Medical marijuana applications available Tuesday in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Applications for medical marijuana identification cards will soon be available in Missouri. The state health department will post application forms Tuesday. Voters in November overwhelmingly approved a state constitutional amendment legalizing marijuana and marijuana-infused products for patients who suffer from serious illnesses. Missouri is now among 33 states approving medical marijuana. Conditions that qualify…

Judge’s order means St. Louis clinic can keep doing abortions

A Missouri judge issued an order Friday ensuring the state’s only abortion clinic can continue providing the service, acting just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood facility’s license was set to expire. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services had not renewed the clinic’s license, citing concerns with “failed abortions,” compromised patient safety…

7 Dead, 21 Missing After S. Korean Tour Boat Sinks in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A massive search was underway on the Danube River in downtown Budapest for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat with 33 South Korean tourists sank after colliding with another vessel during an evening downpour. Seven people are confirmed dead, officials said Thursday. Another seven have been rescued, Pal Gyorfi, spokesman…