- Cape student sues, accuses school officials of slamming her to ground multiple times (04/28/16)45
- Bob Evans restaurant in Cape Girardeau among chain's 21 closings (04/26/16)9
- Missouri House votes to allow concealed weapons without permits (04/28/16)6
- Two hurt in motorcycle wreck on Interstate 55 (04/25/16)1
- Law firm requests information about Cape's traffic cameras (04/25/16)2
- Local lawmakers split over failed medical marijuana bill; voters may have a say (04/26/16)19
- Police report filed, but no charges in incident at Cape Central (04/29/16)35
- Tanker truck catches fire near Oak Ridge (04/24/16)7
- Local company makes eco-friendly kitty litter that cuts cat-box smell (04/25/16)
- Senator introduces bill for I-57 that would connect Sikeston with Little Rock (04/28/16)4
World briefs 6/14/05
Israel a vice president of U.N. Gen. Assembly
UNITED NATIONS -- Israel was elected one of 21 vice presidents of the next General Assembly session on Monday, in what the Jewish state called a historic move toward its full representation on key U.N. bodies. The 191-member assembly approved the uncontested slate of vice presidents. Israeli Ambassador Dan Gillerman called it "a historic moment for Israel" and Secretary-General Kofi Annan welcomed the General Assembly's decision.
Quake rattles Chile; 8 dead, damage reported
SANTIAGO, Chile -- A powerful earthquake rattled Chile's remote northern Andes near the Bolivian border Monday, killing at least eight people and causing widespread damage in several mountain villages. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.9, according to both the U.S. Geological Survey and Chilean officials, making it the world's third strongest temblor since the quake that set off an Asian tsunami in December.
ElBaradei reappointed as chief of U.N. agency
VIENNA, Austria -- Mohammed ElBaradei won a third term Monday as head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency and said he was "grateful to the United States" after the Bush administration last week publicly dropped its opposition to him. ElBaradei, a 62-year-old Egyptian diplomat, said his priorities will include fighting the threat of nuclear proliferation and the potential menace posed by nuclear terrorism.
-- From wire reports