Topic: Kansas City
More people appear to be looking into safe rooms and monolithic-dome structures to withstand the fierce winds of a tornado and the debris it kicks around.
05/26/2011 10:31 pm
In Pictures Moshe Safdie: Architecture designed for dignity
Tornado watch: A violent storm system, which followed closely behind the one that spawned a massive twister which struck Joplin, Mo., moves through the Oklahoma City area Tuesday evening.
05/25/2011 12:12 pm
Missouri tornado: Authorities warned that the death toll could climb as search and rescuers continued their work.
05/23/2011 11:59 am
Harmon Killebrew was the strong, silent, slugging first baseman who helped the Twins develop a loyal fan base in Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew, who passed away on Tuesday, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.
05/17/2011 01:42 pm
Bob Hentzen is walking nearly 8,000 miles across Latin America to find sponsors for needy kids and the elderly.
05/02/2011 12:56 pm
A Mexican teenager staged a hunger strike in her quest to see the royal wedding. Others have quit jobs and are camping out to get a glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday.
04/27/2011 01:26 pm
Residents along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers brace for a pair of crests that could bring record floods. In Missouri, 1,000 flee the overflowing Black River after 15 inches of rain in four days.
04/26/2011 08:09 pm
Some scholars say China's Tsinghua University, which is marking its 100th anniversary, will be in the global Top 10 universities within a generation. But the political constraints imposed by a one-party state pose a significant challenge.
04/26/2011 12:45 pm
With gold prices hitting fresh records and the economy still weak, a growing number of couples are switching to titanium, steel, and tungsten wedding rings.
04/25/2011 06:11 pm