Octavia Spencer almost passed on one of the most acclaimed movies of the year so far — “Fruitvale Station.”
The Kansas Department of Transportation is hoping a new detour will keep trucks from getting stuck.
Racks of T-shirts bearing Rihanna’s image have been on display at London’s High Court, where the singer is suing a British retailer for usin…
The Vatican is offering indulgences for “virtual” participants of the upcoming World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro — but there’s a hitch.
Two months before national elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel found herself besieged by questions about U.S. spying
A Garden City man has been found not guilty of attempted murder and other charges in a shooting after a confrontation between people in two …
The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office needs your help this morning in finding a runaway teen with a nine-month old baby.
Add the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and its host community to those upset at Rolling Stone magazine’s cover story on the Boston Ma…
A bomb exploded inside a Sunni mosque in central Iraq during midday prayers Friday
Puerto Rican actress Roselyn Sanchez has found fame using English, her second language.
The Chinese government says an audit of a giant state-owned conglomerate is under way
China said Friday it is ending controls on bank lending rates in a move toward creating a market-oriented financial system to support econom…
The Tennessee congressman who learned he’s actually not the father of a woman with whom he had an affectionate Twitter exchange
Stock futures are mixed with corporate earnings pulling markets in two directions.
Police in New Jersey will soon have to get warrants if they want to track suspects using cellphone data
Hong Kong customs officers say they have made their biggest seizure of illegal ivory tusks in several years
Pope Francis has created another commission of inquiry into the Vatican’s finances
Health authorities in the United Arab Emirates have identified four new cases of a respiratory virus related to SARS
The man who planned a burglary that led to the murder of a Topeka woman and the wounding of her partner has been sentenced to 18 years in pr…
The British government says international relations were a factor in its decision not to hold a public inquiry into the death of former Russ…