Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby. The Owls’ slugger belted six homers in the final round to top the five hit by Georgia Tech’s Matt Gonzalez at TD Ameritrade Park. Aquino hit six in the first round, then added eight more in the second to reach the final. Gonzalez hit 11 homers over the first two rounds.
Minnesota Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that's exploring ways the U.S. can expand trade opportunities with the island nation.
Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note.
The board that governs the three state universities in Iowa will discuss creating a campus safety and security sub-committee at its meeting next week in Ames.
Hundreds of people were ordered to evacuate flood-threatened areas of Texas as torrential rains battered the state.
The live anthrax bacteria has been shipped to labs in nine states and an air base in South Korea.