The Vikings landed in London, England on Tuesday. The team will hold its first practice today as they prepare for their showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. Both teams are winless so far this season at 0-and-3. They have split 16 all-time meetings with the Steelers winning the most recent matchup in Pittsburgh in 2009.
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.