We’re learning more about an accident that happened last night in Shell Rock — just before the town’s annual fireworks display.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s finance minister says this year’s budget will be cut to help the country achieve its primary surplus target of 2.3 percent of gross domestic product.
Finance Minister Guido Mantega told the Globo TV
KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) — It’s been called the “missing link” among Giuseppe Verdi’s operas, composed right after his three mid-career mega-hits — “Rigoletto,” ”Il Trovatore” and “La Traviata” — and pointing the way toward the masterpieces of his
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The ouster of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has delivered a sharp jolt to Gaza’s Hamas rulers, robbing them of their most important ally and raising difficult questions about the future of Islamic
GENEVA (AP) — The head of a new U.N. probe into suspected human rights abuses in North Korea said Friday it is examining ways to carry out its work even without Pyongyang’s cooperation.
The probe’s chairman, Australian retired
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil is higher Friday after a positive report on U.S. hiring and amid ongoing concerns that the crisis in Egypt might affect Mideast supplies.
In morning trading, benchmark crude for August
Passengers flying out of San Francisco International Airport recently might have caught a glimpse of something bizarre: goats munching away at overgrown weeds.
Mr. Fuzzy, Cookie, Mable, Alice and nearly 400 other goats were chomping on brush as
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court is ordering a Connecticut-based marketing company to pay roughly $40 million in restitution and fines… More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines zoo is slated to host an international conference focused on wildlife conservation.
The Des Moines Register… More »
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — It’s called “piano voting” — after lawmakers pushing different keys as if playing the piano. And in this illegal tune, Ukrainians are virtuosos.
Under the scam, lawmakers who are too busy running businesses or