House lawmakers have approved more money for the state to spend on tax credits to entice new businesses to Iowa and help others expand. Full story
When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the Internal Revenue Service asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were educational. Full story
Update-Statement from the Shepard family 5-22-13: "We would like to thank everybody who took the time from their busy lives to help search for Kathlynn. To see so much love in our community and the surrounding areas is amazing. Thank you for all of your prayers and we hope to have Kathlynn home soon Full story
Authorities are telling people from Iowa to Oklahoma to prepare for powerful storms. NBC's Janet Shamlian reports.
The small Iowa town Postville looks back at largest immigration raid in U.S. history. KWWL's Becca Habegger reports.
The Daily Rundown’s Chuck Todd talks about the continuing investigation by House Republicans into the attack.
Stylist to the stars Louis Licari and TODAY contributor Jill Martin make over two deserving women they found on the plaza this morning, including a mother from Iowa who hasn’t changed her look in more than 24 years.
Back in the 1990s, Ottumwa, Iowa, was in a population decline when a meat processing plant began recruiting Latino workers. Now the city is 11 percent Latino, reflecting an overall demographic shift across the U.S. NBC’s Natalie Morales reports.
A ear of corn from last year's harvest lies in a wet field on a farm, Tuesday, May 7, 2013, near Carlisle, Iowa. The USDA's weekly crop progress report showed that just 12 percent of the nation's cornfields have been sown, about one-fourth of the typical pace over the past five years. The numbers ha
This is the former school near Atalissa, Iowa, that housed mentally disabled men while they worked at West Liberty Foods until Iowa closed down the facility in 2009. The men received a $240 million award that has been slashed to $1.6 million because of a federal cap.
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner event, Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.