West Texas chef loses nearly 750 pounds

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — When Robert Walls graduated from high school in 2000, he weighed 330 pounds. Seven years later, he weighed 940. “I was…

Springfield doctor gets Missourian Award

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Springfield plastic surgeon is among 14 recipients of the 2013 Missourian Award. The Springfield News-Leader repor…

16 Moroccan royal guards die in bus crash

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s official news agency says 16 royal guards have died in a bus crash after the vehicle drove off a road an…