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  • Crop herbicides play a role in shrinking monarch population

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that pollinating insects face in part because farme ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills 7, then himself

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven pe ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making

    WASHINGTON – For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

    WARSAW, Poland – Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let th ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Egyptian court declares Hamas a 'terrorist organization'

    CAIRO – An Egyptian court declared Hamas a "terrorist organization" on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Nemtsov a possible ‘sacrificial victim,’ investigators say

    MOSCOW – Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop a ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Annual report offers new clues about Buffett’s successor

    OMAHA, Neb. – Billionaire Warren Buffett is proud of what he’s built as Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO over the past 50 years, but he’s also willing to admi ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

    WASHINGTON – Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will h ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Nimoy, known as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek,’ dies at age 83

    LOS ANGELES – In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, “I Am Not Spock” – an attempt to show the world he had many mo ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Bill to keep Homeland Security open OK’d

    WASHINGTON – Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Departme ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attack

    NEW YORK – Following several stories questioning Bill O'Reilly's past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Some in GOP say Homeland Security funding lapse no big deal

    WASHINGTON – Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is al ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Actor Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83

    LOS ANGELES — Leonard Nimoy, the actor known and loved by generations of "Star Trek" fans as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spoc ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • 7 fatally shot, gunman dead in Tyrone, Missouri, police say

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A gunman went house to house, fatally shooting seven people and wounding one overnight in a small southern Missouri town before app ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Feb. 27; Separatists showing signs of cease-fire compliance in Ukraine

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 6:47 am
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