As our nation observes the Thanksgiving holiday this week, members of our editorial board offer four reasons, in no specific order, why we our…
WASHINGTON — Polls show that a strong majority of Democrats — and a majority of the American public — support the broad priorities of the $1.85 trillion social and environmental spending bill that the House approved Friday. Democratic lawmakers predict that President Joe Biden's bill, once enacted, will be "transformational" for the country.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Pfizer's pediatric COVID vaccine and local agencies are prepping for its arrival
UAW Local 838 members were officially on strike at midnight across Waterloo John Deere facilities on Thursday after contract negotiations fail…
The change comes almost three years after passage of the November 2018 ballot initiative extending Medicaid eligibility to more low-income Nebraskans.
Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that the state is bringing back an online dashboard to track COVID cases and hospitalizations.
The U.S. has reached another grim COVID-19 milestone: 1 in 500 Americans have died from the virus. Track the latest numbers here.
After years of uncertainty, the sign on Highway 965 near the border of Coralville and North Liberty is finally true: “Coming soon,” it says un…
The update comes as schools across the US have been in session or are getting into full swing.
Hurricane Ida slammed Louisiana with devastating force as a Category 4 hurricane Sunday, leaving at least one person dead and more than 1 million customers without power as it flooded homes, ripped off roofs and trapped residents in dangerous rising waters.
At least 33 of the state’s nearly 200 federally licensed nursing homes have staff vaccination rates under 50%, federal figures show.
With an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations, more Americans have recently made the decision to get vaccinated than in the last six weeks.
Bryan Health, CHI Health and several other of the state's largest hospitals announced their plans in a joint statement.
A baby born weighing just 7.5 ounces — about as heavy as a softball or an apple — has left hospital after more than a year and arrived at her family home.
Nebraska needs more nurses — many more. Demand is high in the state’s metropolitan areas of Omaha and Lincoln, but the shortfall, relative to …
SIOUX CITY -- Lorenzo Suter describes his leadership style as service above self.
SIOUX CITY -- Some of the seniors Siouxland PACE serves have spent several months isolated in their homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
For the third time in less than a decade, the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the Affordable Care Act and with it, health insurance cove…
Lorenzo Suter, who most recently served as chief executive officer of Dupont Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been named regional president and CEO for UnityPoint Health – Sioux City.
LE MARS, Iowa -- Floyd Valley Community Health will begin offering Pfizer vaccine appointments to anyone 12 years of age and older beginning t…