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NEW YORK — With world leaders in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, Republican presidential hopefuls seized the opportunity Tuesday to blame President Barack Obama for the most contentious issues at the gathering, saying he had emboldened the...
Tiger sharks glided swift and smooth, moray eels darted into submerged caves and, in a full-blown rain forest re-created indoors, leafy and humid, tropical birds flitted past tamarin monkeys. John Racanelli, on his first visit to Baltimore's National...
The huge infrastructure that President Obama is putting together for his reelection effort was already visible in the first few months of spending by his campaign, which doled out $10.5 million for a massive bricks-and-mortar operation based in Chicago....
KTLA NewsPHOENIX, Ariz. -- Three Africans were charged on Friday with trying to sneak a fake bomb past a screening area at a Phoenix airport, in what the FBI describes as a possible test of security. A criminal complaint filed in federal court in Arizona also...
The family of a missing Iowa couple is asking for the metro's help. The couple is from the Des Moines area, but Kansas City police found their stolen truck at an apartment complex at the Cordillera Ranch Apartments. Two of the daughters of William and...
The body of a man found shot to death in a burned central Iowa home was identified Friday as one of the homeowners who, along with his wife, had been missing since the house was destroyed by fire last month. DNA testing confirmed the body was that of...
Staff WriterA Des Moines police officer has been hospitalized after being struck by a pickup while directing traffic at the Iowa State Fair. The police department says Phoukham Tran was among several officers assigned to help pedestrians cross an intersection when...
Tags: Iowa, Health, Bodies of Water, Polk County (Iowa), Rivers
UC Irvine's Charles Jock begins his competition at the International Assn. of Athletics Federations World Track & Field Championships Friday night in Daegu, South Korea. The two-time All-American competes in the first round of the 800 meters Friday at 8:...
The bluish haze of numerous charcoal fires smudged the air; a hodgepodge of trailers, tents and other temporary shelters choked the parking lot. Strolling through the encampment, what struck me most was the pervasive seriousness that hung as thick as...
Tags: Iowa, Illinois, Beef Brisket, Human Interest, Television
SIBLEY, Iowa, Aug. 23 - When Cassandra Gradert traveled to southern Iowa last fall to choose a heifer calf for her final year of competition in the FFA beef show circuit, she had no idea she would be walking away from the Iowa State Fairgrounds with a...
Tags: Iowa, Human Interest, Diabetes, Animals
BERNARD E. MULLINS Bernard Ellis Mullins, age 90, passed away September 1, 2011 at his home. Mr. Mullins was born to Julia and Raymond Mullins on January 27, 1921 in Leon, Iowa. He was a Burbank resident for 63 years. He was preceded in death by...
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has powered his political career on the largesse of donors like Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons, who gave the governor $1.12 million in recent years. And donors like Simmons have found the rewards to be mutual, reaping benefits...
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