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These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa.

Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa.

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These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
2019-08-13, 20:13

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activist...
2019-06-09, 00:13

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's nominating contest....
2019-08-09, 12:00

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the month....
2019-06-07, 12:52

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
2019-06-10, 03:01

Democrats descend on Iowa — with renewed anxiety Democrats urgently want to defeat President Trump, and Joe Biden — for now — is their top choice. But with his age and his gaffes, there’s a nagging concern about whether he’s up to the job....
2019-08-11, 05:00

Democrats speak at Iowa labor convention A number of Democratic presidential candidates converged Wednesday night on the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Convention in Altoona, Iowa, near Des Moines. (Aug. 22)        ...
2019-08-22, 16:26

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
2019-08-11, 01:00

At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump....
2019-08-10, 07:52

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: Those proposals were about climate change. In a sign of how far the pressing issue of reducing green...
2019-08-13, 14:00

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers....
2019-06-11, 02:13

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place....
2019-06-09, 04:39

Dozens of 2020 hopefuls aim to break through with Iowa voters A parade of Democratic presidential hopefuls will each try to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters on Friday into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the critical state, which will hold the first nominating contest in February 2020....
2019-08-10, 01:13

2020 presidential hopefuls flock to Iowa State Fair It’s a fried-food mecca — and political minefield. The Iowa State Fair kicked off Thursday and a roster of 2020 presidential hopefuls will rotate through the event that’s served up make-or-break moments for past candidates alongside artery-clogging delights like “slaughterhou...
2019-08-09, 01:00

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state....
2019-08-10, 05:52

Trump may have already lost Iowa to the 2020 Democratic candidates – over corn | Art Cullen Trump’s ethanol waivers have Iowa farmer fuming, and the Democrats have come calling with cogent rural agendasYou might think that when President Trump calls in his ambassador to China they would talk about the trade war.Nope. Continue reading......
2019-09-16, 13:52

21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people....
2019-06-20, 05:39

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
2019-06-11, 16:13

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
2019-06-10, 02:39

Herd of 2020 presidential hopefuls to stampede the annual Iowa State Fair More than 20 candidates running for president are heading to Iowa this week for the Iowa State Fair – the annual event that features a famous “Butter Cow” and has long attracted White House aspirants dating back to Dwight Eisenhower’s visit in the 1950s....
2019-08-08, 15:52

Dubai-Like Annual Shopping Fest In 4 Cities From 2020: Finance Minister The shopping festivals will be in four different themes: Gold and jewellery, handicrafts/yoga/tourism, textiles and leather, an official release said....
2019-09-15, 01:52

‘This is what I’m fighting’: Trump tries to cast U.S. cities as filthy and crime-ridden in attempt to sway 2020 voters The president’s comments fit into a long pattern of focusing special attention on cosmopolitan places — where voters overwhelmingly oppose him — for criticism....
2019-07-03, 03:00

Iowa voters have beef with non-meat eaters Booker, Gabbard at Iowa State Fair When they appear Friday at the Iowa State Fair – where fried foods and meats on a stick are ubiquitous -- Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker and Tulsi Gabbard are set to face a tough crowd of caucus-goers skeptical of their diet....
2019-08-09, 21:39

The DNC Is Rejecting Iowa’s Virtual Caucus Plans, Thereby Screwing Up the First 2020 Caucus At least two sources told the Des Moines Register that the Democratic National Committee is poised to reject Iowa’s plan for virtual caucuses, which means the nation’s first 2020 presidential caucus could get incredibly screwed up. The decision came after a meeting of the DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Comm...
2019-08-30, 09:00

Where the 2020 Democrats Stand on Gun Control While several presidential candidates have already rolled out plans to address gun violence, others endorsed new policies after two mass shootings over the weekend....
2019-08-07, 00:39

How Democrats Are Using Mueller’s Testimony to Help Them in 2020 The widespread consensus of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday was that both political parties continued to see what they wanted to see. For Democrats, that meant renewed calls for pursuing impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump&mdas...
2019-07-25, 01:13

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again....
2019-06-18, 19:13

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
2019-06-20, 18:13

Huckabee: 2020 Democrats trying to 'outbid' each other further left Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Democrats running to unseat President Trump in 2020 were trying to outshine each other by proving they're further to the left during Wednesday night's debate. ...
2019-06-28, 05:13

Who All the 2020 Democrats Are as Fast and the Furious Characters Well, here you go folks. The political analysis many people have been clamoring for is here: It’s time to definitively say which Fast and the Furious franchise character each of the 2020 presidential candidates are. That’s right, race fans—we’re taking one of the least political and most entertainin...
2019-05-24, 16:00

To Fox or not to Fox? 2020 Democrats divided over appearing on network Buttigieg won plaudits on the rightwing channel; Warren was hailed for avoiding it. The dilemma has broad implicationsTo Fox or not to Fox? That is the question for Democrats running for president in 2020.In recent weeks, Senator Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg have made a compelling case fo...
2019-05-29, 14:00

Five things to know: how the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate The climate crisis is the focus of a CNN town hall for candidates: environmental groups rate their plans and their recordsDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is narrowing to prevent catastrophe.With...
2019-09-04, 15:52

2020 Democrats have all the wrong ideas for the budget It’s no secret that the two dozen or so 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are promising a slew of new and expanded government programs that are often “universal” and “free.” Americans should be skeptical when they hear these buzzwords, which are code for “rationed” and “expensive” when Democra...
2019-07-16, 02:13

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 minutes of airtime to the biggest existential threa...
2019-07-11, 23:13

Here's how 2020 Democrats are stacking up in early nominating states Joe Biden has led or tied for the top spot in every major 2020 Democratic presidential primary poll of Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada so far....
2019-06-13, 00:00

The 2020 Democrats Still Fall Miserably Short on Guns Gun control is often touted as an integral part of the Democratic Party’s platform. It’s become common and accepted for members of the party to support “common sense” gun reform like universal background checks and, to a somewhat lesser extent, further restrictions on assault weapons....
2019-06-20, 03:52

2020 Democrats grapple with California’s electoral buzz saw SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly all the Democratic presidential hopefuls have yet to hire staff or spend money in the nation’s biggest state, California, which also offers the largest number of delegates. Most of the attention is being focused on the four states that vote first for a party nominee...
2019-06-03, 10:13

Top 2020 Democrats best Trump in hypothetical matchups in new poll The top Democratic candidates best President Donald Trump in national head-to-head matchups, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University out Tuesday....
2019-06-12, 02:13

Dear 2020 Democrats: Small business is doing just fine right now For many people, the economy is, at this very moment, stronger than it has been at any other point in their life. The unemployment rate is hovering near its lowest point in 50 years, showing that nearly everyone who wants a job already has one. Wages are up, and quarterly economic growth has proven ...
2019-07-24, 11:52

Several More 2020 Democrats Just Called for Impeachment Proceedings to Begin As he closed his investigation on Wednesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller alluded to impeachment, noting that the Constitution spells out a process to “formally accuse a sitting President of wrongdoing.” Several Democratic presidential candidates took it from there, saying for the firs...
2019-05-29, 22:52

The narrator in chief: Trump opines on the 2020 Democrats — and so much more “He brings you into his narrative. You can’t resist. It’s kind of a mind trap,” says author Bret Easton Ellis. “Trump is a great unifier in some horrifying way.”...
2019-05-21, 17:39

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
2019-09-13, 11:39

State of the nomination: where do Democrats stand as 2020 narrows? With Labor Day comes a time-honored transition to a more volatile stage of the race – and Biden has held onto his lead, but Warren and Sanders are right behindFor the historically large and diverse field of Democrats seeking the presidential nomination, it has been a long hot summer. But with the ar...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.        ...
2019-09-07, 19:52

2020 Democrats Say Trump Is Fostering Hatred, Not Fighting It The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control....
2019-08-08, 00:26

2020 Democrats praise Walmart move on guns, but say it's not enough "This is a step in the right direction — and I'm grateful Walmart has taken action — but we can't rely on corporations to stop gun violence," Beto O'Rourke says....
2019-09-04, 02:13

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
2019-08-27, 03:26

A Good Idea for 2020 Democrats to Beat Trump Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has garnered a reputation for being policy heavy and generally wonky, but perhaps no idea she’s had is more simple or obvious than the one she rolled out today: reversing Department of Justice policy saying a sitting president can’t be indicted....
2019-06-01, 01:39

2020 Democrats Demand Gun Control, but Differ on Tactics Joe Biden said there was no room for compromise with congressional Republicans, while Elizabeth Warren sounded more open to it and wanted a broad solution to gun violence....
2019-09-03, 05:00

‘They Clearly Need to Step Up.’ Why Advocates Think 2020 Democrats Should Talk More About Judges Three years after Donald Trump won the presidency partly by making judicial nominations a centerpiece of his candidacy, liberal advocacy groups are struggling to get 2020 Democratic hopefuls to stress the importance of the third branch of government on the campaign trail. “Our mission is to ne...
2019-09-05, 03:39

After Mueller Statement, More 2020 Democrats Call for Impeachment Cory Booker and Julián Castro endorsed impeachment proceedings on Wednesday, joining six other presidential candidates who had already called for it....
2019-05-29, 22:13

To 2020 Democrats, abortion is a priority — but not a personal story COLUMBIA, S.C. — Although Democratic presidential candidates committed themselves to abortion rights at a Planned Parenthood forum held here Saturday, they avoided any suggestion that the issue is a personal one for them....
2019-06-23, 07:26

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
2019-09-13, 02:13

Kamala Harris' 2020 bid seems to fade as other Democrats bypass her Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ star appears to be dimming as other Democrats rise past her while she struggles to gain a footing among likely voters....
2019-06-01, 12:26

