Bob Hope items to be auctioned for Calif. charity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of personal items, including antiques, artwork and furniture once owned by Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, will be auctioned to benefit a Southern California charity. The Daily News of Los Angeles reports…

Surviving hell in a Bangladesh factory collapse

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Merina was so tired. It had been three days since the garment factory where she worked had collapsed around her, three days since she’d moved more than a few inches. In that time she’d…

Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix gives farewell speech

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands’ Queen Beatrix thanked her people Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a final address before she abdicates and he takes over as king. Beatrix, 75, is to…

Mich. police believe gas station clerk abducted

NORTON SHORES, Mich. (AP) — Several friends and acquaintances of a petite 25-year-old gas station clerk who went missing while working the night shift have been ruled out in her disappearance, which western Michigan investigators are treating as…

Monster hurricane watch at Saturn’s North Pole

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured stunning views of a monster hurricane at Saturn’s North Pole. The eye of the cyclone is an enormous 1,250 miles across. That’s 20 times larger than the typical…

Bob Hope items to be auctioned for Calif. charity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of personal items, including antiques, artwork and furniture once owned by Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores, will be auctioned to benefit a Southern California charity. The Daily News of Los Angeles reports…
Block of 1900 SE Washington (PHOTO By: Nate Nottage-Tacey, Kansas First News)

Shooting in southeast Topeka

At about 1:45 p.m. the Topeka Police Department arrived at 1906 SE Washington after reports of multiple gun shots were heard.…

Obama and Putin discuss security in phone call

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been discussing terrorism coordination in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. The White House says the two leaders spoke by phone Monday. A statement says…

Mandela appears an ailing man in video

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Jacob Zuma said he found Nelson Mandela “in good shape and in good spirits” Monday but a video of his encounter with the ailing anti-apartheid icon belies those cheery words, showing him…