SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Ricans are used to wet tropical weather, but the past few weeks have unleashed a series of storms of almost biblical proportions, destroying hundreds of homes, sweeping away cars and leaving
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan bill that would reduce the costs of borrowing for millions of students passed the House on Wednesday and was heading to President Barack Obama for his signature.
The legislation links student loan interest
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin’s political action committee brought in just over $460,000 during the first half of 2013, well short of its fundraising totals for the same period in previous years.
Campaign finance disclosures show Palin’s
FORNEY, Texas (AP) — Police in a Dallas suburb say they stopped George Zimmerman for speeding.
Forney police say Zimmerman was stopped Sunday while driving west on U.S. 80, about 20 miles east of Dallas. A Florida jury
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Author John Graves, whose 1960 book “Goodbye to a River” and authentic depictions of rural Texas made him one of the state’s most celebrated and beloved writers, has died. He was 92.
For the whole month of July, Wells Fargo Advisors Topeka have been collecting new and gently used jeans to be donated to the Rescue Mission.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay’s unprecedented proposal to fight organized crime by creating a legal, government-licensed marijuana market was fiercely debated by lawmakers Wednesday, as the governing coalition counted every vote in hopes of winning passage in the
The Kansas City Royals add some outfield depth as the team acquired Justin Maxwell from the Houston Astros.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lindsay Lohan has completed her court-ordered stay in rehab and must continue therapy into early 2015, a judge said Wednesday.
The “Liz & Dick” star must meet with a therapist at least three times
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rican authorities say they have detained eight suspects in the killing of an environmentalist who worked to protect leatherback turtles on the country’s Caribbean coast.
Director of judicial investigations Francisco Segura
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A helicopter carrying U.N. personnel crashed in Ethiopia on Wednesday, injuring several people on board, officials said.
The helicopter crashed in the town of Debre Zeit, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) outside Addis
There’s a new detour for semi-trucks during the construction at Topeka Boulevard and U.S. 24.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s homicide rate dropped slightly to 22 per 100,000 people last year from 24 per 100,000 in 2011, according to new estimates by the country’s National Statistics and Geography Institute.
Experts said Tuesday the
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is taking extreme measures to keep Mohammed Morsi hidden. It says dignitaries are helicoptered to the deposed president’s place of detention after nightfall, flying in patterns aimed at confusing the visitors. The military also
A key Kansas lawmaker is promising that Gov. Sam Brownback’s next appointee to the state Court of Appeals will be thoroughly scrutinized during a special legislative session.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police on Wednesday said they will demand that terrorism-related charges be brought against three Greeks and three Turks arrested for allegedly trying to ferry weapons and explosives in a speedboat to Turkey.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s embattled president already has a Facebook page, Twitter account and a YouTube channel. Now Bashar Assad is turning to the popular photo-sharing service Instagram in the latest attempt at improving his image as his