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  • Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton

    Clinton is Close, but Sanders is Not Ready to Give Up

    LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton is on the cusp of declaring victory as the Democratic nominee after a long and protracted battle with Bernie Sanders. But she has one very serious problem: The Vermont senator isn’t giving up. Clinton and her husband have barnstormed across California at a furious pace in recent days — seeking […]

  • Clif Bars join list of products recalled over listeria concern

    Clif Bar Joins Growing List of Recalls Amid Listeria Concerns

    MINNESOTA — Some Clif Bar trail mix and energy bars are the latest products to be voluntarily recalled because they contain sunflower kernels that may have been contaminated with listeria, the company said Thursday. Earlier in the week, Quaker Quinoa Granola Bars and Kashi Trail Mix Chewy Granola Bars joined the growing list of products […]

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    Muhammad Ali: Boxing Legend, Activist and ‘The Greatest’ to a World of Fans

    His hands and his mouth were furiously fast. His skill as a boxer made him “The Greatest” in his mind and in the minds of many others. He antagonized opponents with his taunts, amused reporters with his boasts and angered government officials with his anti-war speeches. At the same time, he goaded a stubborn, hard-nosed […]

  • Emily Wallace was watching the U.S. Navy Blue Angels show from the roof at work today in Smyrna, Tennessee, before the crash.

    Blue Angels Jet, Thunderbird F-16 Crash in Separate Incidents; 1 Dead

    One person died as a result of a plane crash Thursday near Smyrna, Tennessee, according to Rutherford County Emergency Management Director Tharrel Kast. A U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet and an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 crashed Thursday in separate incidents in Tennessee and Colorado, officials said. The F-16 crashed south of Colorado Springs, Colorado, after […]

  • Screen grabs of UCLA's closed circuit cameras where you can see police searching hallways shortly before 1pmET.

    UCLA Shooting Deaths a Murder-Suicide

    The two shootings deaths on the UCLA campus on Wednesday were the result of a murder-suicide, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck told reporters. There were no suspects on the loose, he said. Beck said the situation was contained and a weapon was found at the scene where the two men died. Original Report […]

  • NOAA made their 2016 Atlantic hurricane season outlook. The outlook probability aimed for a near-normal hurricane season at 45%.

    2016 Hurricane Season: 3 Things to Know

    ATLANTA  — June 1 marks the beginning of the hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean. Here are three things you need to know about this year’s season: 1) It’s already started! Despite the fact that hurricane season officially starts on June 1 and ends on November 30, tropical systems can form during any month of […]

  • University of Iowa campus in Iowa City. (WHO-HD)

    U of I Student Killed in Apartment Explosion

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — A student was killed Friday afternoon in an apparent explosion at his apartment in a complex owned by the University of Iowa. School officials say the University of Iowa Police and the Iowa City Fire Department responded to a fire call about 4:30 p.m. Friday in the 620 building of Hawkeye Drive, about […]

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    Grilling Danger: Wire Bristles Can Cause Serious Injuries

    Doctors are sounding the alarm about a serious hazard that may pop up right when you plop the burgers down on the grill. Researchers at the University of Missouri say grillers need to be aware of the risks when cleaning with a wire brush. “There might be a bristle in their burger,” explains Dr. David […]

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    Prairie Meadows Board Voting on IRS Audit in Closed Session

    ALTOONA, Iowa — Prairie Meadows Casino officials have a big discussion ahead of them Wednesday. Board members are coming together to discuss the IRS’ crippling decision to take away the casino’s tax exempt status. That will take the casino from a non-profit business to a for-profit business. It also puts hundreds of millions of dollars […]

  • Google is growing its ads -- in size and in number. Later this year, Google is going to start handing over more space to advertisers, and allow their ads to pop up in loads of new places: Google Maps ads could even start showing up while you're driving.

    Google is Going to Start Showing You More Ads

    NEW YORK — Google is growing its ads — in size and in number. Later this year, Google is going to start handing over more space to advertisers, and allow their ads to pop up in loads of new places: Google Maps ads could even start showing up while you’re driving. In an effort to […]

  • The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are encouraging -- more Americans had health insurance and fewer smoked cigarettes in 2015 than in previous years -- the gains were overshadowed by rising rates of obesity and diabetes.

    Americans are Fatter Than Ever, CDC Survey Finds

    The results are in from the one of the largest and broadest surveys of health in the United States. And although many of the findings are encouraging — more Americans had health insurance and fewer smoked cigarettes in 2015 than in previous years — the gains were overshadowed by rising rates of obesity and diabetes. […]

  • Grand Prairie Parkway (WHO-HD)

    New Waukee Interchange Saving Drivers Time

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — It’s been six months since a first of a kind intersection opened in the western metro. The diverging diamond interchange opened at the Grand Prairie exit off of interstate 80 in December and it’s been a success so far. “Commuters are pleased with the new route,” said Waukee Public Works […]