CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
Illinois saw yet another day of declining COVID-19 cases Monday, with the state's lowest daily caseload since March 22.
Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law bills allowing parents to teach driver’s ed to their children and another allowing schools districts, including Davenport and Waterloo, to end voluntary diversity programs.
Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law Monday afternoon that bans voluntary diversity plans at Iowa schools.
DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds has signed into law bills allowing parents to teach driver’s ed to their children and another allowing schools districts, including Davenport and Waterloo, to end voluntary diversity programs.
Lawmakers representing the LaSalle Veterans’ Home unveiled new legislation that would allow inspectors general of state agencies to subpoena former state employees.
A minke whale got stranded in London's River Thames, hundreds of miles away from its natural habitat. Despite several rescue attempts, officials had to euthanize the whale.
California recall candidate Caitlyn Jenner told CNN's Dana Bash that she does not believe the 2020 US presidential election was "stolen," but she does believe there needs to be more "integrity" in the US election system.
(The Center Square) – President Joe Biden unveiled a series of new measures Monday in an attempt to boost hiring after economic data from the month of April showed a spike in unemployment filings.
(The Center Square) – After being hacked over the weekend and taken offline, Colonial Pipeline, the nation’s largest fuel pipeline system, said it is hoping to “substantially” restore its operational service by the end of the week.
(The Center Square) – A gas shortage is expected this summer not because there won’t be enough fuel but because there aren’t enough highly trained and licensed tanker drivers to transport it.
(The Center Square) – Republicans developed a new line of attack against President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill that could become the rallying point for the opposition to his major spending plans.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) says he warned House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) that the rhetoric from his Republican colleagues could lead to violence prior to the January 6 US Capitol riot. CNN's Manu Raju reports.
President Joe Biden shares how his administration responded to the fallout of a ransomware attack on the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies much of the eastern United States its gasoline.
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- International leaders in insurance, technology and government will headline the 2021 Global Insurance Symposium, to be held both in-person and virtually in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 28-30. Speakers and panelists will offer exclusive insights on new ideas and challenges facing insurance companies, insurtech companies, startups and regulators during this industry event.
TEMPLETON, Iowa, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Templeton Distillery is proud to announce the launch of the Templeton Distillery Entrepreneur's Grant program, which will award three small businesses $10,000 each. The grants are designed to help ignite the spark of these budding companies, just like early producers in the small town of Templeton, Iowa were inspired by the idea to craft what was commonly known as "Templeton Rye'' over 100 years ago. The launch of the grant program is timed alongside the debut of Templeton's new 10 Year Reserve Rye Whiskey, complete with a refreshed look, marking a new chapter for the brand that respects the past yet is inspired by the future.
Indoor restaurants will have to maintain tables at 6 feet apart, but standing room areas will expand to 30% indoors and 50% outdoors on Friday.
Editorial director of VoteBeat Jessica Huseman explains the measures Republicans in Arizona are going through to recount ballots from the 2020 presidential election.
Amid protests calling for alternative services to police responders, cities have started implementing crisis response teams to replace police officers for certain 911 calls. In San Francisco, a new street crisis response team is comprised of behavioral and mental health experts who respond t…
The April 12 police killing of Black teenager Anthony Thompson Jr. inside of a bathroom at Knoxville's Austin-East Magnet High School has sparked a wave of protests throughout the city. Thompson is the school's fifth student to die at the hands of gun violence this year, and many in the Blac…
The increase in anti-Asian hate and violence has forced many Asian Americans to have difficult conversations about race. For one family, dinnertime has turned into lessons on racism. But for another, a Korean-adoptee feels isolated from the AAPI community. Meanwhile, a college student has gi…
The University of Massachusetts-Amherst suspended three students after a photo surfaced on social media showing them maskless at an off-campus party during a weekend the school directed all students to stay inside due to a 'elevated Covid-19 risk'. CNN's Laura Jarrett reports on how their pa…
CNN Political Analyst April Ryan talks about Michelle Obama's recent comments on fears of having teenage girls of color and the current state of police profiling after the Derek Chauvin trial.
CNN's Briana Keilar and John Berman fact-check Republican Sen. Ron Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine misinformation which he spread under the guise of "just asking the questions," on a right-wing radio show.
(The College Fix) – The Biden administration has chosen a close ally of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to oversee the nation’s expansive federal student loan program.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The vast majority of today's consumers – especially those from younger generations – say brands should inspire, advocate and provide value-added information.
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- F&G, part of the FNF family of companies and a leading provider of annuities and life insurance, announced that the company has surpassed $1 billion in sales in the financial institutions channel, less than one year after launching. Debuting in July 2020 with Raymond James, F&G has experienced significant growth in this space and remains a top-five carrier in fixed index annuity sales.
Former Sen. Al Franken discusses the GOP efforts to cut unemployment benefits and says he doesn't think that most Republicans in Congress actually believe that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump.
Schools across the country are in the process of reopening for in-person learning with health and safety protocols differing from district to district. CNN's Bianna Golodryga reports.
After "Star Trek's" launch, legendary actress Nichelle Nichols considered leaving the series -- until an encounter with one of her biggest fans.
Faced with a chronic shortage of safe, decent and affordable housing for working-class residents and senior citizens, Illinois lawmakers are looking into creating a state-level tax credit for investors that would generate even more financing for developers and more rental units.
CNN's Jim Acosta discusses former President Donald Trump's statement about Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit with Jim Avlon and Margaret Hoover. The racehorse tested positive for elevated levels of betamethasone, an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid that is allowed in horse racing at a cert…
A former Illinois Secretary of State office administrator and supervisor of vehicle services was sentenced last week for her part in defrauding that office and the Illinois Department of Revenue of nearly $350,000.
Six people were killed in a shooting during a birthday party at a Colorado Springs, Colorado, mobile home, according to police. The suspected shooter -- believed to be a boyfriend of one of the victims -- is also dead, police said.
The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill that allows for firing squads to carry out death penalty sentences and makes electrocution a more likely means of execution when lethal injection isn't possible.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy has confirmed that he supports Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) for the role of House Republican conference chair, as Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) faces a vote to oust her from the influential GOP leadership post.
Andres becomes the earliest tropical storm to ever form in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. CNN meteorologist Karen Maginnis has the latest on the track.
White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients tells CNN's Jake Tapper that the nation is turning the corner on the pandemic.
California Republican gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner said she favors granting a path to citizenship to the 1.75 million undocumented immigrants in the state's labor force, staking out a position that is more progressive than many voters in the GOP base nationally and at odds with for…
Republican Gov. Spencer Cox of Utah tells CNN's Jake Tapper that politicians can take advantage of voters by using fear and divisiveness to win them over.