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
2019-07-18, 08:00

No more tiptoeing: 2020 Democrats put gun control at center of debate Even before the recent spate of mass shootings, candidates touted comprehensive plans for stricter gun lawsJohn Kerry went pheasant hunting in Iowa weeks before the 2004 presidential election. Hillary Clinton spoke fondly of learning to shoot as a little girl during the 2008 Democratic primaries. An...
2019-08-07, 08:26

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
2019-09-13, 20:26

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climate change....
2019-06-08, 17:26

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
2019-09-04, 13:26

2020 Democrats Urge New Hampshire Voters to Not Play It Safe MANCHESTER, N.H. — A trio of Democratic presidential candidates urged voters in New Hampshire on Saturday to not play it safe in the 2020 election, leveling an implicit critique of front-runner Joe Biden. Biden has centered his campaign on his years of experience in Washington and a perceived ...
2019-09-08, 04:26

To beat Trump in 2020, Democrats will need to get down and dirty | Nesrine Malik The president has made identity politics part of his vision – progressives must fight back on those same termsThe 2020 US presidential election is going to be about native entitlement. It’s going to be about race and immigration and deportation and Israel and every other wedge issue Donald Trump can...
2019-08-26, 10:26

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
2019-09-16, 17:39

5 Reasons Why It Would Be A Mistake For The Democrats To Nominate Jason Voorhees In 2020 With such a crowded field of potential candidates for the presidential nomination in 2020, it’s going to be crucial for Democrats to determine which politician has the winning combination of electability and bold-yet-achievable policy goals. Check out this list to see five reasons why famous murdere...
2019-07-31, 19:13

How the 2020 Democrats Have Responded to Trump’s Attacks on People of Color President Trump said a group of congresswomen should “go back” to the countries they came from — remarks Democrats roundly condemned as racist and divisive....
2019-07-31, 18:52

These Democrats Are Trying to Ensure the Term ‘Socialism’ Doesn’t Define Them in 2020 Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders stood on stage at a Washington, D.C., college campus extolling the virtues of democratic socialism in what his presidential bid billed as a major speech. As this week began, a group of roughly 200 top Democratic strategists met here in Charleston, S.C., to offer their ...
2019-06-19, 21:00

2020 Democrats keep calling for ‘a conversation’ to avoid having actual conversations Many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have called for “conversations” around key policy areas. The only catch? It is often employed to avoid said conversation....
2019-07-13, 00:13

At N.A.A.C.P. Forum, 2020 Democrats Say Trump Harms Black Communities The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
2019-07-25, 02:26

Which 2020 Democrats are powering their campaigns on fossil fuel donations? Democrats accept the climate crisis must be confronted – but there’s a split between those who signed a pledge to no longer accept industry money those who haven’t Continue reading......
2019-06-20, 08:13

Is Texas, long a Republican stronghold, really in play for the Democrats in 2020? The state has long eluded Democrats, but significant gains in the 2018 midterms and a series of GOP congressional retirements have raised hopes for changeAt a party after the Democratic presidential debate in Houston on Thursday, Texas Democrats reveled in their state’s new status as a “battleground...
2019-09-15, 10:52

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term. A...
2019-06-19, 13:13

Inside the Progressive Grassroots Driving 2020 Democrats to the Left When activists gathered in Philadelphia this week for the annual Netroots Nation convention, they represented the progressive grassroots that is driving the 2020 Democratic presidential field to the left. Although only four candidates attended — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former HUD ...
2019-07-14, 19:26

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
2019-08-13, 12:26

As China trade war escalates, 2020 U.S. Democrats scramble over their message The growing economic fallout from President Donald Trump’s drawn-out trade war with China would appear to be a ready-made opportunity for Democratic presidential contenders seeking to blunt his central 2020 re-election pitch: That he has made the economy great again....
2019-09-09, 13:39

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
2019-06-27, 18:39

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a winning issue on the campaign trail....
2019-08-17, 21:00

Labor chief likes 2020 Democrats over Hillary Clinton The president of the AFL-CIO said Thursday that the top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have a better message for blue-collar workers than losing 2016 nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton....
2019-08-29, 22:00

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hopefuls, eager to prove their unwavering support for ...
2019-06-21, 23:39

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, the master of outrage, trapped in the steel tube o...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Some Pennsylvania Democrats regret not voting in 2016. They say they’ll be sure to cast a ballot in 2020. Arresting the slide in black turnout and cutting into Republican advantages among white and rural voters is seen by Democrats as key to flipping Pennsylvania back into their electoral column....
2019-08-26, 06:26

Zogby: Elitism, economy, identity politics hobble 2020 Democrats Polls show that Democrats should win the 2020 presidential race, but their chances are being undermined by a healthy Trump economy, elitism, internal feuds, and a focus on identity politics that its putting voters off, according Democratic pollster John Zogby....
2019-06-27, 20:52

Democrats split on how to counter racism in 2020 election as Trump exploits it The party’s left wing wants an all-in battle against racism, while others question whether race should be the centerpiece of the campaign to replace Trump....
2019-07-19, 03:13

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce debate over whether or not to try and impeach Donald Trump is roiling the Democratic party in Washington, pitting scores of lawmakers in favor of impea...
2019-06-10, 09:13

California: 'resistance' state has donated more to Trump than to most Democrats in 2020 race President has raised $3.2m in California this year, analysis finds – more than Joe Biden and Bernie SandersResidents of California, the self-fashioned “resistance” state that has sued the Trump administration more than 50 times, has donated more money to the Trump 2020 campaign than to most Democrat...
2019-07-19, 00:26

Criminal Justice Reform Is Proving a Tricky Subject for Many of These 2020 Democrats From health care to climate change, the crowded field of Democratic presidential contenders has a number of complex subjects to tackle in stump speeches, interviews and debates. But few are proving as thorny as criminal justice reform, often for very personal reasons. For candidates like former Vice...
2019-07-02, 22:39

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
2019-06-09, 18:52

2020 Democrats call for impeachment of Justice Kavanaugh after new misconduct allegation 2020 Democrats called for the impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh after an article in the New York Times surfaced a previously unreported allegation of sexual misconduct against the justice when he was a undergraduate at Yale University....
2019-09-16, 07:52

2020 Democrats Will Face Off on One Stage for the First Time This Week. Here’s Everything to Know About the September Debate On Sept. 12, for the first time, the top polling candidates in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary will face each other on the same party-sanctioned debate stage. The third Democratic presidential primary debate — which ABC News in partnership with Univision will host — will take pl...
2019-09-08, 21:13

Howard Dean: Why supporting the USMCA trade deal will help Democrats win in 2020 This much-needed NAFTA update, called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, is a sweeping trade deal that will create jobs, open up new markets for U.S. businesses of all sizes, and strengthen ties with two of America's most important allies....
2019-05-29, 16:13

Gun safety debate overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for 2020 Democrats As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet another deadly mass shooting over the weekend....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
2019-06-12, 16:52

| WATCH | 2020 Democrats demand action on guns after horror week Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls made proposals ranging from firearm licensing to re-imposing an assault weapons ban at an Iowa gun safety forum Saturday, one week after mass shootings that thrust the country's firearm violence into the presidential race....
2019-08-11, 14:13

Trump and 2020 Democrats are racing to the Hamptons for fundraisers in hunt for wealthy donors President Donald Trump will be heading to the Hamptons in August for a fundraiser at the home of real estate executive Joe Farrell. Tickets for the the fundraising gala start at $2,800 and go up $250,000....
2019-07-23, 22:39

Democrats need to remember: 2020 won’t be decided by 2019's debate responses | Walter Shapiro Under the traditional model for US presidential politics, winning candidates veer left in the primaries and then scamper back for the general electionIt is as inevitable as new temperature records in an era of global warming. Every Democratic debate prompts a wailing wall of pundits and prognosticat...
2019-08-04, 14:01

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
2019-06-19, 07:00

2020 Democrats Will Discuss Climate Change in Prime Time. But Voters Want More Than Talking For years, climate change has struggled to break through as a top-tier campaign issue in U.S. presidential politics, as voters ranked it low on their priorities list and candidates followed their lead. With that in mind, Wednesday’s CNN forum devoted solely to the topic is, in a sense, groundb...
2019-09-04, 05:26

Democrats outraged after McConnell vows to fill any Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 Democrats are livid after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., stated that Republicans would confirm a new Supreme Court justice in 2020 if given the chance, despite refusing to do so when Barack Obama was president during the last presidential election....
2019-05-29, 19:26

2020 Democrats weigh in on Nike's Betsy Ross shoe controversy: ‘They are right to listen’ Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in Thursday on Nike’s decision to kill the release of a sneaker that featured an early version of the American flag, after NFL athlete Colin Kaepernick reportedly said the design was offensive....
2019-07-05, 02:26

Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for electricity, vehicles and buildings....
2019-09-04, 03:26

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like they’re a real news network that cares about everyone. They keep acting like they’re trying to tell both sides of the story....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
2019-07-16, 22:26

Why Cities Look the Way They Do by Richard J Williams review – are global cities best? Beyond Venice’s splendours and the skyscrapers of Manhattan ... cities in the future should aim to be more distinctive and less spectacularRichard J Williams begins his study in what was once one of the greatest trading cities on earth: Venice. He feels that, as someone who knows art history, he sho...
2019-06-08, 13:39

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
2019-07-06, 04:26

In swing state Michigan, 2020 Democrats mostly ignore a key piece of Trump's trade agenda Democrats have spent little time talking about the USMCA, Trump's replacement for NAFTA that has stalled in Congress amid Democratic opposition....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Democrats’ uneasy 2020 reality: They need the likes of O’Rourke, Bullock and Hickenlooper to run for Senate — badly There is increasing talk of presidential hopefuls dropping down to run for Senate. It might not deliver the Senate, but it might be the best — or even only realistic — shot Democrats have....
2019-08-14, 22:00

