Warning Russia that new economic sanctions are “teed up,” President Barack Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement last week to ease tensions in eastern Ukraine.
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The bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback prevents cities and counties from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored. Supporters of the measure contend that a patchwork of local regulations has infri…
A Missouri House committee has advanced legislation revising a law requiring unaccredited school districts to pay the costs when students transfer to neighboring districts.
A House committee began its consideration Wednesday of the possible impeachment of Gov. Jay Nixon, spurred mostly by him allowing gay couples to file joint state tax returns.
The Supreme Court accorded voters more leeway to challenge affirmative action as justices gave the green light to a Michigan measure that bans preferential treatment in college admissions based on race or ethnicity. In a fractured decision, the court s…
Vincent E. Reynolds had been missing since April 12.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver and former Kansas State star Jordy Nelson will drive the pace car on May 10 for the start of the Kansas 400 — the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup series night race at Kansas Speedway.
After nearly a year of meetings, fact-finding and discussion, the KCI Terminal Advisory Group will announce its recommendation May 7 for a preferred airport configuration. The vote is intended to guide the aviation department and airlines as they plan …
Kansas City is going after the Millennial Generation as a key to future economic vitality and finding fairly good results, doing better than most major metros adding young adults and picking up some good national publicity on social media.
University of Kansas researchers collaborated with the Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City to find out why men disproportionately serve on civic commissions and boards and what can be done to encourage greater participation by women.
A 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii on Sunday, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, FBI and airline officials said.
A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers.
On a chilly but sunny Sunday here, runners from around the world gathered the day before the 118th Boston Marathon. Here is what I am seeing less than 24 hours before we head to the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass.
Two Lawrence students danced with friends at their prom thanks to a couple robots.
High school and college track and field athletes from across the Midwest competed in the 87th annual Kansas Relays at the newly constructed Rock Chalk Park in West Lawrence.
Sporting KC remained unbeaten at home with a 4-0 victory against Montreal in front of 20,306 fans, the 40th consecutive sellout at Sporting Park. Sporting KC, 3-1-2, pulled even with Columbus for a tie for first in the Eastern Conference.
Tim Karrick, a multiple champion at Lakeside Speedway, cruised to victory in the USRA A-Modified feature at the track on Friday night.
A sobriety checkpoint in Kansas City snagged 27 DUI arrests late Friday and early Saturday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
These were the Royals of the preseason promise. Stellar pitching, outstanding defense and hitting that was timely and powerful added up to a 5-0 Royals victory over the Twins on Friday that worked on every level.
FC Kansas City, which plays the Washington Spirit on Saturday, has a motto for this season of “Finish It” and although it is early, Andonovski and Holiday found themselves looking for a little more bite, or killer instinct.
Pizza parlors, doughnut stores and other restaurants could get a tax break under legislation passed by the Missouri House.
Some parents in Topeka are asking the school district to reconsider plans to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at a graduation ceremony.
It seems more and more draft analysts these days are predicting the Chiefs will take a receiver in the first round of the NFL Draft, and really, that makes a lot of sense to NFL.com’s Daniel Jeremiah.
Federal arts grant money is going mostly through the Mid-America Arts Alliance.
A pregnant Springfield woman who was found dead in her home had reported being a victim of domestic assault several times in the past.
“We will pay her bus fare.” — Kansas Republican Party Chair Kelly Arnold on the (highliy improbable) reports Wednesday that Kathleen Sebelius may return to Kansas to run for office.
The Kansas Turnpike Authority said that the woman was run over after getting out of a moving vehicle
Pete Zevenbergen, a longtime leader of social services in Wyandotte County, is leaving. Randy Callstrom, the head of PACES, a child and family agency that is part of Wyandot Inc., will take over July 1.