| Jun 29, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Former President Bill Clinton brought his Clinton Global Initiative to Chicago today, gaining commitments to help boost domestic job growth, including a plan from organized labor to invest $10 billion in pension funds to help pay for repairs to public...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:46 PM
A police officer who died after being struck by lightning helping Joplin tornado rescue efforts is now a member of the Joplin Wall of Honor. On Wednesday, Jefferson “Jeff” Taylor’s family accepted a medal of honor on his behalf at a...
| Jul 13, 2011
When some think of natural disasters, a lack of food, clean water and safe shelter sometimes come to mind. But when Angela Edgerly thought of how she could help those affected by the 2010 Haiti earthquake, she thought of people's feet.
| Jul 17, 2011
| 7:53 PM
An oppressive and potentially deadly summertime mix of sizzling temperatures and high humidity baked a large swath of the country again on Sunday, pushing afternoon heat indexes in dozens of cities to dangerous levels.
Forecasters warned the heatwave...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 1:39 PM
A firefighter from Kansas is charged with stealing from tornado victims. Matthew W. Page, 25, of Baxter Springs is accused of stealing $245.44 worth of items from the Home Depot. Police say Page and another firefighter were assisting in recovery efforts...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:51 PM
Attorney General Chris Koster is suing Alivio Foundation, Inc., based in Puerto Rico, and Steve Blood, of Georgia. They are accused of fraudulently soliciting donations through the internet to help victims of the May 22 Joplin tornado.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A city honored for its trees is missing more than a million dollars worth of them after a deadly tornado ripped trees from the ground two months ago Friday. Joplin wants to keep its Tree City U.S.A. designation but extreme temperatures and ongoing...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 2:58 PM
JOPLIN, Mo -- It's been two months since the EF-5 tornado hit and destroyed much of Joplin. Since then, support has been pouring in from people from all walks of life. Some unique support is coming from Missouri native and Grammy Award winner Sheryl...
| Aug 6, 2011
The tornado that hit Joplin, Mo., has faded from the news. What was the final death toll, and how does that tornado rank among deadly tornadoes in this country?
—Phil Brown, Chicago
The tornado that ravaged Joplin, Mo.,...
| Aug 28, 2011
On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- In the aftermath of the Joplin tornado area hospitals were swamped with injuries and critical patients. A St. John's physician came across something unusual in the midst of it all.
Efforts at the local level helped health care...