State abortion bans could benefit Democrats in 2020 elections as Republicans distance themselves from controversy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque Several restrictive abortion measures passed by conservative lawmakers could be a valuable asset for Democrats in next year's elections, members of both parties say. Laws like that in Alabama that outlaws virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, have prompte...
2019-05-25, 23:26

Lisa Boothe: 2020 polls, race dynamics will shift as Democrats start to 'bludgeon' each other New polls are showing some cause for concern for President Trump, but Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe argued Monday that early polls are rarely a strong indicator of an election's outcome.contributor Lisa Boothe has made the argument that early polls rarely indicate election outcomes....
2019-06-17, 23:39

2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit Lucas Jackson/Reuters The 2020 Democratic candidates discussed race in strong and often stark terms at Tuesday's debate, reflecting the central role its taking in the primary ahead of next year's presidential race. Author Marianne Williamson said that the water crisis in Flint was the "tip of the i...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Pro-Trump college GOP activist Charlie Kirk will launch a new group to target Democrats in 2020 The page concludes with a notice that Turning Point Action is a 501(c)(4) entity, which by law can campaign either for or against candidates running for office....
2019-05-21, 17:00

‘The Black Vote Is Not Monolithic’: 2020 Democrats Find Split Preferences in South Carolina Though many African-Americans in South Carolina have favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. they are taking a hard look at several other candidates and considering all issues, not just race....
2019-06-22, 18:26

‘Open Season on Our Elections.’ 2020 Democrats Criticized Trump’s Foreign Interference Comment Democratic presidential candidates harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s remarks that he wouldn’t necessarily call the FBI if offered information from a foreign government about them. “President Trump is once again welcoming foreign interference in our elections,” tweet...
2019-06-13, 18:39

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14, 16:52

Trump asserts executive privilege over 2020 census documents sought by Democrats – live Documents relate to decision to insert a citizenship question, which the census bureau itself acknowledges will reduce participationSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.24pm BST The Trump administration has asserted executive on documents related to the 2020 census. The move was an...
2019-06-12, 16:52

Photos: Best signs on ESPN's 'College GameDay' for Iowa State-Iowa football game in Ames "Amesday" lived up to the hype as ESPN's "College GameDay" crew hit Iowa State for the in-state matchup against Iowa. Fans' signs didn't disappoint.       ...
2019-09-14, 23:52

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg would take steps to make sure that American taxpayers ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
2019-06-17, 00:26

This weekend, Iowa's the place to be If you're running for president, chances are you're in Iowa this weekend. And that's not just because of the Iowa State Fair (though that is a major draw). ...
2019-08-11, 11:26

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa Joe Biden is airing the first TV ad of his 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa Tuesday as part of a six-figure television and digital ad purchase in the first-in-the-nation caucus state....
2019-08-20, 17:26

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his campaign vision....
2019-06-14, 00:26

Oppo A9 2020, A5 2020 With Quad Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched Oppo A9 2020 and Oppo A5 2020 smartphones are official. Oppo A9 2020 price will start at Rs. 16,990 for the base 4GB RAM variant, whereas Oppo A5 2020 price is set at Rs. 12,490 for the 3GB RAM......
2019-09-11, 13:26

GM's Cadillac unveils two new performance cars: the 2020 CT4-V and 2020 CT5-V The 2020 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V performance sedans made their debut as GM aims to rejuvenate luxury sedan sales.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

A newbie's guide to cycling across Iowa It's called RAGBRAI (for The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa). Find out what a newbie learned on the world's longest, largest and oldest recreational bicycle touring event....
2019-08-03, 16:01

Trump uses ethanol against Biden in Iowa President Trump accused Joe Biden Tuesday in Iowa of restricting the sale of corn ethanol during his time as vice president, saying that he harmed farmers and made the nation less energy secure....
2019-06-12, 02:52

Josef Newgarden flourishes at Iowa yet again IndyCar: Josef NewGarden led 245 laps en route to his second victory at Iowa and fourth victory of the season.        ...
2019-07-21, 15:39

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
2019-06-14, 12:13

Washed Away: Floods end Iowa town BARLETT, Iowa – Bartlett, Iowa has been fighting the flood battle since March and now it appears the town isn’t likely to survive the aftermath of the onslaught. Homes in Bartlett were under water for weeks on end. Now, the signs of destruction are found all throughout the town of some 50 peop...
2019-08-07, 04:13

How Trump (and Iowa) Changed How You Fuel Your Car Ethanol, the intoxicating alcohol found in beer, wine and liquor, has been powering automobiles in the U.S. since the era of the Model T more than a century ago. Since the 1970s, when oil became more expensive and subject to international disputes -- and as worries rose about the environmental damag...
2019-06-11, 20:52

2020 Skoda Superb To Launch In India By Mid-2020 The 2020 Skoda Superb facelift is expected to launch in the second quarter of the next calendar year and the Czech carmaker is also evaluating the prospects of bringing in the plug-in hybrid variant......
2019-05-28, 23:13

Hog Blog: Iowa State Fair Edition Well you know what they say folks: politics is all about getting down there and rollin’ in the mud. You know who knows all about that? Hogs. Here at Splinter, we’re committed to delivering all the timeliest hogs that’re fit to print. And here they are, from the Iowa State fair....
2019-08-15, 00:52

New sentencing set for ‘The Bachelor’ star in Iowa crash INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A new sentencing date has been set for former “The Bachelor” star Chris Soules for leaving the scene of a fatal 2017 accident. The Des Moines Register reports Soules will be sentenced on Aug. 27 at the Buchanan County Courthouse in Independence, Iowa. A judge la...
2019-05-28, 18:52

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday when a blackout left some 72,000 Ma...
2019-07-15, 00:52

In photos: Scenes from the Iowa State Fair The Iowa State Fair draws spectators looking for food and entertainment, as well as presidential candidates looking for votes and leaders in agriculture. The 2019 fair runs August 8-18 in Des Moines....
2019-08-12, 20:39

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
2019-05-24, 01:26

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area. (Sept. 13)        ...
2019-09-14, 07:39

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino showing Hizzoner and his wife, Chirlane McCray, stand...
2019-06-09, 20:52

Yankees, White Sox to play in Iowa next season “If you build it, they will come.” Major League Baseball has announced that the Yankees and White Sox will play a game at the site of the “Field of Dreams” field in Iowa on Aug. 13, 2020. According to renderings, an 8,000 seat ballpark will be constructed adjacent to the fie...
2019-08-08, 18:39

Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament with a 3-0 victory on Friday night. Wilson had an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the ninth inning for the fourth-seeded Gophers (28-26), who advanced to m...
2019-05-25, 12:39

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppings littering the grass. The farmer strolling next...
2019-09-12, 14:13

Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. Cam Chick had four RBIs for the Huskers (30-20), who finished off the Hawkeyes (31-23) in eight innings with the run rule. Fisher (7-3) es...
2019-05-24, 22:39

Trump digs at Biden at Iowa stop President Donald Trump and his 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden are getting in some digs at each other during separate campaign speeches in Iowa. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12, 03:52

Former Michigan WR Oliver Martin transfers to Iowa IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former Michigan wide receiver Oliver Martin has transferred to Iowa, his hometown school. The Hawkeyes announced on Tuesday that Martin, a former four-star recruit from Iowa City West High who originally spurned them for the Wolverines, has joined the program as a redshirt sop...
2019-06-12, 02:26

How Trump (and Iowa) Changed How You Fuel Your Car: QuickTake Ethanol, the intoxicating alcohol found in beer, wine and liquor, has been powering automobiles in the U.S. since the era of the Model T more than a century ago. Since the 1970s, when oil became more expensive and subject to international disputes -- and as worries rose about the environmental damag...
2019-06-11, 18:26

Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy. The Hawkeyes say Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed injury early in 2018-19, will undergo surgery Wednesday in Iowa City. Bohannon ranked third o...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous" Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time...
2019-07-19, 15:52

Harris in Iowa, discusses Trump and other topics Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris campaigned in West Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday. She criticized President Donald Trump's planned Fourth of July celebration and discussed topics including healthcare and busing. (July 4)        ...
2019-07-04, 13:39

In Iowa, Biden lays out his case against Trump Former Vice President Joe Biden, in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashes verbal attacks against President Donald Trump that felt more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Day than 17 months before voters go to the polls. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

Hinchcliffe "shocked" about IndyCar run without podium before Iowa Schmidt Peterson Motorsport's driver James Hinchcliffe says it is "kind of shocking" that it took him 12 IndyCar races to secure a podium in 2019, after finishing third at Iowa...
2019-07-23, 13:52

Iowa dentist won’t be charged for would-be burglar’s death MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor says an Iowa dentist won’t be charged in the death of a man suspected of trying to steal items from the dentist’s office. Dr. Clyde Overturff had told officers that he was spending the night in an apartment at his Maquoketa (muh’-KOH’-keh-t...
2019-05-23, 18:13

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa campaigning over the weekend, and Wayne Messam, th...
2019-06-09, 17:39

New Yorkers take out billboards in Iowa to get de Blasio’s attention DETROIT, Mich. — They can’t get his attention back home, so a group of Billionaires’ Row residents is taking their battle with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a homeless shelter planned for their block someplace where the presidential wannabe might actually notice: Iowa. “Hey, Bill...
2019-07-31, 23:52

Caucuses in Iowa Won’t Include Absentee Participation, D.N.C. Says Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but committee leaders concluded that such a system would not be secure. They plan to give the state, and Nevada, waivers from new party rules....
2019-08-31, 01:13

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
2019-08-13, 12:26

Iowa fires volleyball coach, cooperating with NCAA IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa fired volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on Wednesday, saying an independent investigation by an outside law firm determined he committed a major NCAA rules violation. Iowa said Shymansky intentionally provided an impermissible benefit to a prospect who went on to compete fo...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd around him, no shade in sight. He wore a dark polo a...
2019-08-10, 08:13

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a breakfast meet-and-greet in tiny Hiawatha, two New Yor...
2019-06-09, 05:01

