Illinois-Missouri death toll in historic floods at 20; four missing

Jan 1, 2016

Illinois-Missouri death toll in historic floods at 20; four missing

Surging Midwestern rivers forced hundreds of evacuations, threatened dozens of levees and brought transportation by car, boat or train to a virtual standstill Thursday in the St. Louis area. Swollen rivers and streams, already high from a wet late fall, were pushed to heights ...

Clinton: Confederate flag shouldn't fly anywhere anymore

Jun 24, 2015

Clinton: Confederate flag shouldn't fly anywhere anymore

Hillary Rodham Clinton says the Confederate battle flag “shouldn’t fly anywhere.” The Democratic presidential contender calls the deadly shootings of nine black church members in South Carolina “an act of racist terrorism perpetrated in a house of God.” She’s welcomed news that South Carolina ...