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The Mormon church has issued its first statement that directly addresses the health of its 87-year-old president.
Aid groups are still struggling to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed nearly 7,000 people. Here's a list of organizations aiding the relief effort in Nepal.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, using his usual skill to remain unbeaten in the most anticipated fight in recent years.
Joey Logano picked up his third Xfinity Series win of the season by throwing a big block on the final lap at Talladega Superspeedway.
David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night.
Games played on May 2, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Brett Gardner drove in three runs, Nathan Eovaldi pitched well into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Saturday for their 12th win in 15 games.
The New Orleans Saints have selected Missouri running back Marcus Murphy in the seventh and final round of the NFL draft.
Tournaments played on May 2, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Lexi Thompson finished a round of 3-under 68 with a birdie after a fortunate ricochet Saturday to share the third-round lead with Inbee Park in the LPGA Tour's North Texas Shootout.
David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.
Games played on May 2, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Sebastian Giovinco scored on a free kick in the 34th minute and Toronto FC ended a seven-game trip with a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday.
The St. Louis Rams have selected Missouri wide receiver Bud Sasser in the sixth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.
Two men are dead after their car crashed into a rock wall in downtown Kansas City and caught fire.
A northwest Missouri house fire has claimed four lives while five other people inside the residence managed to escape.
Nearly a week after a massive earthquake killed more than 6,200 people and collapsed buildings, temples and homes, Nepal still urgently needs basic aid like shelter and food, while remote villages remain cut off from help.
After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.
Six city officers charged in death of Freddie Gray
Rage turned to relief in Baltimore on Friday when the city’s top prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray.
Trainer has two blazing colts running today
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would join him.
Tonight in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS — Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet tonight in the richest — and arguably most overhyped — fight in the history of the sport.
Criminal charges were dropped against a bow hunter accused of starting one of California’s largest wildfires, a blaze that burned parts of Yosemite National Park, federal prosecutors said Friday.
International aviation officials are trying to quickly come up with safer packaging for cargo shipments of lithium-ion batteries on passenger planes, after U.S. testing confirmed aircraft fire suppression systems can’t prevent overheated batteries from causing a powerful explosion.
Construction workers in confined spaces like manholes and tanks will come under a new federal rule intended to give them similar protections to workers in manufacturing and other industries.
A student who left a noose hanging from a tree at Duke University has been disciplined but can return to campus next semester and won’t face criminal charges, the university said Friday.
Some South Florida politicians say they’ve been ignored long enough by state leaders in North Florida. Now they want their own state.
KANSAS CITY — Chris Young pitched five no-hit innings, but he knew he would not be permitted to go the distance Friday night.
ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams took advantage of an unexpected opportunity Friday night.
Here are the selections from the first three rounds of the NFL draft:
Former Tiger moving to linebacker in Arizona
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Arizona Cardinals traded down three spots in the second round, then used the pick to select defensive end/outside linebacker Markus Golden of Missouri.
Titans select former Missouri receiver
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans hope taking a chance on wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham of Missouri in the second round of the NFL draft is a gamble that pays off big by giving Marcus Mariota another target on offense.
Games played on May 1, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Fabian Castillo had a goal and two assists and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 4-1 on Friday night in the Texas Derby.
Games played on May 1, 2015
NHL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:06 of the second overtime to give the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Friday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Games played on May 1, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Alex Rodriguez tied Willie Mays for fourth place in major league history with his 660th home run, breaking an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit shot that sent the New York Yankees to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
Tournaments played on May 1, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Rory McIlroy kept some star power in the Match Play Championship on Friday by winning the last two holes with birdies to force overtime and then beating old foe Billy Horschel on the second extra hole to make it to the weekend.
KANSAS CITY — Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday, retroactive to Thursday.
State Sen. Mike Parson, who had endorsed Tom Schweich for Missouri governor before the auditor’s suicide, announced Thursday that he will seek the office himself — creating at least a three-way Republican primary for the state’s top job.
The Missouri Senate on Thursday revived a plan to boost road funding, voting to back a measure that would raise diesel and gasoline taxes in an attempt to lessen an anticipated transportation funding shortfall.
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed Republican legislation Thursday that would drop thousands of low-income families from Missouri’s welfare rolls by paring back benefits to what he said would be one of the shortest time periods in the nation.
A first-grader and his brother in kindergarten took two handguns, one of them loaded, on a bus to a Kentucky elementary school Thursday morning after apparently thinking they were toys, authorities said. They said no one was hurt and the firearms were seized when the boys reached school.
The House Thursday adopted a compromise GOP budget that promises to speed repeal of the President Barack Obama’s health care law while giving the Pentagon an additional $38 billion.
Despite a U.S. ban on ransom payments to terrorists, the White House said Thursday that federal officials helping to facilitate a payment is not the same as actually paying a ransom.
Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country.
The only spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury ended its four-year tour with a crash landing Thursday
The highest-ranking Baltimore police officer in the arrest that led to Freddie Gray’s death was hospitalized in April 2012 over mental health concerns for an unknown duration and had his guns confiscated by local sheriff’s deputies, according to records from the sheriff’s office and court obtained by the Associated Press.
Paychecks for U.S. workers are rising at a faster pace as strong hiring in the past year has lowered the unemployment rate and increased competition for workers.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted to the lowest level in 15 years last week, evidence employers are laying off few workers despite a sharp slowdown in economic growth.
Dan Carlin’s wife told him to smile for a picture on their 29-foot boat as he held up one of the yellowtail fish they had caught that day. Then a sea lion leaped 7 feet out of the water, bit into his hand and yanked him overboard.
A Michigan man injured during a 2012 hike in New Hampshire must pay for the cost of his rescue, the New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Pete Larson has discovered thousands of fossils around the world, co-authored three books and led the team that unearthed the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found.
The Thunder hired Florida’s Billy Donovan as their new coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise finally win an NBA championship.
Andrew Wiggins has been named the NBA rookie of the year.
Stanford has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby, moving Frammento into the 20-horse field for Saturday’s race.