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58 pets adopted during C.A.R.E.'s free adoption event The Castaway Animal Rescue Effort, commonly known as C.A.R.E, held a no fee pet adoption on Saturday.  The event, inspired by "Change a Pet's Life Day," took place at both of the shelter's locations in Springfield and Ozark. Organizers say 58 dogs and cats were adopted during business hours.  "We are beyond happy for these new families and want to thank everyone who came out for our ...

Governor not releasing funds aimed to help doctor shortage The Springfield Chamber of Commerce says southwest Missouri is facing a growing shortage of doctors, especially in rural areas. "By the year 2030 we expect for the number of elderly people with chronic diseases to double and we're already in a spot where people have to wait quite a while to get in to see a doctor," says Matt Morrow, President of the Springfield Area Chamber ...

SLIDESHOW: Need an umbrella? Your hour-by-hour rainfall forecast for Sunday Will you need an umbrella for church?  Your hour-by-hour rainy forecast for Sunday morning. ...

Thieves knock local railroad ride off track near Springfield For more than ten years the Joplin-Springfield Railway has offered rides on its miniature trains, complete with all the bells and whistles. But last week thieves broke in and stole exactly that -- the trains' bells and whistles. "The whistle mount is right here, they unscrewed that," said owner Dave Holberg. The bell was bolted in there and they unscrewed that. The whistles and bells are over ...

Front brings changes Sunday A cold front will move through the Ozarks Sunday causing windy and cooler conditions. Isolated shower begin overnight and continue Sunday with a few snow flurries possible during the evening. ...

SLIDESHOW: Pineapple Whip fans wait in long lines for a taste of the summer treat Saturday Check out the line at the "Pineapple Whip" that opened in Springfield for a limited winter run. ...



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Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 55 Low: 35
Tue - Sunny. High: 60 Low: 37
Wed - Sunny. High: 64 Low: 41
Thu - Cloudy. High: 44 Low: 27

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Obama announces nuclear 'breakthrough' on landmark India trip
Employee ties threads on a kite, with portraits of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Barack Obama, ahead of Obama's visit, in MumbaiBy Sanjeev Miglani and Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In a glow of bonhomie, U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a breakthrough on nuclear trade on Sunday, a step that both sides hope will help establish an enduring strategic partnership. Obama said the two countries had made progress on two issues holding up commercial civil nuclear cooperation, one of the major irritants in bilateral ties. "We are committed to moving towards full implementation," Obama told a joint news conference with Modi in the Indian capital. "This is an important step that shows how we can work together to elevate our relationship." The agreement resolved differences over the liability of suppliers to India in the event of a nuclear accident and U.S. demands on tracking the whereabouts of material supplied to the country, U.S. ambassador to India Richard Verma told reporters.

U.S. ambivalence towards Moscow talks shows pressure easing on Syria's Assad
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is seen during an interview in DamascusBy Sylvia Westall BEIRUT (Reuters) - An ambivalent U.S. response to a Moscow peace conference on Syria, despite a firm boycott by the main opposition, shows how the fight against Islamic State fighters has reduced international pressure against President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow says the aim of the conference, which it is hosting from Monday, is to find ways to restart peace talks that collapsed in Geneva last year. Russia's longstanding proposals for a peace plan do not require Assad to leave power, which Assad's main opponents consider the basis for any talks. The United States - still publicly committed to removing Assad - might once have been expected to denounce a conference held on such a basis as a sham.

Obama, Modi display bond, cite progress toward nuclear ties
U.S. President Barack Obama folds his hands in a traditional Indian greeting gesture, as Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, center, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi laugh during a ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential Palace in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Obama is the first American leader to be invited to attend India's Republic Day festivities, which commence Monday and mark the anniversary of the enactment of the country's democratic constitution. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)NEW DELHI (AP) — Seizing on their personal bond, President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India.

Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote
Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's Syriza left-wing main opposition party surrounded by photographers reacts as he casts his vote at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as the favorite to win, although possibly without a large enough majority to form a government. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's battle against crippling debts, with a radical left party favored to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.

Two protesters killed on anniversary of Egypt uprising as tension grows
SPAP activists chant slogans during a protest in CairoBy Maggie Fick and Shadi Bushra CAIRO (Reuters) - Two protesters were killed in Egypt and a bomb wounded two policemen on Sunday, the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security sources said. The anniversary is a test of whether Islamists and liberal activists facing one of Egypt's toughest security crackdowns have the resolve to challenge the U.S.-backed government once again. Security forces have been stamping out dissent in Egypt since then-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ousted elected president Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in July 2013 after mass protests against his rule.