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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Wednesday that would have cut Missouri’s income tax rate for the first time in more than 90 years, denouncing it as an “ill-conceived, fiscally irresponsible experiment.”
Boston Police say a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead.
An extensive manhunt for a suspect linked to the Boston Marathon bombings was underway Friday morning after a night of terror and violence left another suspect dead, one police officer killed and one wounded.
Rescuers searched the smoking remnants of a Texas farm town Thursday for survivors of a thunderous fertilizer plant explosion, gingerly checking smashed houses and apartments for anyone still trapped in debris while the community awaited word on the number of dead. Initial reports put the fatalities as high as 15, but later in the day, authorities backed away from any estimate and refused to elaborate. More than 160 people were hurt.
A gas explosion that sparked a massive, block-engulfing blaze in an upscale Kansas City shopping district injured 14 people, a city official said Tuesday evening, adding it is believed that an accident by a utility contractor may have caused the blast.
The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress. The service expects the Saturday mail cutback to begin the week of Aug. 5 and to save about $2 billion annually, said Postmaster General and CEO Patrick R. Donahoe. By The Associated Press
Super Bowl ads this year morphed into mini soap operas. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shrugged off aliens so he could get more milk for his kids in a Super Bowl spot for the Milk Processor Education Program. Anheuser-Busch’s commercial told the story of a baby Clydesdale growing up and returning to his owner for a heartfelt hug years later. And a Jeep ad portrayed the trials and triumphs of families waiting for their return of family members. By The Associated Press
Kansas City civic leader Adele C. Hall, the wife of Hallmark Cards Chairman Donald J. Hall, has died. She was 81.
Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that strained America’s divided government to the limit.
Families across the United States may have to find movies elsewhere, as Netflix's video streaming service was hit by a Christmas Eve outage.
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The Minnesota gourd weighed in at 1,810 pounds.
A group of high school graduates from Minnesota celebrated their 70th birthdays by skydiving. Seven classmates took part in the adventure.
About 33,000 rubber ducks were dumped into the river in Chicago in support of the Special Olympics. The fundraiser allowed participants to buy single ducks or a "quack pack" of six.
Hope, a young giraffe at the Topeka Zoo, is garnering national attention after undergoing surgery to repair problems with its legs. The staff at the zoo is also expected another baby giraffe to be born in the near future. Hope will appear on the Today Show on Sunday.
The most controversial parts of the law have been put on hold by a federal judge.
The vehicles were recalled after a potential problem was discovered with the steering.
The ponies are auctioned off after the swim in Virginia.
Two St. Louis men caught a 130 pound catfish. The catfish, if confirmed, would set a new world record.
Lawrence youth Luther Fuller took home a second place finish in the National Braille Challenge held during the weekend. Luther placed second in his age group at the contest and was awarded a $1,000 savings bond.
The Lawrence Community Shelter spent some time in the national spotlight Wednesday. Good Morning America spent talked with shelter director Loring Henderson Wednesday morning.