Two workers take a break at the Sanki Sliding Center, a venue for bobsleigh, skeleton and luge at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Obama says Sochi Olympics are safe

President Barack Obama says he believes the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will be safe and is not discouraging Americans from attending.

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Man dies after being hit by car

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a car as he tried to cross Interstate 435 in Shawn…

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Secretary criticizes bill on snakes

The secretary of the state wildlife department says a bill before the Kansas Senate that would remove two snakes from the state’s list of th…