• Roy Blunt March 8, 2021 11:45 pm

    Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri Won't Seek Reelection in 2022

    “I won’t be a candidate for reelection to the United States Senate next year,” GOP Sen. Blunt said in a video posted on Twitter.

  • Donald Trump December 15, 2020 12:18 pm

    GOP Leader McConnell Finally Acknowledges Biden Won Election

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated Democrat Joe Biden as president-elect on Tuesday, saying the Electoral College “has spoken.” The Republican leader’s statement, delivered in a speech on the Senate floor, ends weeks of silence over President Donald Trump’s defeat. It came a day after electors met and officially affirmed Biden’s election win. “I want to congratulate President-elect Joe...

  • law July 22, 2018 7:38 pm

    Survivor Recounts Boat Accident That Killed 9 Family Members

    “Grab the baby!” Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman’s family members. A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a duck boat into Table Rock Lake near Branson, Coleman said. When the Indianapolis...

  • law July 21, 2018 11:15 am

    Victims of Missouri Duck Boat Accident Identified by Police

    More than half of the 17 people killed when a tourist boat sank on a Branson lake were members of the same Indiana family, and they likely would not have been on the ill-fated trip but for a ticket mix-up. Tracy Beck, of Kansas City, Missouri, said she recalled the family members waiting in line. After they stopped for a...

  • Reporter December 8, 2017 4:39 pm

    Interior Chief Spent More Than $53K on 3 Helicopter Trips

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke spent more than $53,000 on three helicopter trips this summer, including one that allowed him to return to Washington in time for a horseback ride with Vice President Mike Pence, newly released records show. Records released by the Interior Department in response to a Freedom of Information Act request show Zinke spent more than $39,000 on...

  • Texas January 16, 2016 12:05 am

    Vice President Joe Biden Brings Cancer Research ‘Moonshot' to Philly

    Vice President Joe Biden launched a “moonshot” initiative Friday to hasten a cure for cancer, aiming to use his final year in office to break down barriers in the medical world he says are holding back progress on eradicating the dreaded disease.

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