Parents Charged For Abandoning Infant On Swing

US | Gabrielle Okun
Iowa parents are charged with abandoning their 4-month-old child in a swing. (Shutterstock)

‘Extreme indifference to human life’

City Cites Secondhand Smoke Dangers When Banning Chewing Tobacco, Vaping Outdoors

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
A shop assistant demonstrates a Japan Tobacco Inc's Ploom Tech smokeless vaping product at its Ploom Shop in Tokyo, Japan June 28, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

‘Builds up the same level outdoors’

Vaping, Smokeless Tobacco Included In New Blanket Ban On Outdoor Consumption

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
T-shirts on display at the Vape Summit 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada May 2, 2015. New research provided to Reuters has found that performing tricks is one of the top two reasons young users say they consider the devices cool. REUTERS/David Becker

‘Reducing future rates of smoking-related diseases’

Driver Refuses To Pull Over For Cops, Says Car Chase Was On His 'Bucket List'

US | Gabrielle Okun
An Iowa man gets in car chase with police becase it was on his "bucket list." (Shutterstock)

‘I’ve never heard that excuse’

Transgenders Sue Because Government Won't Pay For Transition Surgery

US | Grace Carr
Doctors looking at a virtual medical screen. [Shutterstock - Luis Louro]

‘All surgical treatments for gender dysphoria are excluded’

VA Settles $500K Lawsuit With Veteran Over Claims They Missed Heart Failure

US | Jonah Bennett
Agency Delays $765 Million in Spending for U.S. Veterans' Care

‘I’m just glad it’s over. They drug it out for so long’

Regulators Cite Debunked 'Popcorn Lung' Claims To Stir Fear Over Vaping

Daily Vaper | Steve Birr
An exhibitor staff member uses an electronic cigarette at Beijing International Vapor Distribution Alliance Expo (VAPE CHINA EXPO) in Beijing, July 24, 2015. According to the organizer, the Expo, which is held in Beijing from July 23 to 25, attracts over 120 companies, including global high-end e-cigarette and e-liquid brands. China’s capital city unrolled ambitious new curbs on smoking in early June. Under the new rules, anyone in Beijing who violates the ban, which includes smoking in restaurants, hotels, schools and hospitals as well as in certain outdoor public places, must pay a 200 yuan ($32.25) fine. REUTERS/Jason Lee

‘Worry about the perception of harm’

GOP Senator Tweets Out Picture Of Naked Ladies

US | Gabrielle Okun
Shutterstock/ Zephyranthes lily flower. Common names for species in this genus include fairy lily, rainflower, zephyr lily, magic lily, Atamasco lily, madonna lily and rain lily

‘Delighted to show the beautiful Naked Ladies’

Planned Parenthood Sues Iowa Over Abortion Law

US | Grace Carr
Demonstrators hold placards during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, U.S., April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ilana Panich-Linsman

‘Very angered’

Trump's Approval Rating Sinks With Iowa Independents

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Audience member Ana Gomez wears a cap reading "Immigrants Make America Great" in the style of hats worn by U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign Voter Registration Rally with U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. REUTERS/Brian Snyder - RTX2OEI6

‘He’s doing it to himself’

Trump Gave A Speech That Has Wind Industry Terrified

Energy | Andrew Follett
President-Elect Donald Trump looks left toward the crowd as he delivers a speech at a "Thank You Tour" rally held at the Giant Center. (Shutterstock/Evan El-Amin)

‘As the birds fall to the ground’

Trump Goes To Iowa And Rips Into Obama's Global Warming Agenda

Energy | Michael Bastasch

‘We’ve ended the war on clean, beautiful coal’

NY Times Forgets To Mention These Inconvenient Facts In Immigration Piece

Business | Will Racke
farmscape (Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock)

There are troubling numbers behind the story

Iowa Senators Lower Expectations For Senate Health Care Bill

Politics | Jack Crowe
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks before Republican nominee Donald Trump arrives at "Joni's Roast and Ride" in Des Moines

‘Iowa is on the cliff’

Planned Parenthood Forced To Shut Down Four Clinics

US | Amber Randall
Claire Contreras, 30, reacts as she listens to Former State Senator Wendy Davis speak during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin, Texas, U.S., April 5, 2017. REUTERS/Ilana Panich-Linsman

‘This is good news’

Blum Angrily Stormed Out Of An Interview After Just A Few Questions

Politics | Amber Athey

This is a pretty bad look.

Iowa Gov. Signs Voter ID Law

US | Kerry Picket

‘This law is a step toward modernizing elections with policies’