A man suspected of shooting his 2-year-old son in the head during a dispute with the child’s mother has been charged with aggravated murder.
A 6-year-old Utah boy found chained to a bed while his father was at work probably was shackled like that each of the past 10 days since the…
A new exhibit is set to open to the public this weekend at the Flint Hills Discovery Center.
Facebook infringed on patents held by a Dutch computer programmer who tried to launch a similar site called “Surfbook” more than a decade ag…
Martha Hyer, an Oscar-nominated actress who starred alongside the likes of Frank Sinatra and Humphrey Bogart, has died.
A debate over whether the job protections afforded professional educators are partly to blame for what ails the nation’s schools
Reaction from policy makers, lawmakers, and education activists to a Los Angeles judge’s ruling Tuesday.
Excerpts from Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu’s ruling Tuesday that five California laws governing teacher tenure, layoffs…
U.S. companies relying on farmers for the raw materials in their products must take a more active role in ensuring the crops are grown in a …
The latest government snapshot shows the Agriculture Department has revised downward its forecast for the nation’s drought-stricken winter w…
The Saline County Commission has refused to reconsider a vote rejecting a grant to provide a type of birth control to county residents.
Kansas officials have doubts about releasing much of the results from statewide math and reading tests taken by public school students earli…
Detroit high school student who spent most of her life in a wheelchair walks to the stage to receive her diploma.
New product uses garlic to lure mosquitoes to their death.
Construction of a special tunnel that will help migrating turtles cross a busy road is underway in Minnesota.
Rep. Eric Cantor loses his primary to a relatively unknown Tea Party candidate, Dave Brat.
Two Kansas school districts have been granted sweeping waivers exempting them from most state laws and regulations governing public schools.
Police investigate reports of man breaking into homes, tickling feet of sleeping residents.
Property near the Kansas Governor’s Mansion will soon be a habitat for monarch butterflies.
A Michigan prep baseball team is trying to flush away the bad plays by making a tradition of carting a toilet to its games.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Wednesday that last month’s prisoner swap with the Taliban may have been the “last, best” chanc…
The trial has been delayed for a 54-year-old man accused of killing a woman at a Sedgwick County commune more than a decade ago.
Samsung’s latest gadgets try to tap into people’s passions for tracking fitness activities.
Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates.
The Topeka City Council rejected a recommendation to provide city grant funding next year to area non-profits.