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3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

May 23, 2019

A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes

The Latest: Missouri governor describes storm devastation

May 23, 2019

Gov. Mike Parson says storms that slammed Missouri overnight left devastation across much of the state and it was fortunate that only three fatalities have been reported

10 Things to Know for Today

May 23, 2019

Among 10 Things to Know: 'Violent tornado' touches down in Missouri capital; Trump intensifies fight with Democrats; Europeans begin voting for EU Parliament

Corrective: Sweden-Burger King 1st Ld-Writethru story

May 23, 2019

Corrective: Sweden-Burger King 1st Ld-Writethru story

'Violent tornado' touches down in Missouri capital

May 23, 2019

Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Mo., causing possible fatalities, heavy damage

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river

May 23, 2019

Two runaway barges were loose Wednesday night on the swift, flooded Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, spreading alarm downstream as they threatened a dam

The Latest: Tornadoes move through southwest Missouri towns

May 23, 2019

Tornadoes have touched down near Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a massive tornado that killed 161 people there

Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crime

May 23, 2019

Media law experts pushed back against the San Francisco police chief who said a freelance journalist conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record

'American Taliban' Lindh to be released Thursday from prison

May 23, 2019

The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison

Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spread

May 23, 2019

An escalating trade war with China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products but some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load

Census: Big cities in US aren't growing like they used to

May 22, 2019

New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the largest cities in the U.S. last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade.

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings

May 22, 2019

Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to putting more armed teachers in schools

California synagogue honors woman slain in gunman's attack

May 22, 2019

A Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll _ the holiest object in Judaism _ to the slain woman

Today in History

May 22, 2019

Today in History

SEAL's trial delayed as defense seeks info on email snooping

May 22, 2019

A judge has delayed the court-martial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder while lawyers resolve questions over whether the government's monitoring of emails compromised his right to a fair trial