Cancer is now the leading cause of death in Iowa
Death rates due to heart disease have been falling, pushing cancer into the top positions
Ford sells Volvo to the Chinese
What was a Swedish-owned carmaker in 1999 spent just over a decade in American hands before being absorbed by the Chinese. Besides representing what appears to have been a poorly-considered business move by Ford, it's really a microcosm of what's happening now: American companies are selling assets to Chinese and other firms after years of over-borrowing and under-selling.
Students start their own anti-sagging-pants campaign in high school
Pure evil: American nurse appears to have been convincing people online to commit suicide
Photos of the great flood in Cedar Rapids -- in 1929