Jon McRoberts

Kansas House panel approves prairie chicken bill

A bill declaring that the federal government has no authority to regulate prairie chickens in Kansas cleared a legislative committee Tuesday after members jettisoned a provision making it a felony for federal workers to try.…
Bradley Manning, Chelsea Manning

Manning’s new lawyer decries 35-year sentence

The lawyer representing Chelsea Manning in her court-martial appeals says the soldier's 35-year sentence for leaking classified information is out of proportion with the offenses of which she was convicted.…