts of Iowa, but most of the snow is expected to …

J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is sorry and it wants your business back. That’s the gist of its latest ad, a public “mea culpa” which the mid-p…

Iowa Senate OKs expanded DNA sampling

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has approved a measure that would require people convicted of certain aggravated misdemeanors to sub…

Religion news in brief

Bishops who filed lawsuit against Alabama immigration law feel vindicated BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Episcopal, Roman Catholic and United Metho…