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19 September 2017 9:48 PM Senators push for churches to get disaster relief grants

Four Republican senators introduced a bill Monday that would allow churches to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program grants, putting the houses of worship on the same playing field as non-religious nonprofits. Texas Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, along with Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt and Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford

12 September 2017 1:24 AM North Central Missouri Mental Health Center to hold Suicide Awareness Open Houses

The North Central Missouri Mental Health Center will hold a number of Suicide Awareness Open Houses for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. One open house will be held at the Health Center at 1601 East 28th Street in Trenton the afternoon of September 18th from 1 to 3 o’clock. Another will be held at the Health Center at 401 Youssef Drive in Chillicothe 12

12 September 2017 1:22 AM Earthquake triggers 'slow motion' quakes in New Zealand

Slow slip events, a type of slow motion earthquake that occurs over days to weeks, are thought to be capable of triggering larger, potentially damaging earthquakes. In a new study led by The University of Texas at Austin, scientists have documented the first clear-cut instance of the reverse--a massive earthquake immediately triggering a series of large 8

4 September 2017 2:36 AM The Latest: Australia calls on China to influence N. Korea

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on China to bring North Korea to its “senses” following its apparent test of a hydrogen bomb. He said China will be enforcing U.N. economic sanctions against North Korea but “there will be more that needs to be done given the affront that North Korea has shown to China” by testing its sixth nuclear 15

2 September 2017 5:48 PM Trump meets with Harvey survivors in Houston: ‘We’re very happy with the way everything is going’

HOUSTON – President Trump swooped into this flood-ravaged city Saturday to meet with survivors of Hurricane Harvey in his second visit to southeast Texas since the storm came ashore eight days ago. After focusing exclusively on the government response to Harvey and staying out of the disaster zone during his first trip to the region Tuesday, Trump planned 3

30 August 2017 8:58 AM The Latest: Harvey comes ashore again, now in Louisiana

The National Hurricane Center says Harvey is back on land after coming ashore early Wednesday just west of Cameron, Louisiana. The tropical storm is expected to weaken and continue to the north. The storm returned to land about 5 miles (8 kilometers) west of Cameron with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph (72 kph). Center meteorologist Dennis Feltgen 4

28 July 2017 9:08 PM Lawmakers Have Bipartisan Health Ideas. Now To Persuade Their Leaders ..

Without a Republican majority to approve either a comprehensive replacement for the health law or a repeal-only bill, Republican leaders had fallen back on what they called the lowest common denominator. And that failed, too. Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, who cast the decisive vote against the Republican bill around 1:30 on Friday morning 5

27 July 2017 7:48 PM Cost debate rages on despite Joint Chiefs putting a hold on transgender military ban

President Donald Trump's sudden move to ban transgender people from the U.S. military is generating widespread controversy and even the chairman of the Joint Chiefs on Thursday pushed back on any immediate changes. Trump tweeted his ban Wednesday and followed it up by adding the military "cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption 5

26 July 2017 11:08 PM 'My stomach dropped': Transgender troops hit hard by Trump ban

Sergeant Kennedy Ochoa was preparing for a ceremony to mark his promotion when he heard the news. President Trump had tweeted to say the country would no longer "accept or allow" transgender Americans to serve in the military, citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption". This was not the way it was supposed to go. For more than a year, transgender 12

21 July 2017 3:22 PM Stats: Nebraska Hotel Searches Up 325 Percent Ahead of Eclipse

Hotel searches related to the total solar eclipse are on the rise as the event approaches, according to new research from Hotels.com. Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Idaho and Kentucky saw the largest increase in hotel searches when compared year-over-year. "Total solar eclipses are special events in the Universe,” said Thomas Hettinger, Ph.D. astronomy 5