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Springtime has finally arrived which means a change in the weather, a change in wardrobe and a sudden attack of those annoying allergies for many. The itchy eyes and runny nose season is upon us, b…

The president of Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Television unit was fired Thursday for inappropriate remarks.

Crews from multiple agencies are at the scene of an incident involving a "tourist-type boat" in the Branson, Missouri area Thursday night.

A fast-burning wildfire near Yosemite National Park continued to grow Thursday, fueled by dangerously dry and hot conditions across the West.

A mass casualty incident is being reported on Table Rock Lake in Branson when a vessel submerged. There have been multiple fatalities and typically there are at least 10 injuries and fatalities in such events, according to local fire department.

When a television series is brought back from an extended hiatus, generally it can never truly capture the essence of what made the original so captivating or unique. It either lacks the spirit that drew in audiences in the first place or is trying so hard to recapture fans that it only pushes people away. With ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’, thankfully it comes the closest to capturing the spirit of the original show. The first season, which culminated with the…

The Chicago Bears made sweeping changes to lift a struggling franchise, and general manager Ryan Pace can't wait to see how it all comes together.

If you take a glance at the movie posters at your local theater, Disney and Marvel dominate, followed by The Rock, as the rest of Hollywood tries to play catchup and build a variety of cinematic universes. Does this mean that the golden days of sci-fi are gone?

The European Union’s executive branch will take Hungary to court over the government’s treatment of asylum seekers, escalating a battle over how to balance the continent’s legal guarantees for refugees with popular demand for tighter borders.

McKayla Rykiel and her newborn baby are missing, Grain Valley police said Thursday. Relatives told police that McKayla, 16, ran away from a home in the 1200 block of Scenic Drive on Thursday.

Authorities have identified the offender who attacked and killed a corrections officer at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, Minnesota as 42-year-old Edward Muhammad Johnson. 

Thu Hong Nguyen, the woman accused of arson and murder in the 2015 deaths of two Kansas City firefighters John Mesh and Larry Leggio, has a history of business fires and insurance payouts, investigators say.

These maestros of the digital ecosystem have their hands full, so a little help can go a long way. Try these handy assistants for maintaining sanity and boosting productivity.

Five Kansas City men are charged with seven armed robberies that ended with the killing of employee Ira “Skinny” Brown at the Inner City Oil gas station when the last robbery went bad, federal charges allege.

Communication challenges can offer clues that signal whether a child may have autism.

Being ready when an emergency comes your way can mean the difference between life and death.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead has gained a loyal following for reinventing the Dead’s quirky songs with extreme tempos and shredding that are anything but laid-back.

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Robot bartenders are mostly novelties today. But a group of startups is hoping to bring automation to your neighborhood watering hole—and even your home bar.

Joplin businessman David Humphreys, whose family has donated more than $14.5 million for conservative causes in Missouri since the start of 2016, wants Democratic lawmakers to stop criticizing him.

State Sen. Barbara Bollier is the kind of sensible GOP centrist Kansas used to be known for. But Republicans want to punish her for supporting Democrat Tom Niermann over Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder.

Finally, "cancer movies" that aren't referring to the filmography of Michael Bay

CROWN POINT — A 25-year-old man allegedly explained away his child porn collection by telling his girlfriend he was working undercover, according to recently filed court records.

According to Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO of Klarna, banks need to be customer centric, not just talk about it. But in practice, we see little change in the banks’ approach. That’s why we often hear about developing alliances between banks and FinTech platforms. Will friends become enemies?

France’s first women submariners are jubilant after their 10-week mission

The privately owned subsea cable connecting Australia, New Zealand, and the United States has gone live.

Ibraheem Musaibli, who is from Michigan, is being held in Syria. So is an Indiana woman whose husband died fighting for ISIS. The U.S. is bringing them home.

The newest NATO member state is in the spotlight, thanks to comments made by President Trump.