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  • USNS Cesar Chavez? Navy asked to explain policy for naming ships

     
    The name USNS Cesar Chavez doesn't sit well with some senators. The Senate wants the Navy to explain how it selects names for new ships in the wake of controversy over the naming of a supply ship after labor leader Cesar Chavez....
  • Bill deals with sailors killed in 1804, Jewish WWI heroes, ship names

     
    A defense bill expected to clear Congress today deals with Jewish American World War I heroes, sailors killed in Tripoli in 1804 and Navy policies for naming ships....
  • SOPA and PIPA: What's still at stake for music?

     
    The bills could fundamentally re-make the Internet, but especially online music sharing....
  • Contraception spin battle -- an attack on faith or women?

     
    Democrats like to point out the broad public support for many elements of the healthcare reform law they pushed through Congress in 2010. But polls also show that most people reject the law -- better known as "Obamacare" -- as......
  • Birth control: What do bosses get to decide about us?

     
    To read about the Blunt amendment, which was narrowly defeated Thursday via a U.S. Senate vote to table it, you'd think this was solely about whether religiously affiliated organizations -- such as hospitals or universities with links to churches --......
  • Missouri Candidate Forum

    Missouri Candidate Forum
    Four candidates seeking Kit Bond's place in the U.S. Senate will participate in a forum on Oct. 15 sponsored by the Missouri Press Association. You will be able to watch the live stream of the forum here, on fox4kc.com, the day of the event. Candidates...
  • Dem. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Calls Compromise Bill 'Satan Sandwich'

    Dem. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Calls Compromise Bill 'Satan Sandwich'
    Not everyone is happy about the compromise bill that will raise the debt ceiling. Democrat Representative Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City had strong words about it over the weekend, calling it a "sugar coated Satan sandwich." Cleaver said the bill is...
  • Burning Twin Towers Used in Ad for Weiner Seat

    Burning Twin Towers Used in Ad for Weiner Seat
    Republican candidate Bob Turner -- who's running for the 9th district Congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Anthony Weiner after his sexting scandal -- is defending his use of the burning Twin Towers in a campaign ad targeting Democratic rival,...
  • Residents Along River Prepare for Flood, Visit by Lawmakers

    Residents Along River Prepare for Flood, Visit by Lawmakers
    Residents in St. Joseph are preparing for the worst as the Missouri River continues rising, putting more levees at risk of failure. On Saturday, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt and U.S. Rep. Sam Graves are expected to tour the flood-prone areas, and residents...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • Why I demanded a voice for Sandra Fluke

    Why I demanded a voice for Sandra Fluke
    Rush Limbaugh's recent, despicable three-day attack against law student Sandra Fluke cast a spotlight on a national campaign by Republicans to turn back the clock on 50 years of progress on women's health issues. But his attacks were not the first attempt...