A Kentucky man is under arrest for taking a skunk to the rest room — and leaving it there.
The United States and Europe are urging political leaders in South Sudan to maintain calm
A crafty father-son duo in Lawrence are about to put the finishing touches on their latest project.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in Florida are using foam to clean up ethanol that leaked from a CSX train that derailed at the Port of Tampa.
Tampa Fire Rescue officials say 15 rail cars derailed early Thursday.
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) — A 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York is the world’s oldest man, according to Guinness World Records Ltd.
Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez became the world’s oldest man when
At least 77 are dead and 140 injured following a train derailment in northwestern Spain on Wednesday night. Here are some recent deadly train accidents in Europe.
— July 12, 2013: Six people are killed and nearly 200
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is preparing to discuss his push for a special session of the Legislature to revise the state’s “Hard 50″ sentencing law.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of a natural gas drilling rig aflame off of Louisiana’s coast said preparations were under way for the possible drilling of a relief well to divert gas from the site and bring
Residents in southeast Topeka are letting the world’s largest retailer hear what they think about plans to build a Walmart in their neighborhood.
LONDON (AP) — The British economy grew by 0.6 percent in the first quarter compared with the previous three months, amid strong performances from nearly all the country’s main industries.
The increase in annual gross domestic product, as
BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants ambushed a truck convoy with Iraqi Shiites in a remote area in the country’s north and killed 14 drivers, police said Thursday, the latest in a series of brazen attacks aiming to further destabilize
PARIS (AP) — Europe’s top human rights court on Thursday dismissed claims that Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was prosecuted for political reasons, but said that parts of the trial against him were unfair.
The Strasboug-based European Court of
The shooting happned right before midnight at 221 southeast Lawrence.
BEIJING (AP) — A state newspaper says China will spend $275 billion to tackle air pollution over the next five years.
The China Daily said Thursday the plan targets Beijing, the neighboring city of Tianjin and densely populated
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If there was ever any doubt about what happened to the only U.S. Navy ship that is being held by a foreign government, North Korea has cleared it up. It’s in Pyongyang. And
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German business optimism rose slightly more than expected in July, a closely watched survey revealed Thursday, the latest in a series of signals indicating moderate growth ahead for Europe’s biggest economy.
The Ifo institute’s
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo expressed unease Thursday over Chinese military and maritime activity near disputed islands that Japan controls, as China defended a flight by one of its fighter jets near Japanese airspace.
Japan had scrambled fighter jets