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KC highway shootings suspect makes 1st appearance

A 27-year-old Missouri man accused of shooting at several vehicles along busy Kansas City highways and wounding three drivers will be appointed a public defender after telling a judge he can't afford to pay for an attorney.…
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Kobach: Most double registrations unintentional

Nearly all double voter registrations uncovered by a Kansas program that compares registration records of more than two dozen states are the unintentional result of people moving from one state to another and re-registering to vote…
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Girl who died of abuse could have been rescued

A Kansas prosecutor says one of his assistants made the right call in 2011 to not to pursue custody of an 18-month-old girl who died five months later from injuries and malnourishment.…
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Photos: Easter Around the World

Millions of Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day Christian believe Jesus was resurrected in Jerusalem two millennia ago.…
A 16-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui, on stretcher at center, is loaded into an ambulance at Kahului Airport in Kahului, Maui, Hawaii Sunday afternoon, April 20, 2014. Officials say the boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. (AP Photo/The News, Chris Sugidono)

Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

Officials say a 16-year-old boy is "lucky to be alive" and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane's wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.…
Shalane Flanagan leads Buzunesh Deba, of Ethiopia, and Mare Dibaba, of Ethiopia, and the elite pack past the cheering Wellesley College students during the 118th Boston Marathon Monday, April 21, 2014 in Wellesley. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

Boston Marathon begins under tight security

With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the deadly bombing.…