OB/GYNs back over-the-counter birth control pills

Tuesday, the FDA said it was willing to meet with any company interested in making the pill nonprescription, to discuss what if any studies would be needed.

Kansas City lighting tradition to mark 83rd year

The Plaza lighting regularly draws tens of thousands of people. This year, the lights will shine daily from 5 p.m. to 3 a.m. through Jan. 13.

71-year-old Missouri man admits bank holdup

The U.S. Attorney's office said Raymond Paris, of Sugar Creek, faces a maximum sentence of 20 years following his plea Tuesday in federal court.

Big disappointment in brain injury treatment study

U.S. scientists had high hopes that in large doses it would help speed recovery in patients with brain injuries from car crashes, falls, sports accidents and other causes.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Obama must come clean on Benghazi

Members of Congress in both parties are asking questions about why the administration’s public statements about the origins of the attack contradicted early intelligence information.

Ex-Mamtek CEO asks court to bar cameras at trial

Bruce Cole faces one felony count of stealing and four counts of securities fraud. A preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 17-18.

Missouri movie plot attack suspect planned '09 killing

Lammers, now 20, made his first court appearance Tuesday and was ordered to undergo a mental health exam. He is accused of plotting to open fire inside a movie theater.

Murder appeal transferred to Missouri high court

Under Missouri law, the punishment for first-degree murder is death or life in prison without probation or parole. The attorney for Ledale Nathan, who was 16 at the time of the murder, argues that is unconstitutional because he was a juvenile.