Obama jokes about radical 2nd term changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is joking about a radical second-term shakeup, shifting from “strapping young Muslim Socialist” to retiree golfer and sporting bangs like first lady Michelle’s. Obama used this year’s annual White House Correspondents’ Association…

Santana, Royals shut down Indians 3-2

Ervin Santana pitched seven scoreless innings, Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 3-2 Saturday night.…

American charged, ex-general held in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities say they have formally charged an American filmmaker they accuse of paying right-wing groups to foment postelection unrest on behalf of U.S. intelligence. The federal prosecutor’s office said Timothy Tracy, 35, of…

Boston bomb suspect in small cell with steel door

AYER, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing suspect is being held in a small cell with a steel door at a federal medical detention center about 40 miles outside the city. A federal official describes the conditions…

Rolling Stones rock small LA club ahead of tour

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before they kick off their “50 and Counting” tour, the Rolling Stones are playing a warm-up date in a small club in Los Angeles. The band is due to play the Echoplex on Saturday…

Police Collect Rx Drugs

The Topeka Police Department says it pulled more than 400 lbs of prescription drugs off the street. The effort was part of National Drug Take Back Day. People could drop……

Ex-Ms. magazine editor Mary Thom dies in NY crash

YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — A prominent New York City feminist, writer and former Ms. magazine editor has been killed in a motorcycle crash. Mary Thom (tawm) was 68. Thom had a passion for riding motorcycles. Her nephew Thom…

State Unveils New Agriculture Campaign

  “From the Land of Kansas” Governor Sam Brownback and Agriculture Secretary Dale Rodman rolled out a new slogan for the state’s agricultur……

10 members of Mexican band die in car crash

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Police say that 10 members of the musical group La Reyna de Monterrey have been killed and five injured in a road accident in northern Mexico. A police official says the driver of the…

Today in History

Today is Sunday, April 28, the 118th day of 2013. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 28, 1788, Maryland became the seventh state to ratify the Constitution of the United…