Elton John has canceled a show in London’s Hyde Park due to appendicitis that will require surgery.
A Wichita man says he’s doing all he can to save his nephew from execution in Iraq.
All three Somalis convicted by a federal jury on murder, piracy and other charges stemming from a yacht hijacking that left four Americans dead will face potential death sentences at sentencing later this month
House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama should grant individuals a reprieve from his health care law’s coverage requirement
The father of an 8-year-old Massachusetts boy who crawled from the wreckage of a crashed car and ran for help is facing drunken driving and other charges.
A professional firefighter who survived the Christmas Eve shooting rampage in New York that left two volunteer firefighters dead has returned to work.
Two spacewalking astronauts tackled a backlog of outdoor work at the International Space Station on Tuesday.
A rare jellyfish might have made a stinging debut at a Southern California beach.
The biological father of an American Indian child who is the center of a custody suit that went to the U.S. Supreme Court has now filed to adopt the child in Oklahoma.
Amid the marvel of nearly all aboard Asiana Flight 214 surviving a crash landing, authorities here are investigating an unspeakable tragedy that may have unfolded during the frantic rescue — whether a teenage girl made it out of the plane only to be run over by a rescue vehicle.
The Wichita school board has approved $3 million more to repair buildings damaged by storms that hit the city May 19.
The University of Kansas says its research funding set a record in 2011-12, reaching $275.2 million.
Dierks Bentley has one day off the rest of this month and he’s giving it to the families of fallen firefighters in Arizona.
Edmund S. Morgan, a leading scholar of the colonial era, has died in Connecticut at age 97.
Hundreds in Baghdad mourned on Tuesday a Shiite fighter killed in Syria
China’s top official for ethnic affairs indicated Tuesday that there will be no softening of the Communist Party’s struggle against the Dalai Lama by the country’s new leadership.
Pretrial hearings in the case of a man accused of killing four people on an Ottawa farm are expected to stretch into 2014.