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.
A Utah state senator used a celebration over two Supreme Court gay rights decisions to propose to his longtime partner.
The Senate is on the cusp of approving historic immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions in the U.S. illegally and spending billions of dollars to secure the border.
Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the U.S. sympathizes with India’s wariness about talks between the U.S. and the Taliban, whose affiliates have been blamed for attacking Indian reconstruction projects in Afghanistan and the Indian embassy in Kabul.
Outgoing Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger admits she no longer fits into the state Republican party she has served for most of her life.
A top political supporter confirms that Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will seek a second term next year.
Gov. Sam Brownback is taking applications to fill a new position on the Kansas Court of Appeals, the first to use a new process signed into law this spring.
Kansas lawmakers have returned to the Statehouse and made quick work of the ceremonial conclusion of a 2013 session that produced additional tax cuts on top of sweeping changes made a year earlier
President Barack Obama is opening a 24-hour visit to Germany, the culmination of which will be a speech Wednesday at Berlin’s iconic Brandenburg Gate.
Bulgaria’s prime minister said Monday that Parliament’s appointment of a media mogul as the nation’s security chief was a mistake, but that his government will not resign over it.