March 24, 2019 3:25 PMKANSAS CITY (REUTERS) - Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the
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Kansas City, Mo.Missouri Gov.Mike Parson declared a state of emergency Thursday following flooding that left several people stranded and continues to cause damage and strain levees in several Midwest states.Mr.Parson’s action will allow state
As seems to happen every offseason lately, Major League Baseball recently announced a series of rules changes.Some will take effect for the 2019 season, others in 2020.Most are minor, but some will significantly impact the game for the worse.
After a pretty chalk first day of the NCAA Tournament, the 13-seeded UC Irvine Anteaters picked up the biggest upset of the competition so far, knocking off co-Big 12 champs Kansas State in a 70-64 win.Read more..
The stage is set for unprecedented major flooding this spring for most of the nation, U.S. weather officials said Thursday.More than 200 million Americans are at risk for some kind of flooding, with 13 million of them at risk of major inundation,
Juvenile obesity is known to cause a range of health problems, and University of Kansas researchers have documented another concern. Overweight children ages 7-10 show more fat in their muscle than healthy weight peers, which could lead to issues
For folks who have the misimpression that Kansas is just one huge flat wheat field, the Flint Hills region is in fact a landscape of subtle beauty and fascinating history. If you’re not from these parts, and even if you are, prepare to be surprised.
Passenger rail traffic along a popular Missouri route was suspended and evacuations continued Wednesday amid flooding along the Missouri River.Amtrak said Tuesday that it was temporarily halting its Missouri River Runner Service between Kansas City
Her family wanted a puppy, so Alicia Barnett dreamed they would find one that was smart, steady and a bit mysterious. She hoped their new addition could share a personality — and a name — with the man who has become her rather unlikely idol. And
Severe flooding caused by rainfall and melting snow devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence prepared to