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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....

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

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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....
02:17, 2019-08-14

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...
01:00, 2019-06-09

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....
03:00, 2019-08-11

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....
04:17, 2019-06-10

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....
18:00, 2019-08-10

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....
05:00, 2019-08-09

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....
04:34, 2019-08-10

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...
05:34, 2019-08-13

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....
00:34, 2019-06-11

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....
14:34, 2019-06-07

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....
00:17, 2019-08-10

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...
13:00, 2019-06-08

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....
22:17, 2019-07-16

9 nudist destinations where you can take it all off These nudist destinations range from the hidden to the luxurious — and they all offer the chance to strip away your worries ... and your clothes.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-05

15 destinations Instagram has helped ruin martin-dm/Getty Images Instagram has always been a great place to find travel inspiration, displaying photos of hidden paradises around the world. But once Instagram photos attract enough attention, the locations that get geotagged can be overrun by tourists trying to snap similar shots. These 15 t...
01:51, 2019-07-24

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further....
22:17, 2019-07-12

Russell Westbrook: Five potential trade destinations Oklahoma City is staring at a potential rebuild that could necessitate trading the face of the franchise. Where might Russell Westbrook end up?       ...
04:34, 2019-07-08

9 beautiful, little-known scuba diving destinations around the world These under-the-radar scuba diving destinations include kelp forests, ancient cities, marine parks and thermal waters.        ...
13:34, 2019-06-07

Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations try to keep tourists in check Cities and towns across the continent say they are feeling overwhelmed as they are confronted with an influx of visitors that has exploded beyond what they can handle....
02:34, 2019-08-11

Cheaper alternatives to overcrowded tourist destinations GoBankingRates.com suggests less expensive – and less-crowded – alternatives to places like St. Barths, Prague, Paris, Machu Picchu and Cape Town.       ...
17:01, 2019-08-02

Celebrities’ favorite vacation destinations Where do celebrities like to vacation? From Carrie Underwood to Jennifer Aniston, we've rounded up some stars' favorite places to visit.       ...
20:17, 2019-07-24

2019 Independence Day: Top 5 Patriotic Driving Holiday Destinations It's been 73 years since India gained her independence from the British Raj and our country has come a long way since then! We list out top driving holiday destinations which will make you feel proud......
15:00, 2019-08-16

12 US destinations that will make you feel like you traveled back in time jiawangkun/Shutterstock Living history museums like the Boston Tea Party Museum and Old Cowtown in Kansas recreate historic events and ways of life. Neighborhoods with historic architecture include Miami's Art Deco District and Philadelphia's Old City. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. If...
01:51, 2019-08-03

10 reasons Norwich is one of the world’s most irresistible holiday destinations The CEO of Vietnam Airlines has described the Norfolk city as being on a par with an Indonesian island. Here are some reasons why he’s absolutely rightNewspapers have reacted with surprise that the CEO of Vietnam Airlines, Duong Tri Thanh, has described Norwich as “serene” and an “irresistible” dest...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-21

How ‘trashy’ tourism threatens world-famous destinations Tourism brings many benefits to a destination — including more money and jobs as well as cultural preservation — but its environmental impact is creating new problems....
04:34, 2019-06-29

10 reasons Norwich is one of the world’s most irresistible international holiday destinations The CEO of Vietnam Airlines has described the Norfolk city as being on a par with an Indonesian island. Here are some reasons why he’s absolutely rightNewspapers have reacted with surprise that the CEO of Vietnam Airlines, Duong Tri Thanh, has described Norwich as “serene” and an “irresistible” dest...
06:34, 2019-08-13

Cruise calendar: The best times of year to visit popular destinations To everything, there is a season, including cruises. Find out the best time of year to visit popular destinations for the best weather and deals.       ...
17:00, 2019-08-06

Ski resorts are expanding summer activities; here are 7 that are year-round destinations After the snow melts, hiking, biking, horseback riding, zip lining, concerts and warmer outdoor fun await at ski resorts in the summer.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

Instagram Turns Obscure U.S. Sights Into Social-Media Destinations Across the U.S., smartphone-wielding masses are converging on picturesque attractions that many learned of on social media. Before Instagram, “no one really talked about Horseshoe Bend.”...
17:34, 2019-07-09

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....
21:17, 2019-06-16

IRCTC Rajasthan Tour: Package Cost, Destinations, Itinerary Details Here IRCTC Rajasthan Tourism: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation's (IRCTC) tourism arm, IRCTC Tourism, is offering a five nights and six days tour package to Rajasthan from Vishakhapatnam.......
14:51, 2019-06-07

Designer Destinations: Paradise Row's founder on how her wedding turned into a three-week holiday London-based leather brand Paradise Row's founder about her favourite beach in the South of France and the Sicilian restaurant she thinks is 'heavenly'...
06:51, 2019-08-06

Celebrities’ favorite vacation destinations, from Carrie Underwood to Jennifer Aniston Where do celebrities like to vacation? From Carrie Underwood to Jennifer Aniston, we've rounded up some stars' favorite places to visit.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-23

Designer Destinations: Julie Brøgger on her favourite Cornish hideaway and why spontaneity is essential when travelling As Brøgger wraps up its second runway show at Copenhagen Fashion Week, Laura Hampson talks to Julie Brøgger about the designer's fondest travel memories...
19:51, 2019-08-08

The world's most popular cruise destinations of 2019, according to Cruise Critic Avignon, France, was rated the world's top cruise port overall and Cruise Critic's favorite European river cruise destination.       ...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Top 10 cruise destinations in the world, according to Cruise Critic users Cruise Critic's annual Cruisers' Choice Destination Awards ranked the best cruise destinations in the world.       ...
14:34, 2019-07-17

