With its caucuses kicking off the presidential race every four years, Iowa holds outsized importance in American politics, hence the swarms of national politicians who descend on the state's rustic diners and county fairs. —
Yelm suffered a key injury to pitcher Drea Shwaier in last year's tournament and a less-than-fairytale finish. The Tornados are back at state for a fourth consecutive year and face the team that knocked them off, Redmond, on Friday.
The National Park Service announced on Tuesday that it will allow wireless carriers Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile to install equipment in the Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park.
NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal has listed this massive Florida estate for $28 million. O'Neal, 46, played for six teams during his historic career, winning three NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and one with the Miami Heat.