Minnesota, Iowa, New Jersey and Nebraska have begun reimposing new coronavirus-related restrictions as hospitalizations soar.
Unseasonably warm weather has caused millions of spiderlings to hatch months early, leaving them stranded on lawns and trees in what locals are calling a 'Spiderpocalypse'
Iowa had the highest number of swing counties in the country in 2016 and Trump's supporters came out strong for him again in 2020.
Eyes were on Iowa on Tuesday because the outcome of its Senate race could be the difference between Republican and Democrat control of the Senate.
Going into Election Day, Trump had less than a two percentage point lead over Biden in Iowa, a state he won by about 10 points in 2016.
Iowa had the most swing counties in the country in 2016, and on this Election Day Democrats outnumber Republicans in absentee ballots in most of them.
Millions of Americans are set to cast their votes against the backdrop of 231,000 people having died from COVID-19.
A new Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa poll showed the president leading with support from 48 percent of Iowa voters, while his rival trails with 41 percent.
The U.S. recorded 91,295 coronavirus cases on Thursday—the largest single-day rise since the outbreak began.
Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa has taken a slim lead over Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield in a poll that showed her losing by 5 percent weeks earlier.
Eloise Chairs, 29, was found unresponsive inside the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Davenport, Iowa, just after 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Sen. Joni Ernst is in a tough battle to retain her seat, which could have significant implications for the fight to control the next Senate.
Several states in the Midwest of the country, including North and South Dakota, have reported the highest number of infections per capita in the last week.
The stunt was organised by Rural America 2020, a non-profit organization headed by a former Republican official.
The president's re-election campaign plans to host a MAGA rally at Des Moines International Airport on Wednesday.
There had been complaints that the the Waterloo Police Department's griffin logo was too similar to one worn by high-ranking KKK members.
The poll, which was conducted by Data for Progress, surveyed likely voters in three states from September 23 to September 28 and found three Republican Senators—Martha McSally from Arizona, Joni Ernst from Iowa and Susan Collins from Maine—at risk of losing their seat in the November election.
Fifty percent of registered voters in the state said they'd vote for Trump, compared with 44 percent for Biden.
Jerad Oldham, 40, was arrested after he allegedly threatened staff and damaged property at a hospital in Newton, Iowa.
Trump holds a 21 percent advantage over Biden among Iowa men, 57 to 36 percent. But Biden holds a 20 percent lead over Trump among women voters, 57 to 37 percent.
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst sent out a fundraising campaign email detailing the Supreme Court vacancy shortly after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was announced.
The Iowa City School District has placed the teacher on leave after the assignment was posted on social media.
"Are all Republicans now lawless?" Eric Idle tweeted on Friday about the advertisement. "Whatever happened to America?"
In a county that's become more vocal in its backing for Trump since 2016, "everybody seems to have a flag," said the chair of the local Democratic Party.
Sabrina Ray, 16, was found deceased in her home in 2017 wearing a diaper and tank top, weighing just 56 pounds.
North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Montana, Arkansas, Missouri, Indiana and Illinois are at risk of a spike in coronavirus cases.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds has consistently refused to implement a White House coronavirus task force recommendation to mandate face masks in the state, where COVID-19 cases recently surged past 70,000.
Several states in the Midwest, including Iowa and South Dakota, have reported an increase in new cases in recent weeks.
Democrats are asking a judge to deem pre-filled ballot requests valid after a judge said county auditors violated a directive from the secretary of state by not leaving them blank.