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....
00:17, 2019-08-21

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....
02:17, 2019-06-14

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....
14:17, 2019-06-12

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....
01:17, 2019-08-04

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...
17:51, 2019-08-07

‘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....
11:51, 2019-06-14

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...
19:51, 2019-06-11

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.        ...
21:51, 2019-07-21

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...
22:51, 2019-07-31

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...
19:17, 2019-05-23

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...
17:51, 2019-06-11

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...
10:34, 2019-05-25

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...
00:51, 2019-05-25

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...
00:17, 2019-07-20

Trump and Biden Get Personal in Iowa Skirmish President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who increasingly see each other as political foils, traded attacks as they traveled to the battleground state....
14:00, 2019-06-12

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....
19:00, 2019-08-12

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)        ...
03:17, 2019-06-12

Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with a hip injury, one that could put his senior season in jeopardy        ...
22:34, 2019-05-21

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...
21:17, 2019-06-09

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...
19:34, 2019-06-09

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...
18:51, 2019-07-23

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...
20:17, 2019-08-08

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...
22:34, 2019-07-14

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....
02:00, 2019-05-24

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)        ...
13:01, 2019-07-04

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....
23:51, 2019-06-11

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....
03:34, 2019-07-18

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...
23:17, 2019-08-10

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 ...
03:17, 2019-07-18

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....
21:17, 2019-08-10

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....
13:17, 2019-08-11

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...
05:34, 2019-06-12

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....
03:34, 2019-08-10

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....
07:34, 2019-06-12

Biden plans scathing address about Trump as both men appear in Iowa In prepared remarks, Biden will say Trump “doesn’t get the basics” about the impact of his trade war with China. The president fired back Tuesday afternoon, calling the former vice president a “loser” and “mentally weak.”...
19:34, 2019-06-11

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....
21:17, 2019-07-31

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...
00:00, 2019-06-20

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...
05:17, 2019-06-09

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....
00:51, 2019-08-13

Planning a trip to Iowa this summer? Here are 101 things to do while you're there Find Des Moines' and Iowa's best tourist attractions, fun things to do, vacation ideas, free activities and places to see around Iowa this summer.       ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

NASCAR denies Chastain appeal of disqualification at Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — NASCAR has denied Ross Chastain’s appeal after his race-winning truck was disqualified following a postrace inspection at Iowa Speedway over the weekend. National Motorsports Appeals Panelist Bryan Moss heard Chastain’s appeal and chose to uphold the original pena...
22:00, 2019-06-19

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....
15:34, 2019-08-05

The Latest: Possible tornado kills woman at Iowa farmstead ADAIR, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Authorities say one person has been killed and another injured by what may have been a tornado that damaged a farmstead in southwest Iowa’s Adair County. The Adair County Sheriff’...
15:51, 2019-05-22

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....
06:17, 2019-06-09

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...
03:51, 2019-06-10

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....
22:00, 2019-08-16

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....
11:34, 2019-08-10

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme 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....
19:00, 2019-05-24

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Iowa endorsement. State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines is one of Iowa’s four black legislators and the mother of a son with developmental and mental disorde...
14:00, 2019-06-06

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.        ...
21:34, 2019-06-07

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...
22:01, 2019-07-17

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....
21:51, 2019-08-08

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)        ...
13:01, 2019-07-04

How Bernie Sanders Was the Exception to the Rules of 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....
21:51, 2019-08-12

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....
23:17, 2019-08-08

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&#...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Iowa dad hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter — who was being mauled by a dog. Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Fort Madison home near the Old Iowa State Prison at around 10:31 a.m. over report...
09:00, 2019-06-05

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....
00:34, 2019-06-12

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...
03:01, 2019-06-02

Biden will claim Trump is unfit for office in Iowa speech Joe Biden will go directly after President Trump in a speech in Iowa later Tuesday, claiming the commander-in-chief is unfit for the White House and hitting him over his relationship with authoritarian leaders in Russia and North Korea and his tariff war with China. “There’s a lot of ways Trum...
18:34, 2019-06-11

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....
08:17, 2019-08-09

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...
00:17, 2019-06-01

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...
22:00, 2019-08-11

Democrat Biden slams Trump on trade as both visit Iowa Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump over trade policies he said hurt farmers and choked the auto industry, as both 2020 White House candidates visit the early voting farm state of Iowa on Tuesday....
18:34, 2019-06-11

Biden, Trump Head To Iowa For Potential 2020 Preview DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — 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 front-runner an...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Kansas adds Iowa guard Moss as graduate transfer LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas added Iowa sharpshooter Isaiah Moss as a graduate transfer on Monday, strengthening its backcourt and providing a 3-point threat that the Jayhawks had been lacking on their roster. Moss was a three-year starter for the Hawkeyes, averaging 9.2 points last season. He was s...
21:34, 2019-06-10

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...
07:17, 2019-07-19

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 ...
19:34, 2019-06-11

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 ...
22:51, 2019-08-07

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....
00:17, 2019-06-01

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...
00:34, 2019-06-11

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....
13:00, 2019-08-12

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...
16:00, 2019-06-12

Iowa father hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter, 5, from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured while saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter who had been mauled by a dog....
21:51, 2019-06-04

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...
17:00, 2019-07-22

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 of 2009.        ...
08:00, 2019-07-23

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...
23:00, 2019-06-11

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....
18:17, 2019-06-11

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...
18:51, 2019-07-21

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....
03:00, 2019-06-09

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On 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 of a big party even...
16:51, 2019-06-09

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...
00:00, 2019-06-09

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.        ...
20:51, 2019-08-01

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.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

Branstad attorney asks Iowa Supreme Court to stop trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has filed an unusual request to the state Supreme Court that seeks to stop a civil trial now in its third day, arguing rulings by a judge are unconstitutional. Branstad and two former staff members were sued by former Iowa Work...
18:00, 2019-06-07

