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  • KCMO Lifts State of Emergency

    KCMO Lifts State of Emergency
    Kansas City, Mo., has lifted its State of Emergency. Heavy snows and fierce winds made many roads across the city impassable, but by Wednesday afternoon, roads were clear, or being cleared. The emergency was expected to be in effect for three days, but...
  • Boone County emergency status lifted

    Boone County emergency status lifted
    UPDATE: The emergency declaration for Boone County has been lifted, effective as of noon Thursday. County Commissioners say normal traffic and business may be resumed. PREVIOUS STORY: The Boone County Commissioners were planning to meet at noon...
  • Battle Creek Lifts Snow Emergency

    Battle Creek Lifts Snow Emergency
    The City of Battle Creek announced the snow emergency established during the blizzard on Groundhog's Day is cancelled, effective noon Friday (February 4). "City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama thanks the residents of the City for their cooperation in this...
  • Egyptians Pack into Cairo Square for 'Friday of Victory' March a Week After Mubarak's Fall

    CAIRO (AP) — Rivaling the biggest crowds since their pro-democracy revolt began, hundreds of thousands of flag-waving Egyptians packed into central Tahrir Square Friday for a day of celebration to mark the fall of longtime leader Hosni Mubarak a...
  • 10 things you might not know about Republicans

    10 things you might not know about Republicans
    When our forefathers threw off their Whigs and became Republicans, they could hardly have imagined that one of their party's biggest stars would call herself a "Mama Grizzly." These are heady days for the GOP, which recaptured the U.S. House this month....
  • Asia travel: Five trends to watch

    Asia travel: Five trends to watch
    Geopolitics. Rhinoplasty. Who knew those would be among the hottest topics in Asia for 2011? It was news to me, and I've been going back and forth to Asia for a quarter-century, with trips to Japan and China last year alone. To see what the Asia...
  • Political junkies struggle with election withdrawal

    Political junkies struggle with election withdrawal
    For some addicts, the end of the 2008 presidential campaign came as a welcome relief. Rommel Quimson, an occupational therapist in Manhattan who devoured the latest political developments on CNN every night, is back to watching "nonsensical shows like...
  • Assassination shatters hopes for stability in Pakistan

    WASHINGTON -- For months, the Bush administration's hopes for stability in Pakistan rested on the rising influence of Benazir Bhutto. Her death Thursday shattered those hopes and threatened to paralyze U.S. priorities there: fighting terrorism, ensuring...
  • Pakistan elections to test president's might

    Pakistan elections to test president's might
    The lingering sting of tear gas hung in the air as Roedad Khan, a retired senior civil servant in his 80s, straightened his sensible cardigan sweater and railed unreservedly against President Pervez Musharraf. "He is shameless, simply shameless," said...
  • Musharraf pledges January elections

    Musharraf pledges January elections
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Raising the prospect of an election campaign carried out under de facto martial law, President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that balloting for a new parliament would take place in early January, but set no date for lifting...
  • Iran sees diplomatic boon in report

    The government of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought Tuesday to gain a diplomatic edge abroad and a political windfall at home following the release of a U.S. intelligence estimate concluding that Tehran had halted a secret nuclear weapons...
  • He gave Pakistan her voice

    Karachi, Pakistan Out of costume but not out of character, one of Pakistan's hottest TV stars was sipping his first tea of the day as the sun faded on a December afternoon, the shadow of his beard evidence of rising late after another night of...