The number of passengers and crew reported stricken ill on a cruise ship returning to New Jersey has risen to nearly 700.
U.S. intelligence says North Korea has followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons program.
President Barack Obama’s year of action could amount to a lot of running in place.
Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., is defending his actions after he physically threatened a reporter at the Capitol
Cheerios is bringing back an interracial family to star in its Super Bowl ad.
A Kansas legislator wants the state to count and report the number of children in public schools who might be in the country illegally.
Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fir…
President Barack Obama urged Congress to help restore opportunity for Americans but pledged to take action himself
Lawrence officials are studying how to pay up to $1 million to clean up a newly discovered landfill
Kansas officials are marking the 153rd anniversary of statehood with a dedication of the newly renovated Capitol in Topeka.
The cabin in north central Kansas where the words for the iconic song “Home on the Range” were written will be celebrated in October.
Kansas legislators are wrestling with whether they should attempt to limit electronic surveillance and data-mining by state and local govern…
Those applying for Low Income Energy Assistance (LIEAP) will have some help from Westar Energy in the coming weeks. Applications for the ene…
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The Kansas State Wildcats were led by senior guard Will Spradling, who scored 17 points, in their 66-58 win against Texas Tech on Tuesday.
A $25 million project is coming to Topeka, and with it, a 1% sales tax to a new district on Wanamaker.
Mail thefts continue to be a problem in Shawnee County, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Here are some tips to make sure you do not fall v…
The Union Pacific Depot in Marysville is under new ownership.
Four-legged participants in Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl” have been coached by two of the most famous dogs in America
One of every 10 clinical trials for adults with cancer ends prematurely because researchers can’t get enough people to test new treatments
A Mayetta man pleaded guilty Monday to a Federal charge from a domestic assault that took place on tribal lands.
Mail thefts continue to be a problem in Shawnee County according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Kansas lawmakers are weighing whether to prohibit tanning parlors from letting minors use their tanning beds.
With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are …
Motley Crue is hanging up its guitars for good.
Study finds yoga helps lift fatigue many breast cancer survivors experience after their treatment.
The one-size-fits-all mannequin is getting a much-needed makeover.
Pete Seeger was a complicated man with a simple message: Make the world better, and be kind while doing it.
A police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway in the wrist Tuesday morning at a Hawaii high school after the teen cut one officer with a knife…
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when ch…
Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from a deadly listeria outbreak in 2011 were sentenced Tu…
When it came to portraying the rugged western outdoorsman who helped transform a pack of filtered cigarettes into the world’s most popular b…
There’s an easy way to give pop music’s most performance-hardened stars a case of the butterflies: Ask them to perform in front of The Beatl…
With gunfire exploding all around, Rabi Mallam raced into her hut with her son and granddaughter.
Syrian government anger over a U.S. decision to resume aid to the opposition prompted the U.N. mediator to cut short Tuesday’s peace talks
Supporters of a proposal before the Kansas Legislature say their measure is about protecting bakeries
Newly repackaged, President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address will deliver familiar content along with some targeted first-time init…
The gallery overlooking the chamber of the House of Representatives is filling up for President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.