JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Actress Charlize Theron has pledged her support in the campaign against AIDS during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma.… More »
A state board has awarded a total of $274,000 to 126 Kansas crime victims who filed claims with the state attorney general’s office.
“Sea Creatures” (Harper), by Susanna Daniel
There’s a charmer at the heart of “Sea Creatures,” and it’s not the novel’s narrator, Georgia, who is plenty likable in her own admittedly stumbling, searching way.
It’s her 3-year-old son, Frankie,
Bells are ringing again over the grounds of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum thanks to the donation of an electronic system by veterans.
Topeka police say a 50-year-old deaf man died after he was struck and killed by a train.
The new president of Kansas Wesleyan University is proposing a new $7.5 million athletic complex for the school in Salina.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW AG is showing off the production model of its new i3 electric compact that uses carbon-fiber materials to keep the weight down and improve driving performance.
CEO Norbert Reithofer stressed at a New
NEW DELHI (AP) — It has all the makings of a best-selling novel. An Indian maharaja crowned as a toddler and rich beyond imagination falls into a deep depression in old age after losing his only son.
NOXEN, Pa. (AP) — Moments after a pilot told air traffic controllers he was losing altitude, his helicopter crashed in rugged woods in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing five people, including a child.
The pilot contacted a nearby tower at
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Protesters in Sri Lanka have accused India of interfering in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs by criticizing Colombo’s plans to withdraw powers from provincial councils set up to share power with ethnic Tamils.
CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport officials say seven flights to Egypt have been cancelled and that others are arriving with less than 50 percent occupancy following weekend clashes that killed 84 people.
Passengers from Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Sudan
CLEVELAND (AP) — The son of the Cleveland man who admitted kidnapping, raping and enslaving three women for about a decade said Monday his father belongs in prison for the rest of his life.
In an interview on
TRENTON, New Jersey (AP) — Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has agreed to provide hundreds of millions of doses of its lucrative vaccine against pneumonia and meningitis at a fraction of the usual price for young children in poor countries.
NEW YORK (AP) — Theater producer Robyn Goodman walked into the popular Broadway restaurant Angus McIndoe in mid-2003 and bumped into Nathan Lane, sipping wine.
He told her that he’d just seen her raunchy new downtown musical.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union’s Trade Commissioner says the settlement with Beijing over Chinese solar panels exports will easily survive a court challenge from EU producers.
Karel De Gucht on Monday defended the weekend agreement that ended