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Teresa Heinz Kerry Condition Upgraded to ‘Fair’

Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston updated Teresa Heinz Kerry’s condition from “critical” to “fair” this morning, a family spokesman said. “She is undergoing ...

Asiana Airlines Crash Victim Possibly Hit By Rescue Vehicle

Authorities investigating the Asiana Airlines jet crash at San Francisco International Airport are looking into the possibility that one of the two victims who died may have been hit by a rescue vehicle at the ...

George Zimmerman Friends Insist It’s His Voice Screaming for Help

George Zimmerman’s lawyer started his first full day of presenting his defense today by calling several of Zimmerman’s friends and co-workers to testify that it was Zimmerman’s voice screaming for ...

(Radio Iowa) – State Ag Secretary Bill Northey has been touring the state to survey crop conditions and on Tuesday he made stops in the southwest Iowa communities of Council Bluffs, Hamburg, Shenandoah and ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of the Iowa Bicycle Coalition says Lance Armstrong will likely get a warm welcome on this year’s RAGBRAI. Armstrong will participate in three or four days of the week-long bicycle ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is questioning the motivations for Tuesday’s decision by the Obama administration to delay a key element in launching the federal health care law. The provision ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa lost woodland acres last year for the first time in nearly four decades, according to an analysis by the U.S.D.A. Forest Service. Paul Tauke, State Forester for the Iowa Department of ...

(Radio Iowa) – Ames police are trying to determine the age of a human skull found Tuesday in the center of the city near the Skunk River. Commander Geoff Huff says the skull was found around eight o’clock. ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Department of Public Health is confirming the first human case of West Nile virus in the state this year. “The person who become ill is a middle-aged male in Linn County,” State ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Tom Latham says he does not support the immigration reform package that cleared the U.S. Senate last week. “The Senate bill — it certainly would not have any ...

Kidnap Suspect Ariel Castro Not Allowed See Girl Fathered With Alleged Victim

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three women and keeping them locked inside his home for a decade, was denied access today to the 6-year-old daughter he fathered with one of his alleged ...

Mother of Toddler Held Hostage Had ‘Compassion’ for Her Captor

Alicia Keating, the mother of a 2-year-old that was taken hostage in Walmart, says she hasn’t stop thinking about the standoff that turned deadly, but has “compassion” for the man that held her ...

George Zimmerman Got an A in Stand Your Ground Class

George Zimmerman studied self defense, including Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground Law and got an A in the course, his college instructor told a courtroom today, appearing to contradict ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley was invited on the FOX News show “Fox & Friends” this morning to talk about his bill that would force the federal government to buy American-made U.S. ...

(Radio Iowa) – With the Fourth of July coming up this week, Iowans are being reminded that most fireworks are illegal in the state. Dave Linkletter, with the State Fire Marshal’s office, says there’s a ...

(Radio Iowa) – A southwest Iowa woman is facing charges after allegedly leaving her infant granddaughter in a hot car. Red Oak police responded to a call that an infant was inside a black Chevy Caprice with ...

(Radio Iowa) – Local growers from across the state will soon have the opportunity to sell their onions, radishes, sweet corn, and other fresh home-grown produce at their local farmers markets. Iowa Secretary ...

(Radio Iowa) – The State of Iowa and a dozen Iowa cities have split the $50,000 cost of an 18-month-long “rolling billboard” campaign to promote tourism within the state. State-owned trucks making ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says he hopes the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners forbids so-called “tele-med” or “web-cam” abortions. Last Friday, the board voted overwhelmingly to draft a rule ...

(Radio Iowa) – A barn that was more than century old was reduced to rubble in less than an hour this morning near Atlantic and may have been started by a flaming raccoon. Firefighters from Atlantic and Marne ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s governor says it’s up to Iowans to “make their own judgement” about last week’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage. Republican Governor Terry Branstad was asked ...

‘Hilarious’ Airline Complaint Letter Catches Eye of CEO

Most airline complaint letters are so filled with rage and tales of woe, it’s hard to see any humor in the situation. But that’s not the case with a letter written to LIAT, a small airline serving 21 ...

Video of Deadly Hostage Standoff in Walmart Released

Police have released surveillance video from an Oklahoma Walmart of a man who allegedly took a 2-year-old girl from a mother’s shopping cart and held a knife to the child’s throat. Surveillance cameras at the ...

19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona Wildfire

An elite team of 19 firefighters died Sunday while trying to protect themselves under fire-resistant shields from a fast-moving wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz., according to officials. Authorities believe the wildfire ...

Dirty Ex-FBI Agent Tears Up at ‘Whitey’ Bulger Trial

Corrupt former FBI supervisor John Morris teared up today as he addressed the widow and two sons of a man who was killed because he allowed an informant’s name to be leaked to accused Boston mobster James ...