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Iowa Supreme Court hands down rulings on two Iowa City landlord lawsuits

The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday handed down rulings in two lawsuits against Iowa City landlords that both sides say will add clarity to the laws …

Parents question playground accessibility at Shimek Elementary

As Shimek Elementary prepares to demolish its beloved, wooden playground, some parents are voicing concerns about the replacement's …

North Liberty police looking for missing teenage girl

UPDATE: Authorities say Dayanna Ashanti Leigh Yoder came home Monday night.<p>Authorities in North Liberty are searching for a missing 14-year-old girl …

See all the photos from State Track

Catch up on the best action shots from Iowa's Co-ed State Track Meet.<p>Find more coverage and review the All-Iowa selections at …

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's new budget proposal to be released Tuesday reportedly would strip more than $800 billion from the Medicaid program over the next 10 years - providing an executive-branch rubber stamp of key provisions in Obamacare repeal legislation being championed by Republicans in the House of Representatives.

Tony Pugh, McClatchy Washington Bureau<p>WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal to be released Tuesday reportedly would strip more …

MANCHESTER - At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing and two U.S. officials said a suicide bomber was suspected in the explosion.

Jon Super, Reuters<p>MANCHESTER — At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where U.S. singer …

Just one alcoholic drink a day increases risk of breast cancer, study says

Just one glass of wine or other alcoholic drink a day significantly raises the risk of breast cancer, while vigorous exercise such as running and bicycling reduces it, according to an expansive review of research on the effects of diet, nutrition and physical activity on the disease.<p>The report, …

Google now knows when its users go to the store and buy stuff

SAN FRANCISCO — Google has begun using billions of credit-card transaction records to prove that its online ads are prompting people to make purchases – even when they happen offline in brick-and-mortar stores, the company said Tuesday.<p>The advance allows Google to determine how many sales have been …

A sea lion yanked a girl into the water. Officials blamed her parents for ‘reckless behavior.’

Canadian port officials said the parents of a little girl who was yanked into the water by a sea lion — a shocking moment captured in a now-viral video — should not have let the child get close to the animal.<p>Robert Kiesman, chair of the Steveston Harbor Authority in British Columbia, told CBC News …

Roger Moore, Who Played James Bond 007 Times, Dies at 89

Roger Moore, the dapper British actor who brought tongue-in-cheek humor to the James Bond persona in seven films, eclipsing his television career, which had included starring roles in at least five series, died on Tuesday in Switzerland. He was 89.<p>The death, attributed to cancer, was confirmed in a …

Former C.I.A. Chief Tells of Concern Over Possible Russia Ties to Trump Campaign

• John O. Brennan, the former director of the C.I.A., said publicly for the first time Tuesday that he was concerned about possible ties between Russia and the Trump campaign.<p>• President Trump asked two top intelligence officials to deny the existence of any evidence of collusion between his …

Terror Alert in Britain Is Raised to Maximum as ISIS Claims Manchester Attack

MANCHESTER, England — Britain’s prime minister put the nation on its highest level of alert on Tuesday and deployed the military to work with the police over fears that another terrorist attack was imminent.<p>The announcement came as the police continued to investigate whether the Monday night …

Trump’s presidency facing monumental failure unless he wises up pronto

Right now, the very best you can say about Donald Trump is that he stinks at this whole president thing — in large part because he keeps creating …

Donald Trump

Roger Ailes, architect of conservative TV juggernaut Fox News, is dead at 77

Roger Ailes, who mastered the art of selling political candidates like Hollywood celebrities and was the architect of conservative-oriented TV news, died Thursday at 77. He was the longtime chairman and chief executive of the Fox News Channel, building it over two decades into a politically …

Media Industry

‘This is not a war on pets’: D.C. mayor backs off proposed chicken ban

Bowing to public uproar and deeply skeptical council members, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser has scrapped proposals for a far-reaching set of animal regulations that would have decidedly cramped the style of cats, dogs and chickens in the nation’s capital.<p>Bowser (D) included the rules in legislation …

This Iowa City man turned his local police log into a weird found art project

CLOSE<p>Christopher Patton, the man behind the Iowa City Police Log accounts, reads a portion of last year's Green Gravel Comedy Festival.<p>Ever wonder …

The Doctor Will See Your Iguana Now

Dr. Anthony Pilny started the day short-handed: A colleague at the Center for Avian and Exotic Medicine was bitten by an iguana while making her morning rounds.<p>An iguana’s mouth contains around 100 tiny serrated teeth. The other vet went off to the urgent care clinic to get stitches, leaving Dr. …

CEDAR RAPIDS - Painting, packing, landscaping and cleaning efforts got underway across Cedar Rapids Thursday morning as thousands of volunteers took part in United Way of East Central Iowa's annual Day of Caring.

Makayla Tendall<p>The Gazette<p>Catholic Charities staffing up to meet immigrant need<p>Shaping the community: Women of color talk about making a …

A Unified Theory of Guy Fieri, the Guy From Smash Mouth, and the Guy From Insane Clown Posse Being the Same Person (and/or Clones)

Let me begin by saying that this is not <i>my</i> conspiracy theory. I do not know the name of the first brave soul to figure it out, nor do I know what …

Morkies. Doxie-poos. Puggles. Chorkies. 'Designer' dogs are all the rage - every week a new combo dog is birthed into existence. They come with all sorts of claims: they're hypoallergenic, kid-friendly, easy to train. But what are you really getting with one of these $2,000+ pups?

Monique Kluczykowski, guest columnist<p>Morkies. Doxie-poos. Puggles. Chorkies. “Designer” dogs are all the rage — every week a new combo dog is birthed …

A few weeks ago, we finally succumbed to the fast-growing peer pressure carpeting so much of our suburban existence in a flawless expanse of spring green.

Todd Dorman<p>24 Hour Dorman<p>Drinks for moms who deserve a toast on Mother's Day<p>Statehouse secrecy unleashes Republican tax plan<p>Now, with the Iowa …

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Cleveland Police Search For Suspect In Facebook Video Killing

The suspect is accused of taking the life of an elderly man who just happened to cross his path.<p>Authorities are still searching for a man suspected of shooting and killing a victim seemingly at random in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, and then uploading a video of the act to Facebook.<p>The chilling …

Family Reeling After 13-Year-Old Accidentally Kills Self on Instagram Live

While sitting in her kitchen Monday night, Shaniqua Stephens suddenly heard a loud bang coming from her son Malachi's room.<p>She ran upstairs to investigate along with her daughter, both yelling his name. After kicking down his locked door, they discovered the 13-year-old laying on the floor in a …

Social Media

How did that Kendall Jenner-Pepsi ad even get made? SNL imagines an answer.

A bunch of people must have thought the now-infamous Pepsi ad featuring Kendall Jenner was a great idea. And apparently not enough of them realized beforehand how tone-deaf it would come across.<p>“Saturday Night Live” tried to provide a bit of an explanation this week as to how the since-removed ad …

Fewer Tomatoes in Ketchup? East Europeans Pursue Parity at the Grocery

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — When Simona Budinska, a 31-year-old public relations specialist, had trouble finding lactose-free products at her local grocery, she and her husband began driving across the border to Austria, where the stores were teeming with choices.<p>But it was not the variety of products …

Two-thirds of Great Barrier Reef ravaged by coral bleaching

Severe coral bleaching has ravaged two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia's northeastern coast, marking the fourth massive bleaching event in the past 19 years, according to the results of an aerial survey.<p>The world's largest coral reef system has experienced massive bleaching for the …