Rain, thunderstorms expected late Sunday

Rain and thunderstorms are expected to hit Kansas City late Sunday into Monday, according to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill. Most areas are expected to receive about one-quarter inch of rainfall. Warmer weather is predicted for the rest of the weekend, with highs in the low to upper 70s Friday and Saturday.

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

James Shields strikes out 12 as Royals sweep Astros 5-1

The streak began in the sixth inning of a 5-1 Royals victory, when James Shields left Astros outfielder Dexter Fowler numb with a 92-mph fastball at the thighs. Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the knees, and Shields had his seventh strikeout in a row. The string of consecutive punchouts, five of them looking, nearly matched the franchise of eight set by Blake Stein in 2001. Instead, Shields settled for a 12-strikeout performance that was his best as a Royal.

'Scandal' finale: High drama right to the end

What happened in season 3's finale? Count on murder and plot twists. Joe Morton, who plays Papa Pope, told the New York Daily News the cast was 'shocked' when they read the script. Follow what happened here in this Twitter summary.

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