Tax incentives should be expanded to prompt restaurants, grocery stores and farmers to donate excess food to the hungry and cut into the estimated 70 billion pounds of food that goes to waste each year, U.S. senators say in proposing such an expansion.
Puerto Rico Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla has approved a package of incentives aimed at bringing more cruise ship passengers to the U.S. island territory.
The story of WikiLeaks is the kind of real-life drama Hollywood loves, so expect to see multiple interpretations of it on the big screen.
Former Sen. Bob Dole and the granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower have agreed to serve as honorary leaders of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s re-election team for 2014.
Prosecutors in southern Mexico have arrested the police chief of the small town of Aquila for allegedly shooting the mayor to death following an argument.
President Barack Obama is enrolling some star power to promote health care.
Helen Thomas, reporter covering 10 presidents, died Saturday at the age of 92.
Rep. Clark Shultz of McPherson said Thursday he’s seeking the Republican nomination for insurance commissioner.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has appointed a former utility executive to be the new secretary of the Department of Administration.
The Kansas Attorney General’s office has named a former legislator to lead a unit aimed at implementing state laws on human trafficking.
A Lawrence Democrat is considering challenging GOP incumbent Rep. Lynn Jenkins next year for the 2nd District U.S. House seat of eastern Kansas.
The White House says it can’t fulfill a request to deem a group that protests at soldiers’ funerals a hate group.
The Obama administration unexpectedly announced a one-year delay, until 2105, in a central requirement of the new health care law that medium and large companies provide coverage.
A federal appeals court says it is lifting its freeze on same-sex marriages in California and the state is required to issue licenses to gay couples starting immediately.
President Dilma Rousseff pledged to open new channels of dialogue with Brazil’s youth.