• Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Sioux City Journal. April 19, 2015. Legislature must move beyond talk about bullying For the past two years, state lawmakers have failed to strengthen anti-bullying law in Iowa. They discussed the issue, but took no action. This should be the year for the Legislature to move beyond...

  • A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Midland Daily News. April 14. Veteran wait times unacceptable Most Americans would agree with this statement: Our nation's veterans deserve better treatment than they are currently receiving at VA medical centers across the United States. An Associated Press investigation into the...

  • Man charged after toddler suffers serious head injuries

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man faces three felony charges after an 18-month-old girl suffered life-threatening head injuries while in his care. Twenty-two-year-old Timothy Grissom of Lebanon was charged Friday with neglect of a dependent resulting in serious bodily...

  • KSU students to go on the road to care for shelter animals

    Published: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Veterinary students at Kansas State University are going on the road to care for shelter animals. A new mobile unit will start heading out to shelters next month. The university says students are projected to perform 2,800 to 3,500 spay/neuter procedures in the...

  • NYC comptroller: City animal shelters mistreat animals

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — City Comptroller Scott Stringer reported Sunday that New York's overcrowded animal shelters kill some sick dogs and cats, and refrigerate carcasses near medicines administered to living animals. Animal remains also have been spotted next to shelter employee lunches, he...

  • Pill-taking can be less yucky for kids, study review finds

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Many sick kids can't or won't swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the medicine go down, a new study says. Dr. Kathleen Bradford and colleagues at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill reviewed...

  • Program finds students with rural ties for medical school


    PONCA, Neb. (AP) — A special Nebraska program continues to give high school students from rural areas a shot at medical school in the hope they will return to a similar area to work. The Rural Health Opportunities Program is designed to help address the shortage of doctors, nurses and...

  • Report: Hostile workplace at university Alzheimer's center


    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation found that female faculty at the Alzheimer's disease research center at the University of California, Los Angeles, worked under hostile conditions, according to a newspaper report. In a letter to research center staff, a UCLA administrator wrote...

  • MSU tobacco-free task force hosts public sessions this week


    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is taking more steps this week toward ending all smoking and tobacco use at the East Lansing school. The 50,000-student school announced Feb. 3 that it was forming a task force to implement a "tobacco-free environment." At the time,...

  • Florida confirms measles in 2 unvaccinated adults


    VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida's Department of Health has confirmed two cases of measles in two unvaccinated adults in Indian River County. Officials said Sunday that both patients live in the same household. One acquired measles internationally, and the second acquired the case at...

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