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The first surge of deaths from the novel coronavirus in metro Sioux City dealt a devastating impact on Morningside Lutheran Church, which draws heavily on working class immigrants. "It was horrible," Pastor Tom LoVan said. "There was a lot of fear."

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Greg Bluestein and Republican donor Dan Eberhart discuss the effect President Donald Trump's lies about the election have had on Georgia conservatives ahead of the state's two runoff races that will determine control of the US Senate.

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Conspiracy theories and misinformation about the election are being used to raise money from Trump supporters. Websites supporting "Stop the Steal" ask for cash, and since election day the Trump campaign and other related groups have pulled in hundreds of millions of dollars. CNN's Drew Grif…

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SPRINGFIELD — Three Republican lawmakers on Friday put pressure on Illinois Department of Employment Security officials to answer for the backlog in unemployment claims and the rising number of fraudulent unemployment claims filed, which has reached nearly 297,000 since March.

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President Donald Trump heads to Georgia to campaign for two Republican senators ahead of a critical Senate runoff that will determine which party controls the Senate. CNN's Jeremy Diamond reports Trump's visit comes as he continues to attack party officials in the state, casting doubt on its…

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President-elect Joe Biden said the Trump administration had shared information with his transition team about distributing a coronavirus vaccine to various states, but Biden said his team had not seen a "detailed plan." CNN's Arlette Saenz reports he also would not commit to appointing a per…

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A roundup of state government and Capitol news items of interest:

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President Donald Trump has purged a Pentagon business advisory board and replaced its members with Corey Lewandowski, his former campaign manager and David Bossie, his deputy campaign manager. Neither man has served in the military or has any apparent experience with the defense industry. CN…

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DAVENPORT, Iowa, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caravel Autism Health, a company committed to helping children on the autism spectrum, is opening its first Iowa location. This new autism therapy center is being designed to meet the unique needs of children with autism and their families. Led by autism health specialists, the center at 5374 Eastern Avenue in Davenport is going to open later this month.

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Stacker consulted a variety of sources to highlight a contribution from each state toward civil rights in America, along with what led to that historical moment and the change it brought.

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Stacker compiled a list of 50 essential civil rights speeches using resources including BlackPast, TED, and additional media and educational sources.

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DAVENPORT, Iowa, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Caravel Autism Health, a company committed to helping children on the autism spectrum, is opening its first Iowa location. This new autism therapy center is being designed to meet the unique needs of children with autism and their families. Led by autism health specialists, the center at 5374 Eastern Avenue in Davenport is going to open later this month.

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Stacker looks at 50 milestones from internet history, technology, culture, and trivia, using various sources including the Internet Hall of Fame and Pew Research.

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On behalf of Iowa Chapters of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) and Iowa National Emergency Number Association (NENA), we want to thank the 88th General Assembly of the Iowa Legislature for passing Senate File 2373.