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NSA: ‘Over 50′ Terror Plots Foiled by Data Dragnets

The director of the National Security Administration today told Congress that more than 50 potential terrorist attacks have been thwarted by two controversial programs tracking more than a billion phone calls and ...

Amanda Knox Court Cites Abandoned Theory of Sex Game Gone Wrong

The Italian Supreme Court handling Amanda Knox’s murder case released its reasoning today and cited prosecutors’ early theory that her roommate Meredith Kercher died in an “erotic game” that ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Supreme Court has suspended the licenses of two attorneys from Keota who were found to be overcharging a client.  Attorney Donald Laing was appointed the conservator for Vietnam ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Democratic Party has an “interim” leader. Tyler Olson, a state representative from Cedar Rapids, was elected party chair last December but he resigned this week, as he’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of the first peregrine falcons to nest in the state. Pat Schlarbaum says the started reintroducing the birds that ...

(Radio Iowa) – A central Iowa man is facing charges after police say his daughter was shot to death, apparently by accident. Police were called to an apartment in Ankeny late Friday afternoon on the report of ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad is directing the Iowa Department of Education to come up with new rules that would prevent school districts from starting school in the middle of August, or even earlier. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says Iowans who buy merchandise on-line and do not pay the state sales tax on those purchases should start to pay the tax. Branstad has written Iowa’s congressional ...

(Radio Iowa) – State officials are touting a new, free “app” that contains maps and other information about 1600 public parks and recreation areas in the state. Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...

Florida Teen Hitches Ride on 30-Foot Whale Shark

ABC News’ Matt Gutman and Anthony Castellano report: A Florida teen didn’t hesitate to hitch a ride on a 30-foot-long, 50,000-pound whale shark in the Gulf of Mexico when it swam past his boat. The whale shark ...