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How Malala Yousafzai’s Courage Inspired a Nation

(ABC News) – When the Taliban sent a gunman to kill a 15-year-old girl because she fought publicly for girls’ education, they intended to instill fear in anyone who wanted to educate young Pakistani ...

Christopher Cruz, Biker Charged After SUV Gang Assault, Says He’s Not Responsible

(ABC News) – The 28-year-old biker accused of starting a bloody encounter between a group of bikers and an SUV driver on a New York highway says he does not feel responsible for the attack. Christopher Cruz, ...

Obama Resists Talks With Boehner ‘Under the Threat’ of Default

(ABC News) – With the federal government shutdown dragging into a seventh day, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are no closer to breaking the impasse, much less taking seats across from each ...

(Radio Iowa) – A hospital in Cedar Rapids is bathed in pink lights at night, the Drake University women’s soccer team will host a “Pink Night” at its match tonight, and pink ribbons adorn many Iowans’ ...

(Radio Iowa) – This is October 1st and September wrapped up being much warmer and drier than usual for Iowa. State climatologist Harry Hillaker says it won’t come as a big surprise to Iowans that we were ...

(Radio Iowa) – Thousands of quilt makers and admirers from across the country will be gathering in central Iowa starting today for QuiltWeek, an expo put on by the American Quilter’s Society. Bonnie ...

The executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) took off for Washington, D.C. today and he’s dubbed the journey a “2,000 mile trek to truth for E-15.” Monte Shaw is driving a 2006 ...

(Radio Iowa) – Several groups have started a new initiative to document alleged racial profiling by law enforcement in and around Des Moines. The ACLU, the NAACP, and a religious coalition known as AMOS will ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Senator Tom Harkin — one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act — calls Tuesday’s opening of the state-level health insurance exchanges a success. Critics point to ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Congressman Bruce Braley, a Democrat from Waterloo, says things aren’t moving now with the government shutdown, but there is some hope that will change. “We’re starting to see some ...