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White House hails Tiananmen Square protesters

(WASHINGTON, AP) — The White House is paying tribute to pro-democracy protesters who stood up against the Chinese government in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square 25 years ago, and calling on Chinese…

Republicans offer alternative VA health care bill

By MATTHEW DALY (WASHINGTON, AP) — A bill proposed by four Senate Republicans would give veterans more flexibility to see a private doctor if they are forced to wait too…

Royals outlast Cardinals 8-7

By R.B. FALLSTROM (ST. LOUIS, AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals ended their offensive slump, but the Kansas City Royals found a way to keep the National League champs down.…

Sen. Blunt backs bill to block carbon regulation

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is channeling his frustration into legislation dealing with the EPA’s proposal to limit carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. The Republican…

Vet pharmacy firm plans US headquarters in KC

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — An Australian animal health company plans to establish its U.S. headquarters in Kansas City. Jurox makes veterinary pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter products, which it sells in…

GOP site selection committee in Kansas City

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A committee charged with choosing a site for the Republican Party’s 2016 presidential nominating convention will be in Kansas City this week. The convention site…

Janet Louise Barnes

Janet Louise Barnes, 70, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Tuesday, May 27, at Western Missouri Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Sweeney-Phillips and Holdren Funeral…