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Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20132670.html#storylink=rss The order for residents to stay home after 10 p.m. had been in place since Tuesday, and officials had planned to keep it in place through Sunday. Protests since Monday’s riots have been peaceful, and the announcement of charges against six officers involved in Gray’s arrest eased tensions.

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'Avengers’ sequel is second biggest US opener of all time http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20138622.html#storylink=rss The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, but failed to top the all-time record of the first film’s $207.4 million debut in 2012.

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Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20161944.html#storylink=rss The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials said 23 states reported combined spending of more than $1 billion on winter maintenance operations and 8 million work hours plowing or treating state roads from October to March.

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Peer review next obstacle for first women to undergo Army Ranger school http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20098851.html#storylink=rss One of the factors determining who becomes an elite Army Ranger is a peer evaluation system. Trainers in the current Ranger School class, the first to include women, are on the lookout for reviews that are either too harsh or too easy on female would-be Rangers.

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NYPD officer ‘fighting for his life’; suspect denied bail http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20153796.html#storylink=rss A man who officials say boasted of being a street “hellraiser” and who served prison time for attempted murder was arraigned on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head.

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Cops hail man who fatally shoots suspect outside Utah store http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20144307.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 20:43:17 CDT By MARTIN GRIFFITH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20144307.html Police: Mother threw baby off bridge into river, then jumped http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20142408.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 20:03:24 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20142408.html Protests turn festive in Baltimore http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20118474.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 21:48:05 CDT By W.J. HENNIGAN AND MICHAEL MUSKAL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20118474.html NYPD plainclothes officer shot in head; suspect arrested http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20106912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 01:13:09 CDT By AMANDA Y. BARRETT and MICHAEL BALSAMO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20106912.html Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20148093.html#storylink=rss Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas caused problems for cable and satellite systems, especially when people tried to order at the last second, which delayed the start of the fight. It’s another sting to the reputation of an industry that’s already beset with criticism over poor service and competition from streaming video providers.

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Researchers smoke out marijuana users with mobile device http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20138061.html#storylink=rss If authorities now suspect marijuana impairment in motorists, they have to rely on blood or urine tests that can take weeks for confirmation. But Two University of Akron students could change that.

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David Goldberg, 47, SurveyMonkey CEO, Sandberg husband, dies http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20131392.html#storylink=rss David Goldberg, chief executive officer of SurveyMonkey.com and husband of Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, died unexpectedly Friday night, his brother, Robert Goldberg, wrote in a Facebook post. He was 47.

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David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20093511.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 03 May 2015 00:33:11 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20093511.html Honolulu food festival explores lovely Spam, wonderful Spam http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article20123388.html#storylink=rss In Hawaii, Spam rules. No, not the kind that you get in your email, but the kind you eat – or don’t eat, as it may be for many mainlanders.

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On 150th anniversary, Lincoln's hometown re-enacts funeral http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20078802.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 22:48:10 CDT By JOHN O'CONNOR ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20078802.html Rebuilt slave sites being unveiled at Jefferson's Monticello http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20080584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 May 2015 08:34:08 CDT By BRETT ZONGKER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20080584.html AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20126187.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 05:04:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article20126187.html 10 Things to Know for Today http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20164026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 05:03:13 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20164026.html AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20164020.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 05:02:54 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20164020.html The Latest on Nepal: Foreign reconstruction help needed http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20162958.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 04:58:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20162958.html Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163171.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 04:03:05 CDT By NOMAAN MERCHANT and JAMIE STENGLE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163171.html The nation's weather http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163681.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 03:37:46 CDT By WEATHER UNDERGROUND ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163681.html Survey: States spent heavily to clear winter snow and ice http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20137611.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 02:33:09 CDT By BOB SALSBERG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20137611.html Quotations in the News http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163321.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 02:02:51 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163321.html Kentucky Derby win raises expectations for American Pharoah http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163243.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 01:58:10 CDT By GARY B. GRAVES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163243.html Police: 4 dead, 1 hurt in shooting on Wisconsin bridge http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20161464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 01:58:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20161464.html Bomber's Russian relatives to testify in marathon trial http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163189.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 01:53:10 CDT By DENISE LAVOIE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20163189.html Ex-Christie allies to make court appearances in bridge case http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20163168.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 01:43:06 CDT By DAVID PORTER and JILL COLVIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article20163168.html Mayor: Fire that engulfed several buildings under control http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20162472.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 01:08:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article20162472.html