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Iowa law banning most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy to take effect Monday

Jul. 23, 2024 12:51 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa judge has ruled the state's strict abortion law will take effect Monday, preventing most abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant. The law passed last year, but a judge had blocked it from being enforced....

Iowa law barring most abortions after six weeks will take effect Monday, judge orders

Jul. 23, 2024 11:44 AM EDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa law barring most abortions after six weeks will take effect Monday, judge orders.

Heartland Express: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 23, 2024 09:09 AM EDT

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) — NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) — Heartland Express Inc. (HTLD) on Tuesday reported a loss of $3.5 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the North Liberty, Iowa-based company said it had a loss of 4 cents. The trucking and...

A faulty software update causes havoc worldwide for airlines, hospitals and governments

Jul. 19, 2024 19:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A faulty software update caused technological havoc worldwide on Friday, grounding flights, knocking down some financial companies and news outlets, and disrupting hospitals, small businesses and government offices. The breadth of the outages highlighted the...

Christian Lundgaard back at Exhibition Place with IndyCar's new hybrid powertrain

Jul. 19, 2024 17:52 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Christian Lundgaard is back at Exhibition Place a year after racing to his first IndyCar victory on the street course. “It brings back a lot of good memories,” Lundgaard said Friday. “But it also brings pressure. Of course, we want to perform at the same level...

Some GOP voters welcome Trump's somewhat softened tone at Republican National Convention

Jul. 19, 2024 02:01 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — For those conservative voters long turned off by former President Donald Trump's rhetoric, his somewhat softened tone in accepting the Republican nomination Thursday night was a welcome relief. “He's much improved,” said Dave Struthers, a 57-year-old farmer...

Today in History: July 19, the Seneca Falls Convention

Jul. 19, 2024 00:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 19, the 201st day of 2024. There are 165 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 19, 1848, the first “Convention to discuss the social, civil and religious condition and rights of...

Project 2028: GOP officials jockey during Republican National Convention for future White House runs

Jul. 18, 2024 14:37 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Candidates, start your engines. With plausible deniability, of course. The 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee is officially a gathering to propel Donald Trump into a third consecutive nomination. A parade of loyal lieutenants, including many former...

QB Cade McNamara says he's 100% healthy and ready to be back with Iowa's offense

Jul. 16, 2024 19:40 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tim Lester has had nearly six months to come up with potential fixes for the moribund Iowa offense, but the key for the Hawkeyes’ new offensive coordinator might be just having a healthy starting quarterback. That should be Cade McNamara, who started five...

US government must return land it took and never developed to a Nebraska tribe under new law

Jul. 16, 2024 17:47 PM EDT

WINNEBAGO, Neb. (AP) — The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska will soon get back about 1,600 acres (647 hectares) of land the federal government took more than 50 years ago and never developed. A new law will require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to return the roughly 2.5-square-mile...