<![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 Obama to nominate successor to Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia, dead at 79 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60249566.html#storylink=rss Supreme showdown coming over who should nominate the next Justice

Antonin Scalia was found dead of apparent natural causes Saturday

Scalia was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:13:30 CST

Supreme showdown: GOP Senate may stall on court until after election http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60289501.html#storylink=rss President Obama will be under pressure to pick a liberal for the bench

Republican senate leader says a new president should nominate justice

A justice has not been confirmed after death in election years in 8 decades

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:40:00 CST

Trump slams George W. Bush in freewheeling GOP debate http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60321146.html#storylink=rss Trump lashes out at George W. Bush

Cruz, Rubio argue about immigration

Rubio tries to bounce back

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:00:00 CST

McConnell: Next president should choose Scalia’s successor http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60287871.html#storylink=rss Supreme Court’s ideological balance is at stake

Obama faces difficulty getting vote on nominee

President has power to make recess appointment

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:34:16 CST

Scalia’s death likely to change outcome of key cases http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60304281.html#storylink=rss Court seemed likely to overturn California teacher union fees; not now

Affirmative action scheme at University of Texas also now likely to be upheld

With Scalia dead, court is evenly divided between Democratic and Republican appointees

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:45:00 CST

Could Scalia's successor be Justice Clinton or Justice Obama? http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60276861.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:39:16 CST

Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article60210966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:46:01 CST By RYAN J. FOLEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article60210966.html 1,000 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails released; none holds ‘top secret’ material http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article60229861.html#storylink=rss State Department plans to finish making her emails public on Feb. 29, a day before the Super Tuesday primaries

More than 45,000 pages of emails from the private account Clinton used as secretary of state now public

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:54:13 CST

Police: 3 killed, scores to hospitals after huge I-78 pileup http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article60215731.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:57:08 CST The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article60215731.html Reaction to Antonin Scalia’s death: ‘A lion on the court and an unwavering defender of the Constitution’ http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article60286391.html#storylink=rss The Supreme Court justice died Saturday in Texas at age 79

A partisan fight over who will replace him on the high court is already underway

Politicians from Missouri and Kansas joined others in reacting to the news

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Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:25:38 CST

Michele Fiore, the gun-toting, calendar-posing politician who negotiated the Oregon occupiers' surrender http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article59700461.html#storylink=rss ‘We're putting our big-girl panties on now, and we are taking America back.’

Nevada state assemblywoman and occupation supporter has been the occupiers’ de facto negotiator

Occupiers tentatively agreed to turn themselves in, largely thanks to Fiore's intervention

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:16:41 CST

2 Maryland deputies, suspect killed in shopping center shootout; suspect was wanted in Florida http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article59630001.html#storylink=rss Gunman was killed after opening fire in crowded restaurant

One deputy shot inside restaurant, another nearby

No bystanders in the Maryland Panera were injured

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:40:50 CST

Justice Dept. sues Ferguson after city tries to change deal http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/missouri/article59644266.html#storylink=rss City voted to revise agreement aimed at improving the way police treat poor, minorities

Attorney General says decision left no choice except to file a civil-rights lawsuit

Ferguson under scrutiny since Michael Brown, who was black and unarmed, was fatally shot by white officer

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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:22:34 CST

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