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on illegal immigrants because he didn’t believe the administration would carry through on the threat. ​”One, and this one has been played out, I ...
2019-07-18, 01:39

Trump and Biden trade blows while campaigning in Iowa President Trump and Joe Biden traded blows on Tuesday as they stumped in the key battleground state of Iowa — with the commander in chief calling the ex-veep “a dummy” and Biden mocking Trump’s name-calling as childish. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean look, Joe never got more than 1 percent...
2019-06-12, 05:52

Steve King Was Brutally Rejected By Trump in Iowa Extremely racist Congressman Steve King was apparently not allowed to ride on Air Force One with President Trump during his campaign visit to Iowa this week, two GOP officials told CNN....
2019-06-12, 16:26

Biden plans scathing address about Trump as both men appear in Iowa The former vice president will say that the president “doesn’t get the basics” about the impact of his trade war with China on farmers, according to prepared remarks....
2019-06-11, 18:13

Joe Biden’s Campaign Downplays Expectations for Iowa and New Hampshire Advisers to Democratic front-runner Joe Biden are lowering expectations for his prospects in Iowa and New Hampshire, telling reporters Tuesday that the campaign does not have to win the key early nominating contests and is focused on Super Tuesday states that cast ballots in March and beyond. The co...
2019-09-04, 02:39

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
2019-06-10, 05:52

Iowa State Found The Assiest Way To Lose El Assico Iowa and Iowa State met last night and participated in the annual tradition of putting on the most consistently terrible rivalry game in college football. Last night’s edition of the clash truly lived up to its El Assico nickname, in no small part because of how Iowa State managed to finally lose it...
2019-09-15, 15:39

Men Hired to Test Iowa Courthouse Security Arrested After They Did the Job Too Well Law enforcement arrested two men who broke into Iowa’s Dallas County Courthouse this week, despite their insistence that they had been hired to do so by the state court administration.Read more......
2019-09-14, 05:39

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
2019-06-12, 01:13

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
2019-08-10, 18:26

Iowa 'miracle baby' born weighing 13 ounces The parents rushed to Blank Children’s Hospital where Jaden was born via emergency C-section, reportedly swinging his arms and screaming despite his young gestational age....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Nick Nurse returns to Iowa for celebration of his career Toronto coach Nick Nurse's improbable path to the NBA title began in Iowa way back in the 1980s. Carroll returned to his home state for a celebration of a career _ and a family reunion on a farm where his late mother grew up.       ...
2019-07-01, 04:52

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
2019-07-18, 00:00

A bizarre Iowa roadside attraction may become a victim of its own popularity (KWWL) An Iowa roadside attraction has been slowly gaining attention over the last few years, and now it may be at risk of shutting down because of its own popularity. The Hula Hoop Tree is located just outside Amber, along County Home Road 23. “It’s beautiful and whimsical,” says Georgia Sack, an e...
2019-09-11, 07:13

Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June....
2019-08-11, 15:00

Matt Campbell's next challenge? Beating Iowa Coach Matt Campbell has done just about everything that Iowa State could have hoped for in his three-plus seasons in charge _ expect beat Iowa       ...
2019-09-13, 11:39

Steve King Narrowly Won in Iowa in 2018. Now His Challenger Will Run Again. Mr. King, who has a history of racist remarks, has been elected to the House nine times, but J.D. Scholten came within 10,000 votes of toppling him in 2018....
2019-08-05, 16:13

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. The National Weather Service says the river dropped below flood stage at Guttenberg, Iowa, early T...
2019-06-13, 17:13

College towns: Some of the best in the US include Athens, Ga., and Ames, Iowa 24/7 Wall St. used census data to identify 30 of the best college towns in the U.S., with enrolled residents and those with degrees among the factors.       ...
2019-09-07, 18:13

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a daytime board meeting. The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports that police were called to the Winnebago County Courth...
2019-05-23, 02:52

Two Iowa teachers found dead in swimming pool Two teachers from Iowa were found dead in an apparent drowning in a swimming pool, officials said. Police discovered the bodies of Kenneth Anderson, 57, and Mark Anderson, 60, in a backyard pool Monday evening at a Davenport home, news station WQAD reported. The men are not related. Anderson was a s...
2019-07-24, 19:39

What are the best cities in the US? 24/7 Wall St. created a weighted index of over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify the best cities to live in.       ...
2019-09-11, 02:26

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and until he was ousted last month, he added another dir...
2019-07-17, 22:52

Joe Biden makes his presidential pitch at Iowa State Fair Joe Biden was among the first of more than 20 presidential candidates to drop by the Iowa State Fair on Thursday in hopes of wooing voters in the Hawkeye State. Within the first 10 minutes of his arrival, Biden grabbed an ice-cream bar to munch on as he greeted residents. He shared a handshake and.....
2019-08-09, 01:00

DNC to recommend scrapping Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press....
2019-08-30, 22:52

Iowa governor OK after chest pains prompt trip to hospital DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was taken to a hospital after experiencing chest pains but has returned to work at the Capitol. The governor’s office released a statement saying Reynolds noticed chest pains early Thursday and was taken to a hospital emergency room “out of ...
2019-06-07, 00:13

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
2019-05-31, 18:26

DNC set to block Iowa 'virtual' caucuses over concerns of election hacking The Democratic National Committee is set to block a plan by Iowa Democrats to create "virtual" caucuses for the 2020 Democratic presidential race over concerns of election hacking....
2019-08-30, 19:13

Iowa executive was not sacked for loving Tupac Shakur, says governor Kim Reynolds says a ‘number of factors’ were behind the dismissal of state human services chief Jerry FoxhovenThe governor of Iowa has denied firing a senior executive because he sent emails to staff praising Tupac Shakur and exhorting them to listen to the late rapper’s lyrics.Kim Reynolds’s decisi...
2019-07-19, 05:52

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as “America’s largest cultural celebration&#...
2019-06-06, 22:39

18 Candidates. 72 Hours. A Hectic Weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick....
2019-08-12, 12:39

Scott Parel shoots 66, opens 5-shot lead in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Parel shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to extend his lead to five strokes in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel had a 15-under 129 total at Wakonda Club to break the tournament 36-hole record of 13 under set a year ago by eventual winner Tom Leh...
2019-06-02, 03:13

De Blasio campaign event in Iowa draws roughly 15 attendees Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his presidential dreams to a crowd of about 15 likely Democratic voters at an event Sunday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With more than enough empty space to accommodate his 6-foot-5 frame, the quixotic candidate took the floor at Parlor City Pub to a smattering of appl...
2019-08-11, 23:26

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
2019-06-12, 01:26

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commissioner. Branstad and two former staffers were sued...
2019-06-08, 02:26

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
2019-07-04, 13:39

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction. Disciplinary and unemployment records show that Kelly Reed lost her 19-...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Oliver Martin approved for immediate eligibility at Iowa after transfer from Michigan Oliver Martin is eligible to play this season after the Iowa receiver was granted a waiver from the NCAA following his transfer from Michigan.       ...
2019-08-28, 22:00

President Trump and Joe Biden Will Overlap in Iowa After Months of Jabbing Each Other (DES MOINES, Iowa) — After months of jabbing each other from afar, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will overlap Tuesday in Iowa, a state that’s critical to their political futures. For Biden, a convincing win in next year’s caucuses would cement him as the Democratic ...
2019-06-11, 16:52

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products....
2019-08-17, 11:00

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 on Friday to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel tied the Wakonda Club mark set by Billy Andrade in 2016. Chris DiMarco shot 65, Andrade was at 66, and Darren Clarke and...
2019-06-01, 02:26

Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran McCaffery’s staff. Taylor, who spent three years as the director of basketball operations in Iowa City from 2014-16, will replace Andrew Francis, now with California. Taylor le...
2019-05-22, 20:13

Kamala Harris nabs endorsement from Iowa power couple The influential Iowa political couple Sue and Bob Dvorsky announced their endorsement on Saturday of California Sen. Kamala Harris for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-08-11, 11:26

Toddler dies in hot car in Iowa as heat index hits 107 degrees A 16-month-old girl died after being left in a car in Iowa as the heat index soared to 107 degrees, according to reports. The unidentified toddler was found in a car in Sioux City at 4 p.m. Sunday, when the temperature was 98 degrees with the higher heat index, according to ABC News. The unresponsiv...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Fearing Hackers, D.N.C. Plans to Cancel Iowa’s ‘Virtual’ Caucuses Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but Democratic National Committee leaders are said to have concluded that such a system would not be secure....
2019-08-30, 06:52

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
2019-08-08, 14:13

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 14%. Californi...
2019-06-11, 02:13

Andrew Yang qualifies for September debates with new Iowa poll Businessman Andrew Yang notched his fourth qualifying poll on Thursday, meaning he has now met the threshold to participate in the third Democratic primary debate in September....
2019-08-08, 23:26

Iowa man charged after backing over child with lawnmower while intoxicated, police say Tanner J. Miller, who was driving the lawnmower at the child's home when he backed over the child, was charged with operating while intoxicated.        ...
2019-06-07, 19:26

Biden leads in Iowa, but Warren is closing the gap, new poll finds The survey, released Thursday, shows the former vice president winning the support of 28 percent of likely 2020 Iowa Democratic caucus voters, while Warren takes 19 percent....
2019-08-08, 20:39

Joe Biden leads in Iowa as Warren picks up steam: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden’s maintaining his lead in Iowa, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren is gaining while Sen. Bernie Sanders’ support plummets, according to a poll released on Thursday. Biden attracted 28 percent of support among voters who will take part in the Iowa caucuses in Februa...
2019-08-08, 18:39

Iowa man accused of anti-Semitic calls released on bond An Iowa man accused of making threatening and anti-Semitic calls to a New York City Jewish organization was released on a $50,000 bond following a short hearing in Manhattan federal court Wednesday. Garrett Kelsey kept his mouth shut when asked to comment on allegations that he’d contacted an ...
2019-08-07, 21:52

