A race car driver lost control and his car crashed into the infield stands, injuring three onlookers. Sgt Collin Strosberg of the Missouri Highway Patrol explained how the incident occurred. That the driver of the car lost control of his vehicle which flew off the track into the infield and struck five spectators of which […]
Kansas will now just have one clinic in the state allowed to provide abortions, as the state signaled Thursday that Kansas’ only other two providers are out of business due to tough, new licensing requirements. Advocates of abortion rights allege it’s part of a coordinated, national campaign to limit a woman’s access to reproductive freedom, while abortion opponents argue Kansas’ new rules merely aim to protect the health of women or a viable fetus.
The desire to eat meat has posed an ethical question ever since humans achieved reliable crop production: Do we really need to kill animals to live?
On Wednesday morning, residents of Joplin are as uncertain about the fate of their loved ones as officials are about just how many people are dead after the 8th deadliest tornado in U.S.
First, Terry Bigley watched the tornado overtake his television screen as it ripped through eastern Kansas toward Joplin, Mo., where he lived on the east side in an apartment with his wife. “They had a big picture of it,” he says of the local news station
In no national election since 1860 have politicians been so Negro-minded as in 1936.
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The leaders of the Roman Catholic Church traditionally couch even the harshest disagreements in decorous, ecclesiastical language. But it didn’t take a decoder ring to figure out what Rome-based Archbishop Raymond Burke meant in a late-September address when he charged Boston Cardinal Sen O’Malley with being under the influence of Satan, “the father of lies.” Burke’s broadside at O’Malley was inspired by the Cardinal’s decision to permit and preside over a funeral Mass for the late Senator Ted Kennedy.
As December storms paint Bryce Canyon National Park with fresh snow, you won’t find a more beautiful winter landscape anywhere in the world. The university’s Center for Vaccine Development has received more than 500 responses from potential volunteers since Wednesday, when the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced human trials for a swine flu vaccine would begin in early August.
Getting arrested for stealing cars after his 16th birthday may be the best thing that ever happened to Terrence Barkley. It got him out of gangs and headed to college. While in one of Missouri’s juvenile facilities, Barkley became editor of its student newspaper, captain of the football team and made the honor roll.