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....
23:51, 2019-06-10

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....
03:00, 2019-06-09

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....
09:00, 2019-06-12

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.       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

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...
04:34, 2019-08-12

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
18:51, 2019-06-13

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....
06:34, 2019-08-11

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....
02:34, 2019-08-17

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...
08:51, 2019-07-16

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....
23:34, 2019-08-16

De Blasio gets 0 percent in Iowa State Fair ‘corn kernel’ poll DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s not even a kernel of hope for Mayor Bill de Blasio in this decidedly unscientific Iowa State Fair poll. Even after his food- and game-filled Sunday at the fair — where he gave a 20-minute pitch to voters at the famed Political Soapbox — the New York...
19:00, 2019-08-12

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.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-25

‘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.       ...
21:17, 2019-08-13

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:       ...
20:00, 2019-06-10

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.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-24

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....
16:34, 2019-06-07

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.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-06

EE launches UK's first 5G network in six cities Mobile carrier EE has launched the UK's first 5G network in six cities, ushering in a new era of connectivity for not only our smartphones, but a whole host of smart devices.EE's 5G network has been switched on in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast, Birmingham and Manchester, but you won&...
10:51, 2019-05-30

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 ...
19:01, 2019-07-10

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....
22:00, 2019-08-02

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.       ...
12:17, 2019-08-07

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....
03:17, 2019-07-25

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.       ...
01:17, 2019-08-13

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.        ...
18:17, 2019-06-18

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...
14:34, 2019-05-29

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.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-20

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....
09:34, 2019-08-04

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...
22:17, 2019-05-23

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.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-19

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.        ...
04:51, 2019-06-02

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....
21:51, 2019-08-13

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....
07:00, 2019-07-14

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. ...
22:34, 2019-06-01

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...
17:51, 2019-05-22

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​....
11:51, 2019-06-10

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....
01:51, 2019-06-10

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....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare climate in Iowa soapbox speeches 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....
03:51, 2019-08-09

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.       ...
20:34, 2019-07-07

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....
14:17, 2019-08-09

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....
19:51, 2019-08-08

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.        ...
13:34, 2019-07-17

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...
10:17, 2019-06-12

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....
00:34, 2019-06-07

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...
03:00, 2019-08-11

'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....
18:51, 2019-06-11

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.       ...
06:34, 2019-08-02

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...
17:34, 2019-08-11

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....
07:00, 2019-08-12

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 an 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 ...
05:17, 2019-07-24

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...
07:34, 2019-06-22

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that 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 rank...
05:00, 2019-06-20

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.       ...
00:51, 2019-06-19

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...
10:00, 2019-05-22

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...
16:51, 2019-06-20

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...
22:51, 2019-06-08

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....
18:00, 2019-07-31

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....
14:38, 2019-05-21

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.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-16

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.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-16

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....
05:00, 2019-06-17

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...
10:51, 2019-06-10

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.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

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.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

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.        ...
11:00, 2019-07-24

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 ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

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......
23:17, 2019-05-30

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....
00:17, 2019-08-10

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.       ...
04:17, 2019-08-18

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....
15:51, 2019-08-21

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....
00:51, 2019-08-01

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....
04:34, 2019-05-31

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....
14:17, 2019-08-09

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       ...
18:51, 2019-07-16

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.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-16

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."...
00:34, 2019-06-12

Trump slams Biden as ‘weak mentally’ as potential 2020 foes storm Iowa President Trump unleashed an arsenal of insults Tuesday at Joe Biden as the potential 2020 foes headed to Iowa for a series of dueling political events, calling the former vice president "weak mentally" and claiming he hopes to run against him next year. ...
21:51, 2019-06-11

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....
19:17, 2019-07-05

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....
10:00, 2019-07-06

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....
22:34, 2019-06-27

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....
18:17, 2019-07-24

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....
17:51, 2019-06-30

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.       ...
16:00, 2019-07-01

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......
14:51, 2019-07-24

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 ...
21:00, 2019-06-27

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.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-02

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....
23:00, 2019-08-02

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....
04:00, 2019-06-22

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 ...
14:34, 2019-07-17

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Computer 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....
06:51, 2019-07-17

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......
14:34, 2019-06-11

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...
03:00, 2019-06-15

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....
17:51, 2019-07-19

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.       ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

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...
09:34, 2019-07-15

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....
09:00, 2019-06-13

4 cities in the USA where you can live on Social Security benefits alone If you're looking to Social Security to carry you through your retirement, try these cities where you don't need to be wealthy to live well.       ...
13:51, 2019-06-18

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....
15:17, 2019-06-18

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....
19:34, 2019-07-13

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...
02:51, 2019-07-21

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....
06:00, 2019-06-20

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.       ...
16:51, 2019-07-10

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...
13:51, 2019-07-22

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....
00:34, 2019-07-09

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....
18:51, 2019-07-08

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.       ...
02:17, 2019-06-12

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...
11:17, 2019-06-01

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,......
20:34, 2019-05-30

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....
00:17, 2019-08-06

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....
04:00, 2019-08-21

‘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...
14:17, 2019-06-03

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...
22:34, 2019-08-10

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. ...
08:17, 2019-05-31

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......
21:51, 2019-05-25

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......
01:17, 2019-08-05

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....
23:17, 2019-08-18

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.        ...
19:17, 2019-08-02

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...
05:34, 2019-05-25

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...
17:51, 2019-08-07

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 ...
14:51, 2019-08-03

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...
11:17, 2019-06-01

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...
08:00, 2019-05-31

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...
16:01, 2019-05-21

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....
13:51, 2019-05-30

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 ...
18:34, 2019-08-21

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.        ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

