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Thursday 07 November 2013
Marcia Wallace had enjoyed a respectable career as a comic actress for two decades before she became the voice of Bart Simpson's cynical and world-weary fourth-grade teacher Edna Krabappel and found worldwide fame among the denizens of Springfield. The sarcastic, chain-smoking, gruff-voiced educationist finally found love in the unlikely arms of the Simpsons' god-fearing neighbour Ned Flanders.
Sunday 29 September 2013
Navy Vice Admiral Timothy Giardina is accused of using counterfeit poker chips at an Iowa casino
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The Canadian pop star kept fans in Des Moines waiting for the fourth time on his Believe world tour
Friday 03 May 2013
A US woman whose nose was severely injured by an attacking dog says her husband bit the animal to make it stop assaulting her.
Saturday 23 March 2013
One day the phone rang and it was my father-in-law. The news was this: Roger had died. Cancer. I hadn't known.
Sunday 23 December 2012
An American dentist took the remarkable decision to sack an employee because he found her "irresistible" and wanted to avoid a temptation that could wreck his marriage.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
America’s women, young and minorities back President – and he heralds victory via Twitter
Tuesday 06 November 2012
The end, for President Barack Obama, came in Iowa.
Sunday 04 November 2012
Guy Adams meets Deb Vaughn, an undecided voter from Iowa
Sunday 04 November 2012
It was Sunday morning, so they started with a prayer, along with a re-worked version of the hymn Amazing Grace by a country music band. In a way, that set the stage perfectly for the arrival of Mitt Romney, a candidate whose whose final hours on the campaign trail revolve around a big leap of faith.
Sunday 15 April 2012
A spate of tornadoes tore through parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa yesterday, churning through Wichita and other areas while causing property damage but no immediate reports of deaths or widespread injuries.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 2 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police