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Hostess Now Sells Ding Dong and Twinkie Coffee Flavors

If you' re a fan of Hostess Ding Dongs, Twinkies, Sno Balls and Honey Buns, rejoice. The Hostess coffees can currently be found at Blain' s Farm& Fleet, which h
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This Restaurant Is Serving a Gigantic, Ramen-Filled Soup Dumpling

A restaurant in Iowa may have just created the most legit food mashup of all time. Dumpling Darling in Des Moines is serving a dumpling the size of your head, a
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Republicans move Iowa death penalty bill out of Senate panel

Twenty Senate Republicans have signed on to a bill that would reinstate a death penalty in Iowa, a state that hasn't put anyone to death in more than 50 years
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Missouri House passes wide-ranging abortion restrictions

Missouri's Republican-led House has passed a bill to ban almost all abortions if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
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Western Iowa woman sentenced for Social Security fraud

A 37-year-old western Iowa woman has been sentenced to three months in prison for Social Security fraud
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Disruptive jetliner passenger sentenced to prison

A Brazilian man who caused a jetliner flight to be diverted to Cedar Rapids has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison
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Biden: 'The most important people in my life want me to run'

Joe Biden: 'The most important people in my life want me to run'
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Abortion: Tennessee lawmakers advance fetal heartbeat bill

A bill to ban most abortions in Tennessee once a fetal heartbeat is detected is headed for a vote of the state's full House with backing of the governor
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Senators draw on own experiences to chastise drug companies

CEOs of seven major pharmaceutical companies faced a hostile grilling from senators
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The Latest: Senators urge pharma CEOs to rein in lobbyists

Seven top pharmaceutical executives say they do not use a widely criticized tactic to stop generic drugmakers from making cheaper versions of their medicines
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New fitness test presents challenges for Army Guard

Army National Guard looking for nearly 5,000 fitness instructors and buying roughly $40 million in workout equipment in the next seven months to help its soldie
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The Most Popular Trader Joe's Item Is This Asian-Inspired Sauce

While it may seem like there is a new cult-favorite Trader Joe' s item every month, some products are consistently more popular than others. And as it turns out
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Democrat Elizabeth Warren plans to forgo big-money donors

Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she will forgo the chase for campaign money from the biggest donors in her quest for her party's nomination
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Police say Cedar Rapids shooting victim died in hospital

Police say they're investigating the shooting of a 20-year-old man in Cedar Rapids as a homicide
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Rutgers' Stringer taking off the rest of regular season

Rutgers women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer is taking off the rest of the regular season on the advice of doctors
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Drivers rescued in Minnesota snow; Wisconsin pileup kills 1

Authorities rescue dozens of people stranded by a blizzard in Minnesota; interstate pileup in Wisconsin turns deadly
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Congress mulls cap on what Medicare enrollees pay for drugs

Congress is considering ways to change Medicare's prescription plan and cap what people pay for medications
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The Latest: 1 dead, others injured in Wisconsin pileup

Authorities say one person is dead and several others injured after a pileup on an interstate in east-central Wisconsin
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Weather service: High flood risk in Missouri this spring

Missouri towns along the Mississippi River and its tributaries should brace for the prospect of potentially serious flooding this spring
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Snow, wind combines to make travel hard in Nebraska, Iowa

Travel remains difficult in eastern Nebraska and much of Iowa after a strong winter storm moved across the area
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Iowa lawmakers push ahead on abortion bills despite rulings

Iowa Republican lawmakers are moving forward with bills to limit or even eliminate abortions despite recent court rulings that struck down previous abortion res
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Drivers stranded by blizzard rescued in southern Minnesota

The National Guard and sheriff's deputies are rescuing people stranded by a blizzard in southern Minnesota
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Banks turn to Nebraska lawmakers in fight with credit unions

A national fight between for-profit banks and nonprofit credit unions is spilling into Nebraska, and state lawmakers could get caught in the middle
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Blizzard conditions, crashes close I-80 in Nebraska

Blizzard conditions in south-central to southeastern Nebraska have led to several crashes and prompted officials to close a 120-mile stretch of Interstate 80 in
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