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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 ...