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Rush-hour Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18, hurts 117

August 18, 2015 BANGKOK — Police on Tuesday combed through shattered glass and other debris from a Bangkok bomb blast that killed at least 18 people and injured more than 100 the night before, trying to determine... more »»

Case remains a mystery

August 17, 2015 MONTOUR — Halloween day, Oct. 31, 1973, was typical of many in late fall in Iowa — cold, overcast and threatening rain. more »»

Heitmann seeks election to board

August 17, 2015 Editor’s note: In the days leading up to the Sept. more »»

Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

August 17, 2015 WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants more than a wall to keep out immigrants living in the country illegally. more »»

Divers raise wreckage of Confederate warship in chunks

August 17, 2015 SAVANNAH, Ga. — After 150 years at the bottom of the Savannah River, the armored skeleton of the Confederate warship CSS Georgia is being raised to the surface one 5-ton chunk at a time. more »»

Government air raids near Syrian capital kill more than 80

August 17, 2015 BEIRUT — Syrian airstrikes on a Damascus suburb killed more than 80 people on Sunday in one of the deadliest such raids of the four-year civil war, as fighting escalated in and around President... more »»

Indonesia rescuers head to mountains in missing plane search

August 17, 2015 JAKARTA, Indonesia — An airliner carrying 54 people went missing Sunday during a short flight in bad weather in Indonesia’s mountainous easternmost province of Papua, and rescuers were heading to an... more »»

New Central Iowa Healthcare outpatient facility on display

August 16, 2015 Saturday, staff from Central Iowa Healthcare hosted a public open house at a new outpatient center. more »»

Stansberry seeks election to board

August 16, 2015 Editor’s note: In the days leading up to the Sept. more »»

Clinton, Trump descend on Iowa State Fair

August 16, 2015 DES MOINES — As Hillary Rodham Clinton walked among the booths of funnel cakes and corn dogs at the Iowa State Fair, trailed by a massive pack of media and onlookers, Donald Trump’s helicopter... more »»

China blast zone evacuated for contamination; 104 dead

August 16, 2015 TIANJIN, China — New small explosions rocked a disaster zone in the Chinese port of Tianjin on Saturday as teams scrambled to clear dangerous chemical contamination and found several more bodies to... more »»

Cubans sound unusually open to Kerry call for democracy

August 16, 2015 HAVANA — The blazing Caribbean sun rose Saturday on a U.S. more »»

Biden calls Chattanooga shooter a ‘perverted jihadist’

August 16, 2015 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday called the slaying of four Marines and a sailor at a Chattanooga reserve center the act of a “perverted jihadis. more »»

Camper deaths, presence of plague darken summer at Yosemite

August 16, 2015 YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. more »»

Law enforcement, attorney among 9 arrested in Calif. man’s death

August 16, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — A long and largely forgotten death investigation in California’s Central Valley has led to a vast and unexpected set of arrests that included three current and former Highway Patrol... more »»

FAA says problem that caused flight delays has been resolved

August 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — Air traffic was snarled and passengers’ tempers frayed on Saturday as many flights to and from airports throughout a large swath of the Northeast stretching from New York down to the... more »»

Benghazi case focuses attention on US interrogation strategy

August 16, 2015 WASHINGTON — After a suspected militant was captured last year to face charges for the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, he was brought to the U.S. more »»

High housing costs raise an obstacle for women fleeing abuse

August 16, 2015 NEW YORK — When Karen finally decided to leave a husband who had been abusing her for years, she found out that fleeing was the easy part. more »»



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