National » Page 5

iraq

U.S. to help train people to spot potential violent extremists

The U.S. government launched a program to stop radicalized young people joining extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq.

minimum

Minimum-wage hike finds hope in the heartland

The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.

ebola

Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive tomorrow

The President is expected to detail a plan to boost America's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak.

paris

France opens Iraq conference urging ‘global’ fight against ISIS

French President Francois Hollande called for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants.

AP109814289948

Making headlines this week

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

ford

SUVs, smoke detectors among this week’s recalls

Ford and Toyota are among the companies that have issued recalls this week.

obama

Top Republicans back Obama’s plan to combat ISIS

Republican leaders who support the plans must unite factions within their party.

massachusetts

Woman arrested after 3 dead babies found in filthy Mass. home

Police arrested 31-year-old Erika Murray on charges she misled a police investigation into the incident at the house.

tjlane

Ohio high school shooter recaptured after prison escape

A teen serving a life sentence for fatally shooting three Cleveland-area high school students in 2012 was caught after scaling a fence to escape.

worldtrade

Obama, victims’ families pause to remember 9/11

Victims' relatives gathered in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania to commemorate those killed 13 years ago.

AP5085847043_5

PHOTOS: Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, America paused to mark the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks.

burgerking

Senators urge Burger King to ditch move to Canada

Lawmakers want Burger King to scrap plans to move its tax domicile to Canada as part of a deal to buy Tim Hortons.

obama

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in a broad escalation of a campaign against the militant group.

firefighter

Now open, 9/11 museum sees influx of new artifacts

Four months after opening, the National September 11 Memorial Museum has gotten more than 100 new items from victims' families and survivors.

23-overlay1

WATCH: Building the 9/11 memorial

See 10 years of building the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center in just 3 minutes.

barack

ISIS strategy includes support for Syrian opposition, Iraq

The White House says Obama will "pursue a comprehensive strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy" the militant organization.

help

U.S. job openings stay near 13-year high; hiring up

Companies have stepped up hiring to the fastest pace in nearly seven years.

homedepot

Home Depot data breach could go back to April

Experts fear hackers stole more than 40 million payment cards, topping last year’s unprecedented attack on Target.

september

Foundation, not NYC, running 9/11 events

For the first time, the Sept. 11 foundation is in charge of New York City's annual 9/11 anniversary ceremony.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

House formally condemns Obama for prisoner swap

House members condemned Obama for failing to give Congress notice before exchanging POW Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban.

Local Headlines

in Local

DCEF Award to Corridor Manufacturing Programs

Fresh
ILCDCLogo2

A $9,000 award form the Dickinson County Endowment Fund has been allocated for Manufacturing Careers Training programs...

in Local

Mowrer Opens Spencer Campaign Office

Fresh
mowreerspencer

Jim Mowrer's new campaign office is located at 301 North Grand Avenue...

in Local

Dickinson County Motorcycle Accident

Fresh
iowasheriff badge

23-year-old Anthony Paulson of Spencer suffered incapacitating injuries...

in Local

Hiney Wine & Arts Festival Preview

Fresh
hineywine

The Hiney Wine Festival runs from 10-4 this Saturday at Kirchner Park in Peterson...

in Local

Identity of Woman Killed In Wednesday Accident Released

Fresh
fatalaccident1240

49-year-old Lisa Opheim was killed in a Wednesday morning accident in Maurice has been released...