Iowa

Forwards Jarrod Uthoff #20 and Kyle Meyer #42 of the Iowa Hawkeyes try to block a shot during the second half by forward Cedrick Williams #40 of the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iowa Forward Jarrod Uthoff

Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.

02/03/2014

Voters cast their ballots at the WCR Hall on Nov. 6, 2012 in Macksburg, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Iowa, New Hampshire To Retain Coveted Spots Atop Presidential Primary Calendar

Iowa and New Hampshire would retain their coveted spots atop the presidential primary calendar, according to new rules set to be approved by Republican leaders that could reshape the 2016 presidential election.

01/24/2014

Four years after the law’s passage, the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular with the American public, with a majority (53 percent) of U.S. adults saying they disapprove of President Obama’s signature health care legislation. credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Iowa Farmer: ‘These HealthCare.gov People, It’s No Or I Don’t Know’

The federal health care law is now in effect, but many Iowa residents are still trying to figure out their new insurance plans or are continuing to seek health coverage.

01/06/2014

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Study: 15 Percent Of US Youth Not Working Or In School

Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.

10/21/2013

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3-Star Admiral Fired As No. 2 Nuclear Commander

The Navy says a three-star admiral was notified Wednesday that he has been relieved of duty as second-in-command at the military organization that oversees all U.S. nuclear forces. He is under investigation in a gambling matter.

10/09/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Schumer: I’m Not Running For President

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Thursday was named the keynote speaker at a major Iowa event that’s previously featured some of the top figures in the national Democratic Party.

09/19/2013

Vice President Joe Biden greets a small crowd backstage prior to speaking at the 36th Annual Harkin Steak Fry on Sept. 15, 2013 in Indianola, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Biden Downplays Administration’s Pledge To Use Military Force In Syria

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking to a decidedly anti-war audience in Iowa on Sunday, played down the Obama administration’s pledge to use military force to rid Syria of chemical weapons.

09/16/2013

Denouncing Russia's actions in Crimea as nothing more than a "land grab," Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia on Tuesday that the U.S. and Europe will impose further sanctions as Moscow seeks to annex the Ukrainian territory. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden Visits Anti-War Democrats Amid ‘Sensitive’ Syria Situation

Vice President Joe Biden is heading into the belly of Democrats’ anti-war opposition, venturing into a politically influential heartland state for the first time since President Barack Obama publicly endorsed a possible military strike on Syria.

09/15/2013

President Obama expressed optimism that Congress would vote to approve his call for military action in Syria, and said that it is not just an American issue, it’s a worldwide concern.  (Credit:  JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Across US, Fears, Ambivalence, Anguish Over Syria

The specter of U.S. military action against Syria and further intervention in the Muslim world is generating troubled and conflicting emotions throughout America.

08/31/2013

Former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Howard Dean, delivers a speech, on July 20, 2011 in Paris, during an international conference. (credit: PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images)

Howard Dean Returning To Iowa As Keynote Speaker At Union Convention

Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean is returning to Iowa as the keynote speaker at the Iowa Federation of Labor’s annual convention.

08/21/2013

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