Washburn Rural sophomore Luke McCalla outlasted last year’s champion Jalen Heald of Seaman in a sudden-death playoff to win the 2013 Topeka Junior Golf Championship.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was 2005, just an hour or so before the graduation ceremony at tiny Knox College, and then-Sen. Barack Obama was ducking into classrooms, desperately seeking a computer to make last-minute tweaks to his commencement
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian transportation authorities banned one-man crews for trains with dangerous goods Tuesday, responding to calls for tougher regulations after an oil train derailment in Quebec killed 47 people.
Transport Canada also said trains with dangerous
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Samantha Futerman is collaborating on a book about her improbable discovery that she had an identical twin.
Futerman, whose credits include the TV series “The Big C” and the film “Memoirs of a
NEW YORK (AP) — Defending himself against a lawsuit, former New York Gov. George Pataki insisted Tuesday that he knew none of the details of a program to institutionalize violent sex offenders after they finished their prison sentences
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s latest quarterly report confirms the iPhone maker’s growth has stalled along with its pace of innovation.
The results announced Tuesday mark the second straight quarter that Apple Inc.’s earnings have fallen from the
The school year could start later than planned in a south-central Kansas district after a powerful storm caused extensive damage to two buildings.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Security officials in Brazil say they’ve given a “positive” evaluation to how security was handled when Pope Francis’ motorcade was swarmed by faithful.
That comes from an emailed statement Tuesday from the federal
App Store Official Charts for the week ending July 21, 2013:
Top Paid iPhone Apps:
1. Where’s My Mickey?, Disney
2. Contra: Evolution, PunchBox Studios
3. Minecraft — Pocket Edition, Mojang
4. Heads Up!, Warner Bros.
NEW YORK (AP) — Your sex life will never be the same. In my day. What, not breast-feeding?
From diet tips to “little baby, little problems,” sleep-deprived and super-stressed new parents have heard it all. And they want
NEW YORK (AP) — Whether performing on a Broadway stage, singing in a movie musical, or hosting the Oscars, Hugh Jackman approaches them all with equal intensity. Yet, when he dons Adamantium bone claws in “Wolverine,” the 44-year
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending July 21, 2013:
1. “Blurred Lines (feat. T.I. & Pharrell),” Robin Thicke
2. “We Can’t Stop,” Miley Cyrus
3. “Holy Grail (feat. Justin Timberlake),” JAY Z
NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, the Spanish-language Univision network will have a larger audience than its English counterparts for a full month in the youthful demographic that television advertisers are most eager to reach.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen’s president on Tuesday pardoned a journalist who was jailed for three years on charges of helping al-Qaida and U.S. born militant cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
The case of the reporter, Abdelela Shayie, received international
The Truck Series is headed for the Eldora Speedway half-mile dirt track for a one-night only special designed to reconnect NASCAR with its early roots and give fans raised on asphalt and stock cars a taste of the wild races run in the dust.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 15-21. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership.
1. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), NBC, 11.18 million.
2. “Under the Dome,” CBS, 11.13 million.
3. Baseball: All-Star Game, Fox,
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, July 15, to Sunday, July 21, via Facebook, Tumblr,