<![CDATA[National News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST National 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com 6-month-old girl becomes youngest water skier in the world http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79950532.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 19:52:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79950532.html Rowdy protests but no violence this time outside Trump rally http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79759567.html#storylink=rss A day after violent protesters outside a Donald Trump rally threw burning items at police and toppled barricades, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee railed against "Crooked Hillary" Clinton and leaders in his own party who haven't yet endorsed him in a boisterous but less heated rally Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:09:01 CDT By JILL COLVIN and AMY TAXIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79759567.html
Q&amp;A: Hillary Clinton's use of a private email system http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article79812527.html#storylink=rss What’s the latest?

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Report blasts Hillary Clinton for use of email server http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79920182.html#storylink=rss State Department’s inspector general says she did not seek permission for private server

The department was also criticized for being slow to recognize cybersecurity risks

The issue has shadowed her presidential campaign for months

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A new theory suggests infections could trigger Alzheimer’s http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article79904697.html#storylink=rss “Outside the box” hypothesis has major implications for preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease

Newly published data intrigue researchers of degenerative brain disease

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Man catches teens breaking into his house, makes them call 911 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79781682.html#storylink=rss The Coos County sheriff’s office says the man was armed when he found the boys breaking in

Dispatchers say he made one of the teens call police and report the burglary in progress

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Woman walking 1,000 miles topless to call attention to breast cancer http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79284372.html#storylink=rss Paulette Leaphart, mother of eight, had a double mastectomy in 2014

To call attention to breast cancer issues she set out on a walk from Mississippi to Washington, D.C.

Beyonce recently featured Leaphart in the video for her visual album “Lemonade”

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Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79698082.html#storylink=rss Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 01:04:04 CDT By JILL COLVIN and RUSSELL CONTRERAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79698082.html
Hiroshima trip by Obama stirs differing views across Pacific http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79225277.html#storylink=rss Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 05:59:01 CDT By MARI YAMAGUCHI and JULIE WATSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79225277.html
Louisiana set to expand hate-crimes laws to include police http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79520457.html#storylink=rss Louisiana is poised to become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews — a move that could stir the national debate over the relationship between law enforcement and minorities.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 16:39:05 CDT By MEGAN TRIMBLE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79520457.html
‘Use your turn signal’: Six of the best celebrity commencement speeches of 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79582347.html#storylink=rss Celebrity commencement speakers are sending college graduates into the world with many useful words of wit and wisdom

Use your turn signal. Surround yourself with good people. Wake up. Life is like the “Star Wars” movies

Perhaps most importantly: Your importance isn’t defined by the number of your Twitter followers

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House bill strips funds to build Eisenhower memorial near Capitol http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article79644627.html#storylink=rss Commission had asked Congress for $44.8 million

Ongoing dispute over design has slowed progress

Kansas’ Pat Roberts still aiming for 2019 completion

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Video: High school senior born with cerebral palsy walks for first time in public at graduation http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79492222.html#storylink=rss Micah McDade put in long hours to prepare a secret for his fellow high school graduates last week

They had never seen Micah, who was born with cerebral palsy, walk

Local media reported that there wasn’t a dry eye in the place when Micah walked across the stage at graduation

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Obama declares end to arms sale embargo for Vietnam http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79418522.html#storylink=rss Move is prompted in part by the rise of Chinese military might in the region

Vietnam vows more sweeping access to its ports for the U.S. Navy

Critics say president should have exacted pledges from Hanoi improve its human-rights record

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Chewbacca Mom’s silly, hilarious video gets more than 140 million views http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79484972.html#storylink=rss Mom buys Chewbacca mask, tries in on outside, giggles herself into tears

Her Facebook post has more than 140 million views

She also was invited to “Good Morning America” Monday

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Homeowner woken by burglary exchanges gunfire with teen http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79952497.html#storylink=rss Teen pulled out a gun when homeowner ordered him on the ground

Teen fled and was later dropped off at a nearby hospital

Neighbors say area has been hit by burglaries recently

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Ex-owner denies horse adopted by Jon Stewart shot by paintballs http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79947227.html#storylink=rss Former owner: Horse used for children’s finger-painting parties

Denies SPCA report that horse was shot 100+ times by paintballs

Former ‘Daily Show’ host, wife, adopt horse for animal sanctuary

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Man convicted of trying to sell weapons to Colombia rebels http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79958742.html#storylink=rss A Romanian citizen has been convicted in New York of conspiring to sell military-grade weapons in Europe to informants who said they wanted to shoot down American helicopters in Colombia.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:34:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79958742.html
Johnny Depp's wife files for divorce in Los Angeles http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79937107.html#storylink=rss Johnny Depp's wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:29:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79937107.html
University of Oregon investigating trash at California lake http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79952122.html#storylink=rss The University of Oregon is investigating whether other campus fraternities and sororities were responsible for a half-mile-wide swath of trash left behind at a California lake after one fraternity was suspended, a university spokesman said Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 19:59:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article79952122.html
Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article79757557.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:04:05 CDT By MICHAEL BIESECKER and BRADLEY KLAPPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article79757557.html
Feds say Turkish celebrity who faces prison is a flight risk http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79834782.html#storylink=rss A Turkish celebrity who lived the high life as he enabled Iran to overcome U.S. sanctions and deceive the United States and the international banking system for years is a flight risk and shouldn't get bail, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:14:01 CDT By LARRY NEUMEISTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79834782.html
Missouri man charged in shooting death of 8-month-old son http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79754422.html#storylink=rss A Missouri father was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the death of his 8-month-old son — a shooting an investigator says happened after the man threatened his wife who told him during a car ride she wanted a divorce.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:14:01 CDT By JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79754422.html
10 Things to Know for Thursday http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79687742.html#storylink=rss Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:09:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article79687742.html
AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79721522.html#storylink=rss Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

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Wed, 25 May 2016 20:09:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79721522.html
Solar-powered airplane lands in Pennsylvania http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79738817.html#storylink=rss A solar-powered airplane has landed in Pennsylvania, about 17 hours after it took off from the Ohio hometown of America aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright.

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Report: Vermont troopers more likely to search black drivers http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79745832.html#storylink=rss Black drivers stopped by Vermont State Police were five times more likely to be searched than white drivers, even though contraband was more likely to be found when white motorists were searched, according to a report on five years of traffic-stop data.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 19:59:04 CDT By DAVE GRAM ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79745832.html
Phones fuel great growth potential for US Internet gambling http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79862307.html#storylink=rss Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a major gambling conference said Wednesday.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 19:59:03 CDT By WAYNE PARRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79862307.html
The Latest: Solar-powered airplane lands in Pennsylvania http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article79952127.html#storylink=rss The Latest on a solar-powered plane's flight from Ohio to Pennsylvania (all times local):

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Wed, 25 May 2016 19:53:22 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article79952127.html
The Latest: Report: Black drivers more likely to be searched http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79949707.html#storylink=rss The Latest on a report on five years of traffic-stop data collected by Vermont State Police (all times local):

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