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(Radio Iowa) – The commissioner of the Iowa Department of Public Safety resigned Tuesday night after a face-to-face meeting with Governor Branstad – and Branstad has asked a former state trooper who led the ...

Controversial Montana Teacher Rape Sentence Appealed

Montana state prosecutors are appealing a controversial ruling in which a judge sentenced a former teacher to only 30 days in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide. Prosecutors are ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Committed Suicide in Prison Cell

Ariel Castro, who was convicted of kidnapping, torturing and imprisoning three young women for over a decade in his Ohio home, committed suicide by hanging in his prison cell. He was characterized as a degenerate ...

Obama on Syria: ‘My Credibility Is Not on the Line’

STOCKHOLM — A defiant President Obama declared his credibility was not on the line when it came to Syria.  Instead, he said, it was the credibility of Congress, and the international community, that was on the ...

One Dead, Several Injured in Houston School Stabbing

A school cafeteria fight turned deadly this morning at a high school in Houston where one student was stabbed to death and three others were injured, police said today. Three persons of interest are in custody, ...

Syrian Rebels Want U.S. to Hit Hard, or Not at All

As the U.S. Congress prepares to debate military action against the Syrian regime, rebel commanders and fighters on the ground say that it would take a decisive strike to aid them in their fight. Salim Idris, the ...

Six in 10 Oppose U.S.-Only Strike on Syria

Nearly six in 10 Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll oppose unilateral U.S. missile strikes against Syria, and even more oppose arming the Syrian rebels – a complication for Barack Obama and ...

Diana Nyad Said She Battled ‘Hell on Earth’ Conditions to Achieve Swim Dream

Diana Nyad said she battled “hell on earth” conditions while swimming Saturday night from Cuba to Florida before finally realizing her 30-year dream of completing the record-breaking swim. “I ...

Boehner, Pelosi Back Obama’s Call for Action Against Syria

House Speaker John Boehner this morning offered his support for President Obama’s request that Congress authorize a military strike against Syria and urged his colleagues to do the same. “This is something that ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says if the Iowa Communications Network is to be sold, the bids must be about 18 times greater than the bids that were submitted recently. Branstad has rejected two bids ...