After weeks of discord in the Missouri Senate that has paralyzed the chamber, Democratic Sen. Kiki Curls of Kansas City and Republican Sen. Bob Dixon of Springfield sing "Kumbaya" during debate on May 3, 2017.
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Missouri senators sing Kumbaya
Eric Greitens sworn in as Missouri's 56th governor
New House Speaker Ron Ryckman talks about challenges facing Kansas
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback talks about the 2016 presidential election
Four former Kansas governors advocate for state Supreme Court justices
Lawmakers get sweaty for dog safety
Parents behind Kelsey Smith Act react to bill’s rejection in Congress
Protesters and Trump supporters clash in Kansas
Trump rallies early in Wichita, gets booed at the caucus
Republicans wait to vote in caucus
Trump supporters in Pella, Iowa
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In this promotional video produced by California Assembly Republicans on May 16, 2016, lawmakers advocate for Assembly Bill 797, which would allow people to break dogs out of hot cars. From left, they are Assembly members Kristin Olsen of Riverbank, Ling Ling Chang of Diamond Bar and Marc Steinorth of Rancho Cucamonga.
Missey and Greg Smith of Overland Park, Kan., discuss the U.S. House’s failure to pass the Kelsey Smith Act, a bill named after their daughter who was abducted and murdered in 2007. The couple traveled to Washington, D.C., for the May 23 vote, thinking it would be the culmination of an almost decade-long quest to get the bill passed. The legislation would require cell phone companies to quickly provide the location of a wireless phone if police think the phone’s owner is in serious danger.
Donald Trump supporters filled the Century II Exhibition Hall for his last-minute rally on Saturday morning, only to find themselves stranded in a line of thousands waiting to caucus. Ted Cruz supporters, meanwhile, dominated the crowd during the caucus speeches, booing Trump. John Albert/The Wichita Eagle
A little girl sat on the edge of a dock in Richmond, British Columbia, and watched a sea lion that popped its head out of the water to take a look at the tourists. Seconds later, the sea lion pulled her into the water. A man immediately jumped in to rescue the girl. Both walked away unharmed.
New Missouri men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin and first-year Tigers athletic director Jim Sterk discuss the startling change of fortunes for a program that went 8–24 last season but has awakened the Mizzou fan base with a strong two months on the recruiting trail.