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.        ...
02:34, 2019-06-06

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 ...
09:51, 2019-08-14

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!...
21:34, 2019-06-11

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....
18:00, 2019-06-15

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.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-15

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....
11:51, 2019-06-09

'Bachelor' alum Chris Soules paid $2.5M in Iowa farmer wrongful death suit: report Chris Soules, a former contestant on “The Bachelor,” was ordered to pay the family of an Iowa farmer $2.5 million in a wrongful death suit settlement earlier this year, a report on Tuesday revealed....
20:17, 2019-05-23

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.        ...
05:34, 2019-06-21

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.       ...
16:00, 2019-08-04

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.        ...
01:17, 2019-07-15

If you work in tech, these cities give you the most bang for your buck Thanks to globalization and the rise of the internet, we’ve become less and less bound to a particular location to live and work. Working remotely or actually moving to an entirely different part of the world for a job that more closely matches our skills and professional goals – or simply offers hi...
18:34, 2019-05-29

Air pollution in cities as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, study says Living on a busy road for a decade was found to be equivalent to getting through a packet of cigarettes daily — for 29 years, according to research by the University of Washington....
18:34, 2019-08-14

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.        ...
16:51, 2019-05-31

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...
21:34, 2019-06-14

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....
13:34, 2019-07-19

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.       ...
03:00, 2019-08-15

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...
13:17, 2019-07-13

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....
20:51, 2019-08-12

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...
00:34, 2019-07-11

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...
22:34, 2019-08-16

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...
21:34, 2019-06-17

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....
19:34, 2019-06-15

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...
14:34, 2019-08-16

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”....
19:34, 2019-08-07

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.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-20

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....
17:17, 2019-07-12

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.       ...
17:51, 2019-07-01

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.       ...
20:00, 2019-08-21

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....
12:34, 2019-06-07

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The......
11:34, 2019-05-24

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....
12:51, 2019-07-04

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....
02:17, 2019-07-23

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....
03:51, 2019-07-23

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....
14:17, 2019-06-13

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....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far from Mexico. Immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds, while local authorities struggle to keep up with the influx. U.S. i...
22:17, 2019-05-23

'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......
18:00, 2019-07-31

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....
19:34, 2019-06-13

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....
01:17, 2019-07-17

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...
22:17, 2019-07-04

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?...
18:51, 2019-08-20

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...
14:17, 2019-08-20

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....
17:00, 2019-06-01

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...
16:01, 2019-05-21

Some US Cities Are Moving Into Real-Time Facial Surveillance Chinese authorities apply facial-recognition programs to surveillance videos to identify subjects. Now, a report says Chicago and Detroit have purchased their own systems....
20:17, 2019-05-21

'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...
08:34, 2019-07-08

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.       ...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Some shops reopen in Sudan’s cities despite strike call Shops and businesses have reopened and some traffic returned to the streets of Sudan’s capital of Khartoum and another major city despite calls by pro-democracy protesters to continue a general strike and other civil disobedience...
22:51, 2019-06-10

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...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Tiara-wearing Iowa Pork Queen lends a hand to help struggling sow give birth at State Fair Gracie Greiner is just your average Iowa Pork Queen, stepping in to pull a piglet without disturbing her tiara.        ...
05:00, 2019-08-17

Man riding tractor accused of impaling Iowa sheriff's car with bale spear, charged with attempted murder A man is accused of attempted murder of an Iowa sheriff after officials say he used a bale spear to impale the lawman's car. The sheriff was unharmed.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-24

Keep Ya Head Up: Iowa Official and Tupac Superfan Forced to Resign After Sending Mass Email Quoting the Rapper Jerry Foxhoven—his real name, not his rap name—was the director of Iowa’s social services agency. He was also a huge fan of late rapper Tupac Shakur and he reportedly let his workers know it....
23:17, 2019-07-17

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
17:01, 2019-07-17

‘Baby Shark Live’ to tour 100 North American cities LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Baby Shark Live” is set to launch a 100-city tour in North America this fall. It is inspired by the children’s song whose dance video has generated nearly 3 billion views on YouTube. The song was produced in 2015 by the South Korean firm Pinkfong. Pinkfong and R...
20:17, 2019-06-13

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
23:51, 2019-07-16

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a climate cataclysm....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Should we ban facial recognition? From companies to cities, debate over privacy rages on Facial recognition is spreading to where you live, work, shop and travel. What happens to the data? Would you trade privacy for safety?        ...
00:51, 2019-05-23

Bay Area techies plan to ditch San Francisco for these 5 cities: Survey Even the tech crowd thinks San Francisco is too expensive for homeownership. That's according to the findings from a recent survey by robo-advisor Wealthfront. Here's where they would rather be....
18:34, 2019-05-22

FAA joins Chick-fil-A fracas, will investigate whether cities discriminated against chain A complaint was filed against San Antonio, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, over the denial of airport vending space.        ...
06:51, 2019-05-25

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
23:34, 2019-07-15

In three shaken U.S. cities, Lady Gaga tries to channel 'fury into hope' In El Paso, Texas, there are books for third-grade students, many of whom have none at home. Disabled students in Dayton, Ohio, will get bouncy chairs to help calm them for learning. Science kits will go to fifth graders in Gilroy, California....
04:00, 2019-08-12

'Extinction Rebellion' opens 'summer uprising' in 5 British cities "Extinction Rebellion" environmental activists rallied in Britain en masse again Monday as part of their "summer uprising" to demand action to fight climate change....
10:51, 2019-07-16

A tale of two cities, New York style meets London chic Art is given centre stage in a designer’s bright monochrome apartmentCarl Blücher sits in his trademark baseball cap and eye-poppingly bright trainers, his friendly miniature dachshund, Mr Big, on his knee in his New-York-loft-inspired east London flat. When the new Whistles creative project manager...
19:00, 2019-08-10

