CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former Iowa college student to 42 years in prison for enticing a dozen… More »
NEW YORK (AP) — Leon Panetta is the latest Cabinet member who served during President Barack Obama’s first term to have a book deal.
The 74-year-old Panetta has an agreement with Penguin Press for a memoir about his
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has made two board appointments during the legislative recess, avoiding the Senate confirmation process until next… More »
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has again broken with the practice of his predecessors, walking the full length of an annual 1.5 kilometer (mile-long) procession from one Roman basilica to another.
The 76-year-old Francis, who walks with a
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — State public safety officials have announced plans for two tornado safe rooms to be built in central and western Minnesota.
The… More »
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota lawmakers went out of their way to put a dent in property taxes by heaping hundreds of millions… More »
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A seriously ill Salvadoran woman whose struggle to get a medical abortion drew international attention received permission on Thursday to end the troubled pregnancy with a cesarean section.
El Salvador’s Health Minister
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least three tornadoes touched down in Oklahoma, including one in Tulsa, and two more hit Arkansas on Thursday as a powerful storm system moved through the middle of the country. At least nine
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel was back in high school.
The singer surprised an assembly full of students at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in the borough of Queens on Thursday, appearing with Tony Bennett,
ORR, Minn. (AP) — An overdue hiker is OK after spending the night in the woods of northeastern Minnesota.
The St. Louis County sheriff’s… More »