Top Democrats clash over health care at marquee Iowa event

2020 Campaign 11/01/19, 23:38

The leading Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination clashed over the critical issue of health care while offering starkly contrasting visions for the nation's ideological direction before thousands of cheering Iowa activists at a raucous event kicking off the ...

Police: 4 family members shot, killed in West Des Moines

U.S. 06/16/19, 19:02

Relatives discovered the bodies of four family members, including two children, with gunshot wounds at their home in central Iowa, police said.The bodies were discovered Saturday morning at the home in West Des Moines, The Des Moines Register reported .Authorities ...

Police: 4 family members shot, killed in West Des Moines

U.S. 06/16/19, 14:12

Relatives discovered the bodies of four family members, including two children, with gunshot wounds at their home in central Iowa, police said. The bodies were discovered Saturday morning at the home in West Des Moines, The Des Moines Register reported. Authorities identified ...

Beto O’Rourke stumps with his wife amid struggles with women

U.S. 06/06/19, 23:32

Beto O'Rourke stumbled with women from the start, featuring his wife sitting silently in his presidential campaign launch video and joking repeatedly about being a part-time parent.But with his campaign at risk of stalling, O'Rourke is attempting to improve his ...

Lehman returns to defend Iowa title

Golf 05/30/19, 13:14

Tom Lehman won the PGA Tour Champions event in Iowa last year without swinging a club on Sunday.Lehman will look for a measure of vindication this weekend at Wakonda Club in Des Moines after finding out he'd won in 2018 ...

Update: Possible tornado kills woman at Iowa farmstead

U.S. 05/22/19, 08:38

The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local):8:40 a.m.Authorities say one person has been killed and another injured by what may have been a tornado that damaged a farmstead in southwest Iowa's Adair County.Tony ...

Wildlife officials confirm Des Moines mountain lion sighting

U.S. 05/09/19, 11:27

Iowa wildlife officials have confirmed the sighting of a mountain lion near downtown Des Moines.Police said Thursday morning that they're poring over video from the area near Interstate 235 and 31st Street. Snapshots taken from the video appear to show ...

NCAA Tournament: Let the games begin _ in earnest

Sports 03/21/19, 02:06

Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks.There's Kansas and Michigan State to provide some blue-blood flavor, and ...

Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water

U.S. 03/20/19, 22:04

As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants shut down and left them in need ...

Beyond liberal base, some Democrats pitch to party moderates

Politics 01/30/19, 01:16

As the first wave of Democratic presidential candidates unveil plans for taxing wealth and universal government-provided health care, John Hickenlooper is making a narrower pitch of beer and bipartisanship. The brewpub magnate and former Colorado governor recently swung through the early ...

Democrat Harris gets support from Iowa’s Deidre DeJear

U.S. 01/28/19, 10:12

California Sen. Kamala Harris is announcing the backing of Iowa Democrat Deidre DeJear as she travels to the early 2020 caucus state Monday.DeJear was Iowa's first African American to win a primary for statewide office last year, but lost in ...

Iowa debut trip for potential 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren

Politics 01/04/19, 14:25

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is making her first visit to Iowa as a likely presidential candidate, testing how her brand of fiery liberalism plays in the nation's premier caucus state. The visit was combining events at bars, community centers ...

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