Missouri Democrats Rally Behind Galloway’s Gubernatorial Bid At Truman Dinner

State Auditor Nicole Galloway is promising to take the fight to Gov. Mike Parson in next year’s gubernatorial contest, contending that Missouri Democrats are better equipped to solve state problems than the GOP. Galloway’s speech at the Missouri Democratic Party’s Truman Dinner on Saturday in St. Louis was her first major address since announcing her bid for governor Monday. Her party is trying to bounce back after three dismal election cycles in a row.

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Suicide Bomber Kills 63, Injures 182 At Wedding Reception In Kabul

Updated at 6:32 a.m. ET A suicide bomber killed at least 63 people and wounded 182 in an explosion at a packed wedding hall Saturday night in Kabul, Afghanistan, according to the country's Interior Ministry. An Afghan government spokesperson said the bomber detonated inside the hall, where more than 1,000 guests had gathered to celebrate a wedding. "Everybody was running," a waiter at the hall, Sayed Agha Shah, told Reuters. "Several of our waiters were killed and wounded." Outside the hall,...

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When U.S. officials opened a trailer full of jalapeno peppers last week, they found something a bit more illicit tucked amongst the spicy chilies.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized nearly four tons of weed mixed in with a large shipment of red and green jalapeños at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego.

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This week on Making Democracy Work, host Maggie Castrey speaks with Dan Wichmer, executive director of Legal Services of Southwest Missouri.

Missouri now allows criminal records of certain nonviolent misdemeanors and felonies to be sealed after a person has completed their sentence, probation and other requirements.

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The Trump administration is extending a reprieve for Huawei Technologies and U.S. companies working with the telecom giant by 90 days, the Commerce Department announced Monday.

In the neonatal intensive care unit, keeping fragile infants alive is the number one priority.

But new research from Washington University suggests doctors and parents should also consider the amount of background noise premature babies are hearing.

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An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar last month is again underway after a court in the British territory rejected a request from Washington to formally seize the vessel for violating international sanctions.

The Grace 1, now renamed Adrian Darya 1, was intercepted by British Royal Marines on July 4, allegedly because it was carrying its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of light crude oil to Syria.

Iran has denied the ship was headed to Syria.

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During a visit to London last month, I was pretty excited to try the slow-cooked curries at Masala Zone. Almost as soon as I sat down, however, the manager told me he didn't want my business.

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A day after a British tabloid published video purporting to show Prince Andrew seeing off a young woman at financier Jeffrey Epstein's Manhattan mansion in 2010, Buckingham Palace released a statement saying the Duke of York is "appalled" by reports of "Epstein's alleged crimes."