Des Moines Register

Chris Ihle describes on Aug. 1, 2013, how he pushed an elderly couple's car off train tracks in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, Rodney White)

Iowa man saves couple from oncoming train

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man is being hailed as a hero for pushing an elderly couple’s stalled car from a railroad crossing with a freight train bearing down on them. Chris Ihle, 38, […]


Debt crisis looms in presidential race's home stretch

(AP) – The most pressing economic issue facing Washington – whether President Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney wins – is a looming deadline for across-the-board spending cuts and tax increases. Government debt, which has […]


Clinton, Ryan continue campaign effort as Obama, Romney prepare for debate

WASHINGTON (AP) – As President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney prepare for tonight’s debate, the Obama campaign is turning to Bill Clinton to make the case against what it says is Romney’s $5 trillion tax […]



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