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in the University of California at San Francisco and Berkeley’s Joint Medical Program, first began learn...
23:51, 2019-05-22

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
13:34, 2019-05-27

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitched a novel plan that would bring all 24,500 communities nationally into their negotiations for billions of dollars in settlements....
23:00, 2019-06-14

New York Times op-ed calls out 'unlivable' conditions in Democratic-led cities A New York Times opinion piece is calling attention to the "unlivable" conditions in many American cities, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's hometown of San Francisco. ...
18:51, 2019-05-23

India Is The Top Exporter Of Virtual Water As Cities Stare At Scarcity After Chennai's water shortage, people are rushing to fix leaky taps and toilets in their homes. Good move, say water experts, but time to stop sweating the small sweat and tackle India's biggest......
04:00, 2019-07-18

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging from a video of officers pointing guns and cursin...
17:17, 2019-08-18

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....
13:51, 2019-07-11

Researchers 'Lost' 17,000 Wallets in Hundreds of Cities to See What People Would Actually Return Plenty of people around the world, it turns out, are willing to return a stranger’s lost wallet—especially if it’s filled with cash, according to a counterintuitive study. Read more......
21:51, 2019-06-20

New cities in the sand: inside Egypt’s dream to conquer the desert Four decades ago Egypt embarked on the most ambitious new cities building programme in the world. Their boom shows no sign of stoppingDo you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your experiencesSeen from space, Egypt is a vast dusty land with a green Y opening into the Mediterranean Sea – a fe...
19:01, 2019-07-10

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tackled at the UN Civil Society Conference, which takes place in Salt Lake City, due to take place at the end of August....
15:00, 2019-07-03

International travelers' lung health impacted in polluted cities (Reuters Health) - When healthy international travelers visit a city with higher levels of particle pollution than at home, their heart and lung function quickly deteriorate, a small study suggests....
09:17, 2019-06-07

Pai’s FCC orders cities and towns to stop regulating cable broadband Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on December 14, 2017, in Washington, DC, the day of the FCC's vote to repeal net neutrality rules. (credit: Getty Images | Alex Wong ) The Federal Communications Commission today ordered cities and towns across the country to stop regulating broadband delivered over...
03:17, 2019-08-02

It's not just California. 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.        ...
16:51, 2019-08-01

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
03:34, 2019-06-22

Long lost cities in the Amazon were once home to millions of people We used to think the Amazon rainforest was virtually untouched, but it now seems to have been filled with sprawling settlements whose inhabitants shaped the land...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Two more border cities added to U.S.-Mexico asylum program: sources U.S.-bound asylum seekers will be sent back to at least two additional Mexican border cities later this week to wait for their claims to be processed, officials said, with one of the cities in a region that is among Mexico's most chaotic and violent....
01:17, 2019-06-24

These Cities Broke Temperature Records in Europe’s Heat Wave Temperature records are being shattered across Europe this week as the continent swelters in its second heat wave this summer. “We are observing weather since 1833 and we never experienced these kind of temperatures,” David Dehenauw, chief forecaster at the Royal Meteorological Institute...
18:17, 2019-07-31

Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Ancient Pyramid Cities of Peru: A Catalogue of Swift Decline From 2600 BC to 1533, the legacy of the Peruvian region has revealed no end of epic tales of power, growth, unification, and demise.  ...
08:51, 2019-08-14

One of the World’s Most Ancient Cities Experienced Surprisingly Modern Problems New archaeological evidence suggests the inhabitants of Çatalhöyük, an ancient city founded over 9,000 years ago in what is now Turkey, were subject to many urban problems we’re familiar with today, including overcrowding, interpersonal violence, and sanitation issues. Read more......
02:17, 2019-06-19

EU clears 431 million euros aid for cleaner transport in German cities The European Commission said on Wednesday it had cleared 431 million euros ($482.8 million) of public support by German authorities to cities to adapt diesel-powered municipal and commercial vehicles to reduce their nitrogen oxide emissions....
13:34, 2019-06-19

Trump paints a dark picture of homelessness in cities: ‘We may intercede’ “Police officers are getting sick just by walking the beat,” Trump claimed. "And you have people that work in those cities. They work in office buildings and to get into the building, they have to walk through a scene that nobody would have believed possible three years ago."...
10:51, 2019-07-02

Magic Leap jumps from office collaboration to smart cities Magic Leap aims to combine the AR worlds of ubiquitous Glass-like cues and HoloLens-like rich visuals in a bid to build a digital overlay onto our cities. For now, its demos show span entertainment and collaboration....
17:17, 2019-07-09

Trump Administration Gets Court Victory in Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court upheld a Justice Department decision giving preferential treatment in awarding community policing grants to cities that cooperate with immigration authorities....
06:34, 2019-07-13

Warring Maya kingdoms razed enemy cities to the ground Enlarge / This is all that remains of Naranjo, the city-state that attacked and destroyed neighboring Bahlam Jol in 697 CE as part of a campaign to subdue several former vassal states that had rebelled. (credit: By Rudy Canales - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curi...
00:34, 2019-08-07

Allegiant adds 10 nonstop routes, including service to three new cities Low-cost carrier Allegiant is adding flights from State College, Pennsylvania; Traverse City, Michigan; and Redmond, Oregon.       ...
04:51, 2019-06-20

Don't miss: Star-studded art, weird tides and smart cities See works by artist Katie Paterson, who gets inspiration from science, hear physicist Michael Berry talk about tidal bores and find out how data can help design cities...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Europe heatwave: cities take steps to limit effects of record temperatures Germany imposes speed limits on highways while schools in France remain closedEuropean cities are taking exceptional steps to limit the impact of a historic early summer heatwave as temperatures across the continent approached monthly and, in some places, all-time records.Authorities have warned tha...
18:51, 2019-06-27

