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    5 Things to Watch in the Republican Debate

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — Donald Trump is back on the stage, and under pressure, as Republicans meet for their final debate before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. The real estate mogul, knocked down by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in Iowa, will attempt to regain his footing in a debate set for 8 p.m. ET Saturday on […]

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    Cruz Boosted by Low Expectations in New Hampshire

    SALEM, New Hampshire — This small city was playing host to two town halls at two elementary schools just two minutes apart — one for a candidate who had made New Hampshire a second home, and the other for an Iowa victor who has at times been hard to find here. But the bigger crowd […]

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    Iowa Democratic Party Reviewing Results in Caucuses

    WASHINGTON — Democratic Party officials are reviewing results from the Iowa caucuses after a “very small number of concerns” were raised, a spokesman said Saturday. Hillary Clinton claimed a narrow victory over Bernie Sanders in the first-in-the-nation voting state on Monday, winning 49.9% to 49.6%, or the equivalent of about four state delegates. Sam Lau, […]

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    Twitter Goes To War Against ISIS

    NEW YORK — Twitter has significantly ramped up its anti-ISIS efforts by shutting down thousands of terrorists’ accounts and adding staff to monitor terrorist activity on its network. The social media company said in a blog post Friday that it has suspended 125,000 accounts over the past seven months for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. […]

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    Officials: Man Started House Fire Before Shooting Himself

    NEVADA, Iowa — Authorities have released new information regarding the death of a Nevada man who was found inside his burning home. Fire crews were called to 875 West N Ave. about 3:20 a.m. Thursday. The home was fully engulfed when crews arrived. Once the fire was contained, crews found the body of Adam William Blazek, […]

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    Need a ‘Simpsons’ Quote? Search Engine at Your Service

    You may want to make it your “Homer page.” Thanks to the diligent work of some “Simpsons” obsessives, there’s now a search engine for every quote from the show featuring America’s favorite TV family. The engine, named Frinkiac after “Simpsons” scientist Professor Frink, is the brainchild of Sean Schulte, Paul Kehrer and Allie Young. “We […]

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    Audit Called for Democratic Iowa Caucus Results

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Register is calling for an audit of the very close results in Monday night’s Democratic caucus. Hillary Clinton edged out Bernie Sanders by less than a percentage point, which led to claims of fraud by the Sanders campaign. The Iowa Democratic Party says the results have already been […]

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    Des Moines Prepping for Another Round of National Attention

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Three days ago, political ads flooded our television screens as the country waited for the results of the Iowa Caucuses, but those days have come and gone. “We move from kind of serious thing of the Iowa caucuses into a more fun thing, March Madness,” said Greg Edwards, CEO of the […]

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    The 18 Most Stressful Jobs (And Average Salaries)

      No matter what industry you work in, stress is an unwelcome part of any occupation. A recent study by Chicago-based employee assistance provider ComPsych deemed “unclear expectations from supervisors” as the most stressful part of any job. The study focused specifically on stress in the workplace during times of change. Of course, that notes […]

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    Trump on Cruz Feud: ‘I don’t care about that anymore’

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — The day after accusing Ted Cruz of winning the Iowa caucuses unfairly and asking for a rematch in the state, Donald Trump says he’s now over it. “I’m so much into this, into New Hampshire, that I just — I don’t care about that anymore,” Trump said in an interview with […]

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    Job Cuts Soar 218% in January

    NEW YORK  — January brought snow and pink slips for many Americans. Job cuts soared 218% in January, according to career placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Layoffs were particularly heavy for people working at energy and retail companies. In total, American employers announced 75,114 cuts last month, according to Challenger. It was a big […]

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    Trump Calls for Iowa Caucus Redo, Says Cruz Stole Caucuses

    After Donald Trump lost the Republican Iowa caucuses, it’s no surprise we’d hear about it from Trump himself. Trump took to Twitter two days after the caucuses and accused Sen. Ted Cruz of stealing the Iowa caucuses, calling for a redo or for the results to be nullified. “Based on the fraud committed by Senator Ted […]