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News of the Obama Administration’s role in the extensive editing of CIA talking points on Benghazi rocked the political world last week and prompted a demand from Speaker of the House John Boehner for the release ...

Gosnell Jury Deadlocked on Two Counts in Controversial Abortion Case

The jury considering the murder case against controversial Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell is deadlocked on two charges. The jurors alerted the judge today, their tenth day of deliberations. Gosnell is ...

Ariel Castro’s Brothers Say He’s a ‘Monster,’ Hopes He ‘Rots’ in Jail for Alleged Kidnaps

The two brothers of accused kidnapper Ariel Castro — who is charged with kidnapping and raping three women for more than 10 years — described him as a “monster” and distanced themselves from ...

Indiana Farmer Loses Battle Against Monsanto

The Supreme Court ruled today against a 76-year-old Indiana farmer who had taken on Monsanto in a patent dispute over a genetically modified soybean seed. “The question in this case,” Justice Elena Kagan wrote ...

Eighteen pieces of art were installed this week in downtown Mason City as part of River City Sculptures on Parade. Gregory Mendez, a sculptor from Fort Wayne, Indiana, watched as one of his works was set in place. ...

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul says he’ll decide in “about a year” whether to run for president in 2016. Paul is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at an Iowa Republican Party fundraiser in Cedar Rapids Friday ...

(Iowa Radio News) – There’s a new wrinkle in on-going statehouse discusses over how best to provide health care coverage to low-income Iowans who are uninsured today. Democrats in the legislature who simply ...

Former Iowa Governor Robert Ray is releasing a book today that chronicles his globe-trotting life in pictures — most of them photos he took himself. Proceeds from the sale of the 160-page coffee table book will ...

(Radio Iowa News) – A Des Moines man has been sentenced to just over one year in prison for stealing trees from federal land. A U.S. District Court judge sentenced 50-year-old Randall Todd Walker to 15 months ...

Tiny Wire From BBQ Brush Lands Teen in Surgery

A Washington state teen is recovering after a “violent” stomach ache landed him in a hospital where doctors performed exploratory surgery only to discover his problems stemmed from a BBQ brush wire that he ...