What are the best cities for jobs, social life and affordable living after college graduation? If you’re a college grad wanting to live in an affordable city with good jobs and a social scene, don't look much further than your alma mater.        ...
17:17, 2019-05-22

Baidu’s autonomous cars have driven more than 1 million miles across 13 cities in China During its Create AI conference in Beijing, Baidu announced that its cars have driven more than 1.2 million miles across 13 cities in China.Read More...
11:17, 2019-07-03

China's steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures China's biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, the local environmental protection agency said in a notice....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Major corporations, cities buying into Texas' green energy boom The U.S. wind industry is in a scramble to get a batch of turbine farms running in the next two years, before the federal government phases out a key tax credit....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Immigration raids slated to begin in major US cities as early as Sunday Raids ordered by Trump will reportedly target more than 2,000 migrants who received letters ordering them to appear in courtRaids on migrants in cities including New York, Chicago and Miami could begin as early as Sunday, according to multiple reports. Related: Trump orders Ice to target migrant fam...
05:17, 2019-06-22

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest against its labor practices and its involvement with ...
10:34, 2019-07-15

From the highest slide to the narrowest street: the record-breaking cities quiz Which city is the most Instagrammed? Where’s the most expensive place to buy trainers? And where’s the smallest park?Which city has the tallest city hall?Hong KongTokyo DubaiShanghaiWhich city is home to the world's narrowest street?Toulouse, FranceStockholm, SwedenReutlingen, Germany Beijing, China...
12:51, 2019-08-13

Appeals court grants Trump administration win to snub ‘sanctuary cities’ The Trump administration scored its first judicial win in its long-running battle to punish so-called sanctuary cities for defying federal immigration laws. A three-judge panel on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a nationwide injunction barring Department of Justice from rewarding citie...
17:17, 2019-07-13

U.S. states, cities sue to block Trump 'conscience' rule for healthcare workers Two dozen U.S. states and municipalities sued the Trump administration on Tuesday to stop it from enforcing a rule that would make it easier for doctors and nurses to avoid performing abortions on religious or moral grounds....
05:51, 2019-05-22

ICE immigration raids to hit 10 cities Sunday, NYT reports, after Trump promised deportations Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin a roundup this weekend, the The New York Times reported. ICE neither confirmed nor denied to USA TODAY.        ...
15:51, 2019-07-11

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
04:51, 2019-06-21

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent days, forcing many residents indoors and prompting one hospital to set up a "clean air shelter."...
06:00, 2019-07-10

Cities and Builders Face ‘Hornet’s Nest’ to Meet Affordable Housing Needs Using government subsidies, tax credits and zoning changes, city leaders are encouraging builders to incorporate affordable housing into mixed-use projects....
17:34, 2019-07-09

New York among 29 states and cities suing Trump’s EPA over power plant rules New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a lawsuit brought by 29 states and cities aiming to block the Trump administration from repealing Obama-era restrictions on coal-burning power plants. Attorneys general from 22 states and seven major cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and Miami,...
00:34, 2019-08-14

Indonesian president tells cities to build waste-to-energy plants Indonesian President Joko Widodo has urged cities across the country to set up waste-to-energy plants this year to tackle the country's growing mountain of trash, according to a statement published on the cabinet secretary's website on Tuesday....
15:00, 2019-07-16

MLB London Series: Commissioner Rob Manfred wants to play games in other European cities Major League Baseball invaded London this week and has already scheduled a return for next year. Where else in Europe could host games?       ...
01:34, 2019-06-30

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities....
04:51, 2019-07-20

Government Sanctions 5,595 Electric Buses For Public Transport In 64 Cities Under FAME II The central government has sanctioned the use of 5,595 electric buses in 64 cities for intracity and intercity public transportation under the FAME II (Faster Adoption and Manufacture of (Hybrid and)......
20:17, 2019-08-09

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal cities across the world from sea level rise, according to a new study.The colossal geoengineering p...
20:51, 2019-07-17

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form of emergency and code red declarations and major event cancellations....
19:17, 2019-07-20

Disturbing before-and-after photos show how US cities — and their famous landmarks — could be underwater in 80 years Getty Images/Andrew Burton Last year was the warmest on record for the planet's oceans, and the fourth-warmest year ever for the Earth's surface temperature. Scientists are discovering that Greenland and Antarctica's ice sheets are melting much faster than they previously thought. Melting glaciers ...
08:00, 2019-05-31

German cities call for stricter e-scooter regulation after drunken incidents After a weekend of injuries due to drunken operators, cities are calling for tighter safety measures. Cyclists and the disabled community have also said that the new mode of transportation is making streets less safe....
11:00, 2019-08-06

New York, London and Paris remain the world's most competitive cities — but perhaps not for long New York, London and Paris continue to dominate as the world's top three most competitive cities. But their prime positions could be up for contention, according to a new report....
11:51, 2019-06-11

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China banned the import of foreign garbage, recycling c...
03:34, 2019-05-29

ISIS urges followers to carry out attacks in major Western cities The terror group ISIS is calling upon its adherents to carry out terrorist attacks in the major Western cities of San Francisco, New York, and London, according to several social media posts monitored by an ISIS watchdog site....
19:51, 2019-07-31

Hundreds of thousands of children are living in poverty. It's worst in these 40 cities 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.        ...
18:34, 2019-07-23

Delirious Cities: capturing metropolitan life in the 21st century – in pictures In the sixth annual Delirious Cities Summer Open, 23 artists from 14 countries have tried to showcase how the city can be an ever-changing landscape. Inspired by Rem Koolhaas’ 1978 manifesto Delirious New York, the show captures life from America to Angola. Delirious Cities is on view until 29 Augus...
19:17, 2019-07-31

