NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. said Thursday that it is ending its relationship with celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past. Diabetes drug maker
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges she steered state investments to a bond broker for $36,000.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Joe Volpe set Shoffner’s jury trial to begin July
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The underwater wreckage of a plane that disappeared off Venezuela with the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people on board has been found, government officials and family members said
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate stood poised Thursday to approve immigration legislation opening the door to U.S. citizenship to millions and promising a dramatic build-up of manpower and technology along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The vote on final passage
A federal judge in Kansas says he will rule by the end of July on whether to revoke probation for a professional Tennessee hunter accused of violating his plea deal.
A lawsuit has been filed that challenges a Kansas law requiring voters to present a picture identification when casting ballots.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve officials are seeking to calm investors by assuring them the Fed won’t start trimming its bond purchases until the economy has strengthened. They say any pullback in the Fed’s stimulus will hinge on
A 24-year-old Olathe man has been accused of trying to kill his mother with a hammer.
Gov. Sam Brownback has named three new members of the Kansas Board of Regents, including a Republican National Committee member and a former Kansas City, Kan. mayoral candidate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several current and former judges say Social Security is pushing judges to approve disability benefits for people who may not deserve them in an effort to reduce a huge claims backlog.
Larry Butler, an administrative
JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities were conducting an autopsy Thursday and trying to figure out how why brothers, ages 12 and 9, were shot to death in their southern Ohio home.
Jackson County coroner Dr. Gregory P. Hawker
JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — A southern Ohio coroner says an autopsy is underway in the shooting deaths of two brothers, ages 12 and 9.
Jackson County coroner Dr. Gregory Hawker tells The Associated Press that the Franklin County
NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen has been dropped by the Food Network and Wal-Mart, but book-buyers are standing by her.
As of Thursday morning, “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Recipes, All Lightened Up,” ranked No. 1 on
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — At the 150th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Gettysburg, many Civil War re-enactors will eschew the use of modern technology, but scores of tourists will embrace it.
More than 5,700 Foursquare users have checked
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida A&M University is lifting the suspension of its famous Marching 100 band following a fatal hazing incident in 2011.
The band known for its marching appearances at presidential inaugurations and Super Bowls had