The Sedgwick County Zoo will get about $31 million from the county over the next five years
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament voted Wednesday to significantly reduce the amount of biofuels made from food crops by 2020 to counter concerns over the energy source’s environmental and ethical sustainability.
Environmentalists argue biofuels made from sugar,
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Several hundred thousand people demanding an independent Catalonia have joined hands to form a 400-kilometer (250-mile) human chain across the northeastern region of Spain.
The demonstration Wednesday aimed to illustrate local support for political
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia pastor is being forced out of his church job for lending the church’s bus to law officers for a meth lab bust.
Chris Wilkinson said Wednesday he plans to resign as
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — A judge, who recently convicted six soldiers for their role in a 2012 explosion which killed close to 300 people in the Republic of Congo, told a private television station that security
MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — A southwestern Pennsylvania borough has indefinitely closed a playground because of lingering contamination from a chicken manure spill last month.
The (Somerset) Daily American (http://bit.ly/18c0rNW ) reports the Meyersdale borough council voted Tuesday night
A Wichita massage parlor employee accused in a sex trafficking scheme is scheduled to return to federal court for a detention hearing.
TORONTO (AP) — Hugh Jackman may spend an inordinate amount of time playing a mutant wolf superhero, but even the Australian actor realizes his image is somewhat defanged.
Whether it’s because he hasn’t shied away from musicals, on
NEW YORK (AP) — Jake Coyle, an Associated Press entertainment writer based in New York, and Jessica Herndon, a former reporter for People magazine, have been named the AP’s new film writers.
Coyle will be based in New
Two of Michael Waltrip Racing’s sponsors are reviewing their relationships with the race team following the organization’s attempt to manipulate the finish at Richmond.
NEW YORK (AP) — Emily Blunt and her husband, John Krasinski (kruh-ZIN-skee), are expecting their first child.
A representative for the actress confirmed the pregnancy Wednesday. It was first reported by Us Weekly.
Krasinski, 33, played hapless Jim
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Sept. 9 about Patrick Stewart’s recent marriage, The Associated Press erroneously reported the actor’s age as 72. He is 73.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Patrick Stewart tweets
A rollover accident occurred just before 9 this morning off U.S. 24 highway close to Menoken Rd.
GRANTVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Production crews are planning to film scenes for the new sequel to the 1994 movie “Dumb and Dumber” in the west Georgia town of Grantville.
The Grantville City Council on Monday approved a request
How about a night at the opera, followed by gambling at a casino?
MADRID (AP) — Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa is unveiling his new novel, titled “The Discreet Hero” and set in his native Peru.
The novel revisits two influential cities in Vargas Llosa’s past, the Peruvian capital Lima and
Instead of sticking your hand into the potato chip bag and then regretting it later, keep healthy snacks around the kitchen. Homemade bagel chips are too easy not to make and and perfect for when those cravings hit.