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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 ...

(Radio Iowa) – Unseasonably warm weather is returning to Iowa today and tomorrow. Kevin Skow is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. Today will be the hottest day across Iowa for the next week or ...

(Radio Iowa) – A full security review is being conducted at all Iowa National Guard facilities statewide following this week’s shootings at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard that left 13 people dead. Iowa Guard ...

DAVENPORT, IA – On September 17, 2013, Charles Arthur Ruhl, Jr., age 59, of Davenport, Iowa, pled guilty pursuant to a plea agreement to one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering, announced ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that the Access Energy Cooperative in Henry County has received a grant of $300,000 and a loan of $495,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

Fed Won’t Ease Off Economic Stimulus Program

The Federal Reserve today declined to curtail its economic stimulus program, surprising investors who had expected the government’s bond-buying to be tapered off starting this month. Investors anticipated that ...

YouTube Drunken Driving Confessor Changes Plea to Guilty

Matthew Cordle, the Ohio man who confessed to killing a man on a drunk driving accident earlier this summer, has kept to his promise and pleaded guilty today. Cordle, 22, caused a stir in the 3.5-minute video, ...

Aaron Alexis’s Mom “Glad” That “He Can No Longer Do Harm”

The mother of Aaron Alexis, the gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, said today that her “heart is broken,” but she is “glad” that he can no longer do harm to anyone. ...

Abducted Georgia Teen Ayvani Hope Perez Found Alive

A Georgia teen who was allegedly abducted by two frustrated gunmen during a home invasion Tuesday morning was found safe today, Clayton County Police said. Two suspects are in custody. Ayvani Hope Perez, 14, was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Those who track farm injuries say grain bin accidents and wrecks involving all-terrain vehicles are increasing, while the number of children killed in farm-related accidents is on the decline. ...

(Radio Iowa) – The president of the Iowa Association of Realtors says homes sales in August were as hot as the weather. Don Marple tracks the sales from members across the state. “The average sale price has ...