Man pleads guilty to killing Iowa State University golfer AMES, Iowa (AP) — A homeless man charged in the killing of a former Iowa State University golfer has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. The Des Moines Register reports that 22-year-old Collin Richards entered the plea during a hearing Friday. He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison when ...
2019-06-15, 06:26

Fearing Hackers, D.N.C. Plans to Block Iowa’s ‘Virtual’ Caucuses Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but Democratic National Committee leaders are said to have concluded that such a system would not be secure....
2019-08-30, 09:00

'She's ahead of her time': Marianne Williamson finds a foothold in Iowa The university town of Fairfield is a hub of transcendental meditation, progressive politics – and Williamson supportersMarianne Williamson is the longest of long shots.After an at times surreal performance in the first Democratic primary debate, the self-help author turned presidential candidate ha...
2019-09-04, 09:00

5G and smart cities: everything you need to know After years of anticipation, 5G networks are finally here, promising to propel us into a new era of connectivity.Offering a major step-up from 4G networks, 5G offers huge upgrades in terms of speed and latency, giving you the ability to download an HD quality film in seconds, as well as being able t...
2019-06-12, 16:00

Iowa prof says 'I am Antifa'; once posted desire to bash Trump with baseball bat A college professor in Iowa openly declared his support for the violent far-left Antifa movement after coming under fire for inflammatory social media posts that included the desire to bash President Trump with a baseball bat....
2019-08-23, 11:39

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
2019-08-17, 02:52

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products....
2019-08-17, 04:26

‘Sesame Street’ butter sculptures at Iowa fair This year, the Iowa State Fair’s iconic “butter cow” was joined by a few friends visiting from Sesame Street.       ...
2019-08-13, 21:00

Trump calls Biden a ‘loser’ ahead of dueling Iowa speeches President Trump unleashed a furious attack on Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Tuesday — hours before they were scheduled to deliver dueling speeches in the key battleground state of Iowa. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean, look, Joe never got more than 1 percent until Obama took him off the tra...
2019-06-11, 22:39

'Bringing love into politics': Marianne Williamson finds a foothold in Iowa The university town of Fairfield is a hub of transcendental meditation, progressive politics – and Williamson supportersMarianne Williamson is the longest of long shots.After an at-times surreal performance in the first Democratic primary debate, the self-help author turned presidential candidate ha...
2019-09-05, 05:26

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
2019-06-12, 04:52

John Sununu on Joe Biden's lead slipping in Iowa: His campaign has been 'a little bit inept' Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu said Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will have to over-perform in the party’s upcoming debates if he hopes to reverse his falling poll numbers in Iowa....
2019-06-10, 20:26

Iowa Democratic Party Scraps Plan to Allow Virtual Voting in Caucuses The Iowa Democratic Party said it would drop its plans to allow virtual voting in the state’s presidential caucuses after the party’s national committee raised security concerns....
2019-09-01, 13:26

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head on Tuesday as they each make stops in Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar....
2019-06-11, 19:13

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “This is a harbinger of things to come,” said de Blas...
2019-08-12, 05:13

Scary Iowa river rescue caught on police body camera Police in Iowa have released dramatic video showing officers rescuing two people from the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River.        ...
2019-08-01, 15:52

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. “When you’re running for president of United States this is always a challenge, t...
2019-06-07, 19:39

Chip Ganassi's Dixon confused by "bizarre" Iowa Indycar handling Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon said the behaviour of his Indycar through the Iowa weekend was bizarre as he fought back from two laps down to finish second in the race...
2019-07-22, 18:26

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who went missing 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November 2009.        ...
2019-07-23, 14:52

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who vanished 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November 2009.        ...
2019-07-23, 20:26

A beloved HS coach was murdered 10 years ago. Emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town In 2009, Iowa HS football coach Ed Thomas was murdered by one of his former players. Ten years later, emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town.       ...
2019-06-22, 22:52

Penske's Newgarden extends points' lead with win in delayed Iowa race Championship leader Josef Newgarden won the heavily delayed IndyCar Iowa 300, beating a hard-charging Scott Dixon in what was a dominant display by Team Penske...
2019-07-21, 12:13

Iowa hoops lands guard Evelyn, Valparaiso grad transfer Valparaiso graduate transfer Bakari Evelyn has signed with Iowa; Jordan Bohannon's status is unclear after offseason hip surgery       ...
2019-07-11, 19:13

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden, the Democratic front-runner for...
2019-07-16, 07:39

His NFL dreams fell apart. So former Iowa star Drew Ott is building a new life on the farm In 2015, former Iowa Hawkeyes football star Drew Ott was "on top of the world." Gruesome injuries killed his NFL dream, so now he's adjusting to new reality as a farmer.        ...
2019-05-26, 01:39

Kirsten Gillibrand bartends at Iowa gay hotspot in honor of Pride Month Will sling drinks for votes. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand took her booze-fueled White House run to the next level with a turn behind the taps Friday night at a gay bar in Des Moines, Iowa. Taking a cue from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gillibrand hopped behind the bar at Blazing Saddle to serve thirsty...
2019-06-08, 20:39

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
2019-06-08, 18:26

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-10, 23:00

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place....
2019-06-09, 03:13

Iowa town’s police chief accused of lying about hours worked DUNKERTON, Iowa (AP) — The police chief of a small eastern Iowa town has been placed on paid leave while facing accusations that she misreported the hours she’d been working. Black Hawk County court records say Katherine “Kate” Krieger, of Jesup, is charged with theft, felonious mi...
2019-06-27, 20:26

Why Matt Campbell is in no rush to leave Iowa State even as his stock rises Iowa State's Matt Campbell is one of the nation's up-and-coming coach. And yet, unlike so many, he's in no rush to leave. So why is that?       ...
2019-09-12, 19:26

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningly, the Trump administration is poised to reverse t...
2019-05-23, 23:26

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-24, 19:13

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
2019-06-07, 22:39

11 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a rate of 0.08 inches every year. Parts of New Orle...
2019-08-28, 03:52

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
2019-06-19, 17:26

Cities are heating up, how can we keep them cool? By 2050 Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
2019-08-02, 16:52

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-06, 18:52

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
2019-06-04, 18:52

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from scratch for millennia. From the foundation myths ...
2019-07-10, 10:52

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Looking for a job? These cities may be tough for grads Despite the overall strength of the U.S. job market, entry-level jobs for college graduates cannot be found everywhere.       ...
2019-09-06, 10:52

US cities that get the most sun, from Las Vegas to Miami 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the metropolitan statistical areas with the most hours of peak sun per day using data from the Centers for Disease Control and more.       ...
2019-08-07, 05:39

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

Best party cities around the world Any major city will have bars, clubs and live music venues, but not all of them can claim to be a true party capital. Check out 11 of the world's best party cities from Bangkok to New York....
2019-09-06, 15:52

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
2019-08-13, 06:52

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
2019-08-04, 01:26

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by Scottsdale, Arizona. Wallet Hub found that Scottsda...
2019-05-29, 03:26

Five Cities: Living on $50K a Year Recent graduates in entry-level jobs make an average of $51,347 annually. How far that goes depends a lot on where you live. Meet millennials living in Houston, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City, Charlotte, N.C., and Tucson, Ariz....
2019-09-12, 19:00

Man who admitted to fatally stabbing Iowa State golfer sentenced to life in prison Collin Richards, who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing Iowa State University golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, has been sentenced to life in prison.       ...
2019-08-24, 07:39

NOBODY PANIC Cory Booker Found Vegan Fare at the Iowa State Fair I absolutely love fairs: winning blue ribbons (for quilting, yes, I am cool), screaming on rides, seeing very cheap concerts, sunburns, frozen lemonades melting down your arm, and most of all, eating the grossest food on the planet. It’s absolute heaven....
2019-08-12, 04:26

Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle to make $800,000 in base salary Iowa football assistants were due a 10% raise after a Top 25 finish in the poll. That brings strength coach Chris Doyle to an annual salary of $800,000.       ...
2019-08-02, 04:52

Men arrested breaking into Iowa courthouse claim they were hired to test alarm system Iowa court officials have denied authorizing an overnight courthouse burglary after the arrest of two cybersecurity experts who said they were hired to break into the building....
2019-09-14, 12:39

Iowa governor blocks bill aimed at stopping anti-Trump suits DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has vetoed a measure that Republican lawmakers pushed through in the final days of the legislative session to stop the state’s Democratic attorney general from filing or joining lawsuits challenging President Donald Trump’s policies. The mea...
2019-05-22, 18:13

Iowa man arrested for making anti-Semitic threats to Manhattan Jewish organization The feds have arrested an alleged neo-Nazi and have charged him with leaving anti-Semitic and threatening messages with a unnamed Jewish organization in Manhattan, according to a criminal complaint unsealed on Tuesday. Authorities allege that Garrett Kelsey, 31, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, called a New Y...
2019-07-24, 03:00

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel, Iowa on September 11 as they attempted to gain access to the Dallas County Courthouse. The two are...
2019-09-14, 02:00

President Trump and Biden Furiously Trade Barbs in Overlapping Iowa Events MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden spent Tuesday trading insults — sometimes in real-time — as they stumped across Iowa in split screen moments that could preview a ferocious fight ahead if the two men face off for the presidency next year. Biden i...
2019-06-12, 07:00

First-round pick Danny Hultzen not giving up on big-league dreams with Iowa Cubs Danny Hultzen, the No. 2 pick in 2011, once seemed to be on the fast track to majors, but Class AAA struggles and shoulder injuries derailed him.       ...
2019-07-07, 21:13

Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans Democratic National Committee officials on Friday recommended that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to let voters participate in their early caucuses by phone because of security concerns....
2019-08-30, 20:26

