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Iowa Capitol will be protected, state law enforcement officials say

DES MOINES — With reports of armed protests possible, steps are being taken to assure the Iowa State Capitol remains a safe place in the co… Read more



IIHF pulls hockey worlds from Belarus, seeks new host

ZURICH (AP) — The hockey world championships were pulled from Belarus on Monday following pressure from opposition groups and a threatened boycott by sponsors. Read more


Greek president backs Olympic champion after abuse claim

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's first female president met Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou on Monday to express her support for the athlete who publicly claimed she had been sexually assaulted 22 years ago by a senior sports official. Read more

Hockey world championships pulled from Belarus because of safety concerns

ZURICH (AP) — Hockey world championships pulled from Belarus because of safety concerns. Read more


Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection. Read more


Lockdown: Tennis players getting on with life in Australia

With no way out, tennis players in lockdown are figuring out ways to keep themselves fit within the confines of their Melbourne hotel rooms as they prepare for the Australian Open. Read more


Brady vs Rodgers, possibly Mahomes vs. Allen in title games

Tom Brady will take on Aaron Rodgers in a matchup of quarterback legends in the NFC title game. Read more


72 tennis players in lockdown after virus cases on flights

The number of tennis players in hard quarantine swelled to 72 ahead of the Australian Open after a fifth positive coronavirus test was returned from the charter flights bringing players, coaches, officials and media to Melbourne for the season-opening tennis major. Read more


Nathan Chen wins fifth straight US Figure Skating title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Dick Button has always been the measuring stick for American men figure skaters. And no wonder, with seven straight U.S. t… Read more


History-making woman kicker invited to Biden inauguration

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sarah Fuller, the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she's been invited to attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. Read more


Garth Brooks joins lineup of entertainers at Biden inaugural

NEW YORK (AP) — Add Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Read more


Inaugural event to celebrate resiliency of Black Americans

DETROIT (AP) — The resiliency, culture and heroism of Black Americans and the African diaspora will be the central theme of a virtual event Tuesday that will celebrate the nation’s diversity on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Read more


Trump baby protest blimp enters Museum of London collection

LONDON (AP) — The Trump Baby Blimp will live on long after its namesake has left the White House. Read more

Face of the Day


Jan. 17 Face of the Day: Eastern goldfinch

Flaxen like the golden Iowa countryside, the eastern goldfinch is a common site in the area. Read more