NEW YORK (AP) — It was Jon Voight’s portrayal of male prostitute Joe Buck in the 1969 film “Midnight Cowboy” that put him on his path to becoming an acting legend. Now he says he was paid a
A Topeka Church Leader says he isn’t happy about having to move his congregation from a community center where it has been for two years
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — The mayor of a Rwandan town on the border with Congo says rockets have landed inside Rwandan territory, killing a woman and her baby.
Rubavu Sheik Hassan Barame said the rocket landed in a
ROME (AP) — Italy’s supreme court is defending its decision earlier this month to uphold the tax fraud conviction of Silvio Berlusconi, saying the evidence was clear that the former premier devised a tax fraud scheme for the
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan mayor says 2 people killed when rockets land inside Rwandan border town near Congo.
Fast-food protests are under way in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in a demand for higher wages.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The Washington-Moscow Hot Line, used by U.S. and Russian leaders for frank discussions about crises including the 1967 Six-Day War and the Soviet Union’s 1979 invasion of Afghanistan, marks its 50th birthday Thursday with
Two Democratic legislators from Wichita plan to introduce legislation next week to address an issue with the Kansas voter registration laws
Western powers are preparing for possible strikes against Syria over the purported use of chemical weapons last week that activists and an aid group say killed more than 300 people.
The Syrian opposition blames President Bashar Assad’s regime
Kansas First News Reporter Katie Sampson tells us how the program is going to cope with $112,000 in cuts.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has approved a request from a national atheist group’s president for a license plate with the word atheist after a brief flap.
The Motor Vehicle Commission said Thursday a clerk had wrongly
WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says the strikes by fast-food workers show the need to raise the minimum wage.
Perez is leading the push by President Barack Obama to boost the minimum wage from $7.25 to
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A growing season that began unusually wet and cold in the Midwest is finishing hot and dry, renewing worries of drought and its impact on crops.
Experts say corn and soybeans may not
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Italian director Emma Dante says her debut film “A Street in Palermo,” a modern-day Sicilian twist on a Western duel, is a story of gridlock which “shows where we are today.”
In the film,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a loophole that lets felons and others circumvent background checks by registering guns to
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A Sri Lankan Cabinet minister questioned the impartiality of the visiting United Nations human rights chief on Thursday, accusing her of supporting ethnic Tamil separatists because of her own Tamil background and having
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bus carrying some members of Martin Luther King Jr.’s family was involved in a minor traffic incident while leaving the March on Washington commemoration, but no one was hurt.
King Center spokesman Steve Klein