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Predator drone flies over air field in Afghanistan [Photo]

An unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan, on a moonlit night in January 2010. Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it’s acceptable for the U.S. to use unmanned aerial drones to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

Tattoos might interfere with Apple Watch [Photo]

A customer tries on Apple's new watch at a store in San Francisco in early April. The Apple Watch's heart rate monitor might not work if there is a tattoo on the wearer's wrist.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Cougars claim softball tournament title [Gallery]

Columbia College Cougars defeated the Park University Pirates 2-0 to win the 2015 American Midwest Conference Tournament at Antimi Softball Complex in Cosmopolitan Park on Friday.

Carly Spalding high-fives teammates [Photo]

Columbia College Cougars utility player Carly Spalding high-fives teammates after the Cougars defeated the Park University Pirates 2-0 to win the 2015 American Midwest Conference Tournament at Antimi Softball Complex on Friday, May 1, 2015. Spalding was later honored as the AMC Player of the Year.

Wendy Spratt leads a cheer [Photo]

Columbia College Cougars head coach Wendy Spratt leads a cheer after defeating the Park University Pirates at Antimi Softball Complex on Friday, May 1, 2015. Spratt will be taking the Cougars to its 10th NAIA National Tournament in her 20 years as head coach.

Jamie Holmes takes notes [Photo]

Columbia College Cougars Graduate Assistant Jamie Holmes takes notes during the seventh inning during the Cougars' game against the Park University Pirates at Antimi Softball Complex on Friday, May 1, 2015. The Cougars held the Pirates to no runs on seven allowed hits.

Samantha Davis attempts a throw to first base [Photo]

Columbia College Cougars shortstop Samantha Davis attempts a throw to first base against the Park University Pirates in the championship game of the 2015 American Midwest Conference Tournament. The Cougars are now eligible to receive a bid for the NAIA National Tournament.

Allyson Metz cheers with teammates [Photo]

Columbia College Cougars infielder Allyson Metz, left, cheers with teammates during the sixth inning against the Park University Pirates at Antimi Softball Complex at Cosmopolitan Park, located at 1615 Business Loop 70 W, on Friday, May 1, 2015. The Cougars won 2-0 to clinch the 2015 American Midwest Conference Tournament.

PHOTO GALLERY: Nikolas Kelly competes against musicians in statewide contest [Gallery]

Nikolas Kelly, a cellist from Blue Springs South High School, was in Columbia to compete in the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Music Festival at MU.

Nikolas Kelly practices cello solo [Photo]

Nikolas Kelly practices his cello solo as his interpreter, Pat Gainey-Blechle, holds his sheet music Friday outside MU's Townsend Hall. Kelly was born deaf and uses a cochlear implant and an interpreter to communicate.

Nikolas Kelly tunes cello [Photo]

Nikolas Kelly tunes his cello Friday outside MU's Townsend Hall. Kelly said he uses his iPhone to tune his instrument because he can't hear his pitch pipe's frequency.

Nikolas Kelly practices cello solo [Photo]

Nikolas Kelly practices a cello solo Friday outside MU's Townsend Hall. He plans to graduate from Blue Springs South High School in 2016.

Nikolas Kelly puts on his vest [Photo]

Nikolas Kelly, 16, puts on his vest before competing in the MSHSAA State Music Festival Friday in MU's Townsend Hall. Kelly played a cello solo for the competition.

Nikolas Kelly, Donna Kelly and Pat Gainey-Blechle chat [Photo]

Nikolas Kelly, center, his mother, Donna Kelly, left, and interpreter Pat Gainey-Blechle chat before eating lunch at Shakespeare's Pizza on Friday. Kelly, a cellist, was in Columbia to compete in the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Music Festival held at MU.

Jeffery Bedey talks next to the Mississippi River Gulf outlet [Photo]

Col. Jeffery Bedey talks at the Bayou Bienvenue control structure with the Mississippi River Gulf outlet behind him, during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tour of some of the area hurricane and storm damage risk reduction systems in New Orleans in June 2008. A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government is liable for some of the damage following Hurricane Katrina.

Hospital executive removes building's plaque [Photo]

Chris Smiley, the hospital's last chief executive, checks on how to remove a plaque from the wall of Sac-Osage Hospital in Osceola, Missouri, on April 1. After 45 years of providing health care in rural western Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.

Freshmen gather to paint the 'M' [Photo]

It's a tradition for freshman to gather at Faurot Field to repaint the M, before the start of classes each August. Missouri Athletics is selling season tickets on the Memorial Stadium hill for the 2015 football season.

SpeakUpCoMo launches Friday [Photo]

SpeakUpCoMo, a citizen engagement website, launched Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Access Television hosts 24-hour Film Competition [Gallery]

Columbia Access Television held a 24-hour film competition April 24-25.

Mossine films Pliske [Photo]

Paul Mossine films a close up of Lyndsey Pliske as his father, Val, pours liquid nitrogen into a beaker to create a mist inside the walk-in fridge in the Agriculture building on April 25 on MU's campus.
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