Barge companies plead for help on Mississippi River

Kentucky governor declines to ask for presidential disaster declaration but has asked the state's senators to sponsor legislation that would force the Army Corps of Engineers to release water from upstream dams.

Leukemia patient gets a super Christmas surprise

Santa and superheroes take on evil to create a special Christmas for 5-year-old leukemia patient (with lots of help from nursing staff and other conspirators) at Children's Mercy Hospital.