The Kansas Senate has sent Gov. Sam Brownback a bill revising a state law allowing 50-year sentences in certain murder cases to fix a constitutional flaw.
Crews have pushed forward with building containment lines around the wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park as authorities lift evacuation orders and advisories for several Sierra Nevada communities.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former teacher sent to prison for 30 days for raping a student is set to return to court Friday because the sentence may have been illegal, but the move has failed to quiet
DENVER (AP) — A secret meeting between a representative of the Wyoming chapter of the NAACP and a Ku Klux Klan organizer ended with the Klan organizer paying $50 to join the civil rights organization, participants said.
BEIJING (AP) — A disabled man in eastern China hanged himself after sending police a text message saying he wished to donate his organs, but the local Red Cross said it could not accept the offer, state media
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 35 years ago, Leo Grillo thought he could get people to stop dumping dogs and cats in the forests and deserts of Southern California.
He discovered quickly that wasn’t going to happen. There
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim president has defended the military’s ouster of his predecessor and said his government’s top priority was restoring security, as gunmen killed a police officer Wednesday in the country’s south.
Adly Mansour’s interview Tuesday
BEIJING (AP) — Two provincial officials have been kicked out of China’s ruling Communist Party and sent for prosecution amid a spreading crackdown on corruption.
The party’s corruption watchdog said on its website Wednesday that Wang Suyi and
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Tens of thousands of South African gold miners are striking for higher wages in the latest blow to a once-robust industry.
The strike started Tuesday evening and the National Union of Mineworkers, which says it
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sergio Garcia arrived in the U.S. illegally 20 years ago to pick almonds in the field with his father. But that was not all he wanted for his life.
Working the fields and at
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s National Assembly paved the way Wednesday for the possible arrest of a left-wing lawmaker who is facing the unusual accusation that he plotted to topple the country’s democratically elected government if
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping reform of the notoriously dysfunctional public school system early Wednesday, handing President Enrique Pena Nieto an important victory in his push to remake some of his country’s worst-run
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen attacked two Shiite families in a largely Sunni area south of Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, killing 16, officials said Wednesday.
The killings raise Tuesday’s death toll in shootings and bombings across the country to at
STOCKHOLM (AP) — President Barack Obama is opening a three-day overseas trip with a stop in the Swedish capital of Stockholm.
Air Force One touched down Wednesday morning after an overnight flight from Washington. During his stay in
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Obama arrives in Stockholm for first stop on 3-day overseas trip.