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Boy, 12, dies after being hit by car while riding bike

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A family is asking for prayers as they mourn the loss of a young boy killed while riding his bike on U.S. Highway 71. More>>

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Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

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The wreckage of the Air Algeria plane that went missing Thursday has been found about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali, a presidential aide said. More>>

Faces of Kansas City: Young chef making name for himself

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Meet the chef behind the delicious meals at a famous metro hotel and restaurant. More>>

Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

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Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the... More>>

UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

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A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and... More>>

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Man found shot dead in car in southeast Kansas City

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Authorities are investigating after a shooting victim was found dead on the city's southeast side. More>>

'Coolest Cooler' Kickstarter set to break crowdsourcing record

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Don't get bored with those 20th century coolers - buy into the technologically-savvy, new millennium version of Ryan Grepper - the Coolest Cooler, and it's set to break a Kickstarter record. 

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KC Zoo's oldest male lion dies

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Dumisani, the Kansas City Zoo's eldest beloved male lion, passed away. He was 18 years old. More>>

Ohio State marching band chief fired after probe

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Ohio State University fired the director of its celebrated marching band on Thursday after determining he ignored a "sexualized" atmosphere of rituals including students being pressured to march in their underwear and... More>>

Police looking for suspect after reported sexual assault

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Police are looking for a man who reportedly sexually assaulted a woman in her apartment Thursday. More>>

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Police investigating attempted abduction of 5-year-old girl

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Authorities are investigating an attempted abduction of a 5-year-old girl. More>>

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Possible homicide suspect in custody after standoff

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A standoff in KCK has ended and police say they have a person of interest in a homicide case now in custody. More>>

House, Senate chairs offer competing bills on VA

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With Congress scheduled to recess in a week, the chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees offered competing proposals Thursday to fix a veterans' health care program scandalized by long patient wait... More>>

1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Pennsylvania hospital

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The suspect who opened fire at a wellness center in Pennsylvania is in custody. More>>

Astronaut tweets 'saddest photo' of Israel-Gaza firefight

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Astronaut Alexander Gerst took a photo of the fighting in the Middle East from the International Space Station, calling it his "saddest photo" yet.

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Iraq elects new president as attacks kill dozens

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Iraqi lawmakers elected a veteran Kurdish politician on Thursday to replace long-serving Jalal Talabani as the country's new president in the latest step toward forming a new government. But a series of attacks killed... More>>

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NJ couple identified as victims of Virginia tornado Video included

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A New Jersey couple was identified as the victims of a tornado that hit the Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton.
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Chiefs training camp ready to welcome fans

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Kansas City Chiefs fans can join the team at training camp starting Thursday. More>>

Overland Park police seek 2 in beauty supply store thefts

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Police are requesting help in identifying two shoplifting suspects who hit a beauty supply store, taking thousands of dollars worth of products. More>>

'Under the Dome' cast teases possibility of escape

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"Under the Dome" is broadening its scope. More>>

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Police ID driver killed after slamming into power pole

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A driver has died after he slammed their vehicle into a power pole Wednesday evening. More>>

Your Week in Pop Culture: Triple-A team pranks Jeff Francoeur - again

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Baseball player Jeff Francoeur gets pranked by his teammates - again, Keith Olbermann rips Tony Dungy a new one for two straight days and Conan O'Brien figures Tinder out - this week in pop culture.

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Viral Video: Whale lifts kayakers out of the water

Two adventurous kayakers in Argentina experienced the thrill of a lifetime following an encounter with a pod of massive whales. More>>

Do you want the drinking age lowered?

When it comes to the drinking age, the vast majority of Americans don't want to go back to the future. More>>

GM profit 2Q falls 85 pct. on recall costs

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Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes. More>>

'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer sees 'Red'

"Fifty Shades of Grey's" infamous "Red Room" has arrived. More>>

Woman thanks paramedics who saved her life

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Chest compressions helped save a Kansas City area woman after suffering a near fatal heart attack, and she had the chance to thank first responders on Wednesday. More>>

'Kim Jong-un Dance' video upsets Kim Jong-un

'Kim Jong-un' shows some fancy footwork in a viral YouTube video. North Korean officials were not amused. (Source: YouTube) 'Kim Jong-un' shows some fancy footwork in a viral YouTube video. North Korean officials were not amused. (Source: YouTube)
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North Korea's supreme leader and The Onion's 2012 Sexiest Man Alive is quite upset about a video making the rounds. A YouTube viral hit out of China features Kim Jong-un's head pasted to several clips of people dancing and breaking out karate moves.

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Rare first-ever Superman comic up for auction

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One of the rarest and most-valuable comic books ever printed is going up for auction on eBay.

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TAKE 5 TO CARE

KCTV5 News and KSMO-TV are partnering with The Salvation Army for "S.O.S Supply Our Students." The event is a back-to-school drive for families in need in the Kansas City area. More>>

U.S. Soccer National Training Center to come to Kansas City

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A U.S. Soccer National Training Center complex will be developed in Kansas City. More>>

2 school districts to provide free lunches to all

The Kansas City and Hickman Mills school districts will offer free lunches to every student, beginning in August. More>>

Three men convicted in $17 million drug conspiracy

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After a trial that lasted almost a month, a federal grand jury has convicted two Lawrence men and a California man in a conspiracy that brought $17 million in drugs to Kansas. More>>

McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China. More>>

World's largest aquatic insect specimen found in China

The world's largest flying aquatic insect, with huge, nightmarish pincers, has been discovered in China's Sichuan province, experts say. More>>

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  • Bankrupt Energy Future to auction stake in Oncor

    Bankrupt Energy Future to auction stake in Oncor

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:56:05 GMT
    Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings terminated its restructuring agreement and announced plans to auction its stake in the profitable power transmission business Oncor Electric Delivery Co., according to a...More >
    Bankrupt power giant Energy Future Holdings terminated its restructuring agreement and announced plans to auction its stake in the profitable power transmission business Oncor Electric Delivery Co., according to a filing...More >
  • Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

    Burkina official: Plane wreckage found in Mali

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:49:01 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More >
    The wreckage of the Air Algeria plane that went missing Thursday has been found about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the border of Burkina Faso near the village of Boulikessi in Mali, a presidential aide said.More >
  • Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

    Thursday, July 24 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-24 22:31:49 GMT
    Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears....More >
    Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. An airliner crashes during a storm, and yet another disappears. Aviation...More >
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