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Secret Service shoots man with gun outside White House

May 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — A U.S. Secret Service officer shot a man with a gun who approached a checkpoint outside the White House on Friday afternoon and refused to drop his weapon, the Secret Service said. more »»

Native American site may delay $3.8B pipeline

May 21, 2016 DES MOINES — Discovery of an archaeological site that may have cultural significance to Native Americans could further delay construction of a $3. more »»

Makeover coming for food nutrition labels

May 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. more »»

Searchers find body parts, seats, luggage from Egyptian jet

May 21, 2016 CAIRO — Search crews found floating human remains, luggage and seats from the doomed EgyptAir jetliner Friday but face a potentially more complex task in locating bigger pieces of wreckage and the... more »»

Trump businesses honored by NY company closely tied to Trump

May 21, 2016 NEW YORK — More than a dozen Donald Trump golf courses, hotels, casinos and private clubs have been honored with “Star Diamond” awards from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences, a company... more »»

Chicago police arrest almost 100 gang members over 2 days

May 21, 2016 CHICAGO — Chicago police say they have arrested nearly 100 alleged street gang members and 40 others on weapons and drug trafficking charges in an effort to combat the city’s gun violence. more »»

Mexico OKs extradition of drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to US

May 21, 2016 MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department ruled Friday that the extradition of convicted drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States can go forward. more »»

‘Tase him!’ ‘I’m dead’: Deputies struggle with man in videos

May 21, 2016 ATLANTA — Two deputies yell “Stop fighting!” and “He’s got my Taser!” as they repeatedly stun a handcuffed man in the back of a vehicle, commanding him to relax even as he insists “I’m dead,” shortl... more »»

Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing abortion

May 21, 2016 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. more »»

Group that helped sell Iran deal also funded media

May 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — A group the White House recently identified as a key surrogate in selling the Iran nuclear deal gave National Public Radio $100,000 last year to help it report on the pact and related... more »»

Carbon dioxide levels jump by record amount due to El Nino

May 21, 2016 WASHINGTON — The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air jumped by the biggest amount on record last month, a rise amplified by El Nino, scientists say. Carbon dioxide levels increased by 4. more »»

How does your garden grow?

May 20, 2016 While gardening has existed since the time of ancient civilizations, its popularity continues to expand, and not just with the aging population, but with Millennials eager to reduce their carbon... more »»

‘Teach Them to Swim’ class graduates

May 20, 2016 “Pomp and Circumstance” was absent. Shorts, tee-shirts and school day attire replaced caps and gowns. It did not matter. more »»

Tech expert gives cybersecurity tips to local businesses

May 20, 2016 Vulnerabilities are everywhere. Jack Vonder Heide, president of Technology Briefing Centers, In. more »»

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet

May 20, 2016 CAIRO — An EgyptAir jetliner en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, authorities said. more »»

Fort Dodge sinkhole forces street closure

May 20, 2016 FORT DODGE — A sinkhole opened up Wednesday night in Fort Dodge, forcing closure of a street that partially disappeared into a gaping hole. more »»



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