Wichita school officials say they are serving a record number of homeless students this year.
BERLIN (AP) — A modern production of Richard Wagner’s opera “Tannhauser” has caused a stir in Germany because of Nazi-themed scenes showing people dying in gas chambers and a family having their heads shaved and executed.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday sought to deny there were any internal divisions over its crackdown on the largest umbrella group of U.S. nuns after a top Vatican official complained that the Holy See’s reform
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal held a sale of its 10-year bonds on Tuesday for the first time since it needed a bailout in 2011, representing a milestone in its efforts to regain investor confidence and prove its
Court proceedings in the retrial of a Topeka man whose death penalty conviction was overturned will begin Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. home prices rose 10.5 percent in March compared with a year ago, the biggest gain since March 2006.
Core Logic, a real estate data provider, said annual home prices have now
LONDON (AP) — British media say comedian Jimmy Tarbuck has been arrested and questioned about alleged child abuse — the latest in a long list of British entertainers to face sex crime allegations.
The BBC, the Press Association
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Baxter International Inc. says that a blood product it was testing failed to slow mental decline or to preserve physical function in a major study of 390 patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s defense minister says he has resigned to protest to a show of force by militias who have been besieging government buildings to push their political demands.
Mohammed Al-Barghathi told reporters on Tuesday that
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators are monitoring about 100,000 Ford and Mercury minivans that were not covered by a recall issued earlier this year for rust problems.
Ford recalled about 230,000 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey
UPDATE // A bicyclist was injured Monday afternoon on south Topeka Boulevard.
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court Tuesday withdrew a subpoena for King Juan Carlos’ daughter as a suspect in a corruption case, following an appeal by prosecutors.
The Palma de Mallorca court said it had accepted the appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is predicting the U.S. will soon be “arming the rebels” seeking to overthrow Syria’s Bashar Assad.
Tennessee’s Bob Corker says “it’s time for to begin changing”
CHAPIN, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina high school teacher removed from the classroom when he stomped on an American flag while discussing freedom is being paid $85,000 to avoid a legal challenge.
The State newspaper (http://bit.ly/13eJez6) obtained
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says his company will seek compensation from Boeing for the grounding of its 787 Dreamliner planes.
Tewolde Gebremariam told The Associated Press on Tuesday his company will
The price of oil edged slightly lower Tuesday as fears over Israeli involvement in Syria’s civil war eased.
By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for June delivery was down 46 cents to $95.70 in electronic trading on
Wichita’s schools will be getting an upgraded security system.