SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed by a part-time city clerk alleges sexual harassment and retaliation by the city manager of… More »
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected any comparison between U.S. surveillance activities and pervasive snooping by communist East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi.
Merkel, who grew up in East Germany, was asked in an interview
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The European Union has partially lifted a ban on the entry of Philippine planes after aviation authorities in Manila addressed safety concerns, removing an obstacle to a robust flow of tourists and trade between
BEIRUT (AP) — A British-based group that follows clashes in Syria says there has been a rare protest against Islamists who rule a rebel-held area.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday that protests happened in the
BEIJING (AP) — Archaeologists say they have discovered a new form of primitive writing in markings on stoneware excavated from a relic site in eastern China dating back 5,000 years. That’s about 400 years earlier than the oldest
Stuffed bell peppers is one meal that serves as a side dish and a main course. You can easily switch out some heavier, high fat ingredients for fresher, lighter alternatives.
BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Pop star Rihanna is donating $5,000 to a suburban Chicago high school to cover the costs of her brief but tardy visit earlier this year.
Barrington Unit District 220 tells The Daily Herald (http://bit.ly/16qicTm
NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — A former general manager of a municipal power plant has been given probation and a suspended Iowa prison sentence.… More »
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota’s state butterfly is elusive.
Scientists say the population of Monarch butterflies has crashed because of extreme weather in… More »
LONDON (AP) — Sotheby’s says the manuscript of Irish writer Samuel Beckett’s first novel has sold at auction for almost 1 million pounds ($1.5 million).
Britain’s University of Reading bought “Murphy,” written in 1935-36, for 962,500 pounds ($1.4