| Aug 24, 2014
| 11:50 AM
ST. LOUIS At the beginning of the month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was in a position most politicians would envy.
As the moderate two-term Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning state, he could tout a stellar state credit rating, a scandal-free...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Earlier this summer, Park Forest had microbursts causing a lot of tree damage. How are microbursts different from tornadoes?
— Norma Friedemann, Evanston
Microbursts are surges of rain-cooled air that plunge...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:51 AM
GINEBRA (Reuters) - Naciones Unidas nombró el lunes a tres expertos para integrar una comisión internacional que investigará las posibles violaciones a los derechos humanos y crímenes de guerra cometidos por ambos bandos durante la ofensiva militar...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Fire Chief Bill Dunn received an emergency call a little after 4 a.m. on Thursday. A building in Carl Junction, Mo., was burning. He raced to the scene, not knowing which building it was.
“When I saw it, I thought to myself, 'Oh my Lord, not...