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FILE - In this November 1969 photo provided by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface. He was the third man to walk on the moon. On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, NASA's chief says the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for putting astronauts back on the moon. (AP Photo/NASA)
May 14, 2019 - 3:17 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's chief said Tuesday that the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for getting astronauts back on the moon within five years. Administrator Jim Bridenstine addressed employees a day after the White House introduced the budget...
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Tim Conway
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May 14, 2019 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Conway, the stellar second banana to Carol Burnett who won four Emmy Awards on her TV variety show, has died, according to his publicist. He was 85. Conway died Tuesday morning after a long illness in Los Angeles, according to Howard Bragman, who heads LaBrea Media. "The Carol...
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Felicity Huffman
AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File
May 13, 2019 - 11:10 am
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER/Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty Monday in the college admissions bribery scheme, the biggest name to do so in a scandal that has exposed the lengths to which some wealthy parents will go to get their children into...
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measles
Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
May 13, 2019 - 10:58 am
By MIKE STOBBE/AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year's count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation's highest in 25 years. A total of 839 cases were reported as of last week. That's the most since 1994, when 963 were reported...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2019, file photo, Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, center, signs legislation in Atlanta, banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks before many women know they're pregnant. Georgia became the fourth state to enact the ban on abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
May 12, 2019 - 4:34 am
If a new Mississippi law survives a court challenge, it will be nearly impossible for most pregnant women to get an abortion there. Or, potentially, in neighboring Louisiana. Or Alabama. Or Georgia. The Louisiana legislature is halfway toward passing a law — like the ones enacted in Mississippi and...
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St. Louis Blues fan rally behind team with spoof of Baby Shark song as their team faces the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Final
May 11, 2019 - 7:30 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - The St. Louis Blues have made the Western Conference Final and the entire city is cheering them on to "Beat the Sharks." Tweet and Facebook us your version of "Beat the Sharks!" Send your version of "Beat the Sharks" to @KMOXNews on Twitter and @KMOX1120 on Facebook Have fun and...
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Mississippi River flooding May 9, 2019
NASA Earth Observatory
May 10, 2019 - 3:21 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The NASA Earth Observatory recently revealed two images in a side-by-side comparison of flooding along the Mississippi River. RELATED: Most area levees hold back flooding; Secondary river crests on the way The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service reported Thursday that it found...
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JoAnn Cunningham, left, and Andrew Freund Sr.
McHenry County Sheriff's Department via AP
May 10, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father have pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the beating death of their 5-year-old son. JoAnn Cunningham and Andrew Freund Sr. of Crystal Lake appeared in McHenry County court Friday, the day after a 30-page grand jury indictment was handed down...
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Donald Trump
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May 07, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP/KMOX) — Ten years of President Donald Trump's taxes has been made public in a recent investigation conducted by The New York Times . Data obtained by the Times from 1985 to 1994 reveals major losses from his core businesses including casinos, hotels and retail spaces in apartment...
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phone
May 06, 2019 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — Don't stress about that missed call from an unknown number. It might be a scam, warns the Federal Communications Commission. The agency issued a warning recently about a wave of "one ring" robocalls targeting specific area codes, often calling repeatedly during the middle of the...
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