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New Jersey Judge Orders Legalized Gay Marriage Statewide

A New Jersey Superior Court judge has ruled to legalize same-sex marriage in the state, citing the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June that invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act. Mercer County Superior Court judge ...

Woman Speaks Out After Lover Caused Miscarriage with Switched Pills

A Florida woman, who miscarried after her lover deliberately gave her a mislabeled pill that terminated her pregnancy, told ABC News’ “20/20″ that her life life-long goal was to be a mom. “I ...

‘Rambo’ Charged in Plot to Kill DEA Agent

In a plot seemingly ripped from Hollywood, a former Army soldier and alleged contract killer nicknamed “Rambo” stands accused of recruiting four other former soldiers from the U.S. and Europe to murder a Drug ...

President Obama and Iranian President Discuss Nukes by Phone

President Obama spoke by phone today with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about ongoing efforts to reach an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program, the first time the heads of these two countries have had ...

(Radio Iowa) – An apparent homicide victim in Tama has been identified. Police were sent to a home at 104 Harmon Street in Tama at 3 p.m. Wednesday to check on the well-being of a woman. Thirty-two-year-old ...

(Radio Iowa) – A motorcyclist died this morning after a collision with a Des Moines school bus.  It happened just before seven a.m. when a bus carrying about 20 students to Des Moines North High School drove ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Senator Tom Harkin this afternoon ridiculed Republican Ted Cruz, the Texas Senator who staged an all-nighter in the Senate in verbal protest of “ObamaCare,” then voted to allow ...

(Radio Iowa) – The operators of restaurants in Pella and Oskaloosa have avoided prison time, but have been ordered to pay fines for employing illegal immigrants “off the books.” According to prosucutors, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, a Democrat, says now that all the attention has turned away from Republican Senator Ted Cruz’s all-night talk in the Senate against Obamacare, the body will move ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa cities and towns are gearing up for municipal elections in November and Iowa’s Secretary of State wishes the tiniest towns had more options. Matt Schultz, who is also Iowa’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – Organizers of the World Food Prize have established a new award, to be given annually, to honor an Iowan who has provided “significant leadership” in confronting hunger.  The award is named ...

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 ...