July 23, 2013 Last year, virologists traced the mysterious illness of two Missouri farmers to a virus never seen before. Now, scientists have found the so-called Heartland virus in ticks. The discovery means the U.S. has another tick-borne illness on its hands — and "another reason to avoid getting bit."
April 22, 2013 Sandbags have held back the cresting Mississippi River north of St. Louis. But from the Dakotas and Minnesota on south, there's growing concern about this spring's floods.
April 15, 2012 The midsection of the U.S. was wracked by storms and tornadoes overnight, with forecasts of more severe weather to come. Authorities have confirmed five deaths in northwest Oklahoma, where a tornado touched down early Sunday morning.