Publisher Matthew Shear dead at age 57

NEW YORK (AP) — A gregarious and widely loved publisher who worked with authors ranging from Doris Kearns Goodwin and Shirley MacLaine to Ja…

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Topeka teens looking ahead to college

More than 40 Topeka teens are now looking ahead to college because of a large grant from the “Taco Bell Foundation for Teens.”

Lohan is no-show in Venice

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Lindsay Lohan is a no-show at the Venice Film Festival, where she was expected to promote the erotic thriller “The Cany…

Liberace mansion buyer plans to restore

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The British businessman who bought Liberace’s 15,000-square-foot Las Vegas mansion says he plans to work on it relentlessly…

A glance at Europe’s unemployment rates

Unemployment levels in the 17 European Union countries that use the euro remain at a record high in spite of recent signs that the region’s …