An Oklahoma tribe is asking Kansas for permission to expand its casino operation at Downstream Casino Resort into the state.
Kansas education officials say they’re committed to the use of new science standards in public schools despite a federal lawsuit attempting to block the guidelines.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security officials say gunmen have opened fire on the main military base in Yemen’s largest province, an area where al-Qaida militants remain active.
The officials say several soldiers were wounded in Monday’s attack in
STOCKHOLM (AP) — In his suburban Stockholm apartment, Marcello Demeter sits at the kitchen table with his two daughters, Isabelle and Sandra — and wonders how they got on the list that has sent Sweden into an uproar.
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian soldiers and ethnic Tuareg separatist rebels clashed again in the northern town of Kidal early Monday, a day after trading gunfire downtown and sending terrified residents inside their homes.
After a lull in
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese voters angry about austerity have punished the coalition government’s senior party in municipal elections.
The center-right Social Democratic Party recorded its worst local election defeat in more than two decades in Sunday’s ballot.
CHERBOURG, France (AP) — France’s government is vaunting a €200 million euro ($270 million) ship contract from Mozambique as a symbol for French industrial renewal, and as salvation for Cherbourg’s ship-building industry.
It’s an unusual claim of victory.
PARIS (AP) — Designer Marco Zanini has been named creative director of the revived fashion house Schiaparelli.
The revival of the once legendary fashion house is one of the most anticipated Paris fashion events of recent years.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Nearly a dozen car bombs that struck mostly Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad today have killed more than 50 people. Dozens more have been wounded.
The country’s Interior Ministry blames al-Qaida-linked insurgents, saying they are exploiting
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a package of proposals that include lifting of some restrictions on the use of the Kurdish language, as well as further steps to liberalize the wearing
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government is submitting legislation to Parliament aimed at cutting state funding to the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party, whose leadership was arrested over the weekend on charges of acting as a criminal organization.
BEIJING (AP) — A disused factory building collapsed in northern China early Monday, burying 16 construction workers who were sleeping inside, an official said.
Rescuers were trying to reach those inside the collapsed building in a rural area
LONDON (AP) — Books about Margaret Thatcher, Roman Britain and bumblebees are among finalists for Britain’s leading nonfiction book prize.
Charles Moore’s “Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography,” Charlotte Higgins’ portrait of ancient Britain, “Under Another Sky,” and “A
Tracking fairly quiet tropics
ROME (AP) — Investors are reacting with concern over the increasing precariousness of Italy’s coalition government.
Milan’s stock exchange was down 1.6 percent at 17,368.52 on Monday, the first day of trading since Silvio Berlusconi demanded that his
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president is asking aviation authorities to study the possibility of resuming direct flights between Iran and the United States for the first time in more than three decades.
Hassan Rouhani’s request reflects Iranian
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A spokeswoman for Kenya’s Red Cross says “progress” has been made in finding some of the 59 people who were still missing after the Westgate mall attack.
Wariko Waita said Monday that some were