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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...

What’s causing the devastating flooding in the Midwest?

Jun. 24, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of Iowa residents have needed rescue from record-setting flooding that has swamped parts of the state, covering buildings up to their rooftops, shutting down major roads, and disrupting basic services like electricity and drinking water. Iowa Gov. Kim...

A US company is fined $650,000 for illegally hiring children to clean meat processing plants

May. 06, 2024 18:22 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Tennessee-based sanitation company has agreed to pay more than half a million dollars after a federal investigation found it illegally hired at least two dozen children to clean dangerous meat processing facilities in Iowa and Virginia. The U.S. Department...