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Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the State Department on Tuesday to speed the release of 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, as her decision to spurn administration rules and use a private email address continued to dog her presidential campaign.
Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill in the House.
Reggie McClain threw seven impressive innings to lead Missouri past South Carolina 5-1 on Tuesday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Former NL Rookie of the Year Rafael Furcal is retiring after 14 major league seasons.
Water levels are expected to begin falling soon along several Missouri waterways after a recent round of heavy rain caused flooding.
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Mitch Morse would have been hard-pressed to find a better opportunity.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was taken to a hospital for surgery on his left leg Monday after slamming his car into the wall at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar officials chose safety over speed Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Johnson is carrying the Tampa Bay Lightning in the playoff and making more than a name for himself.
Carlos Sanchez singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning to give the streaking Chicago White Sox a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night after a sparkling pitchers’ duel between aces Chris Sale and Corey Kluber.
NEW YORK (AP) — Phil Jackson remembers watching old teammate Dave DeBusschere pound his fist in triumph, when the Knicks and NBA were dual winners.
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Everyone in the Royals dugout was hanging on the top step when Mike Moustakas stepped to the plate Friday night. He had already accomplished three legs of the cycle, and all that was missing was a home run.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The MVP race was decided weeks ago. Newly crowned Stephen Curry and runner-up James Harden insist there’s a bigger prize they’ve wanted all along.
When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn’t let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.
NEW YORK — Pinch-hitter John Mayberry Jr. had an RBI infield hit with one out in the bottom of the 14th inning, lifting the New York Mets to a 2-1 victory Monday night against the St. Louis Cardinals after blowing another lead for Matt Harvey.
Games played on May 18, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: David Peralta hit a two-out RBI double in the 13th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled Dan Jennings' debut as manager by beating the Miami Marlins 3-2 Monday night.
Republicans leveraged their large majorities in the Missouri Legislature to slash welfare and unemployment benefits this year in an effort they say will spur some people to find work and help businesses. But Democrats call the changes an “all-out attack” on the poor.
Four people are facing felony charges over fraudulent signatures on a 2014 initiative petition that unsuccessfully sought to put an early-voting proposal on the Missouri ballot, Secretary of State Jason Kander said Monday.
The mother of a Louisville girl who was dragged more than 100 hundred feet by a school bus says her daughter is out of the hospital.
A Montana boy startled at being awakened in the middle of the night fired a shot through his bedroom window and killed the 15-year-old friend who had been knocking and throwing pebbles at his window, police said Monday.
President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday in an attempt to ease tensions between police and minority communities, saying equipment made for the battlefield should not be a tool of American criminal justice.
Police were on alert Monday for any retaliatory attacks after a chaotic shootout between rival biker gangs left nine people dead and at least 18 more wounded outside a Texas restaurant.
Amtrak trains began rolling again between Philadelphia and New York on Monday, the first time since a derailment almost a week ago killed eight people and injured more than 200 others.
Two extreme athletes in wingsuits who leaped to their deaths from a cliff in Yosemite National Park were trying to fly through a notch in a ridgeline and were airborne for about 15 seconds when they slammed into a rocky outcropping, a friend said Monday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday accused North Korea of a litany of crimes and atrocities while reassuring South Korea of America’s “ironclad” security commitments.
The fall of Ramadi calls into question the Obama administration’s strategy in Iraq.
Islamic State militants searched door-to-door for policemen and pro-government fighters and threw bodies in the Euphrates River in a bloody purge Monday after capturing the strategic city of Ramadi, their biggest victory since overrunning much of northern and western Iraq last year.
Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature has used overwhelming numbers to push through cuts to the state social safety net despite Democratic opposition.
Most of the residents of the northwestern Missouri town of Mosby are back home after a sudden flood caused by heavy rain.
HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years after overcoming a 3-1 series deficit to eliminate the Los Angeles Clippers.
OAKLAND, Calif. — With the stakes high and fans ready to question and critique every move, Steve Kerr knew he’d be in the spotlight no matter how things played out this postseason.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Minjee Lee played a five-hole stretch in 5 under to open a four-stroke lead Sunday when final-round play was suspended because of darkness in the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Jeff Maggert didn’t let the missed putts haunt him when he faced the most pressurized one of the day.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rory McIlroy was more methodical than electrifying Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS — IndyCar officials chose safety over speed Sunday.
CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin intently watched the qualifying event for NASCAR’s annual All-Star race and noticed, as has been the case in recent years, the driver out front in the waning laps was almost certainly guaranteed the win.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory Sunday against the Chicago Blackhawks.
NEW YORK — There were seven shutouts in 15 games in the major leagues Sunday, only the ninth day with at least seven blankings in major league history.
States saying ‘no’ to cities seeking to regulate businesses
Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers Association decided to do something about it. So Dan Shaul turned to his state legislator— himself — and guided a bill to passage barring local governments from banning the bags.
A hit-and-run driver slammed through a barricade for the Colfax Marathon on Sunday and raced past runners on the opposite side of the highway, narrowly missing pedestrians and leaving some runners stunned.
Does putting Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death make him a martyr for the cause?
Games played on May 17, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Kaka had a goal and an assist and expansion Orlando City beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 4-0 on Sunday for the first home win in team history.
Games played on May 17, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Shelby Miller's no-hit bid ended with two outs in the ninth inning Sunday when Justin Bour singled sharply up the middle, and the Atlanta Braves right-hander pitched a two-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Miami Marlins that completed a three-game sweep.
Tournaments played on May 17, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Rory McIlroy became the first two-time winner in the Wells Fargo Championship with a seven-shot victory Sunday over Webb Simpson and Patrick Rodgers.
The Islamic State group seized control of the city of Ramadi on Sunday, sending Iraqi forces racing out of the city in a major loss despite the support of U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the extremists.
A shootout among rival biker gangs at a popular Texas restaurant left nine people dead and 18 others injured, a police spokesman said on Sunday, sending panicked patrons and bystanders fleeing for safety.
A powerful storm system stretched from Texas to Minnesota on Sunday, bringing heavy rains, flash flooding and the possibility of more severe weather.
For almost 50 years, gearheads have swooned over the Chevrolet Camaro for its muscular looks, throaty exhaust and high-horsepower engines.
Missouri’s legislative session began with hundreds of protesters shutting down the Senate, demanding changes to state law in response to the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer.
Residents of a western Missouri town were evacuated Sunday after a spring storm swept across the state, bringing heavy rain and churning up at least one tornado.