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Death Toll in Oklahoma Storms Rises to 14

Another death is being attributed to the tornadoes and flooding last week in Oklahoma. The Oklahoma medical examiner’s office said Monday that 14 people died as a result of the powerful storms that swept ...

Person of Interest Being Questioned Amid Exclusive Images of Possibly Ricin-Laced Letter to Bloomberg

FBI agents are questioning a man they consider a person of interest in the mailing of letters possibly laced with the poison ricin to public officials, according to a source familiar with the case. The agents are ...

Containment of Calif. Fire Doubles to 40 Percent

Firefighters working in darkness doubled containment of a massive wildfire north of Los Angeles to 40 percent overnight, as cool, moist air moved in Monday to replace torrid weather. The fire expanded to more than ...

New Al Qaeda Video Urges Boston-Like Homeland Attacks

Al Qaeda’s most dangerous franchise is threatening the U.S. with renewed attempts at homeland terror attacks, while urging radicalized Americans to launch strikes like the Boston bombings and poison mail cases ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The Minnesotan who won the 2011 Iowa Republican Party Straw Poll, but finished last in the 2012 Iowa Caucuses is not seeking reelection to congress. Michele Bachmann made the announcement ...

(Radio Iowa News) – A final version of the state’s latest strategy to reduce nitrogen run-off into Iowa lakes, streams and rivers has been released. Supporters like Iowa Department of Natural Resources ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Iowa’s secretary of agriculture says some Iowa farmers face tough decisions because of the wet weather. Secretary Bill Northey says some farmers may have to shift to seeding soybeans in ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Police officers entered floodwater in central Iowa early this morning to rescue a truck driver trapped inside his cab. Jasper County Sheriff John Halferty says a motorist on Interstate 80 ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The Army Corps of Engineers now expects water to go over the spillway at the Coralville Reservoir on Tuesday. Water output at the dam is being incrementally increased to a maximum of 20,000 ...

The Chicago Sun-Times has laid off its entire full-time photography staff. Sun-Times Media released a statement Thursday to The Associated Press confirming “the very difficult decision” to do away with ...