This is a Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 file photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama, as they talk on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit  in Beijing.  Vladimir Putin's spokesman said Thursday Sept. 24, 2015, that  the Russian president will meet with President Barack Obama on Monday. Putin is to speak to the United Nations General Assembly that day. It's not clear whether the meeting with Obama will take place before or after the speech.  (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Presidential Press Service, File)

Kremlin: Putin to meet Obama on Monday

Putin wants to focus on the Syria crisis, where Russia is taking an increasingly assertive posture, while Obama’s top issue is the conflict …

11th Woodward fire

House fire at 11th and Woodward

On Thursday, Topeka Fire units responded to the scene of a house fire at 11th and Woodward that was reported just before 9 a.m.