<![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 out: President takes last shots at official Washington http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74866112.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:03:01 CDT By KEVIN FREKING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74866112.html Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94 http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74956302.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:08:03 CDT By MICHAEL BALSAMO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74956302.html ‘He started crying like a baby,’ boy says after shooting home-invasion suspect http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article75006017.html#storylink=rss 11-year-old says he heard noise, saw man on stairwell with a gun

Boy got a gun of his own and told the man to get out of the house

Says he fired warning shot and man started running. He then shot 11 more times

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'Jungle Book' rules box office again; 'Civil War' looms http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article75000567.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:28:01 CDT By JAKE COYLE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article75000567.html Elephants to take final bow at Ringling Bros. circus http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74994692.html#storylink=rss Removal of elephants marks end of tradition that began in 1882

Controversy, attitude change led Ringling Bros to quit using elephants

Elephants will be moved to 200-acre elephant conservation center

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Toddlers have shot at least 23 people this year http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74998402.html#storylink=rss In majority of cases, the children accidentally shot themselves

Toddlers have shot themselves 18 times, with 9 being fatal

Toddlers have shot other people 5 times, with 2 being fatal

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A few miles from San Bernardino, a Muslim prom queen reigns http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74838792.html#storylink=rss Zarifeh Shalabi was crowned prom queen after her non-Muslim friends campaigned for her

On the morning of the school vote, they wore hijabis and passed out dozens of the colorful scarves

‘I had no idea how much she is really respected and loved at the school,’ Zarifeh’s mother said

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6th body found after Texas flash floods http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74863697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 21:03:04 CDT By EMILY SCHMALL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74863697.html Police criticize BYU investigations into sex assault victims http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74632797.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:08:03 CDT By HALLIE GOLDEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74632797.html White House 2016: Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74859182.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 01:52:36 CDT By LISA LERER, JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74859182.html Big names saying 'Don't pick me' to join Trump ticket http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74966517.html#storylink=rss A remarkable range of leading Republicans have been emphatic publicly or with their inner circles

Trump has a singular track record of picking fights with obvious potential running mates

It’s a rare rebuke for a frontrunner, but they fear damage to their future polical prospects

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Texas court blocks Houston from using tougher clean-air laws http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article74648392.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:53:01 CDT By JUAN A. LOZANO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article74648392.html New York drafts Ninja Turtles for duty – tourism duty http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74905742.html#storylink=rss The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael – will be city’s family ambassadors

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Career burglar might have been busted by a baby monitor http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74925672.html#storylink=rss Career burglar Mark Lodigensky might be one of the burglars photographed by a baby monitor

“Mark Lodigensky” is one of six aliases for Lee Prichard

Prichard/Lodigensky sits in county jail charged with four burglaries

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Texas deputies find toddlers tied up in back yard; woman arrested http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74866492.html#storylink=rss Inside home, officers find six other children and no adults

Three-year-old girl found tied with a dog leash had a broken arm

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Obama gets his last shot at ribbing Washington http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article74869252.html#storylink=rss President gets set for his last White House Correspondents’ Dinner in office

See some of his best moments from past dinners

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Zika test gets emergency approval by FDA, available to doctors next week http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74824702.html#storylink=rss The new test detects genetic material known as RNA from the Zika virus in human blood serum

Previously Zika tests were only available through a handful of government-designated laboratories

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Police: Student booked exotic trips, fancy cars with stolen miles http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article74891327.html#storylink=rss Police say Miami computer programmer stole over $260,000 worth of American Airlines AAdvantage miles

In jail interview, Milad Avadavani insists he was only ‘bargain shopping’ for travel deals

Iran-born Avadavani was studying at Florida International University

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1 minute of hard exercise may be as good as 45 minutes of moderate exercise http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article75009182.html#storylink=rss The ‘I don’t have time to exercise’ excuse may no longer be valid

In study, long endurance workouts and short, grueling intervals showed virtually identical gains

Neither approach seemed superior to the other, except that one was much, much shorter

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Woman shares ‘horrifying’ prison letter from Jared Fogle, former Subway spokesman http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article75009997.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:55:36 CDT

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Reporters fight at swanky after-party for White House correspondents’ dinner http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article75000522.html#storylink=rss Reporters for Fox News and Huffington Post scuffle, witnesses say

Bystanders break it up after table was upended

Party was held at U.S. Institute of Peace building

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The dishes with the most calories at 40 chain restaurants http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/article74995412.html#storylink=rss No. 1 item has more than 2,300 calories, 164 grams of fat

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Malia Obama to take gap year before entering Harvard in 2017 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74996682.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:48:03 CDT By DARLENE SUPERVILLE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article74996682.html Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article74989417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:38:00 CDT By MICHAEL BALSAMO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article74989417.html Connecticut governor gets JFK award for pro-refugee stance http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article74992927.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:33:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article74992927.html College student starts business recycling dorm fridges http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75009082.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:08:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/technology/article75009082.html The Latest: New tests unravel Phoenix freeway shooting case http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article74999747.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 14:03:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article74999747.html Appeals ruling clears way for Bowe Bergdahl case to resume http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article74995327.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 11:28:01 CDT By JONATHAN DREW ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article74995327.html Trade unions hold rallies to mark May Day; clashes in Paris http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article74989252.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:43:03 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article74989252.html Woman killed, 3 kids hurt when car jumps curb in Los Angeles http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article75007787.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 13:33:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article75007787.html