| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. Setting up an election-year showdown with the Legislature, Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed on Wednesday a bill that would have required a 72-hour waiting period for abortions in Missouri.
Nixon said the bill's lack of an exception for victims...
| Sep 13, 2013
The notion that states can decide for themselves whether federal laws are unconstitutional — a doctrine known as nullification — is rejected even by many legal scholars who support states' rights. But this week it came within one vote of being...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Martyl Langsdorf, the artist who created the widely known Doomsday Clock for the first cover of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, died March 26 at a rehabilitation facility near her home in suburban Chicago of complications from a lung infection. She was...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Seven-year-old Hannah Gerlt drowned at Smithville Lake in a tragic accident last July that also took the life of her guardian. Now, her grandfather's mission to keep another family from suffering the same kind of loss that he did is a step closer to...