This Restaurant Is Serving a Gigantic, Ramen-Filled Soup Dumpling

A restaurant in Iowa may have just created the most legit food mashup of all time. Dumpling Darling in Des Moines is serving a dumpling the size of your head, a
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Republicans move Iowa death penalty bill out of Senate panel

Twenty Senate Republicans have signed on to a bill that would reinstate a death penalty in Iowa, a state that hasn't put anyone to death in more than 50 years
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Biden: 'The most important people in my life want me to run'

Joe Biden: 'The most important people in my life want me to run'
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Congress mulls cap on what Medicare enrollees pay for drugs

Congress is considering ways to change Medicare's prescription plan and cap what people pay for medications
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Iowa lawmakers push ahead on abortion bills despite rulings

Iowa Republican lawmakers are moving forward with bills to limit or even eliminate abortions despite recent court rulings that struck down previous abortion res
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Soup for 3: Democratic hopefuls mingle with voters at church

Between bowls of soup, 3 Democratic hopefuls share ideas with Iowa voters
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Biden's 2020 opening? Dem field missing foreign policy hand

Foreign policy has largely taken a back seat on the presidential campaign trail, and former Vice President Joe Biden could seize on that opening to position him
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Harris opposes military action to get aid into Venezuela

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she doesn't "condone military action at this point" to ensure humanitarian aid reaches Venezuela
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4 charged in 2017 shooting death of Ames man

Police in central Iowa have announced charges against four men in the 2017 shooting death of a 21-year-old man in his Ames apartment
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Iowa labor commissioner to retire after firings, inquiries

Iowa Labor Commissioner Michael Mauro says he will retire amid controversy, after a long career in public service
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Former Iowa Sen. Danielson to lobby for wind energy group

Former Iowa Sen. Jeff Danielson says he has taken a job as a regional state policy director for the American Wind Energy Association, a national trade group for
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Iowa Senate panel OKs bill mandating businesses use E-Verify

A bill that would require Iowa businesses to use a federal program to verify employees are allowed to work in the United States has advanced through a Senate su
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Iowa governor candidate Fred Hubbell injured in accident

Former Iowa candidate for governor Fred Hubbell has been injured in a bicycle accident in Arizona
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'Carer-feeder': Gillibrand plays up motherhood in 2020 race

As she cranks up her presidential campaign, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand isn't trying to hide her working-mom juggle -- she's running on it
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Storm leaves Iowa and Nebraska blanketed with deep snow

A storm has buried much of Iowa and Nebraska under more than a half-foot of snow
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Tradition of nonpartisan selection of judges may end in Iowa

Nearly 50 years after Iowa moved to reduce partisanship in its court system, Republicans who control the governor's office and the Legislature say it's time to
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Des Moines police identify victim in city's latest homicide

Des Moines police have released the identity of a man whose body was found outside an apartment building
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City of Des Moines again offering free trees to residents

Des Moines residents are again eligible to get free trees seedlings this year
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Kansas' abortion uncertainty fuels response to New York law

Kansas abortion opponents are as eager as ever to impose new restrictions but stymied by an uncertain state legal climate, so they're focusing on condemning New
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Heading south: Warming to change how US cities feel in 2080

A new study looks at what cities' future climate could be like under global warming by comparing them to hotter southern cities of today
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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar expected to join 2020 Dem race

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is expected to join the 2020 race for president on Sunday
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Booker urges activists, leaders to heed social justice call

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker takes his call for social justice to Iowa, where he is visiting with African-American leaders
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Iowa housing agency to cover $4.1M cost of harassment deals

The agency that runs Iowa's affordable housing programs will reimburse the state $4.15 million for payouts to victims of sexual harassment by its former directo
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Illinois man claims $1M Mega Millions prize in Iowa

Iowa Lottery officials say someone who bought a Mega Millions ticket at a central Iowa convenience store won a $1 million prize
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