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Edit-a-thon aims to fix Wikipedia gender gap


For the last few years, women and Wikipedia have had a tumultuous relationship. More>>

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Survived: No. 1 Kentucky holds off Notre Dame 68-66


With everything at stake, Kentucky didn't panic and played to perfection. More>>

Lee Kuan Yew eulogized at funeral as architect of Singapore


Singaporeans bid farewell to longtime leader Lee Kuan Yew on Sunday with an elaborate procession and a three-hour state funeral at which his son, the current prime minister, eulogized the statesman and declared that the... More>>

Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing


An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and officials said Sunday that 23 people were taken to a hospital for observation and treatment... More>>

Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares all for calendar

A charity calendar featuring women in their 80s and 90s from an Ohio assisted living facility is opening more than a few eyes. More>>


Patients of six-way kidney swap meet for the first time

12 patients made medical history in California earlier this year with a six-way kidney swap. Now, they've met one another for the first time. 


Michelle Obama declares 'Black Girls Rock!'


Michelle Obama celebrated the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education for girls at Black Girls Rock!, an annual event honoring trailblazing women of color from all walks of life. More>>

Authorities locate missing KCK woman, 56


A 56-year-old KCK woman has been found safe after she went missing Saturday afternoon. More>>

Arab summit: Yemen airstrikes to go on until rebels withdraw


Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen will continue until Shiite rebels there "withdraw and surrender their weapons," a summit of Arab leaders decided Sunday, as they also agreed in principle to forming a joint military force. More>>


Independence police seek driver who fled fatal accident


Police continue to search for a driver who fled on foot from a fatal crash. More>>

Cass County authorities arrest 2 after high-speed chase


Two people wanted for a burglary in Henry County are in custody after a high-speed chase. More>>

Waving fronds around the world, Christians mark Palm Sunday


Christians around the world are marking Palm Sunday by waving fronds, attending church services and visiting sites in the Holy Land at the start of the Holy Week. More>>

Pope prays for plane crash dead during Palm Sunday Mass


Pope Francis opened solemn Holy Week services with Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square, stressing humility and remembering the dead in the Germanwings crash. More>>

Utility found 'hazardous situation' months before NYC blast


More than seven months before an explosion and fire leveled three apartment buildings in Manhattan's East Village, utility workers discovered that the gas line to a restaurant in one of them had been illegally tapped,... More>>

Dog walks again ... on artificial limbs

Here's a dog tale about a pooch with a literal "spring" in his steps. More>>

Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission Video included


Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. More>>

Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all

Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest... More>>

Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain


A brother and sister whose bodies were found in a deep freezer in their Detroit home had been beaten to death, autopsies determined Friday, painting a more complete picture of the horrors that unfolded inside the home for... More>>

Painstaking search continues after NYC blast, but hope dims Video included

Searching with hands and dogs through scoops of rubble from three apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, emergency workers painstakingly looked for signs of two missing people Saturday, though... More>>

Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory


Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination... More>>

Indiana governor supports clarifying religious objection law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he would support legislation to "clarify the intent" of a new state law that has attracted widespread criticism over concerns it could allow discrimination against gay people. More>>

OP man takes matter into own hands after hole left uncovered for months


An Overland Park man took matters into his own hands to make his neighborhood a safer place. More>>

Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in face


A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot... More>>

Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations in the northeast, but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential... More>>

Tempers flare at KCMO mayoral forum


Tempers flared at the final mayoral debate in Kansas City featuring Mayor Sly James and one of his two opponents. More>>

7 shot in Panama City Beach; 3 Alabama A&M students among victims


Seven people were injured in a shooting in Panama City Beach, FL early Saturday morning, and authorities say the suspect and some of the victims are from Alabama. More>>

Mexican National Team faces Paraguay Tuesday at Arrowhead Stadium


More than 35,000 tickets have already been sold for Tuesday's international soccer match between Mexico and Paraguay at Arrowhead Stadium. More>>

Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city


Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar... More>>

Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. More>>


Mother charged with abuse of 1-year-old after baby dies at hospital

Donniesha Lasha Lee faces charges of child abuse and first-degree domestic assault. Donniesha Lasha Lee faces charges of child abuse and first-degree domestic assault.

A 19-year-old Kansas City woman has been charged with abuse and assault of her 1-year-old child, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced Saturday. More>>

$1.5M lawsuit filed over Lawrence beer bottle death

The father of an Iraq war veteran who died after he was struck over the head with a beer bottle is seeking $1.5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit. More>>


Much touted space heater not all it's cracked up to be


KCTV5'S Betsy Webster had an expert electrician look into the Heat Surge Mini Glo after seeing advertisements of theirs making grand claims.


US State Dept: Difficult work remains on Iran nuke talks


Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program grew frantic on Saturday amid signs of discord, with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat... More>>

Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

Al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremist group that has carried out many attacks in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the attack.   (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Al-Shabab, an al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremist group that has carried out many attacks in Somalia, claimed responsibility for the attack. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 24, including six... More>>

Spring cleaning your pantry? Tips to help you restock smarter


The average American family can spend as much as $1,300 at the grocery store each month.


Local health professionals focus on brain injuries


For most athletes and parents, concussions are a major concern. It's something local health professionals are focused on too as they've been taking a closer look at brain injuries this week. More>>

Girl, 4, leaves home at 3 a.m. to get a Slushie


A 4-year-old Pennsylvania girl hopped a bus in the middle of the night to get a frozen treat. Thanks to strangers, she's back home safe.


Secrets abound in new 'James Bond' trailer

James Bond's latest mission has been revealed in the first trailer for "SPECTRE" which was released Friday. More>>

Missouri bill would allow growlers in gas stations, grocers

Missouri beer lovers could buy freshly filled growlers of draft beers at convenience and grocery stores under two proposals brewing in the Legislature. More>>

Your Week in Viral Videos: Just a quick walk across the country


Andy Davidhazy took a selfie after every mile of his 2,600-plus mile hike from Mexico to Canada. The landscape is beautiful and the facial hair is captivating.


France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. More>>

INSIDE THE MADNESS: Irish vs blue again, Zags '99 rewind

By The Associated Press Notes and tidbits from around the NCAA Tournament on Friday: More>>

University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings

Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's... More>>

Former Independence police officer pleads not guilty in federal court


A former Independence police officer made his first court appearance after a federal grand jury indicted him for his actions in an arrest that left a teen unconscious and near death. Tim Runnels entered a not guilty plea Friday afternoon.

Mail carrier accused of throwing away more than 20,000 pieces of mail


A drinking problem led to a Warrensburg civic leader dumping or throwing away more than 20,000 pieces of mail from his route including Christmas cards and presents, according to federal authorities. More>>

Saudis 'very pleased' with US support for Yemen air campaign

Saudi Arabia is praising the U.S. for helping an Arab air campaign against Yemen's rebels. More>>

Doctors say colonoscopies save lives


 March is colorectal cancer month and doctors hope it reminds patients and their love ones to schedule a colonoscopy. The cancer is treatable if caught early by a colonoscopy.

KS high school says no to varsity letter for special needs student Video included


A KS teen was asked to remove his letter jacket at school because his high school does not allow special needs team to have varsity letters. More>>


Domestic fight ends with Gardner police fatally shooting woman


A grandmother is dead after two Gardner police officers fired shots in her home while responding to a 911 call from the woman's boyfriend.


Happy eating: Ingredient to a long life, in your cereal bowl

A variety of single-serve breakfast cereals sit on a shelf in Atlanta, Georgia. A variety of single-serve breakfast cereals sit on a shelf in Atlanta, Georgia.

There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold... More>>

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