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
2019-07-19, 20:26

Reports: Democratic Party rejects plan for phone-in votes in Iowa caucuses The Democratic Party has decided to refuse a proposal for "virtual caucuses" in the early primary voting states of Iowa and Nevada -- which would've allowed voters to phone in absentee ballots....
2019-08-30, 23:39

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
2019-07-17, 16:13

Kamala Harris confronted by upset Iowa resident: 'Leave our health care alone' 2020 presidential primary candidate Kamala Harris was confronted on Monday by an upset Iowa resident over the California senator’s plan to overhaul the health care system in the United States....
2019-08-13, 01:13

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
2019-07-14, 05:52

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020 run. He may bump into President Donald Trump who also plans to visit the state that day....
2019-06-07, 01:00

Joe Biden’s lead slips as Elizabeth Warren surges, Iowa poll shows Former VP at 24% and Sanders second on 16%, but Massachusetts senator and Buttigieg close behind as race tightensOn the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by his absence from the guest list for a big party event in ...
2019-06-09, 18:00

Joe Biden claims there are ‘at least 3’ genders during Iowa campaign stop, blows up at college student Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden claimed there are more than two genders, then blew up at a young woman who pressed him on the question. “There are at least three,” Biden told an Iowa college student at the Iowa State Fair, after she asked him how many genders he believes exist. But af...
2019-08-10, 19:13

New Yorkers protest de Blasio with fake dollar bills at Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IOWA — Mayor de Blasio continues to stand out among the presidential candidates – wherever he goes, he usually attracts more protesters than supporters. A group of protesters blanketed the Iowa State Fair with thousands of dollar “Bills” — fake currency shaming Hizzoner for b...
2019-08-11, 11:52

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
2019-06-10, 09:00

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
2019-06-02, 04:13

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare, climate at Iowa State Fair Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
2019-08-09, 10:52

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
2019-06-02, 01:13

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
2019-08-13, 17:13

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.       ...
2019-07-16, 14:26

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
2019-06-17, 04:00

World's most popular cities revealed Antalya, Turkey, is the No. 10 most popular city in the world among international overnight travelers, according to Mastercard's Global Destination Index of 200 cities. What nine places had even more visitors in 2018?...
2019-09-04, 04:39

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
2019-07-24, 13:26

Ola Bike Service Now Available in 150 Indian Cities Ola on Thursday announced the expansion of its Ola Bike service to 150 cities across the country, while planning to grow its presence three times in the next 12 months....
2019-09-13, 14:00

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to call home. This year, Zurich topped the list, moving ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G Hub t......
2019-05-30, 23:00

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
2019-05-21, 16:52

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

If you're looking to retire early, think about moving to one of these 10 US cities The 10 best U.S. cities for early retirement are ranked by effective income tax rate for retirees, the average cost of a silver health insurance plan for a 60-year-old, the concentration of nearby medical facilities, crime statistics and more....
2019-08-30, 20:26

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
2019-06-08, 23:26

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier this decade. Some demographers say the big-city g...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Hottest cities for business travel Looking for the perfect city to go on a business trip? Here are the best ones in the country, according to a new report.       ...
2019-07-16, 19:13

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operators in order to regain access to the city's data. T...
2019-06-22, 02:26

Three's 5G will be 'UK's fastest' when it launches in 25 cities before the end of the year Three has announced that its 5G network will arrive in August, and supposedly its peak speeds will be up to twice as fast as any rival 5G network at launch.However, as with EE – which is the only UK company to currently offer a 5G network – you won’t be able to access 5G everywh...
2019-06-10, 10:13

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own government, police forces and even wars. Now that mo...
2019-05-21, 23:13

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Few big names on list of some of the 50 best cities to live in the US 24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in.       ...
2019-09-11, 02:26

Porsche's app-based car subscriptions come to four more cities You no longer have to live in Atlanta to try Porsche's alternatives to car ownership. The automaker is expanding its app-based Passport subscriptions and Drive rentals to four more North American cities, including Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Diego and T......
2019-08-30, 02:00

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents Ten European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are locking locals out of housing and changing the face of neighbourhood...
2019-06-20, 18:00

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
2019-06-19, 01:13

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
2019-08-18, 14:26

A ‘Loser.’ An ‘Existential Threat.’ Trump and Biden Trade Barbs Ahead of Iowa Trip The two men, who increasingly see each other as political foils, traded sharply personal attacks as they both traveled to the critical primary state....
2019-06-11, 20:52

As candidates flock to Iowa State Fair, officials watch for African swine fever As Democratic presidential hopefuls flock to the Iowa State Fair this weekend, officials there will be on the lookout for an unseen intruder: African swine fever....
2019-08-09, 10:52

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
2019-06-12, 01:26

Watch: Iowa family's 26.6-inch-tall bull dubbed world's shortest by Guinness An Iowa family's 5-year-old bovine has been officially recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's shortest bull, standing at only 26.6 inches high....
2019-08-20, 22:00

Iowa Rep. Steve King Sets Out to Prove He's Not Racist by Arguing That All Cultures Aren't Equal Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa is such a white nationalist that even when he’s trying to argue that he’s not as racist and divisive as he’s made himself out to be, he just can’t stop stepping in all the mayonnaise....
2019-05-31, 01:39

Four people found dead inside Iowa home suffered gunshot wounds, police say Authorities are investigating the deaths of four individuals found Saturday in a West Des Moines home. All four suffered gunshot wounds, police said.        ...
2019-06-16, 22:00

Iowa police pull couple from raging river in dramatic water rescue video: ‘Don’t let go’ Police officers in Iowa fought against the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River this week to rescue a couple after their inflatable raft drifted over a dam and capsized....
2019-08-01, 03:39

Warren surges, Sanders slips, Biden steady in new post-debate poll in Iowa Joe Biden faced an onslaught of verbal jabs at last week’s second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, but a new poll in the state that votes first in the nominating calendar is the latest to indicate the former vice president came away unscathed....
2019-08-09, 21:39

Iowa State's Matt Campbell addressed the inevitable NFL question at Big 12 Media Days Iowa State progress is Matt Campbell talking about football, and not uniform color and entrance music. Interest in NFL and college football jobs looms       ...
2019-07-16, 20:52

These are some of the best and toughest cities for single mothers to live in 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.        ...
2019-08-31, 16:13

Airbnb Starts to Play Nice With Cities The short-term rental startup has settled lawsuits with Boston and Miami Beach, agreeing to turn over data officials say they need to police the industry....
2019-09-05, 01:13

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.       ...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Cities Are Saying 'No' to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal authorities....
2019-08-25, 12:13

With Record Temperature in 4 Cities, This Is The Worst Heatwave Ever The country is witnessing its worst ever heatwave, with four cities in north India on a record high. Starting with national capital Delhi, Churu in Rajasthan and Banda and Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh......
2019-06-11, 15:39

T-Mobile 5G: phones, coverage map and cities rollout Next-gen 5G mobile networks are starting to launch all over the country to help users casually download data at lightning-fast speeds, and T-Mobile has its own.But unlike Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, T-Mobile has only confirmed a single 5G phone that will work on its 5G network. Why? Because of the net...
2019-06-01, 01:01

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

These are some of the best and toughest US cities to live in for single mothers 24/7 Wall St. reviewed factors such as income, housing, education and transportation to identify some of the best, worst cities for single moms.       ...
2019-08-31, 20:13

Verizon 5G: phones, coverage map and rollout cities While Verizon started rolling out 5G for homes last fall, it's currently bringing the next generation of mobile communication tech online with a nationwide rollout this year. But where is it coming first and which phones will you be able to use on it?The carrier hasn’t released any speci...
2019-05-31, 23:26

Airbnb world capitals: These 20 cities have the most rentals According to custom photo site Inikfi, these 20 cities boast the most active Airbnb rentals in the world. See which towns topped the list.       ...
2019-09-05, 15:00

Cities Are Saying No to 5G, Citing Health, Aesthetics---and FCC Bullying Many U.S. municipalities are trying to bar new 5G cell sites from residential areas—in many cases citing health worries unsupported by scientific evidence—and causing clashes with telecoms and federal authorities....
2019-08-26, 21:39

'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is still invite-only for registered testers and available in j......
2019-08-30, 18:00

‘All we know is MONEY!’: US cities struggle to fight hackers Baltimore this month joined Atlanta, San Diego and Newark in the list of US cities hit by ransomware attacks as the cyber intrusions are expected to continue“We won’t talk more, all we know is MONEY! Hurry up!”This was the ransom note that confronted Baltimore officials on 7 May when hackers cripple...
2019-06-03, 11:26

Here are the U.S. cities with the biggest share of 65-and-older workers A new analysis of Census Bureau data identifies cities with populations of 200,000 or more that have the highest percentage of older residents in the workforce....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Sprint 5G network coverage map: which cities are covered? Sprint launched its True 5G Network at the end of May 2019 and because it uses mid-band spectrum as the underlying technology for the network, it has been able to offer the widest 5G coverage of all US carriers at launch.In contrast, rivals Verizon Wireless and AT&T rely on complicated millimeter-wa...
2019-06-14, 19:00

Ransomware attacks in US cities are using a stolen NSA tool The ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other US cities appear to have a common thread: they're using NSA tools on the agency's home soil. In-the-know security experts talking to the New York Times said the malware in the cyberattacks is using the NS......
2019-05-25, 23:13

Map reveals which cities use Ring’s surveillance network to spy on you An engineering student in Illinois has put together a handy map to help pinpoint locations where police are tapped into Ring’s surveillance network. Ring, a company best known for smart doorbells and home security cameras, has a massive network of these cameras installed, some of which are being use...
2019-08-10, 08:13

As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
2019-07-19, 16:13

Do film festivals help or hurt their host cities? From Venice to Sundance, festivals often use huge amounts of a city’s resources – but their social impact and financial benefits are undeniable“I found shelter in a bakery from the water canons and tear gas,” says Yasemin*, a resident of Istanbul, recalling one fateful day in April 2013. She is not ...
2019-09-11, 19:26

