White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Earnest commented on President Obama's decision to deploy fewer than 50 commandos to northern Syria to work with local group forces in the fight against Islamic State militants. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

US commandos heading into Syria

U.S. officials said President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of fewer than 50 commandos to help coalition forces coordinate with the lo…

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Hearing set for man accused in death of Topeka bicyclist

A January preliminary hearing is scheduled for a Chanute man accused in the traffic death of a Topeka bicyclist.