Lights for Liberty immigration protests over border camps planned at 700 cities July 12 “Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps" events are planned for 700 cities around the world starting at 7 p.m. local time.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, according to Deutsche Bank research....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classroom projects in U.S. cities affected by mass shootings The singer said the classrooms "will now have access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."...
07:17, 2019-08-14

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
11:51, 2019-08-08

ICE raids to begin Sunday in Miami, Los Angeles, New York, Houston and other major cities Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration’s ICE raids set to begin Sunday in major cities and go on through the week.        ...
14:00, 2019-07-14

Carmageddon: it’s killing urban life. We must reclaim our cities before it’s too late | George Monbiot Land Rover’s latest ads would have us believe that gas guzzlers contribute to urban culture. They do exactly the oppositeWhat is the best way of wrecking a city? Pour cars into it. Heavy traffic, 50 years of research shows, breaks up communities, disrupts social life and crushes local cultures. Nois...
17:34, 2019-06-20

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
22:17, 2019-06-13

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.       ...
18:01, 2019-07-17

Maruti Suzuki Expands To Newer Cities In India With Mobile Nexa Terminal Maruti Suzuki has flagged off its new mobile Nexa terminal that will be expanding the premium dealership network to newer cities and town across the country, where the company does not have presence.......
19:17, 2019-06-04

Cities in summer are like 28 Days Later, magically emptied of people | Hannah Jane Parkinson The roads become bare, queues dwindle and buses proffer seats, revealing things gone unnoticedThere are times of the year – the height of the summer holidays or the period between Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve – when city roads become bare and the pavements clear. Queues dwindle. Buses proffer se...
08:34, 2019-08-02

As co-working spaces colonise cities, are workers paying the price? | Filipa Pajević As businesses look to save money and space, providers such as WeWork are booming. But co-working is not all it’s cracked up to beCo-working isn’t just booming – it’s taking over our cities. The co-working space provider WeWork is the biggest occupier of office space in London after the government. I...
18:51, 2019-07-24

Trump Thee President Went to the Cities of Mass Shootings Like He Was on the Hot Girl Summer Tour Donald Trump has never met a tragic situation or a camera that he didn’t like. Maybe it’s his alleged narcissistic personality disorder—or his alleged Adderall use—but Trump landed in the cities where some 31 people were killed during mass shootings like he was hitting Black Bike Week....
09:34, 2019-08-10

China ministry summons mayors of six cities for failing to meet smog targets China's environment ministry has summoned the mayors of six northern Chinese cities to a meeting in Beijing to account for their failures to meet winter targets to cut smog, it said in a notice on Thursday....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Republican launches fresh push to defund sanctuary cities after courts block Trump Republicans are renewing their fight against “sanctuary cities,” with a new bill that aims to pull immigration funding from those jurisdictions that shield illegal immigrants from deportation – while protecting law enforcement officials who follow federal law. ...
19:00, 2019-05-23

'Fox & Friends' calls out Biden's 2007 stance against sanctuary cities: 'Sure sounds a lot like Donald Trump' In a previous bid for the presidency, then-Senator Joe Biden's stance on illegal immigration sounded a lot like President Trump's current views against sanctuary cities, the hosts of "Fox & Friends" noted Tuesday. ...
16:51, 2019-05-21

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realized. One architect, for example, wanted to turn the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco into a desalination station that would have made water from the...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems. Spinach that can detect explosives Engineers h...
08:00, 2019-07-22

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC's rules on ride-hailing companies....
08:00, 2019-08-13

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
03:51, 2019-05-22

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
04:00, 2019-07-18

Daily on Healthcare: Drug overdose death rates in cities outpace rural areas 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!...
23:00, 2019-08-02

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhoven, however, is more complicated—he was no fair-we...
02:51, 2019-07-18

No, a love for Tupac wasn't why an Iowa official was ousted, governor's office says Attention on Jerry Foxhoven's fandom of Tupac and whether it caused his ouster as DHS director caught the internet's imagination.        ...
18:17, 2019-07-19

Iowa teachers Kenneth Anderson, Mark Anderson 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 were not related. Anderson was a ...
20:34, 2019-07-24

Biden tells minority voters in Iowa that ‘poor kids’ are just as bright as ‘white kids’ The former vice president, who has a history of gaffes, sought quickly to recover while speaking at a town hall hosted by the Asian and Latino Coalition in Des Moines....
19:17, 2019-08-09

Iowa boy, 8, with rare brain condition has talking device stolen, mom says his voice was 'literally stolen' An 8-year-old Iowa boy with special needs has literally been left speechless after a thief broke into his family’s car over the weekend and stole a backpack containing a special device that helps him communicate with others....
17:34, 2019-06-14

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
16:00, 2019-08-12

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” the head of the UN agency dealing with sustainable urban development said on Wednesday....
05:34, 2019-05-30

‘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....
09:34, 2019-07-03

Police Officers Get Exposed for Making Racist Social Media Posts, So Cities Decide to Investigate Police officers and departments across the nation have been accused of having implicit bias against and racist views about black people for a long time. The accusations are not new, but they are often refuted by those accused....
18:00, 2019-06-05

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action to address the climate crisis. According to event organizers Fridays for Future, over 1664 cities across 125 countries registered strike actions, with...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
15:01, 2019-05-21

E-scooter startup Spin will place dozens of solar-powered docking stations in two cities this summer Two U.S. cities, have agreed to a 60-day pilot program installing dozens of electric docking stations on sidewalks. The stations give riders a designated place to park their devices, keeping sidewalks free of clutter....
01:17, 2019-05-22

