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Former Marine’s Murder Exposes Wife’s Affair with Pastor

Family man and former Marine Randy Stone was a pillar in his community of Independence, Mo. Stone owned an insurance business, where his wife of 19 years, Teresa Stone, also worked with him. Randy and Teresa had ...

Control-Alt-Delete? Gates Says Command Was a Mistake

It’s a shortcut all Windows users know. A frozen program? Slow performance? The first move is, of course, holding down those three keys — Control-Alt-Delete. It’s a three-finger move to get to the ...

Detroit Brothers Exonerated in 1987 Drug Murder

A judge has dropped all charges against two Detroit brothers who have spent the past 25 years in jail for a 1987 murder after a Facebook post led new witnesses to come forward. Raymond Highers, 47, and Tommy ...

Brits Seek ‘White Widow’ DNA for Kenya Investigation

British police are trying to obtain DNA samples from the family of the so-called “White Widow,” wanted fugitive Samantha Lewthwaite, to see if there is a match with any of the bodies found in the rubble ...

(Radio Iowa) – Despite all the talk of stalemate in the nation’s capitol and a looming shut-down of the federal government, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley says it will not happen. “I think that ...

(Radio Iowa) – Almost 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries are enrolled at Iowa State University this year. Wendy Wintersteen is dean of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture. ...

  (Radio Iowa) – A chance find has led to a string of new information about a large animal that used to roam Iowa. Mathew Hill, and associate professor of anthropology at Iowa State University, said it all ...

(Radio Iowa) – A couple of types of bugs that fly or creep are becoming particularly pesky to Iowans at this time of year. Stings or bites could merit a call to the Iowa Statewide Poison Control Center or even ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Governor Terry Branstad is not going to weigh in publicly on whether the chairman of the Iowa GOP has his support. Appanoose County Republicans passed a resolution last Thursday ...

Georgia Family Donates Cancelled Wedding’s Reception to Homeless

When Willie and Carol Fowler’s only daughter cancelled her wedding 40 days before she was set to walk down the aisle, the parents were faced with a venue, food and entertainment that had all been paid for. But ...

Family Survives Terror Attack at Kenyan Mall

When the assault on the Westgate Mall started, Nick Handler was sitting in a café in the Nairobi, Kenya, shopping center with his 2-year-old daughter. “All of a sudden I just heard a loud explosion followed ...

BlackBerry (BBRY) Gets $4.7B Buyout Offer

The embattled smartphone maker BlackBerry announced today it has a $4.7 billion sale offer from Fairfax Financial to take the company private. Fairfax has signed a letter of intent to buy BlackBerry for $9 a share. ...

Kenya Westgate Mall Attack: What Is Al-Shabaab?

The group claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on Kenya’s Westgate mall, al-Shabaab, is a murky, fractured organization with links to al Qaeda and a host of members born and raised in America. Here ...

(Radio Iowa) – Another government shutdown is getting closer as Republicans in the U.S. House try to put a provision in the budge bill cut the funding the federal health care plan. Iowa Congressman Bruce ...

(Radio Iowa) – With this week’s rainy, chilly snap, many Iowans may be thinking ahead to cold and flu season — which isn’t far away. Graham Dodge is CEO and founder of the ...

(Radio Iowa) – State health officials have released a report which shows fewer Iowans are contracting diseases that can be prevented with the proper vaccinations. In fact, Iowa Department of Public Health ...

(Radio Iowa) – The current Farm Bill is set to expire on September 30th and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey is starting to lose confidence that congress will pass a new before the deadline. “I was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Tom Harkin is slamming as “nonsense” a plan that could bring about a federal government shutdown at the end of this month. Republicans, who hold a majority in the U.S. House, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Branstad’s brother has been fined by the federal government and has agreed to restore some wetland areas after alleged Clean Water Act violations at his cattle feedlot in northern ...

Pvt. Jessica Lynch, 10 Years After Iraq Rescue

It was back in March 23, 2003, just three days after the start of the Iraq War, when Private First Class Jessica Lynch’s unit was ambushed in Nasiriyah, Iraq. Lynch was only 19 when she was captured, badly ...

Jon Gosselin Waits Tables, Lives in Pa. Cabin

Usually budding actors and actresses wait tables while they are trying to get their big break. Not Jon Gosselin, who after making it big on “Jon & Kate Plus Eight,” suffered through a messy divorce ...

Is This the Man Stolen at Birth From Chicago Hospital in 1964?

A new age-progression drawing of a baby stolen from a Chicago hospital 49 years ago could provide important clues in a mystery that has produced both hope and heartache for the family of the infant, named Paul ...

Washington Navy Yard Opening 3 Days After Massacre

Some employees returning to work at the Washington Navy Yard Thursday said they felt it was too early to talk about the massacre earlier this week while others said it will take a while to put what happened behind ...

(Radio Iowa) – A retired utility company executive who’s been “exploring” a run for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat says he’s “about ready” to officially enter the race. Five candidates have already ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King says his recent travels to states that will host early voting events in the 2016 presidential race aren’t about his own White House aspirations, but about his ...