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
2019-06-18, 07:13

Zomato Food Delivery Now in 500 Cities Across India Zomato's founder and CEO tweeted that news that the food delivery platform now caters to 500 cities in India, making a new milestone for the company....
2019-07-31, 19:13

These areas are on the rise: The cities with the newest homes in the US There are just 26 cities with a population of at least 65,000 in the United States where more than half of all housing units were built after 2000.       ...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Cities with the biggest Fourth of July celebrations Still making Fourth of July plans? 24/7 Tempo has reviewed some of the largest Independence Day events in the United States.       ...
2019-07-02, 16:52

Ransomware: Why cities have become such a big target for cyberattacks - and why it'll get worse A number of US cities have paid ransoms of hundreds of thousands of dollars after getting caught out by hackers -- and if the business model is working, cybercriminals will keep exploiting it....
2019-07-24, 17:52

Airbnb Will Help NYC Track Down Illegal Rentals, and Other Cities Could Be Next Airbnb and New York City have a long and contentious history. On the one hand, Airbnb wants everything to be hunky dory in its biggest market. On the other, New York City’s stringent short-term rental laws effectively make many Airbnbs rentals illegal in the city. New Yorkers are also caught up in t...
2019-05-24, 22:13

Smart cities need to take people with disabilities into account from the get-go As technology and urban design march into the future, more and more urban centers will begin looking like the “smart cities” science fiction began promising us many decades ago: City infrastructure that talks to cars, cars that talk to each other, sensors everywhere, high-speed wireless communicatio...
2019-08-07, 17:52

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
2019-06-30, 18:13

T-Mobile lights up 5G network in six cities on June 28 T-Mobile announced earlier today that it will offer its first 5G-enabled smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G. The device will be available in select cities starting June 28, but why would anyone by a 5G smartphone if there's no 5G network to pair it with.No worries, as T-Mobile has just confirmed ...
2019-06-27, 19:26

Verizon's next mobile 5G cities are Denver and Providence Verizon (Engadget's parent company) has revealed the next two cities for its 5G mobile network: Denver and Providence. The network goes live in the former today, while the carrier will flip the switch in the Rhode Island capital July 1st....
2019-06-27, 19:39

US cities now see more overdose deaths than rural areas US drug overdose deaths, which have been concentrated in Appalachia and other rural areas for more than a dozen years, are back to being most common in big cities again, according to a government report issued Friday....
2019-08-02, 21:01

Electric SUV will include a 5G link to connected cities How do you stand out in a sea of EV startups? By leaping on every tech buzzword possible, apparently. Human Horizons has introduced the HiPhi 1, a luxury electric SUV that could make even the Model X seem modest. It's reportedly the first production......
2019-08-04, 16:52

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
2019-06-22, 03:13

Best-prepared cities for electric cars revealed News 12 Sep, 2019 Southampton is the UK city most prepared for electric cars, followed by Brighton & Hove, and Portsmouth, new research shows...
2019-09-13, 12:52

Trump Can't Even Get the Names of the Cities Where People Died Right In a nauseating address Monday morning after mass shootings in Ohio and Texas claimed at least 29 lives over the weekend, President Trump blamed video games, mental illness, and disembodied “hatred.” He also couldn’t even manage to get the city where one massacre took place correct....
2019-08-05, 17:52

Wildfires are cloaking Russian cities in smoke Hundreds of Russian towns and cities are shrouded in heavy smoke from wildfires in Siberia and the Far East, and the blazes appear to be spreading.        ...
2019-08-02, 18:52

Record heat, rain, and a tale of two cities TUCSON – For starters, Tucson broke another heat record today as the City topped off at 109 degrees. And then this happened! #AZwx #KVOAwx #Monsoon2019 pic.twitter.com/sSuFRNfnxZ — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) August 5, 2019 Then came the rain. The rain that cooled the City of Nogales down to 73 d...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Ransom hackers hit Georgia courts after cities pay $1M Hackers behind a series of repeating cyberattacks in a number of U.S. cities -- holding hostage computer systems for hundreds of thousands of dollars -- are keeping up the assault after at least two have paid them off....
2019-07-08, 14:13

Cashify Expands Its Footprint, Now Available in Over 1,500 Indian Cities Cashify has announced that it has expanded its services to over 1,500 locations. Currently, the company has extended app-only services for Android smartphone users who will now be able to avail the......
2019-07-24, 16:39

Eastern US cities are spewing more methane into air than we thought WASHINGTON — Older US east coast cities are leaking nine times as much natural gas into the air — from homes or pipes heading into houses — than the federal government had thought, a new airborne monitoring study finds. It’s probably not a safety problem because what’s coming out doesn’t reach explo...
2019-07-23, 20:52

TIM to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities by year-end Italy's biggest phone company, Telecom Italia (TIM), plans to extend 5G services to six more Italian cities as well as dozens of tourist spots and business hubs by the end of the year....
2019-07-05, 18:13

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
2019-05-30, 09:13

Cities where it's easiest to buy a house for less than $100K 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify where it’s easiest to buy a house for less than $100,000.        ...
2019-05-21, 17:26

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary cities....
2019-07-13, 18:13

These cities gave the most money to charity in 2018 Residents in the Boston metro area are more than happy to give away their cash to a range of charitable causes, according to data from Fidelity Charitable....
2019-08-21, 04:00

Amazon Pantry Service Now Available in 110 Indian Cities Amazon Pantry grocery box service is now available in 110 cities in India, the company announced. The service can be used by the Amazon customers in cities like Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar,......
2019-05-30, 14:52

Nearly 200 US cities are seeing more extremely hot days, analysis finds 198 had an increase in the average number of days each year that felt 90F or hotter and 106 cities had an increase in ‘danger’ days that felt 105F or hotterNearly 200 US cities have seen an increase in the number of days each year that soar beyond a heat index of 90F (32.2C) or higher, according to ...
2019-08-21, 18:39

Invasion of the electric scooter: can our cities cope? They’re cheaper than cabs, less effort than a bike and more convenient than buses. But as the number of e-scooter accidents rises, a backlash is growingMost of the people riding electric scooters around Copenhagen glide like swans, bodies motionless and serene with heads tilted into the sunshine.I a...
2019-07-15, 16:39

Exclusive: Best cities for a short trip in the US, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
2019-07-15, 19:39

Smoke from the Alberta wildfires is obscuring the sun in several U.S. cities According to the Twin Cities Branch of the National Weather Service, the lack of sunlight in America's Upper Midwest can be credited to Alberta's wildfire season. ...
2019-05-31, 04:13

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrope walk" over telephone cables. Their incisors gro...
2019-05-31, 04:26

How did one of the safest cities in the world descend into violence? Hong Kong is an extremely safe city, but in recent years, simmering tensions over the city's political future have created an underlying sense of unease....
2019-06-13, 09:52

Cities by the sea: six great beach towns in Europe Urban beach holidays offer a lively atmosphere, a choice of great restaurants and chic places to stay, as well as time to soak up the sun. Our writers pick some of the best from Greece to BelgiumIt was a real pigeon’s eye view. The guide atop Cádiz’s Torre Tavira (€6) manoeuvred the concave viewing ...
2019-08-03, 09:13

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Calculator While it’s impressive seeing games like Minecraft being turned into weird little computers, there’s something about achieving the feat in Cities: Skylines that makes it seem so much more impressive....
2019-07-17, 02:01

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
2019-07-06, 09:26

Vodafone extends UK 5G network to 8 more towns and cities Vodafone has extended its 5G network in the UK just two weeks after its July 3 launch, rolling out the service to eight more towns and cities.The lucky locations are Birkenhead, Bolton, Gatwick, Lancaster, Newbury, Plymouth, Stoke-on-Trent and Wolverhampton, and takes Vodafone's 5G coverage up ...
2019-07-17, 12:13

Thought last week was hot? Here are the 50 hottest cities in America 24/7 Wall St. has identified the country's 50 hottest cities based on the average number of 90-plus degree days per year using climate data.       ...
2019-07-22, 16:26

Canadian cities take wooden skyscrapers to new heights British Columbia has doubled height limits allowed for timber towers – and countries around the world are following suitBritish Columbia is no stranger to wooden giants. Along its western coast, Douglas fir and Sitka spruce trees topping 60 meters in height have in some cases weathered nearly a mill...
2019-07-22, 07:52

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
2019-08-16, 14:00

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
2019-07-21, 01:39

Live in these cities if you want to save plenty of cash You should have at least six months' savings set aside in case of an emergency. And it turns out the city in which you live could determine whether or not you're able to reach that goal....
2019-07-08, 23:00

Should you ditch your cash? A growing number of cities say no way From Philadelphia to San Francisco, several cities and states have passed or are considering bills banning retailers from refusing to accept cash       ...
2019-09-09, 12:26

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
2019-07-11, 00:52

ULEZ: London is cleaning up its dirty air but what about other cities? London's Ultra Low Emission Zone, introduced this week, is targeting drivers of diesel cars in an effort to protect people's health. If it succeeds, the rest of the UK could do the same...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Democratic National Committee expected to block Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans: reports The Democratic National Committee is expected to recommend on Friday that Iowa and Nevada scrap plans to hold so-called virtual caucuses ahead of the 2020 election because of security concerns, according to U.S. media reports....
2019-08-30, 16:52

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
2019-06-09, 10:39

Iowa runner, 26, dies near finish line of 12 mile race, two weeks after coming back from Mt. Everest An Iowa man died during a 20K race just two weeks after traveling to Nepal to Mt. Everest, but medical examiners say the cause of his death wasn’t the medications he had taken to prepare for the journey....
2019-06-15, 16:39

Collin Richards pleads guilty in killing of former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena Collin Richards on Friday pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of former Iowa State golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena.        ...
2019-06-15, 21:39

