Many federal workers and contractors who earn the minimum wage are getting a raise next year.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is defending her embrace of gay marriage.
The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Missouri arts leader Jane Chu as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.
The leader of the Newtown, Connecticut teachers’ union spoke at the dedication of the Memorial to Fallen Educators in Emporia Thursday.
Harrison Ford has been injured on the set of “Star Wars: Episode VII” and has been taken to a hospital.
A former leader of the state Board of Regents has been named director of the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University o…
A priest shot and killed at a Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix has family from Maple Hill, Kan.
An Indiana man has been convicted on federal charges of using the Internet to attempt to sexually exploit a teenage girl in Lawrence.
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump.
The situation on the ground is changing rapidly, but some patterns and explanations are now emerging:
Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91…
Officials say three planeloads of Americans are being evacuated from a major Iraqi air base in Sunni territory.
A 65-year-old Lucas city worker died while installing a security light in the small northeastern Russell County town.
Dozens of Kansas judges have heard a presentation about how Germany’s judiciary aided the Nazis and the Holocaust before and during the Seco…
President Barack Obama says Iraq will need additional assistance from the U.S. to push back an Islamic insurgency.
Recent rains across northeast Kansas have certainly helped our drought status but every county in the viewing area is still in a drought.
A Missouri company is recalling possibly tainted beef products distributed to restaurants and a grocery chain.
House Speaker John Boehner is declining to take sides in the contest to replace Rep. Eric Cantor as House majority leader.
Sedgwick County is looking for homes for eight horses, one of many tasks the county faces as it closes a home for troubled boys by the end o…
Hundreds of bicyclists are making their away across the sunflower state this week.
A routine, two-day, USDA inspection left the Topeka Zoo with a report noting two non-compliant items related to its animal feeding program.
A cheetah cub and puppy have become besties at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
Some law enforcement officers say a Kansas law against texting-and-driving is difficult to enforce because it is too vague.
Some of the largest brewers in the U.S. are trying to reduce their water-to-beer ratio as drought and wildfire threaten the watersheds where…
The perfect pothole might not exist for many people — but for mosaic artist Jim Bachor, it’s one with a nice oval shape.