New state voting laws face first presidential election test Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:43

Fifteen states have enacted more restrictive voting laws since 2010.


Fox News debate (minus Trump) pulls in 12.5M viewers Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:23

Trump held a rival event in Des Moines Thursday night.


For the Record: How does one become a one-horse country Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:22

Happy Friday, For the Record peeps! It’s a magical time in FTR Land. The caucuses are only days away. We watched the last debate before said...


102-year-old Iowan prepares to cast her 20th presidential vote Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:16

Ruline Steininger’s political endorsement might not come with star power, but it exemplifies staying power.


Loss of master keys costs college $500K Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:06

Pro tip: Don't lose your college's master key.


Iowa countdown: Everybody gets a participation trophy Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:00

Three more days until somebody casts a vote in the 2016 presidential campaign, which began in earnest the day after the 2014 midterm electio...


Koch brothers' new group will take on poverty, educational quality Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 13:00

Stand Together, a new wing of the conservatives' empire, plots a $15 million effort.


Spanish princess to face tax fraud trial Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:44

MADRID - A court official says Spain’s Princess Cristina will face trial for tax fraud in a corruption trial that also ensnared her husband ...


10 years later, family anguishes over vanished mom Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:30

In 2006, a New York mother ran an errand and never came home.


How the Iowa caucuses work (and what students have to say about them) Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:23

So, what exactly is a caucus? College students guess, hilarity ensues.


The 10 best U.S. colleges for a nursing degree Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:16

This popular major is offered at over 500 schools in the country.


37 pages of Hillary Clinton emails withheld as 'top secret' Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:11

State Department announcement comes days ahead of Iowa's caucuses.


5 things you need to know Friday Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:10

The biggest news to start your morning.


Proposed bill could put tasers on Georgia college campuses Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:07

The bill will likely reignite a longstanding debate in the state about whether students should be armed on campus.


Campaigning is family affair on Instagram as spouses, kids hit the trail Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 12:00

Families are "off limits" in campaign fights, but not in campaign snapshots.


State TV: Iran flew drone over U.S. aircraft carrier Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:41

Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier and took photographs of it as part of a naval drill, Iranian state TV reported F...


Avalanche deaths soar in the West Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:38

'Big and dangerous' avalanches have taken a deadly toll on skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers this month.


1 of 3 California escaped inmates surrenders Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:29

Officials say Vietnamese national Bac Duong turned himself in to police in Santa Ana.


New fertility benefit covers troops' sperm, egg freezing Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:14

The announcement came amid Defense Secretary Ash Carter's news about changes to maternity, paternity leave.


The Bachelor gives a little Iowa caucus love to Christie Top Stories - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:09

Instead of all this endless campaigning and caucusing, wouldn't be easier to just hand the next leader of the free world a rose?