<![CDATA[Nation & World News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/ en-us Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:59:13 CST Nation & World 60 Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26527987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 14:05:04 CDT By ERICA WERNER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26527987.html Greece looks to reopen bailout talks as euro future in doubt http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26562994.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 07:15:04 CDT By ELENA BECATOROS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26562994.html On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26527732.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:04:05 CDT By BRADLEY KLAPPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26527732.html Police: Man steals over $75,000 from Oklahoma Wal-Mart http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26568625.html#storylink=rss BRISTOW, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and federal authorities are searching for a man who they saw walked off with more than $75,000 after tricking Wal-Mart employees into thinking he was an armored truck driver.

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US-led coalition unleashes wave of airstrikes on Raqqa http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26527282.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 11:14:08 CDT By ZEINA KARAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26527282.html Suicide bomber explodes at northeast Nigeria church, 5 dead http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26533648.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 12:59:11 CDT By ADAMU ADAMU ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26533648.html Sen. Boxer, nearing retirement, ‘focusing on the big ideas’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26201479.html#storylink=rss Even as the clock ticks down on Barbara Boxer’s 24-year Senate career – she announced in January she would not run for re-election next year – she’s not fading into the Senate’s ornate woodwork.

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Lloyd scores 3 and US defeats Japan 5-2 for World Cup title http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article26555326.html#storylink=rss A sellout crowd of 53,341 that included U.S. Vice President Joe Biden roared in approval for Cari Lloyd’s hat trick, the first ever in a Women’s World Cup final.

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Thousands truckin’ to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26213401.html#storylink=rss Three final shows take place at Soldier Field

Deadheads spending a lot of money to see grand finale

Attendees include children, at least one U.S. senator

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On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues http://pics.mcclatchyinteractive.com/news/nation-world/article26534044.html#storylink=rss Latin America’s first pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America on Sunday for the first time Sunday, beginning an eight-day tour that will take him to three of the continent’s poorest countries.

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America redefining its identity for the 21st century http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26119804.html#storylink=rss Millennials driving 21st century agenda

Social media, not politicians, shaping American politics

Immigration the next big battleground

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$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26040181.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:50:09 CDT By KEVIN McGILL, REBECCA SANTANA and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article26040181.html 7 key things to know about Greece’s debt crisis and what happens next http://pics.mcclatchyinteractive.com/news/nation-world/article26540422.html#storylink=rss Greece has voted no, and now – after five years of bailouts, budget battles and a battered economy – it is on the brink of becoming the first country to leave the euro zone.

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Athens offers concessions, but still falls short http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article25951516.html#storylink=rss European officials say Greece’s concessions are not good enough, and a deal is impossible before a Greek referendum on Sunday.

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Indonesia military plane crash death toll at 141 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article25815217.html#storylink=rss An Indonesian air force transport plane crashes into a residential neighborhood in the country’s third-largest city of Medan.

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Saudi airstrikes in Yemen violate laws of war, rights group says http://pics.mcclatchyinteractive.com/news/nation-world/article25894648.html#storylink=rss New report focuses on strikes in city of Saada

Human Rights Watch report is only latest accusation

HRW concluded U.S.-made weapons were used in the attacks

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Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt’s Bees natural cosmetics, dies at 80 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article26560567.html#storylink=rss Maine Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt’s Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday. He was 80. A spokeswoman for Burt’s Bees said in an emailed statement Shavtiz died of respiratory complications in Bangor, Maine, surrounded by family and friends.

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2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26527675.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 20:04:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26527675.html Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies instantly http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26528458.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 19:45:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26528458.html Arizona prison to relocate more than 350 additional inmates http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26537461.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Jul 2015 18:39:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26537461.html Bombs at mosque, restaurant in central Nigerian city kill dozens http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article26569732.html#storylink=rss The attacks are the latest in a string blamed on Boko Haram that has killed more than 250 people over a week.

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1 million people expected at pope’s Mass in South America http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article26566699.html#storylink=rss It’s Francis’ first papal visit to his home continent

He brings a message of compassion for the weak, respect for the planet

He will reunite with ‘Padre Paquito’

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With ‘No’ vote, Greek premier wins a victory that may carry a heady price http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article26566207.html#storylink=rss Greek PM likely to find it harder to strike a new financing deal

Risks are higher than ever that Greece will careen out of the eurozone

No vote that dumbfounded European officials could offer them an opening

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4 people found dead in S.C. home http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26562673.html#storylink=rss Four people were found dead inside a home Sunday night after a shooting in Rock Hill, S.C., according to the York County Sheriff’s Office.

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Idaho’s gay marriage ban remains in state constitution http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26562430.html#storylink=rss The Supreme Court struck down all gay marriage bans nationwide last week, making Idaho’s constitutional marriage definition unenforceable. However, removing the language will likely be an uphill battle.

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Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt’s Bees, dies at 80 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26559667.html#storylink=rss The reclusive beekeeper who co-founded Burt’s Bees, and whose face and wild beard appeared on labels for the natural cosmetics, died on Sunday. Burt Shavitz was 80.

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Clinton: Hopeful US can reach ‘verifiable deal’ with Iran http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26554468.html#storylink=rss Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that she remains hopeful the U.S. can reach a “strong verifiable deal” to curb Iran’s nuclear weapons program by next week’s deadline.

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GOP field divided on Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article26553706.html#storylink=rss Initially, most Republican candidates tried to ignore him. But as major corporations cut ties with Trump over his declaration that some Mexican immigrants are rapists and drug-runners, and as the issue continues to fill the airwaves of Spanish-language media, more candidates have spoken out, separating into two camps.

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Autopsies on parents, son found dead to be performed http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26566426.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:54:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26566426.html Service held in UK to remember Srebrenica massacre victims http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26571385.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:48:55 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article26571385.html