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G-20 leaders finalize details of growth plan

November 16, 2014 BRISBANE, Australia — World leaders on Sunday prepared to release details of a plan aimed at injecting life into the world’s listless economy, with infrastructure investment and the lowering of trad... more »»

West-backed Syria rebels shaken on multiple fronts

November 16, 2014 BEIRUT — During a key battle in the rugged mountains of a northern province earlier this month, U.S.-backed Syrian rebels collapsed before an assault by al-Qaida fighters. more »»

Official: witnesses in army slaying wrongly jailed

November 16, 2014 MEXICO CITY — Two survivors of a mass slaying by Mexican soldiers who have been jailed for weapons possession are innocent and should be released immediately, the outgoing president of the National... more »»

Battered, Greece faces years to recoup recession

November 16, 2014 ATHENS, Greece — In a tiny, windowless storeroom, elderly women sort through items normally destined for the trash. It’s an unlikely place to be saving lives. more »»

Russian TV claims it has photo of downing of MH17

November 16, 2014 MOSCOW — Russian state television has released a satellite photograph that it claims shows that a Ukrainian fighter jet shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But the U.S. more »»

Study finds as world warms, US gets more lightning

November 16, 2014 WASHINGTON — Lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent by the end of the century as the world gets warmer and wetter, a new study says. more »»

Life of service suits him

November 15, 2014 Randy Kessler went from serving his country in the Air Force to serving the public in police work. His service will be recognized during the Holiday Stroll Nov. 22 as the parade’s grand marshal. more »»

ACCESS serves those in need

November 15, 2014 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

Tama County Sheriff credits 11-year-old girl for saving brother’s life

November 15, 2014 An-11-year-old girl’s quick response saved her 10-year-old brother’s life after he was attacked by a pit bull last week. Tama County Sheriff Dennis Kucera credited the girl, whom he identified as S. more »»

In it for the honey

November 15, 2014 Even in the business of bees, there is always something new to learn. more »»

15 Minutes

November 15, 2014 HEIDI DRAISEY Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Chelsea/Toledo FAMILY LIFE Family: I am the daughter of John and LaDonna Zhorne of Toledo. more »»

US nuclear woes: Pentagon chief orders a shakeup

November 15, 2014 MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. more »»

Iraq’s forces drive IS militants from key town

November 15, 2014 BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces drove Islamic State militants out of a strategic oil refinery town north of Baghdad on Friday, scoring their biggest battlefield victory since they melted away in the face of... more »»

US to grant refugee status to some children

November 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — The U.. more »»

3 Iowa universities face job cuts in restructuring

November 15, 2014 IOWA CITY — The governing board for Iowa’s three public universities voted Friday to move forward with plans for a restructuring that could cut up to 250 administrative and information technology... more »»

Keystone: House sends oil pipeline bill to Senate

November 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — Congress inched closer Friday to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project. more »»

Philae probe drills into comet, turns toward light

November 15, 2014 BERLIN — The spacecraft that landed on a comet performed two tricky maneuvers Friday, by drilling into the rocky surface and rotating itself to catch more sunlight. more »»

G-20 summit opens in Australia; growth tops agenda

November 15, 2014 BRISBANE, Australia — As G-20 summit host Brisbane sweltered through a blistering heat wave, world leaders on Saturday got down to the business of cementing plans to drag a sagging global economy ou... more »»

AT&T stops adding Web tracking codes on cellphones

November 15, 2014 WASHINGTON — AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, said Friday it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. more »»

Los Angeles schools drop lawyer who won sex case

November 15, 2014 LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles school district on Friday removed a lawyer who successfully defended it in a sexual abuse lawsuit in which he told jurors that a 14-year-old girl who had sex with a mal... more »»

 
 
 

 

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