Des Moines has the nation's highest per-capita income...
...when adjusted for the real cost of living. Start with some of the nation's most-affordable housing and add in low food costs, and you're off to a good start in the Hawkeye State.
Ponzi schemes aren't just for Social Security and Madoff anymore
A Federal lawsuit accuses an Omaha trio of ripping off their friends and neighbors in a Ponzi scheme
Germany is closing all of its nuclear power plants by 2022
It gets more than a fifth of its electricity from nuclear plants. That's a lot of power to have to replace in just a decade.
How to get better service through good tipping in Las Vegas
5,000 people in one lip-synch of a music video
(Video) A huge crew of volunteers in Grand Rapids, Michigan, got together to lip-synch "American Pie" in an impressive continuous-shot video. It's a pretty impressive community effort.