The abortion debate is at the center of U.S. political dialogue, but one important group’s voice is often absent in this heated debate: the women who choose abortion.
On Feb. 7, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts) and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) released the text of a joint resolution calling for a "Green New Deal."
For fans who consider the sport from an ethical perspective, issues of brain diseases, violence and more raise a question: Is watching football morally problematic?
What exactly do we mean by teenage behavior? And who gets to be this kind of teenager? These questions are central to the conversation.
In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations involving Brett Kavanaugh, Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly and others, Americans may be learning just how prevalent sexual violence is in our society. So, what can be done to prevent it?
We’d all like to be a little happier. Here's one possible solution for how we can actually make that happen.
When it comes to disaster response, the same problem seems to occur over and over: Too much aid goes to some areas while other places with great need get too little help or none at all.
Labor Day marked the beginning of the decisive, final stretch of the U.S. political campaign season, when candidates prepare to debate one another by practicing their ad-libs or “zingers,” as they’re called, hoping to have the last word with voters. Here's a look at some of the best:
According to researchers, it is not a matter of if, but when, the next disease will sweep the world with deadly and costly consequences. Here's how the United States and rest of the world could prepare:
The White House recently excluded a CNN reporter from an international trade announcement in apparent retaliation after she shouted unwelcome questions at President Donald Trump during an Oval Office appearance, but did it actually violate the Constitution?
The Trump administration plans to give American farmers and ranchers hurt by the current trade war US$12 billion in emergency relief to mitigate the impact of tariffs on their exports.
An recent investigation from a team of academic researchers found that hate crime totals for the 10 largest cities rose for four straight years to the highest level in a decade. Within these data are intriguing signs about the timing and direction of this bigotry.
Suicide rates in the U.S. have increased nearly 30 percent in less than 20 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported June 7. But why are the suicide rates increasing so fast?
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The Mason City Farmers Market will see a location and time change for the 2022 season according to a press release on Friday.
AUBURN, Iowa (AP) — Every now and then, passersby make an unplanned stop, needing a closer look at three oak trees standing near the Grant Park Trail trailhead here.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — As the school day ended Thursday at Lincoln Elementary School, the first-graders in Kristin Buelow’s classroom had boxes full of unknown goodies to open.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — For a second straight day, police in Cedar Rapids have responded to a fatal shooting within the city.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says that a pair of tax cut proposals coming from Senate and House Republicans that differ from her proposed cuts only indicate that momentum is building for changes in Iowa's tax collections. Her comments came during a press availability Friday in Sioux Center.
The Clear Lake and Mason City police departments worked together on the case.
Some project 2023 include the airport terminal expansion, police and fire department building renovations and the city's street rehab program.
With the 2022 election only months away, North Iowans are voicing their concerns to politicians representing the community.
DES MOINES — The state tax on Iowans’ income would be lowered to 3.6 percent over five years for all filers and eventually phased out altogether under a tax proposal unveiled Wednesday by Republican lawmakers in the Iowa Senate.