According to Facebook, nearly 50,000 people are currently talking about the phrases “Hillary Clinton guns” and “Hillary Clinton guns lobbyist.” The social media platform reports more than 30,000 people currently talking about Clinton and the NRA. Show More Summary
DES MOINES — In many Iowa schools, Halloween is a holiday that isn't welcome.
Circa 1900. "Steel viaduct over Des Moines River, Iowa -- Chicago & North Western Railway." 8x10 glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.
by Dan Savage Illustrations by Hank Trotter Originally published in The Stranger on January 7, 2000 Bauer 2000 Headquarters is a $12 cab ride from downtown Des Moines — or was a $12 cab ride from downtown Des Moines. By the time youShow More Summary
Baby rhinos were put on this earth for one reason only: to make humans on the internet smile. On October 11th, Ayana, a rhino at Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines, Iowa, gave birth to a rare baby black rhino, weighing in at 80 lbs. The zoo...Show More Summary
The rhino barn at Des Moines' Blank Park Zoo has a new inhabitant. The mother's ability to carry and deliver a healthy baby, one of just sev...
DES MOINES, Iowa (WHO) — The Blank Park Zoo is celebrating the birth of a rare and endangered black rhino. The 80-pound female calf was born on October 11th, to six-year-old mom Ayana. It's the first black rhino born at the zoo. Officials...Show More Summary
Des Moines, Iowa, resident Kasey Vogel says her daughter is being bullied in Hillis Elementary School. She wants to move the girl to a school in nearby Johnston. But Des Moines Public Schools is refusing to allow her to remove her daughter from the district. They say letting the girl leave would upset their diversity plan numbers.
Liam Condon, head of Bayer’s CropScience Division, gave the breakfast keynote speech at the 2016 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines on Friday, bringing the future of farming to the overall theme of the event this year “Let Food by Thy Medicine.” “Food needs to be nutritious, abundant in supply, safe and affordable,” said Condon. “We all need to... Read More
During the 2016 Borlaug Dialogue last week in Des Moines, Iowa, an announcement was made officially launching the first National Academy of Sciences (NAS) prize dedicated to food and agriculture research. The new NAS Prize in Food and...Show More Summary
Drs. Maria Andrade, Howarth Bouis, Jan Low and Robert Mwanga were awarded the 30th annual World Food Prize last week before an international audience at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Three of the 2016 laureates were honored for their work in developing the vitamin A-enriched orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP). Show More Summary
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With roughly three weeks to Election Day, Republican strategists nationwide publicly concede Hillary Clinton has a firm grip on the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House — and may be on her...Show More Summary
Si SWISS n’est pas la compagnie de lancement du CS300 (ce sera le cas d’airBaltic, ndlr), la version allongée du CS100 dont elle était le premier opérateur, elle n’en demeure pas moins prête à en prendre réception. La compagnie helvétique dispose déjà de deux appareils du premier modèle : HB-JBA et HB-JBB. Le CS100 de […]
From the editorial board of the Des Moines Register: The outcome of the 2016 presidential election won’t tell us anything we don’t already know about the two major-party candidates — but it will say a lot about who we are. Are we a nation...Show More Summary
Iowan Jess Bierling works at Wells Fargo’s home mortgage headquarters in West Des Moines.
Plantation de Mingjian SiJiChun Oolong Comment mieux apprécier les Oolongs frais de Lishan, de Da Yu Ling, les terroirs les plus élevés de Taiwan? Une manière originale est de mieux connaitre les Oolongs du terroir le moins pentu, le plus bas de Taiwan. Show More Summary
Sanctuary policies adopted by dozens of cities since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have essentially no impact on crime, according to researchers at the University of California, Riverside and Highline College in Des Moines, Washing...
Join the Global Harvest Initiative tomorrow for the 2016 Global Agricultural Productivity (GAP) Report on Sustainability in an Uncertain Season. The event will take place Oct. 12 from 11am to 1pm at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa. You can still register for the event, but more importantly, you can watch the live webcast. Global demand for food... Read More
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has cast aside his running mate's suggestion that the U.S. should be ready to strike Syrian targets to protect civilians caught in the country's escalating humanitarian...Show More Summary
Back in May, Hondo told us that LTJG Aloysius H. Schmitt’s remains had been identified from the Punchbowl. John sends us a link to the Des Moines Register which reports that the chaplain made his way home on Friday to Dubuque; Torpedoes hit the USS Oklahoma shortly after Schmitt and sailors celebrated Mass. As water […]