Former Des Moines mayor Richard Olson, who served two terms in the 1970s and who was credited with spearheading major downtown projects including the Des Moines Civic Center and the Des Moines Botanical Center, has died following a car crash in Dedham, Maine, KCCI reports.
Missouri's constitution already guarantees state residents the rights to freedom of religion and speech and the right to own guns. On Tuesday, residents will go to the polls to decide whether they should guarantee the right to farm, The New York Times reported.
Two U.S. appeals courts reached opposite conclusions on the legality of a key financing provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, increasing the chance of another showdown at the Supreme Court.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will put a spotlight on job-training programs today as part of a White House push to boost economic opportunities for middle-class Americans, Reuters reported.