Torrential rains pushed already swollen rivers and streams to virtually unheard-of heights in parts of Missouri and Illinois, causing widespread flooding Dec. 27-29, 2015.

Photos: Flooding in Missouri and Illinois

Torrential rains pushed already swollen rivers and streams to virtually unheard-of heights in parts of Missouri and Illinois, causing widesp…

diet product recall from a distributor in Jewett, Ohio.

Photos: Diet product recall

Several diet and weight loss products are being voluntarily recalled by a distributor in Ohio because of undeclared and potentially harmful …

Ohio State's Taylor Decker (68) and Jeff Heuerman celebrate after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Oregon Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Ohio State won 42-20. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Photos: Biggest sports moments of 2015

From the first ever College Football Playoff, to the USWNT winning the World Cup, take a look at some of the biggest sports of 2015.