<![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 Baton Rouge cop killer’s medical records raise questions for his KC family http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article98908422.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 17:54:50 CDT

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Innocent black man dragged from bed, punched, arrested — and awarded $18 by a jury http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98918342.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 18:26:54 CDT

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Singer Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault after hourslong standoff http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article98879087.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:10:31 CDT

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911 calls: 'Gunshots going like crazy' in Pulse nightclub http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98812317.html#storylink=rss Friends and relatives of patrons trapped in a gay Florida nightclub where a mass shooting left 49 people dead asked police dispatchers why it was taking so long for their loved ones to be rescued.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:47:09 CDT By MIKE SCHNEIDER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98812317.html
Naked guy photobombs high school girl’s senior pics, and she tweets them to the world http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98892997.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:58:05 CDT

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‘Harambe’ in gorilla costume re-enacts dragging child at high school football game http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98794832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:29:03 CDT

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VA: Ex-Marine who killed 3 in Baton Rouge did not have PTSD http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98704012.html#storylink=rss A former Marine who ambushed and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers last month never saw combat in Iraq, but told doctors he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder because a buddy showed him videos of maimed and decapitated bodies, according to newly released Veterans Health Administration medical records.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:42:04 CDT By ROXANA HEGEMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98704012.html
Russian hackers said to have targeted Arizona election system http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98743072.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:54:29 CDT

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Another Clinton donor, another email that wasn’t turned over http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98741982.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:00:00 CDT

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Panic, chaos at LAX, JFK show how even false reports can upend airport operations http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98745367.html#storylink=rss The chaos appears to have started Sunday evening when an actor wearing a mask and a black cloak, and carrying what appeared to be a sword, walked into the arrival level of Terminal 7 at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LAURA J. NELSON, DAN WEIKEL AND RUBEN VIVES ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98745367.html
Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98623567.html#storylink=rss President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia.

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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:32:02 CDT By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article98623567.html
Trump surrogate Mark Burns tweets cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98748267.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:47:28 CDT

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Huma Abedin announces separation from Anthony Weiner after latest sexting scandal http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98573777.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 10:41:05 CDT

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‘They waved at us’: Air Force looking into jets’ buzzing of downtown Charlotte http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98746722.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 21:28:38 CDT

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High school that banned U.S. flag at football game reverses decision http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98635452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:15:25 CDT

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Is it safe to pet a tiger? USDA is once again considering the answer http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98711442.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 18:07:37 CDT

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Malnourished kids were caked in feces and living in a bug-infested home, police say http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article98951882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:03:29 CDT

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Charges filed to fire 5 officers in Chicago police shooting http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98881477.html#storylink=rss Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has filed formal administrative charges to fire the officer who fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014.

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The Latest: State police locate truck in highway shootout http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98952552.html#storylink=rss The Latest on a New Jersey highway shootout that left a man dead and four suspects wounded (all times local):

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Indicted member of Congress loses re-election bid http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98945887.html#storylink=rss U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, who was one of the first blacks elected to Congress from Florida since reconstruction, lost her battle Tuesday to remain in office.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:07:07 CDT By GARY FINEOUT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98945887.html
Court: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98787197.html#storylink=rss New York's highest court expanded the definition of parenthood Tuesday by ruling that former same-sex couples may seek visitation and custody of children even when they aren't the biological or adoptive parent.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:02:04 CDT By DAVID KLEPPER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98787197.html
Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallies Christians in Boston http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98756277.html#storylink=rss The son of evangelist Billy Graham urged a gathering on the historic Boston Common on Tuesday to vote in the November election but stressed he was taking no sides publicly in the U.S. presidential race.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:02:03 CDT By BOB SALSBERG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98756277.html
The Latest: Coast Guard closing harbor as storm nears Hawaii http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98763227.html#storylink=rss The Latest on tropical weather systems (all times local):

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Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98762117.html#storylink=rss Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy each easily won their Senate primaries Tuesday, setting up a November showdown that's guaranteed to be nasty as each party grapples for a majority in the chamber.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:57:13 CDT By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article98762117.html
Australian man with British title to stay jailed in Vegas http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98825947.html#storylink=rss An Australian man who identifies himself as the 13th Duke of Manchester will remain jailed in Las Vegas at least until next month, pending possible resolution of felony false police report and burglary charges.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:52:07 CDT By KEN RITTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98825947.html
Wildfire prompts evacuations of 200 homes in California http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98912652.html#storylink=rss Fire officials say a wildfire tearing through brush east of Los Angeles has destroyed an outbuilding and forced 700 people from their homes.

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Senators want info on driver of bus that crashed, killing 2 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98857822.html#storylink=rss Louisiana's U.S. senators and the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman are asking the Department of Homeland Security for information about the man identified as the driver of a bus that hit a firetruck and other vehicles in Louisiana, killing two people and injuring three dozen.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:52:02 CDT By JANET McCONNAUGHEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98857822.html
LePage: Reports of my political demise 'greatly exaggerated' http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98779437.html#storylink=rss Outspoken Republican Gov. Paul LePage, amid political pressure and calls for his resignation, on Tuesday suggested he might be considering stepping aside but hours later seemed to reject the idea entirely, tweeting, "The reports of my political demise are greatly exaggerated."

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:52:00 CDT By MARINA VILLENEUVE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98779437.html
The Latest: GOP leader: Media coverage punishing LePage http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article98785607.html#storylink=rss The Latest on fallout from GOP Gov. Paul LePage's obscenity-laced tirade against a Democratic legislator (all times local):

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Baltimore County school board changes heat closure policy http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article98763852.html#storylink=rss The Baltimore County Board of Education has amended a policy that required dozens of schools without air conditioning to close for two days already this school year.

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