UCLA is just a win away from its first college baseball national championship. Eric Filia singled in two runs as the Bruins beat Mississippi State 3-1 in Game One of the College World Series championship round in Omaha. Adam Plutko pitched six innings of four-hit, one-run ball for the win. UCLA can clinch the best-of-three series with a victory tonight.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.