A beetle that has killed millions of ash trees in the eastern U.S. and parts of the South has been detected in Johnson County.
CAIRO (AP) — The most senior U.S. official to visit Egypt since its elected president was ousted said Monday that Washington is committed to helping the Arab country succeed in its “second chance” at democracy, adding this can
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The agency that oversees St. Louis’ taxi industry appears to be getting sick of passengers vomiting in cabs, and it’s looking at charging passengers cleanup fees to pay for the mess.
The St. Louis
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court is refusing to order the state to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The court issued an order Monday denying the request by backers of the state’s same-sex marriage
CEO Marissa Mayer marks her one-year anniversary at Yahoo this week. Here are key events involving Yahoo Inc. and its performance since she was appointed:
— July 16, 2012: Yahoo names longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Nearly 70 years after Jackie Robinson was run out of town, Sanford is absorbing what some see as another blow to race relations: the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has refused to back a report by a panel of experts which unanimously concluded that Iran violated U.N. sanctions when it launched several ballistic missiles last July.
Australia’s U.N. Ambassador
LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Police have recovered two more bodies in the wreckage of a runaway oil train’s explosive derailment that killed 50 people in a Quebec town.
Provincial police Inspector Michel Forget said Monday that 37 bodies
Court Yard Hounds, “Amelita” (Columbia)
The Court Yard Hounds open their second album, “Amelita,” with a portrait of a friend who wallows in negativity. But the arrangement and lyrics of “Sunshine” express how this sisterly duo isn’t going
It may not please the most purist tango lovers — it may even scandalize them. But the affair going on between “Forever Tango” and salsa star Gilberto Santa Rosa may be one of those summer romances to remember.
The Kansas African American Affairs Commission (KAAAC) will be hosting African American Youth Day at the Capitol Friday
Michael Jackson could have earned $1.1 billion or more if he had performed a worldwide concert tour and created a Las Vegas show before his death, an accounting expert familiar with the singer’s earning potential told jurors on Monday.
Hundreds of protesters have staged demonstrations in Israel against a plan to resettle nomadic Bedouin Arabs in the southern Negev desert.
Two Topeka men have pleaded guilty in unrelated federal firearms cases, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.
Los Angeles prosecutors have moved to revoke probation for singer Chris Brown, who was charged last month with misdemeanor hit-and-run and driving without a valid license.
On Syria’s front lines, al-Qaida fighters and more mainstream Syrian rebels have turned against each other in a power struggle that has undermined the effort to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad.
A Chilean appeals court ruled against the world’s largest gold mining company on Monday, favoring Chilean Indians who accuse Barrick Gold Corp. of contaminating their water downstream.