Pete Buttigieg meets woman who shook Robert Kennedy’s hand at Iowa state fair Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg had an interesting encounter with a woman in Iowa on Tuesday. The woman stood in line to shake hands with the South Bend, Indiana, mayor at the state fair, telling him, “I shook Robert Kennedy’s hand in 1968,” according to a tweet by a CNN video ...
2019-08-14, 03:13

Daily on Energy: Trump faces court challenge over ethanol plan as he takes victory lap in Iowa Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-11, 22:13

Detroit, Chicago, Memphis: The 25 most segregated cities in America 24/7 Wall St. calculated the percentage of black residents who live in predominantly black census tracts to identify the most segregated cities.       ...
2019-07-20, 18:13

Amazon and Morrisons extend same-day food delivery to more UK cities U.S. online retailer Amazon and British supermarket group Morrisons are extending their "Morrisons at Amazon" same-day online grocery delivery service to more cities across Britain....
2019-06-13, 11:00

Trump Keeps Sticking Cities With the Bills for His MAGA Rallies On Thursday, Public Integrity and NBC News co-published a deep dive on the efforts of at least 10 cities to convince Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign to pay up for its costly MAGA rallies. Based on the campaign’s history thus far, the bottom line seems plain: don’t hold your breath....
2019-06-13, 19:39

A24 to screen some of its biggest hits for free in the cities they were filmed Apparently worried that its reputation as a home for critically acclaimed oddball film-making was still somehow insufficiently adorable or quirky, indie darling film distributor A24 announced a new program today, revealing that it’ll soon be hosting free outdoor screenings of some of its most popula...
2019-07-11, 00:39

First mayor from former East heads German Cities Association Progressive Leipzig Mayor Burkhard Jung has become the first local politician from the former East to lead Germany's municipalities. His election precedes polls in three eastern states likely to swing to the far-right....
2019-06-07, 13:13

As 'superstar' cities keep winning, worrisome U.S. divide widens In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials here zagged in what seemed a preposterous direction and spent $600 million on a new convention center....
2019-07-19, 13:13

New study finds that breathing in polluted cities is just as bad as smoking By now we all know how devastating a heavy smoking habit can be for our overall health, but the air wafting around your neighborhood might not be all that much better. A new study focusing on the air quality of major cities, and the dangers of specific air pollutants, suggests that just breathing th...
2019-08-16, 14:52

Big cruises dump boatloads of problems on beloved cities Earlier this year, Venice greenlighted an “entry fee,” beginning at $3.33, which will be used to limit the number of daytrippers to the sinking city. Meanwhile, Barcelona has been under such duress that in 2017, the regional government enacted laws that prohibit new hotels in the city ce...
2019-08-30, 21:39

Creepy Dolls Leave Missouri Cities On Edge Two Missouri cities are caught up in one bizarre riddle. Stuffed dolls keep popping up in random places in Crystal City and Festus, and nobody seems to know why. “It is a little creepy,” says Tamera Pruett. “Dolls are just creepy in general to me. I don’t like them,” says Log...
2019-08-16, 20:26

How US cities are scrambling to protect people from extreme heat With cities facing both rapid growth and radical, permanent climate change, urban authorities are faced with an increasingly vulnerable populationOn a sweltering summer day in Washington, DC, Judy Williams pulls up to a homeless day center to fill her van with bottled water.The homeless outreach coo...
2019-08-20, 11:52

Amazon Prime Day VR zones go live in 6 cities across India Amazon Prime Day 2019 kicks off on July 15 and the e-commerce giant has set up Virtual Reality (VR) experience zones in six cities across India. These VR zones will let users experience products on sale in different virtual environments before placing the order.Amazon Prime Day VR experience zones a...
2019-07-06, 12:13

Drive-thru brothels: why cities are building 'sexual infrastructure' From covered stalls for prostitution in Germany to community centres for sex workers in New Zealand, some cities now include sex work in their urban policyNicole Schulze was 24 years old and €40,000 (£36,6616) in debt when she decided to become a prostitute. It was 2004 and she was living in Cologne...
2019-09-02, 10:52

Ransomware Attacks Are Testing Resolve of Cities Across America As hackers lock up networks that power police forces and utilities, municipalities must operate with hobbled computer systems, and decide whether to pay ransoms....
2019-08-22, 12:52

Renting your vacation home in these cities will make you the most money Looking to buy a vacation home to rent? It’s not always the big cities that will pull-off the most profit! Here's more on recent findings on the best cities to rent your vacation home.       ...
2019-08-21, 23:13

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
2019-07-15, 02:39

Ransomware attacks are expensive threat for cities and states These frequent attacks have exposed the soft underside of the nation’s cybersecurity preparedness as hackers snarl basic services for millions of Americans....
2019-08-24, 04:13

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in awarding grants to cities that would use the money to focus on illegal immigration, as the federal government prepares to seek out undocumented immigran...
2019-07-13, 13:26

Trump says immigrant deportations to start this weekend in 10 cities U.S. authorities plan to start arresting immigrants eligible for deportations in 10 cities this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday....
2019-07-12, 16:39

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
2019-08-20, 23:52

Uber launches in Hamburg, now live in six German cities Uber said on Wednesday it was launching ride-hailing services in Germany's second city, Hamburg, as it seeks to achieve scale in a country where it has met resistance from local taxi firms, city governments and the courts....
2019-07-17, 01:39

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling of Kim Jong-won’s apartment, barking the daily bul...
2019-07-08, 09:13

These 9 cities will be hit hardest by Trump’s new immigration policy The Trump administration issued a new rule that allows the U.S. to reject visa and green-card applications on the basis of the applicant’s income.       ...
2019-08-14, 19:13

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Microbes from farms may protect children from asthma even in cities Children who grow up on farms have a lower risk of developing asthma, and now it seems that may be due to microbes that can be in urban homes as well...
2019-06-17, 17:52

How Smaller Cities Are Luring High-Tech Talent To offset the loss of educated workers to “superstar cities,” more places are offering perks like relocation stipends and the option to work remotely....
2019-08-12, 14:52

'Beautiful and terrifying': revisiting American cities in darkness For nearly 50 years, the photographer Camilo José Vergara has been documenting poor, segregated neighborhoods in large US cities. A few years ago, he started photographing his ‘familiar haunts’ at night. To him, ‘these nocturnal worlds are both beautiful and terrifying’ Continue reading......
2019-07-31, 19:52

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranked Santa Cruz, San J...
2019-06-20, 00:26

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditched its ban on swearing last week, Mark Thomas’s reaction was apt. “Hoo fucking ray” the comedian tweeted, shortly followed by a “Whoo- fucking -hooo”....
2019-08-07, 16:13

Last call at 4? California could extend bar hours in LA, San Francisco and other cities Party all night? Some California lawmakers want to keep bars open until 4 a.m. in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Palm Springs and other cities.        ...
2019-06-21, 07:39

Missouri's gun law should allow cities to require permits, St. Louis mayor says The mayor of St. Louis said Wednesday she’s asking Missouri lawmakers and the state’s Republican governor to reverse a 2017 law that makes it legal for gun owners without a felony record to carry guns without a permit in the state, according to a report....
2019-08-29, 12:00

Porsche expands subscription service to four cities in U.S., Canada The luxury sports-car brand is adding Las Vegas, San Diego, Phoenix and Toronto to the pilot program it started in Atlanta almost two years ago. Porsche dealers will start running the subscription programs instead of the manufacturer....
2019-08-29, 19:13

German environmentalists urge ban on fireworks in major cities The ban on fireworks would affect cities like Berlin, Munich and Cologne, and would be implemented to protect residents' health. Germany's Environmental Action NGO will begin actively lobbying cities next month....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma in cities Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmatization, as a result of cultural and religious beliefs.  In an interview with UN News, Ms. Otieno reinforced the message that inequality is prevalent i...
2019-08-27, 09:00

World's 10 cheapest cities to catch a taxi cab Believe it or not, there are still some countries where a cab is as cheap as ridesharing. Click forward to see the world's 10 cheapest taxi rides.       ...
2019-06-28, 23:26

29 US States And Cities Sue Donald Trump Over Climate Protections A coalition of 22 US states and seven cities on Tuesday sued President Donald Trump's administration to block it from easing restrictions on coal-burning power plants....
2019-08-14, 04:00

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
2019-07-22, 22:26

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study....
2019-07-23, 05:13

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
2019-06-14, 20:39

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
2019-06-15, 16:26

Manchester's mythical makeover: Invisible Cities – in pictures In a production that fuses theatre, dance, design and visual art, a cavernous old railway depot has been turned into a series of fantastical worlds. Invisible Cities unpicks ideas of identity, imagination and empire and is at Manchester international festival this monthInvisible Cities runs until 14...
2019-07-04, 23:13

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
2019-07-04, 12:26

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
2019-08-04, 13:39

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
2019-05-31, 20:26

Japan Rugby World Cup: guide to the host cities With the Rugby World Cup about to kick off, we ask locals from the nine cities hosting home nations matches for top places to eat and drink, and the must-see sights Continue reading......
2019-09-14, 15:00

Cities, not rural areas, are the real Internet deserts The “digital divide” is back in the news, with both Democratic presidential candidates and incumbent government officials promising billions to provide high-speed Internet to millions of Americans in rural areas who don’t currently have access to it at home. The digital divide, however, is not a rur...
2019-09-13, 17:39

Vienna holds off Melbourne to top EIU ranking of most liveable cities Vienna has held off Melbourne to retain the top spot on the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index for 2019, further strengthening its reputation as the world's most pleasant city, while the 'gilets jaunes' protests hurt Paris' score....
2019-09-04, 02:39

Delhi, 4 Other Cities Shortlisted For International Yoga Day Event The Centre has shortlisted five cities -- Delhi, Shimla, Mysore, Ahmedabad and Ranchi -- for holding the national programme of the International Yoga Day this year....
2019-06-01, 16:26