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
20:51, 2019-07-18

White Sox, Yankees set to play first MLB game in Iowa next year at 'Field of Dreams' site MLB announced Thursday that the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees will face each other at the 'Field of Dreams' site in Iowa next season.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
22:51, 2019-06-11

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have three years of eligibility with the Cyclones — and he...
01:51, 2019-05-30

'Bachelor' Chris Soules to be sentenced in August for his role in fatal 2017 Iowa crash The sentencing for Chris Soules, a reality TV star charged in relation to a fatal 2017 road crash, has been rescheduled for August.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the possibility that said photo will come up in a facial-recognition search used by government agencies. If this is a concern you never had before, you shou...
03:00, 2019-07-10

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication technologies, Houlin Zhao, kicking off the third AI ...
05:34, 2019-05-29

'He's a hero': Family mourns for man who died saving his daughter from dog attack in Iowa Robert Joseph Quick's 5-year-old daughter was bitten, but she survived and is recovering from the attack.        ...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Oklahoma, Arkansas cities brace for 'the worst flood in our history' Oklahoma and Arkansas faced record flooding as a new wave of storms forecast to roll through the region threatened to bloat the Arkansas River.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-27

'The dead zone': Drinking water in these major cities may soon become toxic Cleveland and Toledo face an overwhelming issue of toxic water along their shores and very possibly in their water systems.        ...
20:34, 2019-07-19

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

'State of alarm': Major cities prepare for ICE raids, more family separations Immigrant communities are scared over reports that ICE may begin deportation raids Sunday and separate more families in major cities across the U.S.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

'Baby Shark Live' concert experience heads to 100 cities this fall. Greeeaaaat? Not sure if you should cheer or cry? Us either. 'Baby Shark' is bringing a 'fully immersive concert experience' to North America.        ...
22:34, 2019-06-13

'Indispensable': More people in big cities live within a 10-minute walk of a park, study shows A new index of U.S. city parks shows more people live within a 10-minute walk of them, but the goal of 100% access remains distant.        ...
13:17, 2019-05-22

Cities prepare for showdown with Trump over ICE raids: You 'have to come through us' Immigrant communities are scared over reports that ICE may begin deportation raids Sunday and separate more families in major cities across the U.S.        ...
01:00, 2019-07-13

Trump: 'Liberal establishment' ruining US cities During a cable news interview in Osaka, Japan over the weekend, President Donald Trump blamed "the liberal establishment" for squalor in major U.S. cities, such as New York, Los Angeles and San Franciso. (July 2)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-02

15 cities mark World Refugee Day with Refugee Food Festival This month, displaced people are cooking up exotic dishes in nearly 150 restaurant kitchens across the world. The Refugee Food festival promotes positive attitudes — and helps trainee chefs launch new careers....
00:00, 2019-06-21

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
01:34, 2019-06-21

Unhappy Democrats Things are going pretty well. The economy refuses to stop growing. The stock market continues to set records for soaring, not crashing. At long last, wages are creeping upward. President Trump isn’t pulling up stakes around the world and isolating the country, as many feared he would. Nor has he sta...
23:34, 2019-07-05

Nearly 3/4 of Democrats don't know what 'Medicare for all' is Nearly 3 out of every 4 Democrats believe that a "Medicare for all" program includes an option for people to keep their private insurance if they like it....
04:17, 2019-06-18

We’ll work with cities, even when provinces won’t work with Ottawa: Trudeau He says his government has a plan to deal with climate change and that politicians of all stripes mustn't close their eyes to what is happening around them....
21:17, 2019-05-31

Iowa Rep. Steve King Continues to Be Steve King: If Not for Rape and Incest, Would There Be Any Population Left? Iowa Rep. Steve King is the pus-filled boil on America’s ass. Assuming, of course, that the boil is so racist that the New York Times was able to create a timeline of all the racist shit that he’s said....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Democrats are demagogues on healthcare It’s time to stop letting insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies be punching bags for cheap-shot demagoguery from Democratic presidential candidates....
06:00, 2019-08-01

Why Are These Democrats Too Good for the Senate? Several high-profile Democrats would rather hold on to their low-polling presidential campaigns instead of running for the Senate. Has it lost its appeal?...
23:34, 2019-08-16

The Democrats Are Not an Opposition Party Donald Trump’s approval numbers are on the rise, to the point where, according to one analysis, he would have majority support in enough states to carry the Electoral College if the 2020 election were held today. This is happening despite the fact that Trump’s immigration policy continues to garner ...
20:17, 2019-07-09

NIMBY California Democrats California's increasingly left-wing residents want open borders, and they want their state to give handouts to immigrants, legal and illegal. But they don’t want any building to house this low-income riffraff anywhere near their expensive homes....
10:17, 2019-06-02

The Democrats’ Pointman on Impeachment The hardest job in Washington right now belongs to a straight-talking New Yorker in his 70s. And it’s not President Donald Trump. As Trump ramps up his defiance of House Democratic investigations, Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, 71, is a key player in the fight. Nadler’s com...
13:17, 2019-05-23

Democrats dig in against USMCA vote Key Democrats said Wednesday that they still opposed moving forward on President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade until some further changes are made. They said that despite the White House, Canada, and Mexico addressing several Democratic demands....
19:51, 2019-05-22

The Democrats Still Don't Understand the South The Intercept put out a piece on Thursday detailing Sen. Chuck Schumer’s so-far lackluster recruiting efforts for the Senate elections in 2020. Tucked into it is an anecdote about North Carolina which goes a long way towards explaining why the Democrats have lost so much ground in this state and the...
20:34, 2019-08-16

House Democrats take on school segregation Gates Foundation forms commission to look at post-high school certificates, degrees — Study: D.C. voucher program didn't affect student achievement...
18:51, 2019-05-21