Strong wind storms followed by heavy rains this summer have piled more debris in Sedgwick County’s creeks
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Confidential files turned over for a lawsuit set to go to trial in Minnesota may shed new light on the problem of sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts of America.
The documents were produced in
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has denounced arms proliferation and illegal weapons trade, saying the desire to make profits from arms possibly fuels wars in the world.
Francis told people in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday that
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Riddick” is seeing light at the box office.
The sci-fi thriller starring Vin Diesel as an intergalactic criminal who can see the in the dark debuted in first place with $18.7 million, according to
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tasks facing President Barack Obama over the coming weeks will test his persuasion powers and his mobilizing skills more than any other time in his presidency.
How well Obama handles the challenges in the
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The leader of eastern Congo’s M23 rebel movement says the group will disband only if another rebel group that is composed of ethnic Rwandan Hutu fighters is disarmed and Congolese refugees return home from
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics, seven months after losing its spot.
It beat two other sports in a vote by the International Olympic Committee.
Wrestling received 49 votes, while a
SAN JOSE NACAHUIL, Guatemala (AP) — Men firing from cars poured gunshots into three cantinas in a rural town in Guatemala, killing at least 10 people and injuring 19, local firefighters said Sunday.
Firefighters’ spokesman Sergio Vasquez said
NEW YORK (AP) — They weren’t exposed to anywhere near the same level of ash, grit and fumes, but emergency workers who rushed to the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania countryside on 9/11 are signing up for the same
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City street has been renamed in honor of a 6-year-old boy killed in the Connecticut elementary school massacre last year.
Family and friends of Benjamin Wheeler gathered Saturday for a ceremony
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Nashville street newspaper that rose from a shoestring operation helping the homeless to the biggest-circulation publication of its kind in North America now finds itself seeking a helping hand in hard times. And
Brownback’s allies and critics have waged an intense debate over changes in picking state Court of Appeals judges.
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto International Film Festival greeted Matthew McConaughey with a rousing standing ovation for his performance in “Dallas Buyers Club.”
The film premiered Saturday night, giving the moviegoing world its first glimpse of McConaughey’s highly-anticipated
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — Police in the southeast Arkansas city of Pine Bluff say a 107-year-old man is dead after SWAT officers shot back at him during a standoff at a home.
Pine Bluff Lt. David Price
TORONTO (AP) — Matthew Weiner is accustomed to anxiously guarding the secrecy of “Mad Men.” Talking candidly about his feature film directing debut, “You Are Here,” goes against his practiced paranoia.
“It’s weird,” he says, laughing. “I guess
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Teams of veterans are racing from the Florida Keys to New York City on Jet Skis to raise money for organizations helping veterans and their families.
The Never Quit Challenge began early Friday
BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant has opened after protests by Muslim hard-liners confined the event to Indonesia’s predominantly Hindu resort island of Bali.
The opening ceremony Sunday night, which was televised