The verdict is in: Sen. McCaskill judges jury duty a success Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:07

Sen. Claire McCaskill went to court in Missouri on Monday — as a prospective juror.


Forget all you know from Jurassic Park: For speed, T.rex beats velociraptors Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:04

Armed with powerful jaws and sharp teeth, tyrannosaurs were built to kill.


Misclassified: Iowa won’t refund veteran's $5K payment Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:02

The state of Iowa is refusing to refund a $5,000 settlement paid by an 83-year-old Navy veteran who the federal government says was misclass...


Make your bed in seconds with smart bedding Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 13:00

These sheets eliminate the need to tuck them in.


Homemade 'dewshine' is dangerous, deadly Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:58

Teens mixed Mountain Dew, methanol-based racing fuel to create deadly cocktail.


Ferguson, Justice reach deal to revamp police operation Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:52

The tentative deal will be presented to public Feb. 9


This man follows Ted Cruz in Iowa just to accuse him of liking Nickelback Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:41

"These five words in my head scream 'Are we having fun yet?'"


Wife of Illinois cop who spurred manhunt indicted for stealing from charity Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:26

Police say wife of Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz stole from youth charity her husband oversaw.


5 things you need to know Wednesday Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:08

The biggest news to start your morning.


Hedgie icon Ackman explains his very bad year Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:06

Bill Ackman pointed to copycat investors and drug company Valeant Pharmaceutical for 20% drop


At White House, Sanders gives short answers to shouted questions on Clinton Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 12:03

In an impromptu press conference, the Vermont senator focuses on minimizing differences with Obama.


French taxi drivers resume anti-Uber strike Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:46

Paris police and the Paris airport authority cautioned of potential delays around airports and key intersections as the strike entered a sec...


Being homeless: A Georgia State student recounts his struggles while living ‘couch to couch’ Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:20

The 31-year-old spent nine years unable to keep a job, fighting with family and “jumping from couch to couch”.


Ex-FLDS official felt wrath after turning on Warren Jeffs Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:19

Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is accused of constitutional violations.


Huckabee: Caucus risks being bought by 'uber wealthy' Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:18

DES MOINES — The Iowa caucuses run the risk of being hijacked by the "uber wealthy," former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee said Wednesday i...


Danish hospital says Zika virus discovered Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:06

The Aarhus University Hospital said the patient ran a fever, had a headache and muscle aches and was discovered as having the virus on Tuesd...


Bernie Sanders says no to unsanctioned debate Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:04

Hillary Clinton urges Sanders to reconsider, even as DNC sticks to its 'sanctioned' debate schedule.


Nicholson to replace Campbell as commander in Afghanistan Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:55

WASHINGTON – Army Lt. Gen. John “Mick” Nicholson has been selected to take command of U.S.


Hack your road trip to Super Bowl 50 Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:51

The Super Bowl is expensive. Here's some cheap stuff to do on the way.


Hillary Clinton asks Iowans to remember past prosperity in closing argument Top Stories - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 10:42

Hillary Clinton wants Iowans to remember something that, she says, is “absolutely proven."