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Nation and World May. 24, 2023 2:32 pm5d ago
Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and ‘70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the chart-topping "What's Love Got to Do With It," has died at 83.
News May. 23, 2023 4:19 pm6d ago
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Footage from body cameras Des Moines police officers were wearing when they shot and killed a 16-year-old boy will not be made public, a state panel has ruled.
Nation and World May. 23, 2023 1:06 pm6d ago
Senators in Minnesota passed a bill Saturday that would allow recreational marijuana use by people over the age of 21 and make it the 23rd state to legalize the substance for adults.
Government & Politics May. 21, 2023 4:47 pm8d ago
Do No Harm, a nonprofit that launched last year to oppose diversity initiatives in medicine, has evolved into a significant leader in statehouses seeking to ban gender-affirming care for transgender youths.
Government & Politics May. 21, 2023 4:49 pm8d ago
Many of this year's statehouse proposals to restrict gender-affirming care for youths are identical or very similar to some model legislation, or ready-made bills suggested to lawmakers by interest groups, an Associated Press analysis has found.
Government & Politics May. 21, 2023 4:28 pm8d ago
At least 17 states, including Iowa, have enacted laws restricting or banning gender-affirming care for transgender minors. An Associated Press analysis found that often those bills sprang not from grassroots or constituent demand, but from the pens of a handful of conservative interest groups.
Government & Politics May. 21, 2023 1:15 pm8d ago
A super PAC called Never Back Down essentially is running a caucus campaign that, for legal reasons, cannot attach itself explicitly to candidate Ron DeSantis.
Crime and Courts May. 19, 2023 4:17 pm10d ago
CARROLL, Iowa (AP) — Harrowing video of a driver speeding from Iowa police with an officer clinging to his hood and roof emerged this month during the motorist’s sentencing.
Crime and Courts May. 16, 2023 12:22 pm13d ago
The families of two teens shot to death in a Des Moines alternative education program have filed a lawsuit alleging the program and its founder were negligent in not keeping the premises safe.
Sports May. 15, 2023 10:11 am14d ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Denkinger, a major league umpire for three decades whose blown call in the 1985 World Series overshadowed a career of excellence, died Friday. He was 86.
Campaigns & Elections May. 12, 2023 10:05 am17d ago
Ramaswamy on Thursday voiced support for changing the overall U.S. voting age to 25, unless younger Americans fulfill at least six months of service in the military or as a first responder — or pass the same citizenship test administered to those seeking to become naturalized citizens.
News May. 12, 2023 9:53 am17d ago
Heidi Kühn was named the winner of the prize, which carries a $250,000 award, at an event featuring Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, and Terry Branstad, the World Food Prize Foundation president and former U.S. ambassador to China.
Agriculture May. 11, 2023 12:56 pm18d ago
The case before the court involved California’s Proposition 12, which voters passed in 2018. It said that pork sold in the state needs to come from pigs whose mothers were raised with at least 24 square feet of space, with the ability to lie down and turn around. That rules out confined “gestation crates,” metal enclosures that are common in the pork industry. The Iowa-based National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation sued.
Crime and Courts May. 7, 2023 12:43 pm22d ago
Several school districts and one university also have issued alerts that Carl Markley, 44, performed school physicals for their students, although none of the charges against him allege that crimes occurred during those exams.
Crime and Courts May. 1, 2023 6:17 pm28d ago
An Iowa woman who entered the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection was sentenced Monday to five months in prison.