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New Kansas gun law deals with drunken possession

Backers of a new Kansas gun-rights law taking effect in July are describing provisions dealing with the drunken possession of firearms as a significant improvement for public safety.…
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Wichita man survives battle with H1N1 flu

Lance Minor knows what it means to fight for his life. He did it for his country as a Marine deployed to Afghanistan. Not once did he think he would have to do it again, this time from a hospital bed.…
FILE - A discarded computer keyboard lies on the dry, cracked bed of the Almaden Reservoir in San Jose, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 during the state's worst drought in recorded history. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Study links California drought to global warming

A study is asserting a link between climate change and both the intensifying California drought and the polar vortex blamed for a harsh winter that mercifully has just ended in many places.…
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‘Ganja Granny’ busted near school

An 83-year-old woman stunned everyone in town, including authorities, after police were tipped off she was selling drugs out of her house in Stonewall, Oklahoma. …
In this map provided on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, by the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, details are presented in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. (AP Photo/Joint Agency Coordination Centre)

Material on Australian shore not from Malaysia jet

Australian officials said Thursday that after examining detailed photographs of unidentified material that washed ashore in the southwestern part of the country they are satisfied it is not a clue in the search for the missing Malaysian plane.…
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Shelter from the storms

Oklahoma school turns shipping containers into heavy-duty storm shelter. …
An Afghan policeman, right, and a foreign security guard, left, stand near the main gate of Cure International Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. nurse, officials said.…
A plane takes off at Mineta San Jose International Airport, Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Stowaway on jet said to be homesick for Africa

A security video shows the California boy who survived stowing away on a jetliner dangling his feet from the aircraft's wheel well after arriving in Hawaii, before jumping 8 to 10 feet to the ground and collapsing, an airport official says.…
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Fetal tissue used to power Oregon homes

An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from British Columbia.…