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Columbia police search for men who robbed frat house

Published Nov. 20 2017

Police in Columbia are searching for three suspects following a robbery at a fraternity house.

University of Missouri approves using pigs for research, despite protests

Published Nov. 20 2017

The University of Missouri says it will continue to use live pigs to train emergency room doctors, despite protests involving...

Missouri patrol finds about $491,000 in likely drug money

Published Nov. 20 2017

Federal authorities are working to seize more than $491,000 of suspected drug money found during a traffic stop by the...

Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

Published Nov. 20 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after...

White House: True cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a...

Trump era sparks new debate about nuclear war authority

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hard to overstate how thoroughly the U.S. military has prepared for doomsday — the day America...

US troops in Okinawa banned from drinking after fatal crash

Published Nov. 20 2017

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a...

Zimbabwe leader defies mounting pressure to resign

Published Nov. 20 2017

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defied calls to quit Sunday, saying he will preside over a ruling...

Shootings by officers, other Kansas cases cloaked in secrecy

Published Nov. 20 2017

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage...

Secret Service apprehends attempted fence jumper at White House

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service said an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a...

Cross-border wedding held as California ‘Door of Hope’ opens

Published Nov. 20 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A United States man and a Mexican woman have wed between the doors of a steel...

Bardot or de Beauvoir? France in bind over fallout of Weinstein,sex

Published Nov. 20 2017

PARIS (AP) — France, the country of both Brigitte Bardot and Simone de Beauvoir, is in a bind over where...

Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, but little action

Published Nov. 20 2017

CAIRO (AP) — In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in...

Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

Published Nov. 20 2017

PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is "toast" if...

Argentina unsure if signals from lost submarine

Published Nov. 20 2017

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Navy could not confirm Sunday if seven brief satellite calls received a day prior...

Nixa opens largest solar farm in state

Published Nov. 20 2017

NIXA (AP) — A city in southwest Missouri has opened the largest solar farm in the state.The new Nixa Solar...

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans’ first woman mayor

Published Nov. 20 2017

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to...

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

Published Nov. 20 2017

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class...

Official says Trump doesn’t know who to believe about Moore

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn’t know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore but isn’t...

Mixed signals on fate of tax bill’s health provision

Published Nov. 20 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two of President Donald Trump’s leading economic advisers sent mixed signals Sunday on the fate of a...

Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis dies

Published Nov. 20 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mel Tillis, the affable longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and...

3.7, 2.9 quakes rattle Oklahoma town early Sunday

Published Nov. 20 2017

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town.

Opioid deaths may top traffic fatalities in Missouri

Published Nov. 20 2017

Deaths from opioid overdose could exceed traffic fatalities in Missouri this year, for the first time ever.