GYEONGSAN, South Korea (AP) — Hong Jong Soon gazes out her window for hours each day, past a small garden where sesame and red peppers grow, past an iron gate and low wall, hoping to witness the return
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have detained an activist singer after she wrote that she wanted to blow up a government agency seen as inept. Her supporters say the singer would never have carried out her threat and
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A U.N. delegation tasked with investigating chemical weapons allegations in Syria has arrived in Damascus on the first such trip.
Swedish chemical weapons expert Ake Sellstrom and U.N. disarmament chief Angela Kane arrived Wednesday
BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents ambushed a local police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing at least nine policemen and extending the surge of violence that has killed more than 500 people this month alone, officials said.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Myanmar’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
BANDUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers were searching Wednesday for dozens of asylum seekers still believed missing after their boat sank in Indonesian waters on the way to Australia. More than 150 survivors were brought to safety and three
77 years ago, Kansas set its all-time record high temperature.
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s new prince has spent his first night at his Kensington Palace apartment — the day after offering a royal wave upon being presented to the world’s media for the first time.
The name of
BERLIN (AP) — Germany has urged fellow European Union member states to support its drive for a new global charter protecting personal privacy online.
A letter sent by Germany’s foreign and justice ministers to their EU counterparts cites
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Benjamin Netanyahu wants the fate of the West Bank included in a referendum on any land-for-peace deal with the Palestinians.
Current law only requires a referendum if Israel gives up east
A Wichita woman whose young daughter was fatally burned in a fire while home alone with her sisters has been charged with child endangerment.
A Kansas legislative committee has launched an audit into potential problems in the state’s delivery of services to the developmentally disabled.
Pennsylvania has become the 31st state to recognize Kansas permits for carrying concealed firearms.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Clashes across the Mexican state of Michoacan (meech-wah-KAHN’) have killed at least 20 gunmen and two federal police officers.
The Mexican government says gunmen blocked roads and ambushed police patrols in at least six
A Kansas State University researcher is studying why southwest Kansas, instead of more populated areas, has become a new gateway for Hispanic immigration.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An out-of-control natural gas well off the Louisiana coast has caught fire, hours after a blowout that prompted the evacuation of 44 workers.
Meanwhile, officials stressed that Tuesday’s blowout wouldn’t be close to as
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Radio listeners didn’t hear a peep out of the animated Spanish-language personality nicknamed for “Tweety Bird” after Univision Radio Network yanked the talk radio host from the air, playing only music in his