Public health officials say the distance between Japan and the U.S. will dilute any radiation that does reach the West Coast, and thus the radiation shouldn't pose any health risks.
This week's guests discussed the journey ahead for the world's newest nation and the issue of press freedom in the region.
Following the mobilization of the international community, Moammar Gadhafi's forces have promised to stop military operations. There are no reliable death tolls after a month of fighting.
The judge's order will prevent the law signed into effect last week from being published March 25.
Japanese refugees are displaying their resourcefulness and sense of community as they wait for foreign aid to arrive. Warmer weather is on its way to the region and could speed up clean-up and rescue operations.
Bipartisan panels will have six months to develop new boundaries for the state's House and Senate districts.
Alyssa Bustamante was charged with slaying of a 9-year-old girl in fall 2009. She has pleaded not guilty and will face trial in June.
Gunfire between a group of people and a vehicle resulted in the shooting of a passing-by motorist Thursday night in St. Louis.
About 20 protesters from the group Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment interrupted Gov. Jay Nixon's appearance in St. Louis on Friday.
Ehrhardt has historical perspective that will give assurance to taxpayers.
The Fifth Ward candidate serves prominently on the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission and has a deep understanding of Columbia's diverse needs.
Anthony's work on the Planning and Zoning Commission proves she understands the complex "dance" of government negotiations.
Forty-one people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Area law enforcement issued 9 other citations at Thursday's sobriety checkpoint.
Donations from tax refunds would be used to recruit foster and adoptive families for children who have not had a home placement for at least 15 months who haven't had a home for at least 15 months.
The mandatory treatment program would reduce recidivism rates among Missouri sex offenders, the bill's sponsor said.