Conservative conference draws lawmakers, picketers

Attendees at the American Legislative Exchange Council were countered Thursday by a roughly equal number of protesters upset by the close ties between big businesses and lawmakers.

Heterosexual couples follow through on pledges after Prop. 8 ruling

Some heterosexual couples who postponed their weddings until gay couples had the right to marry are now making plans to say "I do."

Woman's 'Lego leg' video a hit, inspires others

In a viral YouTube video, Christina Stephens constructs a colorful prosthetic leg, albeit one of no practical use: When she stands up on it, the foot crumbles.

Missouri school transfer ruling opens old wounds

The wave of upcoming student transfers is opening old wounds and reviving difficult public conversations about race, class, income inequality and other thorny social problems that many thought — or at least hoped — has been set aside decades ago.

Cardinals lose Miller early, fall 13-4 to Dodgers

Leadoff man Carl Crawford's line-drive double knocked out Shelby Miller, but X-rays were negative for the 22-year-old right-hander on what the team described as an elbow contusion.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: New FDA rules for imported food protect the public

Two-thirds of fruits and vegetables and 80 percent of seafood are imported into the United States. But a mere 2 percent of food imports is inspected at ports as they enter the country.

Duffy, bullpen help Royals to 5-2 win over Twins

Danny Duffy struck out seven with an overpowering fastball that at times reached 97 mph, and then used his changeup to keep the Twins off balance.